Turner-Roberts_Recreation_CenterThe Turner-Roberts Recreation Center offers recreational and leisure opportunities for Northeast area residents.  Programs include: cultural arts, sports, community/family events, life skills, recreation leagues and numerous classes. Inclusive programs for youth with special needs are also offered.  Turner-Roberts Recreation Center is an 18,700 square-foot facility that includes the 7,700 square-foot Danny L. Thomas Sr. gymnasium, offices, locker rooms, a multi-purpose room, an arts and crafts room, a weight room, a computer room, a kitchen facility and a corridor art gallery. In 2011, a stand-alone building containing a gymnasium and a state of the art kitchen was added to the park.

 

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Out-Of-School Time Youth Programs

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The Parks and Recreation Department is committed to offering programs that foster Youth Development in a safe and caring environment. We believe in creating opportunities for youth that expose them to critical thinking and leadership development while helping explore interest through enhancements, arts, and active play. Come and experience the spectrum of opportunities with the Parks and Recreation Youth Programs.

  • Afterschool Kids Club         
  • Parents Night Out
  • Camp Days and Spring Break Camp
  • Boredom Busters
  • Youth Summer Camp

Youth Sports

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The Austin Parks and Recreation Department offers year-round co-ed youth sports that teach fundamentals and stress sportsmanship. Our seasonal leagues provide a safe recreational setting structured for a beginner to intermediate player. Lead by volunteer coaches, games are noncompetitive in order to emphasize teamwork and physical fitness. 

Teen Programs

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The Parks and Recreation Department is committed to offering programs that encourage Youth Development through outdoor exploration, the arts, critical thinking, and leadership development.

  • Teen Turn Ups
  • Friday Night Hoops
  • Totally Cool Totally Art (TCTA)

Toddler Programs

toddler sports

The Parks and Recreation Department is committed to offering programs that foster Youth Development in a safe and caring environment. We believe in creating opportunities to help explore interest through enhancements, arts, and active play.

  • Toddler Fundamentals and Fun League

Adult and 50+ Programs 

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The Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of Senior Programs and Services for adults and people 50 years of age and older. We are committed to providing an environment that encourages active and healthy lifestyles through recreational and educational programs and services.

  • Senior Enrichment Program

Community and Special Events

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The Parks and Recreation Department provides opportunities for families, friends and neighbors to come together and socialize, meet new people, enhance existing relationships, and create community.

  • Park Grand Opening
  • Eggstravaganza

Open Play and Weight Room Hours

Open Play and Weight Room

Open Play Basketball: Monday - Friday 6pm - 9pm; Saturday 10am - 4pm (except 1/25-2/29); Sunday 1pm - 5pm

Weight Room Hours: Hours of Operation


Facility and Grounds Rental Information

User Guide and Rental Agreement (PDF)


Turner-Roberts Recreation Center Staff

Billy James  Recreation Supervisor

DeVon Odems  Program Coordinator

David Blackwood  Program Specialist

Chessica Martin  Program Specialist

Vacant  Program Specialist

Vacant  Administrative Associate

Paul Nandin  Building & Grounds Assistant