North Wayside Sports & Recreation Center

Woodland Community Center


All Houston Park and Recreation Department Community Centers, the North Wayside Sports and Recreation Center, and the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center are currently closed.

Contact Info
Address: 9551 N. Wayside Drive
               Houston, TX 77028
Phone: 713.633.0281
Hours of Operation
 Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
 Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
 Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm




The North Wayside Sports and Recreation Center (NWRC) is a multi-sport and activity center dedicated to enhancing recreation and sport activities for all ages and abilities.

The 35,000 square foot sports and recreation facility includes the following amenities: Gymnasium, Group fitness studio, Meeting room, Toddler movement room, Swimming pool, Locker rooms with showers, youth softball field, multi-use field and an outdoor walking track.

Programs offered include: Silver Sneakers, full-body circuit training, hip hop aerobics, adult water fitness, circuit training, zumba fitness, zumba gold, interval fitness training, summer youth learn to swim classes, men’s open basketball league, soccer for success, adult 8 v 8 soccer league, and open basketball play.

Click below for online registration of programs:

See calendar above for schedule of programs and events.


If you are looking for a meeting room or ballfield for an event, be it a family reunion, meeting, or sports tournament, you might consider renting space at a sports and recreation center. Amenities are available for rental by contacting the Sports and Recreation Center or can be made online.

Sports and Recreation Center rental reservation forms must be completed and payments must be received in the Permits Office the earlier of 10 days after the rental reservation is completed or at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. This includes concessionaires, HPARD co-sponsored events, etc.

If security is required, community center rental reservation forms and payment must be received in the Permits Office a minimum of 14 days prior to the scheduled event, which includes private functions, birthday parties, showers, weddings, family reunions, family gatherings, meetings, special events, etc.

Contract Instructors and sports officials are needed to teach group fitness classes and officiate youth and adult sports leagues. For more information send an email to: 

Volunteers are needed to assist in coaching youth sports programs. Training provided. For more information send an email to: