***As of July 24, 2020 the Recreation Center is CLOSED following Governor Newsom's state order for specific industries/ activities to stop indoor operation.****
Center includes a full-size gymnasium, 4-lane bowling alley, weight room, cardio room, party/activity room, Preschool, Rec Shoppe, offices and restrooms/locker rooms.
500 Cascade Place, Bldg D, Taft
Recreation Center Memberships:
Membership and daily admission to the Recreation Center includes use of all amenities for one price; gymnasium, weight room, bowling and gaming. All monetary transactions will be handled at the front desk upon entry to the facility.
Please note: No one under 14 years of age is allowed in the weight room. Ages 9 and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the gymnasium.
Student (up to Grade 12)
Monday - Thursday $2
Friday - Sunday $5
(School holidays & vacations are subject to $5 admission.)
Adult (ages 18+) - $5
Seniors (ages 50+) - $2
$35 - 1st Person
$20 - Each Additional Family Member
$15 - Seniors (55+)
6 Month Membership:
$175 - 1st Person
$100 - Each Additional Family Member
$280 - 1st Person
$140 - Each Additional Family Member
Taft College Employee Discount
$20 per month
Silver & Fit:
Members of Silver & Fit can enjoy benefits of the program at the Recreation Center!Get rewards for being active. Stay connected with the Silver & Fit app! Simply log in to see all of your activity.
Family Member Rate Policy:
Additional family member rates are for spouses and children (under 21 years of age) living in the same household.
One person in the household must carry an active full-price (1st person) membership at all times for additional family members to receive the discounted rate.
Our Party Room is located in our Recreation Center near the Bowling Alley and Cardio Room. This is a multi-purpose room that can be used for various types of parties, meetings or other occasions. Please call us at 661.765.6677 to check availability and/or to make a reservation.
40 Seated / 80 Dance
$20 per hour
$60 for 4 hours
No one under 14 years of age is allowed in the weight room.
The Recreation Center includes a 1,900 sq-ft weight room with free weights, kettle balls, dumb bells, curl bars/weights, chest press, extreme runners, extreme jump, ab rollers, leg press and more. There are four certified Personal Trainers on staff who are available via appointment and occasionally accessible on a drop-in basis.
No one under 14 years of age is allowed in the cardio room.
The Recreation Center includes a cardio room with treadmills, recumbent bikes, elliptical machines and more. There are four certified Personal Trainers on staff who are available via appointment and occasionally accessible on a drop-in basis.
Seniors 55+ are welcome to walk the Aera Gymnasium indoor track and cycle at the Recreation Center. We will track your miles and you can earn prizes along the way! The friendly environment is the prime location to get your exercise. The treadmill, elliptical and bicycle count toward miles as well. **Sponsored by West Side Family Health
Who: Ages 55+
Time: 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Where: Aera Gymnasium, Recreation Center
Fee: $2 daily or $15 monthly
The Recreation Center has four certified personal trainers on staff ready to guide you in your fitness journey! Whether you want to get tone, gain muscle, build endurance or just be healthy, our trainers can get you on the right track to accomplishing your goals.
WSRPD Team FIT Certified Personal Trainers:
The Recreation Center Area Gymnasium is the home to many activities and is available for drop-in use 7-days per week. Drop-in activities are included in the cost of admission. Activities/programs include open gym, basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, batting cages (additional charge) and more!
Per Half Court
$20 per hour + Daily Admission (or current Rec Center membership)
The Recreation Center includes a Bowling Alley with four lanes. Shoe and ball rental is included in the price to bowl. The Bowling Alley is open for Open Bowl, Leagues, Special Events, Glo (cosmic) Bowl and Party Rentals. Visit the Bowling Page for more information on leagues and other program information.
****Due to the measure California has taken in regards to COVID-19, the bowling alley is temporarily CLOSED.*****
Come to the Recreation Center for some video game action on our new gaming stations in the bowling alley. We have two XBox One and two PlayStation 4 consoles and 48" HD TVs for gaming use. Available games include Madden NFL 16, NBA 2K16, Gears of War, Ms. Pac-Man, Pac-Man, Dig Dug, Galaga, FIFA 16, Forza Horizon 2, MLB The Show 16, Call of Duty Black Ops III and Tony Hawk's ProSkater 5. Additional games will be added on a regular basis. Players may bring their own headsets to connect to our controllers, but no personal controllers or games are allowed.
Who: Ages 9+
**under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian
$5 daily admission (or valid Recreation Center Membership)
*Temporary hours as of June 22 due to COVID-19*
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
(Closed 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. for sanitizing)
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(Closed 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for sanitizing)
*Bowling lanes and gaming stations available by RESERVATION ONLY*
Your baseball/softball hitting can be improved by using batting cages for batting practice to develop your timing. Use our L-Screen inside of our batting cage to work on your technique.
Place: Recreation Center, Aera Gymnasium
Hourly Fee: $20 per hour + $5 daily admission or current membership
*Call 661. 765.6677 to make reservations. Use of batting cage is dependent on gym programming.