Frank Chester Recreation Center

The Frank Chester Recreation Center is a 19,000 square feet Recreation Center located at the Benning Park. It offers a diverse selection of classes for all ages ranging from arts and crafts to fitness and sports. The center can also be rented for private parties, reunions, sport events or banquets. Located in front of the building is a racquetball court, eight tennis courts, four softball fields, and Born Learning Trail. Children enjoy the playground equipment.

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 11:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 2:00pm
Closed Sunday

Center Director: Tim Marshall

Location:
1441 Benning Drive
Columbus, Georgia 31903

tel: 706-225-3723

Frank Chester Recreation Center Rules: 

  • Respect all staff/participants
  • No sagging of pants
  • No profanity allowed
  • No fighting
  • No running or horseplaying in facility
  • No drugs, alcohol, or weapons allowed on the premises
  • No hats, "do-rags", etc. worn in building
  • No bandanas
  • No food or drinks allowed in the gym
  • No sitting on game tables
  • No sunflower seeds
  • No graffiti or damage to the building
  • Only one ball in the gym during full court play
  • Daily activities will cease 15 minutes prior to closing
  • Please respect the center and staff by using the trash cans for all trash

gym

 

Gymnasium
Capacity 505
Depost: $150
Rental Fee: $100/3Hrs *
$35 each additional hour

 

kitchen

 

Community Room & Kitchen
Capacity: 35 - 50
Deposit: $100
Rental Fee: $60 / 3Hrs *
$20 each additional hour
 

 

game room

Game Room
Deposit: $100
Rental Fee: $75 / 3 Hrs *
$25 each additional hour

rec center

Entire Facility
Deposit: $150
Rental Fee: $150 / 3 Hrs *
$300 / 6 Hrs *
$50 each additional hour

Fee applicable to Columbus/Muscogee County residents. Person(s) who are not a resident of Columbus/Muscogee county will be charged an additional $25.00 to their rental fee.