Stanton Community Center

Winter Hours are daily 8 am to 6 pm. Stanton operates at 25% capacity. At this time, the maximum number of people allowed in one area indoors is 10.

The Department remains vigilant in keeping Stanton clean. This includes disinfecting the gym, meeting rooms, common areas and restrooms. While at Stanton, we ask that you remain 6’ apart from others to maintain physical distancing.  Additional hand sanitizing stations have been installed throughout the facility.

Please call 410-295-5519 before coming to be sure someone is at the front desk area to greet you. Upon entrance to Stanton, all persons must comply with the following:

  • wear a face covering or mask
  • receive a temperature check
  • complete a brief questionnaire
    • 12/16/2020 — The Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department (ARPD) advises that you do not use ARPD facilities if you are not able to maintain wearing a mask or face covering. Use of the facility without wearing a mask or face covering is prohibited until the Anne Arundel County Health Department issues new or additional guidance.

There is no open play, pick up or organized play for indoor basketball at the Stanton Community Center at this time. The Dental Clinic remains closed.

All Rentals are suspended at this time.

The Stanton Community Center (SCC) has provided its community with a variety of services over the years along with a rich historical background displayed in portraits of Annapolis’ diverse community. SCC features offices, a multi-purpose gymnasium, a commercial kitchen, fitness area, historic classroom, media center with computers, and two conference/meeting rooms. As a community resource for children and adults, SCC provides recreational and cultural enrichment opportunities, health, therapeutic, and counseling services.

*Rentals -- Residents and non-profit organizations based in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County interested in renting space at SCC should apply two weeks before the event date. For details, contact Chris Beck or Debbie Odum. Please review the rental policies ahead of time. *Rentals are not offered at this time due to COVID-19.

Computer Lab -- City residents can access free of charge. Volunteers are needed in the computer lab. If you are interested, please call 410.295.5519 or e-mail Chris Beck.

The Stanton Community Center houses several service providers:

Adult Basic Skills Class (GED prep) 410.777.1823
Offered by Anne Arundel Community College, Saturday 9 am - 1 pm. Call for assessment dates & times. For more info visit

*not open at this time* Anne Arundel Dental Clinic 443.481.3613
A free dental clinic at SCC, which is supported by a network of dedicated physician volunteers, nurses, and other professionals in the community. All services are by appointment only.

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation 410.424.3240
AAWDC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that provides innovative, high quality workforce development services to Anne Arundel County businesses and citizens. AAWDC is the bridge between understanding the workforce and talent

Youth Services Bureau 410.626.1800
Individual, group and family counseling daily from 10 am - 6 pm. After 6 pm, by appointment only. Provides services for crisis intervention, tutoring, substance abuse and mental health assessment.

We Care and Friends 410.263.2874
Offering services for homeless and others who need additional assistance, help children who are at risk, and those who have a substance abuse problem. Monday - Friday, 10 am - 3 pm.

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Inclement Weather Announcements

The Stanton Community Center operates under the direction of the City of Annapolis and Annapolis Recreation and Parks for weather-related cancellations and closings.

Recreation Activity Schedule

For the current Recreation and Activity Schedule for the Stanton Community Center, please contact Chris Beck at

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