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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 in 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 Recreation Center 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). The Woodlands Recreation Center is located in Bear Branch Park in the Village of Cochran's Crossing.

Scheduled Events at the Gorilla Hole
Winter - Spring, 2017

For the winter and spring of 2017, the scheduled nights are many of the first and third Fridays of the month, with ten sessions: dates are: January 6 & 20, February 3 & 17, March 3 & 17, April 7 & 21, and May 5 & 19. Gorilla Hole is from 7:00 - 9:45 PM.

  • January 6 – New Year's Celebration • January 20 – PokemonGO
  • February 3 – Super Bowl Friday • February 17 – Movie Night
  • March 3 – Holi Color Festival • March 17 – St. Patty's
  • April 7 – Sundae Friday • April 21 – Game Night
  • May 5 – Glow in the Dark • May 19 – Pool Party at Rob Fleming Aquatic Center!


The Woodlands Recreation Center offers 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 Center
5310 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 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

The Woodlands Parks & Recreation Spring 2017 Recreation Guide

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