You are now leaving the City of College Station websiteloading

Southwood Community Center

Last item for navigation

Contact Information

Southwood Community Center1520 Rock Prairie RoadCollege Station TX, 77845979.764.6351
ADDRESS: 1520 Rock Prairie Road
PHONE NUMBER: 979.764.6351
HOURS OF OPERATION: The facility will only be open during program times
CLOSED: Dec. 20-Jan. 3 & 17, April 15-17 & May 30 

The Southwood Community Center is located within Brian Bachmann Community Park and offers a wide variety of programming for all ages and abilities. When not occupied with programming, Southwood is available to rent for your next family reunion, homeowners association meeting, birthday party, or any other event that requires an ideal facility in a perfect location. While our building is a modest 4,700 square feet with a meeting and party room, you have easy access to a premiere skate park, sparkling swimming pool, and well-groomed athletic park.

WINTER & SPRING SCHEDULE

    YOUTH PROGRAMS
    CREATIVE CIRCLE • REGISTRATION: DEC. 6-FIRST CLASS DAY
    Explore our wonderful world through short stories and activities specially designed for preschoolers and their caretakers. We won’t have class on March 15.

    Ages 3-5 • $15 • Tue. • Jan. 18-Feb. 15 • 9-9:30 a.m.
    Ages 3-5 • $15 • Tue. • Feb. 22-March 29 • 9-9:30 a.m.

    AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR, FIRST AID, AED CERTIFICATION: BLENDED LEARNING • REGISTRATION: DEC. 6-FRIDAY PRIOR TO CLASS DAY  
    The course helps you recognize emergencies and equips you to handle first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies for all ages. The instructor-led classroom course meets OSHA/workplace requirements. The blended-learning class includes an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skills session. The online part must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high-speed internet connection. You should allow about 2½ hours to complete the online segment, which must be completed before attending the in-class session. Upon completion, you’ll receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED that’s valid for two years.

    Ages 12+ • $75 • Thu. • Jan. 27 • 9-11:30 a.m.
    Ages 12+ • $75 • Thu. • March 10 • 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    BABYSITTER TRAINING & PEDIATRIC CPR • REGISTRATION: DEC. 6-APRIL 6
    Learn to supervise children and infants safely and responsibly. Upon completion, participants are certified in American Red Cross Babysitter Training with Pediatric First Aid/CPR and Basic Water Rescue. Participants receive a link to the online American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Manual.

    Ages 10+ • $75 • Thu. • April 7-28 • 5-8 p.m.
    ADULT PROGRAMS
    AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR, FIRST AID, AED CERTIFICATION: BLENDED LEARNING • REGISTRATION: DEC. 6-FRIDAY PRIOR TO CLASS DAY  
    The course helps you recognize emergencies and equips you to handle first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies for all ages. The instructor-led classroom course meets OSHA/workplace requirements. The blended-learning class includes an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skills session. The online part must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high-speed internet connection. You should allow about 2½ hours to complete the online segment, which must be completed before attending the in-class session. Upon completion, you’ll receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED that’s valid for two years.

    Ages 12+ • $75 • Thu. • Jan. 27 • 9-11:30 a.m.
    Ages 12+ • $75 • Thu. • March 10 • 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    BABYSITTER TRAINING & PEDIATRIC CPR • REGISTRATION: DEC. 6-APRIL 6
    Learn to supervise children and infants safely and responsibly. Upon completion, participants are certified in American Red Cross Babysitter Training with Pediatric First Aid/CPR and Basic Water Rescue. Participants receive a link to the online American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Manual.

    Ages 10+ • $75 • Thu. • April 7-28 • 5-8 p.m.
    SENIOR PROGRAMS
    MEMBERSHIPS
    Memberships may be used for senior programming at the Southwood Community Center, Meyer Senior and Community Center, and the Lincoln Recreation Center. Memberships are good for one calendar year from the date of purchase. Programs marked “membership” are free with a senior membership.

    ANNUAL
    Resident • $25
    Non-Resident • $30

    DAILY

    Resident • $2
    Non-Resident • $3

    PROGRAMS

    BEGINNING LINE DANCE 
    The fun workout is filled with energizing routines with great music and is designed to teach beginners the steps and terminology of line dancing.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Mon., Wed., & Fri. • Weekly starting Jan. 19 • 10:30-11:30 a.m.

    FOREVERSIZE
    The class is specially designed to encourage healthy lifestyle practices. Exercises accommodate all abilities and focus on building strength, balance, and endurance.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Mon. & Wed. • Weekly • 1-2:30 p.m.

    BIRTHDAY BRUNCH
    Join your friends to celebrate monthly birthdays with fun activities and light refreshments.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Last Mon. • Monthly • 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

    SPRING DANCES
    Enjoy an evening of dancing with fun themes and groovy music. Light refreshments are available. Registration is not required.

    Ages 55+ • Free • Fri. • Jan. 21 • 7-9 p.m. • Winter Wonderland
    Ages 55+ • Free • Fri. • March 18 • 7-9 p.m. • Spring is in the Air
    Ages 55+ • Free • Fri. • May 13 • 7-9 p.m. • Roaring Twenties
    ALL AGES WELCOME
    BOCCIA BALL • REGISTRATION: DEC. 6-FIRST CLASS DAY
    Boccia Ball is a fully accessible adaptive sport designed for people with physical disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, stroke, traumatic brain injury, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, or spinal cord injuries. The recreational program is open to anyone with any kind of disability looking to get involved in a fun sport. Boccia is played indoors on a hard surface. Participants can play however they need to by using hands, feet, or a ramp with an assistant to get the balls propelled onto the court. Individuals, teams, or pairs take turns throwing red and blue leather balls to try get them close to the white “jack” target ball. Boccia is full of precision and strategy. No experience or special equipment is necessary to play. The program is run by Recreational Therapist Fiona Allen. No class on March 14.

    All Ages • $40 • Mon. • Feb. 7-28 • 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    All Ages • $40 • Mon. • March 7-April 4 • 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    RENTAL INFORMATION
    FACILITY RENTALS
    Fees are per hour with a $200 deposit. Two-hour minimum.

    MEETING ROOM
    Non-Resident - $72
    Resident - $60

    PARTY ROOM
    Non-Resident - $90
    Resident - $75

    FACILITY PHOTOS
    Click here to view album.


    RENTAL DETAILS
    Rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis and will not be held without proper documentation and fees. Reservations can be made by calling 979.764.6351 or by visiting the Southwood Community Center, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Cash, credit card or check accepted. Checks should be made payable to “City of College Station.”


    DEPOSITS
    A security deposit is required for rentals. Portions or all of the deposit will be forfeited if damage, extra maintenance, or extraordinary cleanup occurs as a result of rental. Deposits will be refunded on the following conditions: (1) terms of your rental have been met, (2) facilities are left in good condition, or (3) cancellation procedures have been followed.

    CANCELLATION & REFUNDS
    Customers must cancel three days prior to the rental date to be eligible for a refund. If a cancellation is made fewer than three days prior to rental date, deposits will be forfeited. Refunds are processed within 30 days of request by check. No cash refunds will be issued.

    FACILITY RENTAL REQUEST FORM
    Click here to request a rental. Submittal of this request form does not guarantee availability for the facility and date(s) requested.

LINKS

SENIOR CALENDAR
Daily activities and events for seniors: Link (PDF)

CINDY HALLARAN POOL
View the hours of operation of the pool: cstx.gov/pools

FIELD RENTALS

Baseball and athletic field rentals: cstx.gov/rentals
City of College Station | All Rights Reserved | Powered by CivicLive | © 2022 Intrado Corporation.