Baker Recreation Center Programs & Activities

The Gary G. Baker Recreation Center is located at 940 North Main in Canton’s Big Creek Park.
It is open to the public Monday – Friday from 8am-5pm and Saturday’s (October through April) from 8am-noon

Exercise Equipment

Free for use to the public, we have a variety of fitness equipment pieces available.  Patrons must be 16 years of age or older to use the fitness equipment at the Rec Center.  Equipment available include (3) treadmills, (2) stationary bikes, elliptical trainer and a 12 position weight machine.  Just contact the Rec Center to arrange a time to fill out a pre-exercise questionnaire and receive how-to-use equipment instructions.

Billiard and Ping Pong Tables

One of the biggest hits at the recreation center besides the swimming pool are the billiard and ping pong tables. Everyday the tables are used by pool players of all abilities. All you need to do is come out and play. We have everything you need to play.

Horseshoe Pits

Located on the north side of the building. This is a fun and exciting game for the whole family. The horseshoes are located in the building at the front desk. Just Ask!

Computer Classes

The Big Creek Park Recreation Center now teaches computer classes for beginning users who want to learn the basics of computer use. Participants will learn how a computer works, how to access the internet and perform basic searches and will set up their own email account. Please call the recreation center at 647-7665 for more information.

Canton Duplicate Bridge Club

This card group meets every Tuesday from noon – 4:00 P.M. There is a fee of $2 to help cover expenses for the club and lessons are offered to those who do not know how to play. For more information Contact Directors Caryl Harrison at 647-2894 or Carol Umbach at 543-6691. Coffee is served.

Bingo
Bingo takes place at the Recreation Center on the 1st Thursday, 2nd Wednesday, 3rd Tuesday, and 4th Thursday of each month.  They are sponsored by Sunset Rehab Facility, Heartland, Renaissance Care Suites, and Courtyard Estates and begin at 10:30am

Monday Night Dance

Come out and dance the night way! Every Monday night from 6:00 P.M.- 8:30 P.M. you can enjoy a night of dancing to a variety of music. We also do line dancing which is taught the first part of the night. Free coffee is provided.

YWCA Mature Aerobics Class

Get fit with the YWCA and the Canton Park District.  This is an exercise group that meets every Tuesday and Thursday in the fall and winter from 8:15 am – 9:00 am.  The sessions are 6 weeks long with 12 classes.  Please contact the YWCA for pricing info and schedule.