Doris Miller Community Center

Photo of the front of the Doris Miller Community Center building.

The newly-renovated Doris Miller Community Center (1020 Elm Ave., Ste. 800L) opened to the public in July 2023 and provides a variety of classes, programs and camps throughout the year. The center includes a gym, a banquet room, meeting rooms, computer lab, outdoor play area and a wellness center. For information on programs and events, call (254) 750-1956.

Wellness Center

Doris Miller Community Center offers memberships and day passes to its wellness center, which features a wide variety of weight and cardio machines to help you achieve your fitness goals. Purchase a day pass for just $2 or buy a 30-day membership for $30 (good for 30 visits taken at any time).

Wellness center hours:

  • Mondays - Thursdays | 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Fridays | 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturdays | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Fitness Classes


Looking to amp up your fitness routine in a fun and high-energy group environment? Give Zumba a try for just $5/class, and dance your way to a healthier you! Classes are offered from 7-8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Must be at least 16 years of age to participate.

Kendo Martial Arts

Kendo is the martial art of Japanese fencing and promotes physical, mental and cultural learning. Classes are offered on Saturdays. The cost is $10/month for students and $20/month for adults. Registration required.

Saturday class schedule:

  • Beginners: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Intermediate: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Advanced: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Programs & Activities

Our team of dedicated staff work year-round to provide quality programs and activities for Waco’s youth, adults and senior citizens. In addition to enabling health, recreation and fitness for people of all ages and abilities, the centers serve as anchors of many of our neighborhoods and support a healthy environment and strong communities. Below is a quick snapshot of what is offered throughout the year. Check out our calendar for the latest updates and offerings.

  • After-School Care
  • Summer Youth Camp
  • Holiday Break Camp
  • Fitness Classes
  • Open Gym
  • Youth, Adult, Family and Senior Programming
  • Special Events

Computer Lab

Doris Miller Community Center's computer lab offers a quiet workspace that is available for public use at no cost. The lab is open during the center's regular operating hours, with some exceptions. Please note the lab is closed when after-school care programs and youth camps are taking place.

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1020 Elm Ave., Suite 800L, Waco, TX 76704  View Map

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