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Facilities & Parks

WH Recreational & Cultural Center

Winter Haven Recreational & Cultural Center (WHRCC) is located in Winter Haven’s northeast community. This facility has a playground, two lighted youth baseball/softball fields, an indoor gymnasium, a 25-meter pool, physical conditioning facilities (both free weights and machines), a meeting room, kitchen facilities, a game room and a conference room. Numerous activities for youth and adults include athletic leagues, after school and summer youth programs, a community youth band program and rental opportunities.

After School Program

***The After School Program is no longer accepting registration for the 2017/2018 school year***

After School homework assistance and recreational activities are provided. Transportation is available from Garner Elementary, Elbert Elementary, and Brigham Academy upon request.

  • Ages: K – 8th grade
  • Days: Every School Day
  • Dates: August 10 – May 24 (2017/2018 school year)
  • Time: 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Fee: $20/month Resident / $30/month Non-resident

School’s Out Camp

No place to send your child when school is out? Send them to the Winter Haven Recreational & Cultural Center! The ‘Rec’ provides supervised fun during public school holidays and teacher work days. Activities include arts and crafts, games, sports and more. You may register at any time during the school year. Participants must bring their own lunch and snacks. The children will have a blast and the price can’t be beat!

  • Ages: K – 8th grade, camp dates are subject to cancellation due to lack of participants.
  • Dates: School’s Out Camp Flyer
  • Time: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Fee: $5/day Resident / $10/day Non-resident

All Ages Programs

NEW! Chess Club

FREE community program starting April 10, 2018. All ages are invited to learn the game of chess from an experienced chess coach. If you already know how to play challenge others to a game instead. Adult Flyer!  / Youth Flyer!

  • Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Times: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. (Adults)                                                                                 4:00 – 5:00 pm (Youth)
  • Ages: Adults or Youth (6 – 13 years old)
  • Fees: FREE

Fitness Center and Weight Room

A wide variety of exercise machines, weight benches, squat racks and free-weights are available to the public for use.

  • Fee: Free

Computer Lab

The computer lab is open to the public. Availability is based on programming.

  • Fee: Free

Open Gym Basketball

Come play pick-up basketball. Gym availability is based on programming and special events.

  • Fee: Free

Marching Wolverine Community Band Program

Marching Band tryouts consist of flag and rifle drills, instrument selection, music fundamentals/techniques, and marching drills. Earl Williams is the Director.

  • Location: WHRCC on Tugerson Field
  • Days: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages: 11 years and older
  • Fee: Free

Band Instructional classes

Designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced skill levels. Limited selections of instruments are available for use.

  • Day: Thursday
  • Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Ages: All
  • Fee: Free
Winter Haven Recreational & Cultural Center
801 Avenue T NEWinter Haven, Florida 33881
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Fax: (863) 297-3133