Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation & Aquatic Center now open

  • Pamela Miller
  • For the AJC
11:41 p.m Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 Local
The Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation and Aquatic Center recently opened with a ribbon-cutting. CONTRIBUTED

The city of Atlanta recently celebrated the opening of the new and highly anticipated Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation & Aquatic Center with a ribbon-cutting. The center, located at 110 Hilliard Street, is situated between the King Memorial MARTA station and the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District.

The $24.4 million design-build project, led by Winter Johnson FS360, fills the void created when the original Martin Luther King Jr. Natatorium closed in 2012. The new facility is now a key focal point and unifying center for the area’s dynamic and growing neighborhoods.

The new Recreation & Aquatic Center offers visitors state-of-the-art recreation facilities. Specific features include: