East Providence Recreation Dept. announces recreation center reopening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        


September 19, 2021                                                                                        


CONTACT INFO. :                                                                                       

Office of the Mayor                                                                                       

Patricia Resende                                                                                             
Dir. of Communications/Project Management                                                            

(401) 435-7500 Ext 11013                                                                                                     



East Providence Recreation Dept. announces recreation center reopening


EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of East Providence Recreation Department will reopen the recreation center at 610 Waterman Ave. in East Providence to members on September 27, 2021.


Participants must obtain a one-year center membership. Membership prices are determined by age.

  • Ages 6-17 & Age 55+ - $25
  • Age 18 -54 - $50


The recreation center offers a safe and friendly environment for members to create, innovate and play. We offer a variety of programs for all ages. The center is also home to a fitness facility and game room.


To ensure the health and safety of members and staff we are following all Rhode Island Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) guidelines. Please note, if state guidelines change, adjustments to the program will be made as needed.

While in the recreation center and during recreation center programs, members and staff are required to wear face coverings. Masks may be removed for outdoor programs where social distancing is possible.


East Providence recreation center weekday hours:

  • Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Adults)
  • Monday – Friday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Ages 15-17)


East Providence recreation center weekend hours:

  • Saturday:  9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (18 plus ONLY)
  • Sunday: Closed


Youth Programs

After School Fun:

Ages 6-14 Mon – Fri. 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. (included with membership)

Our “After school at the Rec” program features a fun atmosphere for youth. Activities include sports competitions, games, crafts, computers, homework help, community service projects and more!


Teen Weight Training:

Co-ed Ages 13-15 Mon., Wed. & Fri, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Program begins October 4, 2021  


Kids Night Out:

Ages 6-12 Friday 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. $6 per night out

  • October 15, 2021
  • November 19, 2021
  • December 17, 2021

Parents can enjoy a night out while East Providence recreation staff provide a safe, supervised and fun environment for your children. The program provides the opportunity to be active, make friends and have fun! Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


School Vacation Day Camp:

Ages 6-12

Day camps are offered at the recreation center from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. during school vacation (excludes holidays)

Activities include games, sports, arts & crafts and special themed events. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Fee: $12 per day, per child.

December Day Camp dates:

  • December 28, 2021
  • December 29, 2021 &
  • December 30, 2021


For more information please call the Recreation Center at 401-433-6360