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PARKS, ARTS, RECREATION, & CULTURE DEPARTMENT

500 Girard Park Drive
Lafayette LA 70501

Phone: 337-291-8374

ACTING DIRECTOR: Hollis Conway

Thomas Recreation Center

301 Geraldine Street; Lafayette, La 70506
(337) 291-5553
Coordinator: Cindy Bardash

Center's Monthly Calendar

The Thomas Recreation Center is located in Thomas Park. The Thomas Recreation Center offers instructor led activities, a weight room, game room, indoor gymnasium. The Thomas Recreation Center is used for youth and adult athletic games and practices including Youth Volleyball, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Teen Basketball, and Adult League Basketball. The park has an outdoor basketball court, .6 mile jogging path, a large parking lot, tennis clubhouse, lighted tennis courts, tennis wall, soccer fields, and a playground area. There are large hills that are awesome to fly kites on or roll down!

Regular Operating Hours

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 2:00-9:00 p.m.

Regular Activities

  • Free Play Basketball Monday - Friday | Time Varies: Call for more information
  • Chair Aerobics Tuesday & Thursday | 10:00-11:00 a.m.
    • $5/class or $30/month
    • Gerald Victor, (337) 291-5553 or victorgerald97@gmail.com
  • Tumbling/Dance Monday & Thursday | 4:00-8:30 p.m.
  • Pickleball Monday & Friday | 3:00-9:00 p.m., Wednesday | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Some Saturdays | 10:00-1:00 p.m.
  • Sign Language Monday | 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Line Dancing Tuesday | 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (Beginners); Wednesday | 3:15-4:15 p.m. (Advanced)
  • Ballet, Tap & Jazz Monday & Wednesday | 4:00-8:30 p.m.; Thursday | 4:00-7:30 p.m.
    • All Ages
    • $40/month
    • Andrea Ryland, (337) 873-4496 or amryland@yahoo.com
  • Gymnastics Wednesday & Thursday | 4:00-6:00 p.m.
    • Ages 3+
    • $15/month
    • Trisha Dunlap Burham, tjdunlap@bellsouth.net
  • Fencing Tuesday & Friday | 6:00-8:00 p.m.; Saturday at 12:00-2:00 p.m.
    • Ages 9+
    • $30/month
    • Krista Fontenot, (337) 344-7179 or kristabf@fencinginacadiana.com
  • Taekwondo Monday & Wednesday | 5:30-6:15 p.m. (Kids); Monday & Wednesday | 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Beginner-Advanced); Friday | 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Beginner-Advanced)
    • Ages 6+ (First Grade & Up)
    • $50/month for single; discounts available for multiple family members
  • Game Room Monday-Friday | 2:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Weight Room Monday-Friday | 2:00-8:00 p.m.

Center & Park Features

  • Instructor Led Activities
  • Weight Room
  • Game Room
  • Indoor Gymnasium
  • Outdoor Basketball Court
  • .6 Mile Jogging Path
  • Large Parking Lot
  • Tennis Clubhouse
  • Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Tennis Wall
  • Soccer Fields
  • Playground Area

 

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