At our Recreation Center you will find friendly faces with a desire to promote health and wellness while encouraging fun participation. Some of the amenities include commercial cardio and weight equipment, Life Fitness treadmills, ellipticals, rowers, and stationary bicycles. You will also see our full size basketball court that converts into two half court playing areas. Volleyball court and pickle ball courts are available upon request. If you seek other fun activities the recreation center also has 1 racquetball room, 1 fitness room, and a multipurpose activity room with games such as ping pong and air hockey tables.
The Recreation Staff is also responsible for the City's swimming pool facility. Our pool offers a wading pool, diving boards, and a slide for children to enjoy. For your convenience changing rooms, restrooms, and a concession stand are available. The pool is also available for rental during its open season.
The Rick Taylor Recreation Center is the most affordable gym membership option in all Medina County with low cost programming to allow for avid participation. Our one of a kind facility continues to provide healthy, organized, and valuable health services.
Here are a few services offered at the Rick Taylor Recreation Center:
- Youth and adult sports leagues/tournaments including basketball, volleyball, and flag football.
- Spring Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Summer youth camps.
- Holiday events such as Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Hondoween Festival.
- Athletic events including our "Heart and Sole" 5K.
- "Culture, Creativity and Crafting" every third Thursday.
- "Creating with Kids"
- "Sit to be Fit" and "Walk and Weights"
- Open Gym for Pickup Basketball and Volleyball games.
Activities offered at the Hondo Pool include:
- American Red Cross Swim Lessons.
- American Red Cross Lifeguard Trainings.
- Pool Parties/Private Events
- Water Aerobics
- Open Swim
- Lap Swim
City of Hondo provides the following services:
- American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
- American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor
- National Swimming Pool Foundation - Certified Pool and Spa Operator
- Accredited Personal Trainer Certification