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Community and Specialty Centers


Summer recreation programs for are happening now, but it's not too late to enroll! Visit a center's webpage to learn more about what programs and services are currently being offered. Or, if you're ready for fall, we are now accepting enrollment for fall programs and events, which will start September 1!


Tulsa Parks operates six community centers and two specialty centers located in parks throughout Tulsa. Each center offers a variety of classes, activities, and events.

Specialty centers offer programming focused around a specific area. These centers are Oxley and Redbud Valley Nature Centers, and WaterWorks Art Center.

Centers such as Central, Hicks, Jane A. Malone, Lacy and Reed offer fitness facilities equipped with weight machines, free weights, rowing machines, treadmills, stationary bicycles and other exercise equipment. Some centers have full-court gymnasiums, dance studios and gymnastics equipment. 

Several centers host kids' day camps during Tulsa Public Schools' Spring Break, Summer Break, Fall Break and Winter Break. Each community center also provides year-round programming designed to meet the needs of the community, including: games, fitness, arts and crafts, self-improvement, and social activities.