Milwaukee County Parks
 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

Located in King Park, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center serves Milwaukee's near west side, offering a wide variety fitness, recreation and programming opportunities to area residents. 

  • Membership
  • Fitness
  • Rentals
  • Programs
  • Special Events

Membership

2018 fees for 12-month membership (prices listed include sales tax)

Age 18+ $45
Age 13-17 $30
Age 12 & Under $20
Family of 4 $80
+1 Family Member (Age 13-17) $12
+1 Family Member (Age 12 & Under) $8
Day Pass* $4
Replacement Card $5

 

*When using a Day Pass, a photo ID must be surrendered while you are in the center

Hours

Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday (Labor Day through Memorial Day) 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

Sports & Fitness

Membership of the King Center includes access to the fitness center, weight room and boxing ring.

Gymnasium

From September to May the gym is available for open gym basketball or for indoor walking.

Open Gym Hours
Walking Only, for Adults: Monday – Friday, and Saturday 9 – 10 a.m.
Adults: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Age 15 & up: Monday – Friday 3 – 8 p.m.

Rentals

Host your party, athletic event or business meeting at our center!

To book, call (414) 344-5600 Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Rental Availability
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday  8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Reservations are not accepted for Jan. 1, July 4, Dec. 24, 25 or 31.

Auditorium Rental Capacity Fee (for 2 hours) Fee (for 6 hours) Each Add'l Hour
Ideal for plays, weddings,
talent shows, meetings or presentations
200 $73.92 $448.80 $84.48

 

Gymnasium Rental -
Capacity 600 people or 350 with tables and chairs
Mon. - Fri. Sat. - Sun.
2 hrs add'l hr 2 hrs add'l hr
Gymnasium – sporting event $137.28 $68.64 $158.40 $79.20
Gymnasium – non-sporting event $211.20 $105.60 211.20 $105.60
Tables, chairs, sound system, and technicians are available for an additional fee. 

 

Other Rooms Capacity Fee (for 2 hours) Each Add'l Hour
Conference Room 24 $73.92 $36.96
Multi-Purpose Room 75 $79.20 $39.60
Multi-Fitness Room 75 $79.20 $39.60
Karate/Boxing Room   $84.48 $42.24
Fun-A-Rama Room 50 $84.48 $42.24
A kitchenette is available to add on to any rental – $52.80 (4 hours)

 

For more information, see the Milwaukee County Parks Rental Guide

Programs & Partnerships

Through partnerships with area organizations, a variety of enrichment and social activities are available at the King Center.

Special Events

King Day Celebration

Every January we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an event of music, dance and more, inside the King Center auditorium.

Back to School Festival

Our annual event, held every August, brings the community together with a festival and school supply giveaway. 

How to Find Us

1531 W. Vliet St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233

(414) 344-5600

MILWAUKEE COUNTY PARKS

9480 Watertown Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)

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