Texarkana Recreation Center

The Texarkana Arkansas Recreation Center provides a place for local children and families to grow both mentally and physically.  Previously the Boys and Girls Club of Texarkana, the facility has been remodeled, upgraded and is ready to serve as a central hub for Texarkana community.  The multi-purpose building is home to a gymnasium, computer lab, tutoring room, activity center, meeting room, kitchen and sports complex.  Opened to the public in February 2022, the Texarkana Arkansas Recreation Center offers classes, activities, event space, learning resources and a place to hang out.  The entire building is equipped with free wi-fi, ample parking and state of the art equipment. 


The Texarkana Arkansas Recreation Center houses a regulation size basketball court complete with spectator bleachers, score board and 6 goals.  In addition to being available for athletic events, space can be rented for your family reunion, dance, office party, workshop, banquet or whatever else your mind can imagine.   The flexible space can be rented with or without the adjacent warming kitchen.  Also available for rental/use are tables, chairs and a free standing 20’ movie screen with projector.

Meeting Room:

The Texarkana Arkansas Recreation Center meeting room offers everything you need for a successful event.  With a capacity of up to 30 people, the room can easily be configured for a lecture or classroom style setting.  Room comes complete with tables, chairs, podium and 70’ smart TV with wi-fi capability for presentations.  The kitchen may also be rented separately upon special request.


The kitchen at the Texarkana Arkansas Recreation Center provides everything you need to feed your guest and make serving meals a snap.  Available for warming and serving use only, the kitchen is equipped with a freezer, refrigerator, ice machine, 3 compartment sink, gas oven, convection over, microwave, gas stove, griddle, 3 burner coffee maker and prep table.

Activity Room, Computer Lab, Tutorial Room and Library:

Our activity room is filled with ways to play, relax and enjoy the day to include ping pong, pool, foosball, and a 70′ smart TV. Also available are a variety of board games and books.

Our 12-station computer lab offers the environment and technology you need to be a success.  The lab features state of the art computers and free wi-fi. Printing available upon request.  As an added bonus, bring your little ones and they can play while you watch them thru the large windows overlooking the activity room.

The Tutorial Room is available for one-on-one tutoring or anything else that requires more focus.  This room contains comfortable furniture, free wi-fi, ample lighting and a spacious study desk. This room also shares space with our Free Little Library where children and adults of all ages can pick out a book to keep for their own.

Sports Complex:

The Texarkana Recreation Center is home to 3 baseball fields (2 lighted) with restrooms as well as a multi-purpose field, playground and outdoor classroom.

Memberships and Fees:

Yearly household memberships are available as well as drop-in rates for those one-time visits.  Special reduced rates are available for those living in a documented “low to moderate” income area. 

For more information on memberships and rental fees contact the Texarkana Arkansas Recreation Center at 870-779-4964.

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