It is the goal of the Recreation Department to provide diverse leisure time activities of interest to all ages, races, cultural backgrounds, and special needs. The Recreation staff encourages you to take full advantage of these programs. **Shoes are to worn at all times in all recreation areas except for volleyball, (sand pit only) and yoga participation. No eating is allowed in the recreation areas.
Hours of Operation:
Outdoor Recreation – Open 7 days a week from 6:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
Indoor Recreation – Open 5 days a week from 6:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
Check the schedule for the exact times for each activity.
Outdoor Recreation Yard Activities: Softball, Soccer, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Walking/Jogging Track
Pavilion Activities: Basketball, Ping-Pong, Weight lifting, Step Aerobics
Indoor Recreation Activities: Jazzercise, Calisthenics, Aerobics, Tennis, Circuit training
Hobby Craft Activities: Beading, knitting, T-shirt painting, crochet, drawing, cross stitch, ceramics, paper jewelry, fimo clay, plastic canvas art, introduction to art, scrapbooking, macramé.
Arts & Crafts: The Hobby Craft offers the following crafts:
Beading Knitting T-Shirt painting Crochet Drawing
Cross Stitch Ceramics Paper jewelry Fimo Clay Plastic canvas art
Intro. to Art Scrapbooking Macramé
To enroll in the Hobby Shop, submit an Inmate Request to Staff Member stating the activity you wish to enroll in. If there are no openings, you will be placed on a waiting list and notified when you have officially been enrolled. Watch for sign up times on all bulletin boards. All projects must be registered with the Recreation staff prior to the starting the project.
Classes for the above crafts are offered through the Recreation Department on a regular basis. Materials are supplied for all beginning classes. You are responsible to purchase supplies for any advanced class you are enrolled in. All projects must be registered with the Recreation staff.
Completed craft items must be mailed out at your own expense within 30 days of completion to an approved visitor. At no time will any items be given, sold, or traded to another inmate. Any violation of this policy will result in disciplinary action and suspension of privileges in program.
Inmates are authorized to retain the following completed crocheted hobby craft items as personal property:
Slippers (1 pair) Afghan blanket (56″ x 73″)
The inmate is responsible for registering these items with the recreation staff, who will then register and record the item in the inmate personal property record.
The Recreation Department offers the following classes for adult continuing education credits:
Nutrition Women’s Health Anatomy
Diabetes Sports Injury Total Fitness
AIDS Awareness Disease Prevention Weight Management
National Federation of Personal Trainers Certification Course (NFPT)
The Recreation Department sponsors tournaments and special activities during federal holidays.
There are recreation bulletin boards located in all recreation areas, Housing Units, Education, and Food Service. A monthly calendar and flyers announcing upcoming programs are posted on a continual basis. If you have further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the recreation staff.