Houston Parks and Recreation Department

Fitness Centers

 

Memorial Park Fitness Center

Fonde Recreation Center

The Fonde Recreation Center, home workout court to some of Houston’s best basketball players, is also a great place to get fit! Conveniently located near downtown at Memorial Drive and Sabine Street, Fonde offers lunchtime fitness opportunities. Fonde has a state of the art weight room, showers, lockers, a full-court gym and aerobics room all FREE to help you meet your fitness goals.


Fonde Recreation Center Times and Fees
Ages: 18 - Older
Program Dates: Year Round
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Saturday)
Location: 110 Sabine
Information 713.226.4466

Judson Robinson, Jr., Fitness Center (at Hermann Park)

The Judson Robinson, Jr., Fitness Center is located in the community center at Hermann Park. The center is equipped with weights and cardiovascular equipment for your needs and is open year-round. In addition to the fitness center, the Judson Robinson, Jr., Community Center offers basketball, racquetball, and many other fitness activities. Contact the community center for more information.


Judson Robinson, Jr., Fitness Center Times and Fees
Ages: 18 - Older
Program Dates: Year Round
Time:

6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (Monday - Friday)
 (Early morning workout)
 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)
 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)
 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Friday)
 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Saturday)

Location: 2020 Hermann Drive (KM 533B)
Information 713.284.1997
Fee Schedule: Early morning workout
 Monthly Membership: $21.13
 Racquetball Fees: $1.62 per ½ hour
                           $3.26 per 1 hour court rental
 Court Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
                    10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Saturday)

MacGregor Fitness Center

MacGregor Fitness Center is located in MacGregor Park and is the newest Houston Parks and Recreation Department facility to offer full-service weight room equipment. Showers and lockers are available for a $.75 fee each at the Homer Ford Tennis Center, next door. A covered, full-court basketball pavilion and a 1.25-mile jogging trail are also near the center. There are no membership fees at MacGregor.


MacGregor Fitness Center Times and Fees
Ages: 18 - Older
Program Dates: Year Round
Time:

7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (Monday - Friday)
 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

Location: 5225 Calhoun
Information 713.747.8650

Memorial Park Fitness Center

The Memorial Park Fitness Center offers many ways for Houstonians to beef up, slim down, and otherwise improve their physical states while having fun. Weights, treadmills, and stairmasters are available, and you can arrange for time with a personal trainer. During the swimming season, morning lap swimming is scheduled prior to the opening of the swimming center for general use, and showers and lockers are available. The charges for use of this excellent facility are much lower than at privately owned gyms. The friendly staff is waiting for you!


Memorial Park Fitness Center Times and Fees
Ages: 18 - Older
Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ( Monday - Friday)
Program Dates: Year Round
Time: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Saturday)
 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Sunday)
Location: 6402 Arnot, Houston, TX. 77007
Information 713.802.1662
Fee Schedule: Monthly Membership: $21.13
 Daily Membership: $1.84
 Shower Rental: $.78
 Towel Rental: $.52
 Locker Rental: $.52

Community Center Weight Rooms, Gymnasium, and Wellness Program

Besides the Memorial Park center, thirteen Houston Parks and Recreation Department community centers offer weight-training facilities, and many feature an indoor gym and aerobics classes. Hours of operation vary by location and season, so call the community center nearest you for information.


Community Center Weight Rooms
Center Address Phone Number
Alief Park 11903 Bellaire (KM 529E) 281.564.8130
Edgewood Park 5803 Bellfort (KM 534X) 713.734.8434
Emancipation Park 3018 Dowling (KM 493Y) 713.284.1301
Fonde Recreation Center 110 Sabine (KM 493K) 713.226.4466
Hackberry Park 7777 S. Dairy Ashford (KM) 281.776.9908
Hartman Park 9311 E. Ave. P (KM 535C) 713.928.7055
Highland Park 3316 Desoto (KM 451D) 713.956.9137
Judson Robinson Jr. 2020 Hermann Dr. (KM 533B) 713.284.1997
Lincoln Park 979 Grenshaw (KM 412Q) 281.445.1617
Love Park 1000 West 12th (KM 452Z) 713.867.0497
Marian Park 11101 South Gessner (KM 530X) 713.773.7015
Mason Park 541 South 75th (KM 535A) 713.928.7055
Moody Park 3725 Fulton (KM 453Y) 713.692.6925
Shady Lane Park 10220 Shady Lane (KM 414W) 713.742.1503
Sunnyside Park 3502 Bellfort (KM 533X) 713.734.5061
Woodland Park 212 Parkview (KM 493C) 713.867.0401

Community Center Gymnasiums
Center Address Phone Number
Alief Park 11903 Bellaire (KM 529E) 281.564.8130
Burnett Bayland Park  6200 Chimney Rock (KM531B) 713.668.4516
Candlelight Park 1520 Candlelight (KM 452E) 713.682.3587
Denver Harbor 6402 Market (KM 494H) 713.675.2151
Edgewood Park 5803 Bellfort (KM 534X) 713.734.8434
Emancipation Park 3018 Dowling (KM 493Y) 713.284.1301
Fonde Recreation Center 110 Sabine (KM 493K) 713.226.4466
Freed Park 6818 Shadyvilla (KM 451Y) 713.682.4467
Hartman Park 9311 E. Ave. P (KM 535C) 713.928.7055
Judson Robinson Jr. 2020 Hermann Dr. (KM 533B) 713.284.1997
Kendall 609 N. Eldridge (KM 488C) 832.393.1898
Lincoln Park 979 Grenshaw (KM 412Q) 281.445.1617
Love Park 1000 West 12th (KM 452Z) 713.867.0497
Marian Park 11101 South Gessner (KM 530X) 713.773.7015
Mason Park 541 South 75th (KM 535A) 713.928.7055
Melrose Park 1001 Canino (KM 413T) 281.447.0514
Moody Park 3725 Fulton (KM 453Y) 713.692.6925
Stude Park 1031 Stude (KM 493E) 713.867.0496
Sunnyside Park 3502 Bellfort (KM 533X) 713.734.5061
Tidwell Park 9720 Spaulding (KM 454D) 713.636.8221
Townwood Park 3403 Simsbrook (KM 572P) 713.434.3508
Woodland Park 212 Parkview (KM 493C) 713.867.0401

Employee Wellness Program Sites
(City I.D. Required)
MEMORIAL PARK FITNESS CENTER
Morning: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Lunch Hour: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Evening: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
JUDSON ROBINSON Jr. (HERMANN PARK)
Morning: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Lunch Hour: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Evening: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.