RECREATIONAL ENRICHMENT CENTER
Located at 1540 Sawdust Rd. in The Woodlands, TX.... right inside of Journey Church.
Affordable classes for children ranging in age from preschool through high school.
Venue center offering space for theatrical productions, conferences, banquets and other large group events.
Athletic facility, featuring a full basketball court, a short court, and a new Dr. Dish shooting machine available for rent along with a small gym perfect for a workout.
BANQUETS, CONFERENCES, LARGE GROUP EVENTS
Plan your next event here
DR. DISH SHOOTING MACHINE
Want to improve your shot? Schedule to use our shooting machine!
MEETING ROOMS & BUSINESS CONVENTION CENTER
THEATRE, DANCE, PERFORMING ARTS VENUE
PROGRAMS CURRENTLY MEETING AT OUR FACILITY
JOYFUL SOUND! HOMESCHOOL CHOIR AND PERFORMING ARTS
Directed by Mrs. Paula Spencer
Joyful Sound has been singing and serving in the Houston homeschool community for nearly 30 years. This dynamic group provides a strong music education including instruction in the TPSMEA and TMEA music competition processes. Stage presence and performance skills are learned through preparation for the fall, Christmas, and Spring performances. Joyful Sound takes two weeks out of every year during the Christmas season to minister to the Houston community in what is knows as Ministry Season. To learn more about this group, click the contact button below
MAGNIFY SCHOOL OF DANCE
Artistic Director: Lauren Reitzammer
Magnify School of Dance offers classes in a variety of genres including ballet, pointe, hip hop, jazz, ballroom, & tumbling. Magnify also has several dance teams for students who are interested in a higher level of dance with extra performance and ministry opportunities. Magnify has campuses all over houston, with one of their home bases being REC. Click the contact link below to learn how your family can be a part of Magnify Dance!
POINTS NORTH THEATRE COMPANY
Sean Thompson-Artistic Director
Points North brings you engaging entertainment that's fun for the whole family! They offer a Children's Series & an Evening Series that are not to be missed! Visit their link below to learn more about their upcoming shows and how to get involved with their program!
THANK YOU TO OUR INSPIRE! HOMESCHOOL CONFERENCE SPEAKERS, VENDORS AND ATTENDEES FOR A GREAT CONFERENCE!
Journey Church for hosting us (journeychurch.church)
Paula Spencer delivered our keynote. Paula is the founding director of the oldest homeschool choir in the Houston area. Joyful Sound! Choir opened up our conference with a performance of the Star Spangled Banner. (www.joyfulsoundchoir.org)
Magnify Dance Company performed a dance to further inspire us to be joyful. Magnify is offering classes at REC this year, so visit their website if you want to join this awesome, talented dance group!
Renee LoDolce presented a workshop on college out of the box & Reflections from a "retired" homeschool mom (www.collegeoutofthebox.com)
Jube Dankworth presented a workshop on Texas Field Trips & Frugal Homeschooling (texashomeeducators.org)
HSLDA attorney, Tom Sanders presented a workshop on the history of homeschooling in Texas and gave us an overview of our rights as homeschooling families. HSLDA sent some excellent literature booklets to REC, feel free to stop by anytime and pick up your copy. And dont forget to consider a membership with HSLDA, the longest standing homeschool legal advocacy group in the US. (www.hslda.org)
Battleground Ministries presented the topic of preventing the culture from capturing our kids/families. They encouraged us to live strong in the culture and gave practical tools and resources to give hope and help to overcome. Visit their website for access to some of their fabulous tools! (www.battlegroundministries.org)
Lara Aston spoke about how to homeschooling through difficult circumstances (such as a medically fragile child).
Lori Huber spoke on overcoming overwhelm, encouraging us to not listen to the lies the enemy tells us that overwhelm us (you aren't good enough) and shared on her own personal struggle with depression and what the other side of that looks like today. If you missed her at the conference, you can visit Lori's blog at
Spell to Write and Read instructors, Carolyn Gibbons and Rhonda Bedee presented a mini-crash course on how to use this spelling program. Rhonda and Carolyn teach this course throughout the state of Texas, so visit their website to find out when their next session is so that YOU can learn how to use this program in your homeschool! (sir-texastrainers.net)
We also had some wonderful vendors come out and we would like to recognize them and point you in the direction of their business.
Usborne book distributer, Virginia Buchanan can be reached at
Relentless Performance (personal trainer) owner Cherry Stebbins can be found on Facebook by searching relentless performance magnolia
Homeschool Sports, offering PE classes to homeschoolers, can be reached by contacting Coach Jake at 801-787-1458
Lyndi Tuschl, Owner of In The Details photography, will be offering homeschool picture day at REC on September 24 & 25. You can check out Lyndi's work at
Soli Deo Gloria is a homeschool coop (not meeting in REC) that offers academic and art instruction. Visit them at sdghouston.org
Extraordinary Education is a homeschool enrichment program (not meeting in REC) that offers a variety of homeschool academic enrichment as well as electives. visit them at
A super huge thank you to everyone who was part of INSPIRE 2019!
REC is an event center that hosts events such as weddings, corporate events, conferences, business seminars & commercial kitchen space. Our vision is to allow the homeschool community to use this space for coop classes, sporting events, performing arts & extra curricular activities. Our plan is to host homeschool conferences to better equip families on their homeschool journey and act as a support to the homeschool community in general.
Our 30,000 square foot building sits on 2 beautiful acres. We have over 14 classrooms, a full gym, a small gym, a commercial kitchen and a fabulous performing arts area that accommodates seating up to 400.
1540 Sawdust Rd. The Woodlands TX 77380