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Cliff Nelson Recreation Center

 4600 W. Bardin Road, 76017   |  817-561-2819

About Cliff Nelson

Cliff Nelson Recreation Center is a multi-purpose facility designed to meet the recreational needs of Arlington residents and visitors. Opened in February 1990, the center offers a diverse selection of classes.

The center is open for reservations during and after business hours. Center rooms, including the gymnasium and multi-purpose area, may be rented for private parties, sporting events or practices, meetings or banquets. Cliff Nelson is open seven days a week for walk-in use. A fully equipped fitness room is also accessible and memberships are available. Contact the center staff for more information on the facilities and current programs.

Cliff Nelson Recreation Center is available for all types of reservations including birthday parties, reunions, showers, sports rentals and meetings. Rooms may be rented seven days a week during and after business hours. Overnight reservations are available on Fridays and Saturdays.


Cliff Nelson features a 9,000 square foot gymnasium that is ideal for any sports practice or game.  The gym features a regulation sized basketball court with synthetic rubber floor,  2-10’ basketball goals, 4 basketball goals that can be adjusted between 8’-10’, 2 volleyball courts, 1 badminton court and bleacher seating that is available for full and half court rentals.

Multipurpose Room 

Our 1,500 square foot multi-purpose room is perfect for a large group rental or program.  The window-filled room overlooks Cliff Nelson Park and playground.  The attached deck with a covered awning makes the Multi-purpose room great for birthday and graduation parties, family reunions, showers and meetings.  Room capacity is 110, with seating 75. 


Our 300 square foot kitchen is adjacent to multi-purpose room.  It consists of a stove, double oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, ice machine and ample counter space. 


Our 300 square foot kitchen is adjacent to the multi-purpose room.  It consists of a stove, double oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, ice machine and ample counter space. 


Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

Additional Info

  • Address: 4600 W. Bardin Road, 76017
  • Phone: 817-561-2819
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