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Whiteside Park Community Center

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 update:


We are happy to announce that our community and specialty centers are reopened, as of June 1, 2020. However, centers have temporarily limited their hours and programs as well as implemented updated health and safety policies. Please see information below for updates specific to Whiteside Park Community Center.

Address: 4009 South Pittsburg Ave.
Phone: (918) 596-1525
Email: ghasler@cityoftulsa.org
Facebook: @WhitesideParkTulsa

Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Buildings hours are subject to change without notice. For staff safety facility may close followling the conclusion of the last activity. Please call ahead of arrival for more information.

Upon Entry/Basic Guidelines:


NEW! Register for online classes, programs and league sports! Online Registration


Our Programming

Classes, camps, activities, events, meetings and programs are usually scheduled throughout the year based on the season. Program highlights include: Arts & crafts; activities for the disabled; dance classes; preschool activities; education programs; holiday and special events; sports and fitness; open gym; social activities; senior programs; and youth day camp.

Online registration for classes is preferred to help minimize the need to touch cash, checks, and credit cards.

A cleaning schedule is in place to sanitize the facility throughout the day. Please be mindful of staff if they are needing access to an area in order to clean. In addition to spraying and wiping down surfaces, the building is sprayed daily with a sanitizing mist.

Outside facilities: Junior pool, sports fields, water playground, lighted tennis courts, shelter, playground, one-mile trail, picnic tables.

Building Amenities:

Kitchen

  • Closed to the public 

Bathrooms

  • Open to public (Must follow guidelines upon entering)
  • Showers are closed indefinitely

Fitness, Sports & Open Gym

  • Open Pickleball Play
    • Revised Hours:
      • Monday& Wednesday: 2:40-4:40 p.m.
      • Tuesday & Thursday: 10 a.m. - Noon; 12:20-2:20 p.m.; & 2:40-4:40 p.m.
    • Guidelines for open gym after checking in:
      • Mask may be removed for physical activity.
      • Wash or sanitize hands frequently
      • Bring your own racket and water (we will supply pickleballs)
      • Wipe down equipment before and after use
      • Maintain 6 ft physical distancing.
      • 10 players allowed in the gym at one time
      • Reservations required ahead of time, no walk-ins if gym is full.
  • Tennis Lessons
    • Revised Hours:
      • Lessons offered Mondays & Wednesdays starting at 8:30 a.m.; 10 a.m.; 4 p.m.; 5 p.m.; 6 p.m.
      • Lessons offered Tuesdays & Thursdays starting at 8:30 a.m.; 6 p.m. 7 p.m.
      • Tennis Drills will be given Fridays at 10 a.m.
    • Guidelines for open gym after checking in:
      • Mask may be removed for physical activity.
      • Wash or sanitize hands frequently
      • Bring your own racket and water. We will supply tennis balls.
      • Wipe down equipment before and after use
      • Maintain 6 ft physical distancing.
      • 10 players allowed on court at one time.
  • Youth Team Gymnastics
    • Revised Hours:
      • Monday& Wednesday: 2:40-4:40 p.m.
      • Tuesday & Thursday: 10 a.m. - Noon; 12:20-2:20 p.m.; & 2:40-4:40 p.m.
    • Guidelines for open gym after checking in:
      • Mask may be removed for physical activity.
      • Wash or sanitize hands frequently
      • Individual chalk will be provided for students
      • Bring your own water bottle
      • Wipe down equipment before and after use
      • Maintain 6 ft physical distancing.
      • 10 kids allowed in the gym at one time
      • Parents are not allowed in the gym during practice
  • Youth Summer Gymnastics Classes
    • 2 Sessions Offers: July 7-28; August 4-25
    • Classes for different age groups offered at different times on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays
    • Guidelines for open gym after checking in:
      • Mask may be removed for physical activity.
      • Wash or sanitize hands frequently
      • Individual chalk will be provided for students
      • Bring your own water bottle
      • Wipe down equipment before and after use
      • Maintain 6 ft physical distancing.
      • 8 people allowed in a classes at one time
      • Parents are not allowed in gym during practice

 Arts Classes, Games & Community Clubs

  • No art classes, games or clubs are being offered at this time.

Special Events & Online Adaptive Programs


Event Reservations & Rentals

With current plans and policies (as of June 1 until further notice) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,  indoor reservation and rentals are not currently being taken.

Birthday Parties (not currently being offered at this time)

Don’t want to throw a birthday party at home? Book your child’s party at Whiteside! All parties include one hour of an activity and one hour in a party room for cake, presents, etc.

Prices includes up to 10 kids (except Bikes and Balls).Additional children are $5 per child. Parents are responsible for providing refreshments and table/room decorations. All parties are by appointment only on Saturdays at 10 a.m.-noon.

Here's a list of party themes to choose from:

More information on pricing and themes can be found in the Winter Class Schedule or by calling (918) 746-5040.


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