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John E. Howard Community Center Park

4400 Shell Street
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301-735-3340; TTY 301-699-2544

Hours of Operation

Mon.-Thurs.:   3:30-9 pm
Fri.:   3:30 pm-7 pm
Sat.:  7-10 pm (Xtreme Teens)*
Sun.:  Rentals only

*This timeslot is reserved for Xtreme Teens programming only.

Key Amenities 

  • Athletic fields
  • Gymnasium
  • Game room
  • Multipurpose room
  • Picnic area
  • Playground
  • Tennis courts
  • Warming kitchen


  • Xtreme Teens program
  • Seniors program
For more information about programs at this center, please view their Classes and Activities page


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