Sprinker Recreation Center

About the Center

Sprinker Recreation Center is your community recreation headquarters. No where in Pierce County will you find more family activities than right here on your back doorstep. We offer indoor and outdoor recreational facilities for all ages and abilities.

Our activities include:

  • Ice Skating / Hockey
  • Tennis / Racquetbal
  • Wally ball / Pickle ball
  • Ping pong
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball / Baseball
  • Skateboarding
Scheduled Closures:
  • Easter Sunday
  • Independence Day
  • August Maintenance (dates pending)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Day
Our facility is equipped with:

  • NHL regulation ice surface
  • Four indoor and six outdoor tennis courts
  • Five racquetball courts
  • One of the largest outdoor skateboarding parks in Western Washington
  • Eight softball diamonds
  • Outdoor basketball courts
  • New outdoor playground equipment and family picnic area
  • Multiple meeting rooms
  • Walking trails
  • Spire Rock, the mountain climbers rock.

First rate classes, programs and community events are what make Sprinker Recreation Center the place to play.

* NEW Thursday night

Sprinker Parking Lot Project

The work being done in the Sprinker parking lot is a project by the Surface Water Management Division of Pierce County Public Works Department. They received a $1.7 million grant from the Department of Ecology. The work will be completed by the end of this year.


Sprinker Recreation Center offers a variety of enrichment and leisure classes, athletic activities, community programs and special events. Activities are available for all ages and interests. Classes are scheduled during the day and evening at various times on a year-round basis. Please call the Sprinker Recreation Center at (253) 798-4000 for the current schedule of activities and classes.

Facility Hours

Office Hours

  • Monday - Sunday
  • 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • The office is closed on federal holidays

Inclement Weather

In the event of snow and ice conditions the Sprinker Outside complex including the following areas, will be temporarily closed:
  • Ball fields
  • Mall area
  • Outdoor tennis
  • Play equipment
  • Skate park
Only the gates at the south end of Bresemann Forest will be open. The indoor Sprinker Complex will be open during regular business hours. Please call (253) 798-4000 for more information about closings.


View or print directions to Sprinker, if needed. Sprinker Recreation Center is located at:
14824 C St. South
Tacoma, WA 98444

From the North / South

From I-5, take exit 127 following the Mt. Rainier / Puyallup signs to Highway 512 going east. Take the second exit (Parkland / Spanaway-Pacific Avenue) and at the stop light turn right onto Pacific Avenue (SR 7). Head south for 2.7 miles then turn right on Military Road (152nd Street). Sprinker Center is 1.5 blocks down on the right.

From the East

Go west on Highway 512. Take the Mt. Rainier / Highway 7 exit and follow the off ramp around to your left. At the stoplight turn left onto Pacific Avenue. Go south on Pacific Avenue for 2.7 miles and turn right on Military Road (152nd Street). Sprinker Center is 1.5 blocks down on the right.

Contact Information

General Information
(253) 798-4000
Facility/Room Rental Information
(253) 798-4003
Public Skate Schedule and Fees
(253) 798-4040
Skating Director (Kathy Wainhouse)
(253) 798-4042
Learn to Skate Program (Janice Teodor-Forbes)
(253) 798-4045
Hockey Program Coordinator (Jared Bucci)
(253) 798-4121
Birthday Party Information Line
(253) 798-4905
Tennis and Pro Shop
(253) 531-6300