Al Wilke Park & W. E. Harris Community Center

Supervisor: Tanya Jackson
Community Center & Gym
6150 South Main Street
Hastings, Florida  Map
P: (904) 692-4614

About W.E Harris Community Center

W.E. Harris Community Center is located at 400 East Harris Street, in the old Hastings Elementary School. Our Facility offers a variety of sport activities. W.E. Harris Community Center gymnasium has:

  • One indoor basketball courts
  • Two outdoor basketball courts
  • One indoor volleyball court
  • Playground area
  • Weight room
  • Computer room and a small library for our after school program.

Al Wilke Park is located at 6150 South Main Street. The facility sits on six acres of land offering a variety of amenities. We have:

  • Softball / Baseball field
  • Multi purpose field
  • Two outdoor basketball courts
  • Unlighted tennis courts
  • Playscape
  • Covered picnic area that has tables, benches and parking available to the public.

Teen Center

Also located here is a Teen Center for ages 13 – 17 years old. We provide opportunities for students to do homework and spend time with their friends. The center has a staffed employee to watch over what the kids are doing while in the facility.

Hours of Operation

  • W.E. Harris Center
    Monday – Friday, 6am – 8pm
  • Community Center
    Monday – Friday, 2pm – 6pm
  • Youth Center @ The Gymnasium
    Monday – Thursday, 4pm – 8pm
  • Al Wilke Park
    Sunday – Saturday,  Dawn – Dusk
  • Teen Center
    Monday – Friday, 3pm – 6pm
    Third Friday of each Month: Field Trip

Community Center Programs

  • After School Care
    Ages 6 – 12 years old
    Monday – Friday, 3pm – 6pm
    Our after school care is for children in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade. We provide time for children to complete homework and take part in extra recreational activities during the afternoon.

Summer Program

  • Summer Camp
    Ages 6-12 years old. Our Summer Camp program offers a variety of activities for community children. The  camp is staffed with employees who watch over what the children while in our care. Camps feature a variety of activities including field trips, swimming, and nutritional programs provided by the County Health Department, Hastings library, and Youth Off Drugs and Alcohol. The program has limited enrollment. Subscribe to our newsletter to get updates about registration and other programs and activies.
  • Teen Summer Camp
    June – August
    Limited space
    Contact: Tanya C. Jackson, (904) 692-3655

Youth Center @ Hastings Gymnasium

  • Open Play
    Monday – Thursday, 4pm – 8pm
    This program is open to children ages 13-16 years old. The Youth Center has a staffed employee that watches over the children while they play in the facility.
  • Weight Lifting
    Monday – Thursday, 5pm – 7:30pm
  • Thread Walker
    Monday – Thursday, 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 5pm
  • Co-Ed Basketball
    Monday – Thursday, 5pm – 7:30pm
  • Co-Ed Volleyball
    Sunday – Thursday, 5pm – 7pm
  • Volley Ball
    Tuesday – Thursday, 6pm – 8pm & Sunday 5pm – 8pm
  • Table Tennis
    Monday & Wednesday 5pm
  • Co-Ed Exercise Class
    Thursday  6pm
  • Exercise Groups
    • C.O.A  55 + Older Tap Dancing
      Thursday 11am – 12pm
    • Dance Teen
      Monday – Thursday, 5pm – 6pm

Special Events

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Breakfast
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Spring Jam Fest
  • Hastings Clean up Day
  • Christmas Parade
  • Landrum Middle Christmas Party

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