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Community Recreation Center
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The Community Recreation Center is a 50,000 square foot building located at 900 N. Elm Street.  It is connected to the existing swimming pool at Pontiac Township High School.


Monday-Friday 5:00am - 10:00pm 
Saturday 6:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • The Rec Center has holiday hours from 6:00am-6:00pm on Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day.  
  • We are closed on New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
  • We close early on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.  

Facility Description

The Rec Center houses the following facilities:
  • An air-conditioned gymnasium with three full-sized basketball courts that are also striped for volleyball, badminton, and pickleball.  Suspended divider curtains can be lowered to allow the gym to be split into six half-court activity areas (each with two hoops for small court use).  The gym floor itself is a maple design, taraflex synthetic material.
  • An elevated perimeter track with three lanes available for walking, jogging, or running.  
  • A weight area with 6 weight machines including low back extension, leg extension, seated leg curl, seated row-back, chest press, and abdominal machines.
  • A cardiovascular room with 5 treadmills, 5 ellipticals, 2 stationary bikes, 3 NuStep machines, and 3 televisions.  
  • A senior/community room with television, card tables, games and puzzles, fresh daily coffee, and an easy-access catering kitchen that can also be used as a concession stand for high school activities.  
  • An aerobics room with mirrored walls and maple wood flooring idea for classes in exercise, aerobics, dance, and tumbling.  
  • Two classroom separated by a folding partition to allow for larger classes and community programs.  
  • Access to the existing swimming pool when not in use by the high school for instruction and swim team.  A new sundeck and splash pad has been opened on the west side of the pool.  
  • The Les Mills Fitness Theater located in the former racquetball court.
  • The Les Mills Cycle Studio located in the former multipurpose golf hitting room.  

The Rec Center also provides an elevator for access to the second floor track and cycle studio.  We also have a family changing area and men's and women's locker rooms and showers which are available at the pool.