Douglass Community Recreation Center


  • Douglass Community Center, 900 Yuma Street
  • Douglass Community Center Annex, 901 Yuma Street
Facilities include an air-conditioned gymnasium, pool table, tennis table, games, a stage, meeting rooms, giant screen television, conference room and banquet facilities. Facilities, including the gym, are available to rent by calling us at 785-587-2773.

Fall/Winter Hours (beginning Aug. 15):

Monday - Thursday: 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: noon - 4 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

New Class

Chicago Style Steppin' is an African-American cultural dance art form that has a unique appeal. It combines the elegance of ballroom dancing with timing and other social dances. The class will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday evenings, Feb. 16 to May 4, at the Douglass Community Recreation Center. Fee is $60/individual. Instructor is Ben Jackson.


Adult Pickleball Club

Pickleball is a cross among tennis, table tennis and badminton. It is played with wooden paddles and a plastic Whiffleball. The object of the game is to hit the ball so that your opponent is unable to hit it back over the net. Monday & Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. at the Douglass Center Gym. Tuesday and Thursday, on request.
Homework Assistance & Tutoring Program
Retired teachers, K-State students and community members work together to provide individual homework assistance and skills improvement for elementary and secondary students. Educational games as well as software are used to provide improvement in math, reading and thinking skills. This is provided free of charge. As students complete their work, they progress toward special places marked on a map of Kansas and earn small prizes. Monday through Wednesday 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Douglass Community Center Annex. To enroll or for more information, please call Marianne Cullers at 785-539-6736 or email.

Group Fitness Classes

Join Instructor Mitzie Rojas and Kerry Regan for a variety of exercise classes. Take your pick from workouts at various levels of intensity including: Zumba, Fitness Flow and yoga. Join us for seasonal boot camps and other specialty classes or select one-on-one personal training or yoga instruction.

Find all the fitness and wellness activities available at the Douglass Community Recreation Center.
Douglass Center Fitness Area
Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost: $10 per month; seniors 60 or older, free admission.

For information about our programs, please call the Douglass Center at 785-587-2773.