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The South Econ Recreation Center offers a variety of youth and adult sports programs and afterschool care for grades K through 5th.
South Econ Recreation Center/South Econ Community Park
South Econ Recreation Center/South Econ Community Park
Basketball Courts Bench Fitness Center Golf Practice Facility Gymnasium Pickleball Picnic Area/Grills Playground Rec. Programs Rental Facilities Rental Pavilions
Hours of Operation:
Park summer hours: Sunday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Winter: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Rec Center: Sunday 1 p.m. - 8 p.m., Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Phone Number: (407) 254-9092
3850 S Econlockhatchee TRL
Orlando, FL 32829
Acreage: 62
Points of Interest:
To make a reservation, please call the park directly at 407-254-9092; leave a detailed message if you reach voicemail. Please note that Orange County Parks and Recreation requires 30 days or more to schedule and complete payment and paperwork for all rentals.


Youth Programs

  • Junior Magic Basketball for Fall 2023
    • Ages: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 and 13/14; birth certificate required for registration.
    • Registration: now through August 11 (or earlier if full) – birth certificate required for registration.
    • Skills assessment & coaches meetings: August 12
    • All teams practice & skills day: August 19
    • Leagues play: Saturdays, August 26 – October 21 (no games Labor Day weekend 9/2/23)
    • Cost: $60 per child (includes game jersey, certificate, regular season play and a ticket opportunity to a Magic game); parent or guardian must register child; proof of Orange County residency required (utility bill and personal I.D.); additional $20 fee for out-of-county residents.
    • Volunteer coaches needed! Background screening required – paid by Orange County Parks and Recreation.
  • Brite Star Twirlers, taught by Candace Dowdy, provides lessons for baton twirling, poms, dance and ribbons for youth ages five and older, no experience necessary! Program held on Tuesdays 5 p.m. Cost: $10 per person per class.
  • Champions in Motion, taught by Kyla DeCamp and Kaila Moore, is recreational competition cheerleading for youth on Wednesdays for ages 4 and older at 6 p.m. Cost: membership fee $15 and $10 per class.
  • Wing Chun Kung Fu, taught by Sifu John Moy, teaches self-defense through this ancient art. This hour-long class will enhance self-confidence and increase attention span, alertness and physical health. Program held on Wednesdays 6 - 7 p.m.; cost: $10 per person per class.
  • Youth Fitness Membership is available for free for ages 8 – 17 to use the gymnasium and game room at assigned times. Parent or guardian must be present to complete enrollment.

Adult Sports and Fitness

  • Basketball: Fall 2023 League
    • Adults ages 18 and older
    • Registration: August 7 through September 24 (registration will close early if all spots are filled before September 24)
    • League plays: Mondays, October 9 - December 11, at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Season is eight games plus two weeks of playoffs; mandatory captain/manager meeting TBD.
    • Cost: $350/team, up to 10 players; team must provide jerseys following NFHS basketball regulations; register in-person at South Econ Recreation Center.
  • Fitness Center Memberships are $100 per year for ages 16 - 54 or $25 for 90 days; $75 per year for ages 55+ and active military. Membership includes access to fitness area and assigned times for gymnasium and game room. (Individual fitness classes are paid separately and do not require membership.)
  • Jazzercise dance, taught by Jean Busacca, is a high-intensity workout that mixes dance-based cardio with strength training. Fresh pulse-pounding music and body-blasting moves bring the intensity to transform your body, boost your mood, and ignite your energy. Program held Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays 6 - 7 p.m. Cost options: one class $15; five classes $50; 10 classes $80; 20 classes $145; and unlimited classes, $54 per month.
  • Moxie Mamas Fitness, taught by Tania Tanski, is an innovative fitness program that helps moms regain or enhance pre-pregnancy fitness levels and meet the physical challenges of parenting by emphasizing strength and interval training in a supportive environment. Classes are 60 minutes long. Program held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9:30 a.m. Cost: first class free; fee varies per class (membership options available).
  • Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Come play with us and find out why pickleball is so popular! Join in the fun on Sunday 1 - 3 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 8 - 10 a.m. Cost: included with fitness center membership or $10 per day.
  • Wing Chun Kung Fu, taught by Sifu John Moy, teaches self-defense through this ancient art. This hour-long class will enhance self-confidence and increase attention span, alertness and physical health. Program held on Wednesdays 6 - 7 p.m.; cost: $10 per person per class.

For pavilion rentals at South Econ Community Park or to reach the Renaissance Senior Center, call 407-254-9070.

Contact Us

Orange County Parks and Recreation
4801 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32808

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