W.E. Harris Community Center

location 400 East Harris Street
Hastings, FL 32145

clock HOURS: Monday – Friday: 7am – 8pm

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About W.E. Harris Community Center

W.E. Harris Community Center provides a central location for the community to gather. The center offers a variety of programs year-round for both adults and children including an afterschool enrichment program and summer program. The center also offers social services to the community through local agencies.

The Community Center has

  • a gymnasium
  • meeting rooms
  • outdoor basketball courts
  • playground
  • computer lab
  • weight room
  • event space

Programs Available

After School

Monday-Friday (School Days only) afterschool- 6:30 pm

This program is available for 5-12-year-olds as an opportunity for new experiences and hanging out with their friends. Guest speakers, clubs, and activity times are just an example of the opportunities provided.

Basketball Open Gym

Monday – Thursday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.*

  • This program is open to children ages 13-16 years old.
  • The Youth Center has a staffed employee who watch over the children while they play in the facility.

* Please note that during youth basketball season open gym may be limited due to youth basketball team practices.

Monday – Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Special Events

We have a variety of events throughout the year as well as ballfields and grounds available for rent.

Contact us at (904) 209-0373 for the latest programs and events.

  1. Dr. Martin Luther King Breakfast & Basketball Tournament
  2. Easter Egg Hunt
  3. Trunk or Treat
  4. Christmas Parade

The W.E. Harris Community Center, the former Hasting Elementary School which closed in 2006, is named after former Hastings resident Walter E. Harris.