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Community and Specialty Centers

COVID-19 UPDATE: May 29, 2020 12:30 p.m

The City of Tulsa’s Park and Recreation Department remains committed to ensuring the safety of our staff and residents, and continue to consult with CDC guidance, the Tulsa Health Department and City leadership to monitor, asses and update our health and safety policies as needed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please see below for our most recent COVID-19 Safety Policy update:


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 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.