Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center

The wait is almost over! Opening early fall 2023, the Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center (STRC) will host fitness and recreational activities for all ages. You’ll find this highly anticipated 149,000-square-foot community center at 1680 W. Exchange Parkway, between Ridgeview Drive and Alma.

📍 Construction progress

Facility amenities

Allen residents prioritized key features of the fitness center through public meetings, workshops and online surveys. Soon, residents and locals will enjoy the impressive facility amenities determined by the collective input.

An indoor adventure track with both flat and inclined options
Group exercise areas for aerobics, dance and spin classes
Fitness floor (including outdoor fitness deck) with free weights, weight machines and cardio equipment
Indoor play spaces to engage younger users
Playroom with supervision for kids age 3 months to 9 years
Catering kitchen
Personal training
Basketball courts for competitive and recreational use
Programs for sports, fitness, arts and crafts, and education
Treehouse party room and multiple rental spaces for your next event

A full list of amenities will be available in our Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center Guide coming this summer.

Take a Peek at our Vision and Progress

WATCH: Recreation Update - Fitness & Fun

WATCH: Virtual tour of the recreation center

digital render of indoor playground

Membership & Day Passes

Opportunities to sign up as a Charter Member (and enjoy the perks) will be available this summer for a limited time. Subscribe to our newsletter so you don’t miss the launch date or new details.

Charter Members will enjoy:

  • Early access to the Recreation Center prior to the Grand Opening
  • $75 enrollment fee (waived)
  • A coupon book with special offers for programs, passes and more
  • A FREE T-shirt for the individuals on your membership

More information on membership

  • Enrollment fee: Membership includes an enrollment fee of $75 (for residents and non-residents). The fee is waived for military members and veterans.
  • Ford Pool Membership is included with monthly membership to STRC.
  • For an additional $10 per month: Upgrade any STRC membership to include access to Don Rodenbaugh Aquatics Center.

STRC Membership Fees*

Allen ResidentsNon-Residents
ADULT (Age 18-59)$58$81
YOUTH (Age 3-17)$35$49
SENIOR (Age 60+)$35$49

STRC Day Passes*

Allen ResidentsNon-Residents
ADULT (Age 18-59)$12$17
YOUTH (Age 3-17)$9$13
SENIOR (Age 60+)$9$13
Groups of 15 or more$8 (cost per each member of group)$8 (cost per each member of group)

*Resident rates are for those who own a home, business or are employed by a business that pays property taxes to the City of Allen. Proof of residency, ownership or employment in Allen is required.

Job Opportunities

Join the fun, creative team making this recreation center possible. Read about the positions available and apply easily today.

Interested in leading a program, camp or class at Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center?
Whether you lead sports, arts and crafts, STEAM, tech education, and/or fitness programming, we want to hear from you! Tell our team about your programs today.

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