Martin Luther King Jr.


About Us

Established in 1978, the “King Center” is conveniently located near the Charleston Town Center Mall. This 21,000 square foot facility was brought into the City of Charleston around the same time as the Kanawha City Community Center. Patrons are welcome to use our Center’s amenities free of charge. The Majority of our spaces are first come, first served. If you have questions, please contact Center staff.

Indoor Amenities

  • Boxing Room complete with speedbags, heavy bags and a downsized boxing ring
  • Gynmasium with full size, indoor basketball court, which has been recently refurbished
  • Weight Room with free weights and machines
  • Cardio Room with treadmills, elliptical, and an exercise bike
  • Game Room with a pool table, air hockey table, and a foosball table

Outdoor Amenities

  • Softball field
  • Outdoor seasonal swimming pool
  • Outdoor play area/playground
  • “Outdoor classroom”-- Natural Playground that offers youth open spaces, climbing and crawling spaces, nature art areas, gardens and more
  • 4 Outdoor tennis courts and a tennis practice wall

Weekly Activities

  • Mondays - Adult, Full-Court Basketball - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Saturdays - Adult, Full-Court Basketball - 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Get In Touch

314 Donnally St.
Charleston, WV 25301
(304)348-6404
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed
Pool Hours:
Monday - Sunday 11am - 7pm
Recreation Center Manager:
Jennifer Holley


Photos

Even the squirrels enjoy the natural playground- what will you find?
Check out the great artwork!
Gymnasium
Playground/play area

Martin Luther King Jr. Gallery

Come check out the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center!