Families, Parks and Recreation
Center and Pool
Pool Schedule ●
Rental Information ●
Center History ●
Orlando Sentinel - Group promotes pride, arts for young Hispanics
August 9, 2007
The Engelwood Neighborhood Center is a large facility with two
large multi-purpose rooms (one with a small stage), two smaller
classrooms, and two kitchens. Highlights are the popular gymnasium;
the 2000 square foot state of the art fitness room offering weight
machines, free weights, and cardio equipment including two recumbent
bikes, two treadmills, one stair-climber, and one rowing machine; a
computer lab with 10 computers with internet access; a game room with
two pool tables, table tennis and foosball. Outside there are two
outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, a playground, a softball field, a soccer
corral, and a swimming pool with a child’s play pool.
OASIS (Orlando After School Is
Super) (ages 5
- 10): An after-school program for youth
ages 5 to 10 that provides supervised activities for elementary
school age children. Children can have access to opportunities such
as homework assistance, computer labs, game rooms, cultural arts,
pottery, arts and crafts, dance recitals and field trips to local
attractions, football, and basketball games.
Vacation Daze (ages 5- 10): A youth
program coinciding with school holidays from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Offering fun activities during school breaks, children can enjoy
crafts, outdoor activities, game rooms, and much more during the
traditional Orange County Public
School vacation calendar year
Camp Orlando Summer Camp (ages 5 - 11):
a safe and affordable
summer camp program for
youth in grades 1st - 5th (Children must have completed
program is offered Monday - Friday for 10 weeks.
Registration takes place in April. Sumer Camp offers a
variety of activities, including swimming, crafts, outdoor
activities, nature programs, exciting field trips
(additional expense), computer labs, arts and crafts, and
special events. Sites may offer different activities
according to the interests of the children who participate
Computer Lab (all
Offering open lab for research, resume writing, homework, internet
access, and other activities. Lab hours vary depending on program
ESOL: Monday - Friday,
9 a.m. – 12 p.m., – An ADULT English for speakers of other languages
class, through the Orange County Public School System. Those
interested must call 407.482.6304.
Junior Counselor (ages 13 - 15):
This year round program offers teens the opportunity to learn job
skills by being interviewed, assist counselors and front desk
personnel, assist with evaluations, attend field trips to businesses
in the area, workshops, and seminars
(ages 9 to 15):
January – March, Ages – 9 and Under, 11 and Under, 13 and Under, 15
and Under – Basketball program run in correlation with the City of
Orlando’s Athletic Department; This league is a league to help
better the participant’s skill in basketball as well as provide an
enjoyable team experience; Youth are evaluated then placed on a
team; All teams are put together with the hopes of creating equal
level of skilled and unskilled players on each team to make the
league competitive, yet fun; Cost: $40 per participant (includes
and Wed, 5 – 6 pm. A martial arts class for all ages. Costs $5 per
Instructor - Henry Graves.
Midnight Basketball: In a
partnership with The Center for Drug Free Living, we offer this
prevention program that provides youth with positive, alternative
late night activities, such as Open Gym basketball, on Saturday
nights fro 8 p.m. - midnight.
Seniors First (ages 55 and up):
Year round, socializing and eating, billiards and dominoes,
bilingual bingo, field trips and more. Monday –
Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Seniors Coordinator: Millie Garcia – This
program is run by Seniors First, which is a Meal on Wheels, Home
Improvement, and Homemaker service for Senior Citizens; The seniors
are involved in many activities such as bingo, pool billiards,
dominoes, arts and crafts, and field trips; Those interested must
contact Seniors First at 407.292.0177 (Lisa McCrystal).
Zumba classes offered for kids. Mondays & Wednesdays from
5:30pm – 6:15pm. Taught by Licensed Zumba Instructor Sherian
Rodriguez. Cost: $6.00 per class or 10 class punch card for $50
Adult Zumba Classes offered, Monday – Thursday from 6:30pm – 7:30pm.
Taught by Licensed Zumba Instructor Sherian Rodriguez. Cost: $6.00
per class or 10 class punch card for $50
Rentals and Public Use:
Engelwood Neighborhood Center offers certain rooms within the
facility for rent for events such as birthday parties, meetings,
showers, and so on.
Rental Policy and Procedures
Multi-Purpose Room - $50 per hour - Capacity 160 persons.
Community Room- $50 per hour - Capacity 96 persons.
Warming Kitchen - $15 per hour - Capacity 15 persons.
2 Small Class Room Size Rooms (Study Room & Art Room) - $30 per hour – Capacity 42 persons
Gymnasium (sporting events only) - $65 per hour -
capacity 533 persons.
Outside Basketball Courts - $30 per hour
Softball Field - $25/$40 per hour
Park Pavilion - $75 daily for the large pavilion and $30 daily for
$100 Damage Deposit Required. Deposit will be refunded 4 to
6 weeks after rental if no damage was found after the
rental. Insurance is not refundable and prices range from
$31 to $80 and will protect any injuries that may
happen during the rental.
No Alcoholic Beverages allowed.
All rentals must be paid in full at time of booking.
Rentals must be cancelled at least 72 hours prior to event
to receive a refund.
Fitness Center memberships
are available at daily, monthly, six month, and annual
rates. For more information, call the Center.
Game Room and Computer Lab are open to the public at no
charge during operational hours.
The Game Room and Computer Lab will close for the
OASIS after school program from August through May from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday through Friday, as well as the School Daze and Camp
Orlando summer camp programs.