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Southwood Community Center

Contact Information

Southwood Community Center1520 Rock Prairie RoadCollege Station TX, 77845979.764.6351
ADDRESS: 1520 Rock Prairie Road
PHONE NUMBER: 979.764.6351
AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM: Mon.-Fri., 3-6 p.m. starting Aug. 18
CLOSED: Sept. 7, Nov. 25-29 & Dec. 21-Jan. 3

The Southwood Community Center is a multi-generational facility that offers a variety of enriching, leisure and recreational programs. The facility includes a 600 square foot meeting room and a 1,000 square foot party room to rent for your next event. 
    AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
    AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM • FALL REGISTRATION BEGINS AUG. 3
    Guided by well-trained staff, ages 6-15 can engage in games, sports, arts and crafts, and have time for homework. Transportation is provided from South Knoll, College Hills, Rock Prairie, Southwood Valley, River Bend, Oakwood Intermediate and A&M Consolidated Middle School for those who have paid the appropriate semester fee and signed a waiver. Space is limited, and participants must be engaged in on-site classroom learning through CSISD. Dates are subject to change, and the program will follow the CSISD schedule. Register online or by calling 979.764.3779.  Qualifying households can drop-off proof of eligibility at the Lincoln Recreation Center, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. A mandatory virtual parent orientation will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7 to discuss protocols.

    SEMESTERS
    Fall Semester • Aug. 18-Dec. 18 • Mon.-Fri. 3-6 p.m.
    Early Release Day • Dec. 18 • 12:30-5:30 p.m.
    All Day Program • Oct. 12 & Nov. 23-24 • 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Closed • Sept. 7, Nov. 25-27 & Dec. 21-Jan 1

    Spring Semester • Jan. 5-May 21 • Mon.-Fri. 3-6 p.m.
    All Day Program • Jan. 4, Feb. 15, March 15-18 & April 13 • 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Closed • Jan. 1 & 18, March 19, April 2 & May 24-28

    FACILITIES
    Kindergarten-4th Grade • Lincoln Recreation Center • 1000 Eleanor St.
    5th-8th Grade • Southwood Community Center • 1520 Rock Prairie Road

    FEES
    Resident • $75
    Qualifying Households • $45 Resident (must bring proof of eligibility)
    Transportation • $45
    Late Pick Up Fee • First 15 minutes: $5 ($1 for each additional minute)

    DOCUMENTS (PDF)
    > Youth Parent Handbook
    > Member & Staff Protocols

    LINK

    Revamped after-school program set for this fall
    RENTAL INFORMATION
    FACILITY RENTALS
    Fees are per hour with a $200 deposit. Tables and chairs are furnish for your rental. Alcohol and smoking are not allowed at this facility. Food is not allowed in the meeting room.

    MEETING ROOM
    Non-Resident - $66
    Resident - $55

    PARTY ROOM
    Non-Resident - $90
    Resident - $75

    RENTALS DETAILS
    Rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis and will not be held without proper documentation and fees. Reservations can be made by calling 979.764.6351 or by visiting the Southwood Community Center, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Cash, credit card or check accepted. Checks should be made payable to “City of College Station.”

    DEPOSITS
    A security deposit is required for rentals. Portions or all of the deposit will be forfeited if damage, extra maintenance, or extraordinary cleanup occurs as a result of rental. Deposits will be refunded on the following conditions: (1) terms of your rental have been met, (2) facilities are left in good condition, or (3) cancellation procedures have been followed.

    CANCELLATION & REFUNDS
    Customers must cancel three days prior to the rental date to be eligible for a refund. If a cancellation is made fewer than three days prior to rental date, deposits will be forfeited. Refunds are processed within 30 days of request by check. No cash refunds will be issued.
    COVID-19 RESPONSE
    The Parks & Recreation Department will adhere to federal, state, city, and county guidelines to help avoid exposure and transmission of COVID-19 at events, programs, and facilities. Anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms with a temperature above 99.5 F degrees, or has come in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19, is prohibited from participating or attending events or programs. Participants must acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you or your children may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 through participation and that such exposure or infection may result in injury, illness, permanent disability, or death. The risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself or others, including, but not limited to, city employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families.

    COVID-19 REFUND NOTICE
    Due to the evolving and fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, our department will continually evaluate the safety and compliance of our programs. As federal, state and local mandates adapt, our programs may be affected.Once a program has started, no refund will be given since many of our expenses are in the initial planning and implementation stages. Every effort will be made to complete the program.
    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
    WHEN WILL ADULT & SENIOR PROGRAMMING RESUME?
    Adult and senior programming won’t resume until the spring. People 65 years and older and those who live in nursing homes or long-term care facilities are encouraged to stay home as much as possible.

    ARE YOU ACCEPTING FACILITY RENTALS?
    We will start accepting rentals on Monday, Aug. 17. 

Links

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
View the Youth Parent Handbook and Member & Staff Protocols that are in place for the After-School Program.

Youth Parent Handbook (PDF)
Member & Staff Protocols (PDF)
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