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.

S.O.A.R.

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:

  • Sept. 20 at 8:30 AM - Crystal Springs Preserve
  • Oct. 11 at 9 AM - Egmont Key ($23)
  • Nov. 1 at 9 AM - Bearadise Ranch ($14)
  • Dec. 20 at 9 AM - Wilderness Park

Available Activities

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

Kids, Teens & Families Class/Activity Schedule

Girls Elementary Volleyball

Description:
Learn the basic skills and fundamentals of competitive play and have lots of fun!
Ages:
3rd - 5th grades
Time:
Tues. from 6 to 7 PM
Cost:
$10/Session plus one-time $15 admin. fee (includes a T-shirt)

Girls Middle School Volleyball

Description:
Character-based program teaching volleyball skills, fundamentals and footwork.
Ages:
6th - 8th grades
Time:
Tues from 7 to 8 PM
Cost:
$10/Session plus one-time $15 admin. fee (includes a T-shirt)

High School Basketball

Description:
Participants must be signed up in the RecTrac system to participate in Open Gym.
Ages:
Grades 9th - 12th
Time:
When: Fri from 7:30 to 8:45 PM Cost:
Free

Hip Hop With a Purpose

Description:
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:
Sat. from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Cost:
$7 per class

Karate Do

Description:
Increase fitness, strength, flexibility and awareness. Karate teaches practical self-defense while reducing stress and tension and improving self-confidence.
Ages:
4 & up
Time:
Mon. & Weds. at 6:15 PM
Sat. at 11:15 AM
Cost:
$5 per class

Lights-Out Shooting- Vision Sports Basketball

Description:
Learn how great shooters think, shoot, and practice. Designed to help players discover a shooters mindset, develop sound shooting techniques, and build a training plan to become a great shooter. Ages:
Grades: 6th - 12th
Time:
Weds. from 5:15 to 6:15 PM
Cost:
10 per session, First class $20 registration fee includes dry-fit t-shirt

Middle School Basketball

Description:
Participants must be signed up in the RecTrac system to participate in Open Gym.
Ages:
Grades 6th - 8th
Time:
Fri. from 6 to 7:30 PM
Cost:
Free

Pure Art

Description:
While working with a variety of materials and techniques, learn about famous artists !
Ages:
Grades K - 5
Time:
Two classes on the first Sat. of the month
9:30 to 10:30 AM 11 AM to Noon
Cost:
$10 per class

Skills and Drills

Description:
Vision Sports Complete Player program is pure skill development for boys and girls of all skill levels grades 5-8. Players will work on individual skills within a group setting. Start getting better today!
Ages:
Grades: 5 - 8
Time:
Thurs. from 5:30 to 6:30 PM
Cost:
10 per session, First class $20 registration fee includes dry-fit t-shirt

Toddler Time

Description:
Activity zones are placed throughout the gym for toddlers to explore and socialize and play on with parent participation.
Ages:
5 & under
Time:
Thurs. 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Cost:
Free

Young Engineers

Description:
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.
Ages:

Time:
Tues. from 6 to 7:30 PM
Cost:
$15/Class plus one-time $10 registration fee

Youth Saturday Basketball League

Description:
We will be offering a youth basketball league, for boys and girls ages 9-10, 11-12 and 13-15. The season will begin September 29 and will run until November 17. The fee is $50 and includes a reversible jersey and an award, There will be an evaluation practice on September 22. We are looking for volunteer coaches for this program. Please come by Westchase Rec for further information, or you can call Dean May at (813) 393.7740.

Adults (18+) Activity/Class Schedule

Badminton

Description:
Recreational play for adults to socialize, exercise and have fun!
Ages:
18+
Time:
Weds. from 6 to 9 PM
Cost:
Free

Insane Fit Girls

Description:
Small group fitness training exclusively for women. Tailored to your personal fitness level and goals in a supportive and safe group setting.
Ages:
18+
Time:
Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri. at 8:45 AM
Cost:
$3 per class

Zumba

Description:
Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo.
Ages:
18+
Time:
Tues. at 6:30 PM
Sat. at 10 AM
Cost:
$7 per class

Active Older Adults (50+) Class/Activity Schedule

Appy Hour

Description:
Bring your cell phone or tablet and learn how to use the latest apps.
Age group:
50+
Times:
Mon at 10 AM
Cost: Free
Free

Ballroom Dancing

Description:
No experience or partner required. Enhance your social skills and exercise while having fun!
Ages:
50+
Time:
Mon. at 6:30 PM
Weds. at 10 AM
Cost:
Free

Chair Yoga

Description:
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+
Time:
Thurs. at 10:45 AM
Cost:
$3 per class

Pickleball Open Play

Description:
Pickleball is a racquet sport combining elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. You’ll have a blast!
Ages:
50+
Time:
Fri. from 5:30 to 7:30 PM
Sat. from 2 to 4 PM
Cost:
Free

Senior Field Trips

Description:
The first Thursday of every month seniors are offered a chance to take a variety of destination trips. We are always looking for new ideas!
Ages:
50+
Time:
The first Thursday of every month - Time varies
Cost:
Cost varies
Contact:
To reserve your spot call (813) 964-2948

Senior Tone and Stretch

Description:
Exercise to build strength and flexibility and increase range of motion
Ages:
50+
Time:
Weds. & Fri. from 9 to 9:45 AM
Cost:
Free

Walking Club

Description:
Rain or shine, the gym is open. Join your friends and track your progress
Ages:
50+
Time:
Mon. - Fri. from 8:30 to 9 AM
Cost:
Free

Yoga

Description:
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+
Time:
Thurs from 9 to 10 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