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Hillcrest Community Center


  1. Air Conditioning
  2. Bleacher seating
  3. Classrooms
  4. Community Gym
  5. Couch and Television
  6. Gazebo
  7. Green Space
  8. Grill
  9. Heating
  10. Kitchen
  11. Locker Rooms
  12. Lounge Area
  13. Meeting Rooms
  14. Men's Restroom and Shower
  15. Multi-Purpose Field
  16. Parks and Recreation Office
  17. Playground
  18. Pool Table
  19. Restrooms
  20. Scoreboards
  21. Shelter House
  22. Shower Facilities
  23. Tables and Chairs
  24. Weight Room
  25. Women's Restroom and Shower
Hillcrest Community Center is a feature attraction in the southeast Topeka neighborhood.  The center focuses on a wide variety of activities for youth, adults, families and seniors. Programs and services include an after school programs, family activities, special interest classes and workshops, special events, leisure partnerships with other community organizations and meeting locations for community groups.  The gymnasium and rooms are available for rent.  An outdoor basketball area is available.

The center has a computer lab with 3 computers available for public use. 

Located in the community center are the following programs

Creative Play Preschool

Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association  

Recording Studio
Individuals who sing, rap, write poetry or wish to record a motivational speech can reserve studio time and record their own CD. The studio is also available to anyone wanting to turn vinyls/albums to CD's.  Call and set up an appointment.   

Racquetball and Wallyball
Three air-conditioned indoor courts are available; locker rooms with shower facilities are provided.
 Racquetball     Wallyball  Equipment Rental
 1 hour $5  1 hour $9  Racquets $1
 1 1/2 hours $6.50  1 1/2 hours $12  Racquetballs $1
     Towels $1