Completed in 1993, The Woodlands Recreation Center offers recreational activities for the community, especially young people from the intermediate school level through high school. Activities include sports and recreation, art, music and exercise classes, and “The Gorilla Hole” Teen Night Club with a complete sound and light show and professional disc jockey every weekend. Located on Research Forest Drive, The Recreation Center offers residents a place to have fun and make friends.
If your motto is “I Live For Golf”, you will find a wealth of green in The Woodlands. No other community in America features Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Gary Player Signature golf courses, plus a Tournament Players Course™.
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Parks and Pathways
The Woodlands has more than 80 parks all linked to over 100 miles of trails and pathways accessible from each community. Parks range in size from small one-acre lots, to 14-acre village parks, and over 40 acres of recreational plazas. Parks are located everywhere in the community and feature a mix of amenities that can include swimming pools, baby pools, basketball courts, playgrounds, play structures, sports fields, picnic areas, pavilions, skateboard parks, and tennis courts.
Hike and bike pathways are for non-motorized use and are located throughout the villages of The Woodlands so
residents can enjoy a variety of activities, such as walking, jogging, bicycling and roller-blading. Pathways are also conveniently linked throughout neighborhoods to parks and area shopping centers.
The newest village Creekside Park includes the 20 acre Rob Fleming Park which has a Craftsman style lodge, walking trails, a naturally landscaped lake with a lakeside conservation trail. Rob Fleming Park has a trail head to the George Mitchell Natural Preserve. The George Mitchell preserve is a 1,700 acre nature preserve which features seven miles of frontage along Spring Creek.