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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 and 6th 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 - Winter, 2018

For the fall and early winter of 2018, the scheduled nights are all to be held at the Recreation Center at Bear Branch: dates are: August 17; September 7 and 21; November 2 and 16; and December 7. Recreation staff and security will be on-site for the event. Gorilla Hole is from 7:00 - 9:45 PM.


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 77381 - 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

6464 Creekside Forest Drive,
The Woodlands 77389 - 281 516-7348
Monday - Thursday 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Closed Sundays

The Woodlands Parks & Recreation Fall 2018 Recreation Guide

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