Westchase Park & Recreation Center

After School Programs Summer Recreation Programs Basketball Court Playground

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Location and Hours

Location

9791 Westchase Dr.
Tampa, FL 33626

Hours

Center Hours:

  • Mon. - Fri. - 8:30 AM to 9 PM
  • Saturday - 7:30 AM to 4 PM
  • Sunday - Closed

Outdoor Areas: Sunrise to 9 PM

 

 

Contact

(813) 964-2948

About

Westchase Park and Recreation Center offers activities for people of all ages from toddlers to active older adults. Check out the class schedule for more information on the various classes and special programs available.

Available Activities

To view the different schedules, click on the tab for the age group you wish to see

Kids & Teens

Multiple Days Karate Do
Increase your strength,flexibility and learn practical self-defense
Ages: 4 & up
Starts: September 13
Days & Time: Mon. & Wed - 6:15 PM ; Sat. - 11:15 AM
Cost: $5 per class
Mondays Music and Mi
This mommy and mi class is a fun and educational approach to social, cognitive, self-esteem development. Classes include nursery rhymes, muci and movement, sensory play and much more.
Ages: 10 mos. to 4 yrs.
Starts: February 5, 2018
Time: 10 to 11 AM
Cost: $3 registration fee and $5 class fee
Tuesdays Girls Elementary Volleyball
Learn the basic skills and fundamentals of competitive play and have lots of fun!
Ages: 3rd - 5th grades
Starts: August 15
Time: 6 to 7 PM
Cost: $10/session
Young Engineers
Join our fun and enriching science class where you'll study a principle of physics, mathematics and mechanical engineering through experiments using original and motorized LEGO bricks. For more info email Young Engineers.
Ages: K - 5th grade
Time: 6 to 7:30 PM
Cost: $10 registration fee/ $15 per class
Girls Middle School Volleyball
Character-based program teaching volleyball skills, fundamentals and footwork.
Ages: 6th - 8th grades
Starts: August 15
Time: 7 to 8 PM
Cost: $10/session
Thursdays Toddler Time
Activity zones are placed throughout the gym for toddlers to explore, socialize and play. Active social time for children with parent participation.
Ages: 5 and under
Starts: August 10
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Cost: Free
Register
Arts and Smarts
Hands-on, fun enrichment classes including Amazing Architecture, Fabulous Flight, Egyptology, and Visual Illusions. Visit Smarts and Arts for more class topic schedule or email Arts and Smarts.
Ages: 8 and up
Starts: August 10
Time: 6 to 7:30 PM
Cost: $15/class
Fridays Teen Basketball
Recreational play for teens to socialize, exercise and have fun!
Ages: Grades 6 - 8
Starts: August 11
Time: 6 to 7:30 PM
Cost: $10 per class
Register
Teen Basketball
Recreational play for teens to socialize, exercise and have fun!
Ages: Grades 9 - 12
Starts: August 11
Time: 7:30 to 8:45 PM
Cost: $10 per class
Register
Saturdays Pure Art Class
Work with a variety of materials and techniques while learning about famous artists. Visit the Pure Art website.
Ages: Grades K - 5
Starts: August 14
Time: Two sessions on the first and third Saturdays of the month from:
9:30 to 10:30 AM
11 AM to noon
Cost: $7 class fee / $3 material fee

Adults & Families

Multiple Days Walking Club
Rain or shine, the gym is open. Join your friends and track your progress
Ages: All ages
Starts: August 7
Days & Times: Mon. - Fri. from 8:30 to 9 AM
Cost: Free
Pickleball Instruction: Beginners
Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game
Ages: All ages
Starts: August 14
Days & Times: Mon. & Weds. from 10:30 to 11 AM
Cost: Free
Pickleball Open Play
Pickleball is a racquet sport combining elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. You’ll have a blast!
Ages: All ages
Starts: August 14
Days & Times: Mon., Tues. & Weds. from 10:30 to 1 PM; Saturday from 2pm -4pm
Cost: Free
Register
Insane Fit Girls
Small group fitness training exclusively for women. Tailored to your personal fitness level and goals in a supportive and safe group setting.
Ages: Adults
Starts: August 10
Days & Times: Tues., Thurs. & Fri. at 9:15 AM
Cost: $3 per class
Adult Open Gym Basketball
Recreational play for adults to socialize, exercise and have fun!
Ages: 18 and up
Starts: August 10
Days & Times: Thurs. from 6 to 8:45 PM & Sat. from 7:30 to 11 AM
Cost: Free
Register
Mondays Ballroom Dancing
No experience or partner required. Enhance your social skills and exercise while having fun!
Ages: All ages
Starts: November 4. 2017
Time: 10 to 11 AM
Cost: Free
Wednesdays Badminton
Recreational play for adults to socialize, exercise and have fun!
Ages: All ages
Starts: August 9
Time: 6 to 9 PM
Cost: Free
Fridays Playing with Clay
This class will be a fun introduction to the world of clay! Students will explore multiple ways to create, and decorate works of clay art. There will be different projects to make, while encouraging them to adapt and create their own twist (or create their or projects all together). These creations will be kiln fired, and then painted the following class. The focus is to have fun! If bringing small children (under 5), parents must stay and help their child.
Ages: All ages
Starts: January 12, 2018
Time: 10 to 11 AM
Cost: $12 per class
Pickleball League Play
League Play, compete against players at your skill level, please email Michael Kingsbury for more details
Ages: All ages
Starts: August 11
Time: 10:30 AM to 1 PM
Cost: Free
Register
Hip Hop With a Purpose
Exploring the rich history and culture of Hip Hop dance; Move Bridges Dance Project purposefully motivates our youth to make moves of their own, on and off the dance floor!
Ages: 8 & up
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Cost: $7/class
Saturdays Zumba
Join Greg and Peggy and dance and enjoy Caribbean rhythms.
Ages: All ages
Starts: August 12
Time: 10 AM
Cost: $7 per class
Family Open Gym
The gym is open to shoot hoops and enjoy the gym as a family
Ages: All ages
Starts: Ongoing
Time: 11 AM to 1 PM
Cost: Free
Karate Do Black Belt Society
All black belts are welcome to come and practice skills
Ages: All ages
Starts: September 16
Time: 2 PM
Cost: $5 per class

Active Older Adults (50+)

S.O.A.R. Program

Join us for our senior's outdoor active recreation (S.O.A.R.) program, where the staff will take you off the beaten path for guided hikes and other outdoor activities. Transportation is provided and space is limited, so you will need to stop by the recreation center or call (813) 964-2948 to reserve your spot.

S.O.A.R. Schedule and Locations:

  • January 12 at 9 AM – Hiking at Honeymoon Island
  • February 3 at 9 AM – Hiking at Cockroach Bay
  • March 13 at 9 AM – Hiking at Green Swamp
  • April 10 at 9 AM – Boyd Hill (Please bring $3)

Class Schedule

Senior Field Trips
The first Thursday of every month seniors are offered a chance to take a variety of destination trips. To reserve your spot please call 964-2948. We are always looking for new ideas!
Multiple Days Senior Tone and Stretch
Exercise to build strength and flexibility and increase range of motion
Ages: 50+
Starts: August 7
Days & Times: Mon., Weds. and Fri. 9 to 9:45 AM
Cost: Free
Register
Mondays Appy Hour
Bring your cell phone or tablet and learn how to use the latest apps.
Ages: 50+
Starts: August 14
Time: 10 AM
Cost: Free
Tuesdays Aerobics Lite
A fun movement class designed for active seniors who love to stay fit while exercising to music.
Ages: 50+
Starts: August 15
Time: 9:30 to 10:30 AM
Cost: $2 per class
Thursdays Yoga
Come to this gentle Yoga class and learn how to tone and stretch your body while incorporating ancient practices to calm the mind and rejuvenate the spirit.
Ages: 50+
Starts: August 10
Time: 9:30 to 10:30 AM
Cost: $3 per class
Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga is designed for those who find it difficult to get up and down from the floor. It is also appropriate for those with balance issues. In this class, classical yoga poses will be taught with the aid of a chair. Through these classes flexibility can be enhanced as well as a spirit of well-being.
Ages: 50+
Starts: January 4, 2018
Time: 10:45 to 11:45 AM
Cost: $3 per class

Amenities

  • After School Programs
  • Basketball Court
  • Educational Classes
  • Fitness Classes
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Open Field
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Summer Recreation Programs
  • Wifi

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