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The Gorilla Hole at
The Woodlands Recreation Center

what is the gorilla hole

Located on Research Forest Drive just west of Gosling Road, “The Gorilla Hole” Pre-Teen Night-time Activity program at The Woodlands Recreation Center offers younger residents a place to have fun and make friends. The Gorilla Hole Social Club provides Woodlands kids a chance to play games, listen to music and hang out in a safe and supervised environment.


This activity is only available to children entering 5th, 6th and 7th grade and all attendees must be checked in and out by a parent or guardian. Entry Fee is $7.00 per person, food and drink are available at additional cost. Activities vary; soccer balls, basketballs, etc. are available for use (weather permitting).


The Woodlands Township, Parks & Recreation department provides this safe and fun social program that offers indoor and outdoor games, music, snacks and competitions. Dress code and proper behavior enforced. There are two security guards on duty at each event and only paid attendees will be allowed into the facility during events. The Gorilla Hole is generally open the first and third Friday of each month (excepting holidays and certain weeks containing holidays).

Scheduled Events at the Gorilla Hole
Fall, 2017

For the spring and summer of 2017, the scheduled nights are many of the first and third Fridays of the month, with seven sessions: dates are: September 15, October 6, November 17, and December 15 at the Recreation Center at Bear Branch; and November 3 and December 1 at the Recreation Center at Rob Fleming. Gorilla Hole is from 7:00 - 9:45 PM.

  • September 15 - Wet and Wild - The Recreation Center at Bear Branch
  • October 6 - The Amazing Race - The Recreation Center at Bear Branch
  • November 3 - Party Olympics - The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming
  • November 17 - Fiesta Night - The Recreation Center at Bear Branch
  • December 1 - Fun in the Dark - The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming
  • December 15 - Luau in December - The Recreation Center at Bear Branch


The Woodlands Recreation Centers offer recreational activities for the community, especially young people from the intermediate school level through high school - including sports and recreation, art, music and exercise classes. "The Gorilla Hole" is the name chosen by area pre-teens for the recreational media room - which offers programs and activities for all age groups in addition to these exclusive monthly gatherings.

The Woodlands Recreation Centers:
5310 Research Forest Drive,
The Woodlands, Texas 77381
6464 Creekside Forest Drive,
The Woodlands, Texas 77389

281 210-3950
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Closed Sundays

The Woodlands Parks & Recreation Fall 2017 Recreation Guide

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