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81st StreetMacDowell Community Center is located in Milwaukee’s Bluemound neighborhood. MacDowell is home to the Piranha’s Competitive Swim Team, many of the department’s Adaptive Sports and Special Olympic programs, and a number of offerings for participants of all ages, including arts and crafts, aquatics, pickleball, zumba, and self defense.

Office Hours

Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring

  • Monday-Thursday: 5-8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Enter door #7 off of N. 65th St.

Visit the online registration portal to view this season's classes at MacDowell Community Center.



6415 W. Mt. Vernon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53213

Enter door #7 off N. 65th St.


Craig Harden

Recreation Supervisor
Sites: Hamilton & MacDowell

Phone: 414-475-8121
Email: Craig [at]

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