1520 Slater Avenue [ map ]
Mon.-Fri. 10 am-9 pm; Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 2-5 pm
The community has the use of large and small program/meeting rooms, a gymnasium, banquet room for 250 people, commercial kitchen and catering service. Outdoor facilities include two playground areas, a large picnic area with grills, and lighted basketball courts.
Do you enjoy playing basketball? Then come to open gym and work on your basketball skills while improving your health along with others your age. High school students should be prepared to present picture identification. Gym shoes and clothes must be worn. Open gym hours may vary depending on center activities.
Youth Open Gym: 17-under yrs; Mon.-Fri.; 5-9 pm; Free
Women Only: 18+; Mon. and Wed.; 11 am-1 pm; $2/person with valid picture ID
Adult Open Gym: 18+; Tues. and Thurs; 10 am-1 pm; $2/person with valid picture ID
Senior Fitness Time
Whether you want to stay fit or get in shape come and join our super seniors.
55+; Mon., Wed. and Fri.; 9-10 am; Free
Adult table games (card games, dominoes, checkers, chess, etc.)
18+; Tues., Wed. and Thurs.; 1-4 pm; Free
Teen Involvement Projects (T.I.P.S)
Teens learn to help society through community service and develop self-esteem. The program leader instructs participants on confl ict resolution, proper etiquette and other leadership skills designed to help children and young adults succeed in life.
8-18 yrs; Tues. and Thurs.; 5-6 pm; Free
Youth Development and Life Skills Workshops
Self-Confi dence and Self-Defense: 10-17 yrs; Sat., March 23; 11 am-1 pm; Free
Other topics for April-Aug. will be announced at a later date.
“Act Like a Lady” Workshop Series
This program is designed for young ladies to get together and discuss topics as a team that will help promote building socialization skills, positive interventions, healthy living skills, and structure strong self-esteem. Workshops will be ongoing; for more information send an email to email@example.com or call (910) 257-1645.
10-17 yrs; Sat.; 11 am-1 pm; Free
Playground, Picnic Area & Outdoor Basketball Facility
Come enjoy the outdoor facilities. Facilities include a dual playground area for ages 2+, large picnic area with grills. Areas can be reserved.
55+; Meets 2nd Mon. of each month; 10 am-noon
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Meets 2nd Sat. of each month; 10 am-noon
Men’s Progressive Club
Meets 3rd Thurs. of each month; 7:30-8:30 pm
Fun, fun, fun is the name of this program! Zumba is a Latinstyle aerobics class that will help you get into shape and burn calories. Ditch the workout and join the party. Be a part of the millions of people that have decided that cardio exercise can be upbeat and enjoyable. Get with the group who’d rather have a blast!
18+; Tues. and Thurs.; 6-7 pm; $5/class
Traditional Martial Arts Academy
Join our martial arts classes and learn self-defense and discipline. Our trained instructor will help you develop self-confi dence, balance, control and overall physical fi tness through these innovative techniques. Participants also have the opportunity to compete in local and regional tournaments.
All ages; Tues. and Fri.; 6-8 pm; $25/month per person; Family/Group Rates: $10/person; classes are ongoing
Swing Dance Class
Whether it is learning the latest line dances or dancing to stay in shape, come and join the fun in our Swing Dance/Exercise Dance Program. This class is designed to teach a wide variety of dance styles and techniques to a new age sound. This program offers a night filled with exhilarating and enjoyable dancing giving participants the opportunity to meet new people in a safe and comfortable environment.
Everyone is welcome; couples, singles, and families. Learn how to get down and boogie. Swing and shag aren’t the only dances taught here. Instructor teaches line and modern hip hop, too!
18+; Mon. and Tues.; 6:30-9 pm; Free
Easter Egg Hunt
Hippity Hoppity…come out and join in the fun at our annual Easter Egg Hunt!!!
12-under yrs; Sat., March 30; 9 am-noon; Free
Contact the recreation center for more details