LINCOLN RECREATION CENTER EXPANSION GROUNDBREAKING
The City of College Station will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the renovation and expansion of the Lincoln Recreation Center on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 4:30 p.m. The $3.37 million dollar project was approved by voters in 2008.
The project includes a new 15,355-square-foot, multi-purpose facility with a gymnasium, multiple activity rooms and support spaces. Once the new addition is complete, the existing facility will undergo renovations that will include a walkway cover, repairing the storage building and leveling the original gymnasium floor.
Guests are encouraged to stay for Lights on Afterschool as we celebrate the importance of after-school programs with games and entertainment.
For more information on the project, call Recreation Manager Kelly Kelbly at 979.764.3441.
1000 Eleanor Street, College Station TX 77840-- map
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.SENIOR PROGRAM:
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM:
Monday-Thursday, 3-6:30 p.m. & Friday, 3-6 p.m.CLOSED:
Sept. 5, Nov. 23-25 & Dec. 21-Jan. 4Rentals are available after 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and any time Saturday/Sunday.
The Lincoln Recreation Center offers a wide variety of amenities and services aimed at improving the quality of life of College Station residents. Residents can take advantage of services in the areas of youth programming, senior services, special events, and community outreach. The facility includes a gymnasium, game room, fitness room, multipurpose room, zero depth water park, and a 13,000 square foot covered pavilion. HISTORY
Originally constructed as the A&M Consolidated Negro School, the Lincoln Center is located at 1000 Eleanor in W.A. Tarrow Park
. The facility has been used at one time or another as a neighborhood center, recreation center, senior citizen's center, maintenance shop, and was formerly the headquarters for the College Station Parks and Recreation Department. The center now provides a variety of recreational and social services to the citizens of College Station, as well as an indoor gymnasium, 1/3 mile lighted jogging trail, and playground. The Wayne Smith Baseball Fields are included in this park. A State Historic Site Marker
is also located here for African American Education in College Station.
OLDER ADULT PROGRAMS
Older adults in College Station have long sought a comfortable place to socialize and engage in activities and programs designed specifically for them. The Lincoln Recreation Center is now that place from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Special activities and groups include chair exercise, needle point, walking, bible study, nutrition education and more. For more information on these activities click here.
Youth programming is a key element of the Lincoln Recreation Center. We offer a positive after-school and summer environment for ages 6 to 15 years. The center offers a supervised, activity-oriented program on school days. With guidance from well-trained staff, the children will learn new games, sports, create their own special works of art, and have a chance to work on homework. Please click here for more information on our youth programs.
Looking for the perfect location for your next birthday party, family reunion or corporate gathering? Well, look no further...you are there! Please come by to see our facility and visit with staff about your reservation needs. For more information on rentals click here. Afraid we're not big enough? Then ask about reserving the pavilion and ball fields also!
CONTACT INFORMATION: 979.764.3779
For more information, call 979.764.3779 or visit the Lincoln Recreation Center, 1000 Eleanor Street.
Lance JacksonLincoln Recreation Center Supervisor
Cheletia JohnsonLincoln Recreation Center Assistant Supervisor