Alexander Hughes Community Center - Meeting & Activity SpacesAmenities:
- Air Conditioning
- Computer Lab
- Conference Rooms
- Dance Studio
- Entertainment/Game Room
- Gymnastics/Martial Arts Studio
- Multiple Activity/Classrooms
- Photography and Fine Arts Studio
- City Buildings
- Facility Rentals
- Hughes Center
The Alexander Hughes Community Center is a 31,000 square foot building located adjacent to Lewis Park. It opened in Summer 2001 and accommodates the Human Services Department Administrative Team.
Alexander Hughes Community Center Modified Hours
The Alexander Hughes Community Center now has modified hours and has reopened to the public on an appointment-only basis. The Hughes Center will be open Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Hughes Center is available for assistance in registering for classes, for purchasing CHWP parking passes, and to address general questions or concerns. Before visiting the Hughes Center, please be sure to call the Alexander Hughes Center at (909) 399-5490 to make a reservation. Front counter staff at the Hughes Center will be assisting individuals on an appointment basis only to ensure safety and respect social distancing guidelines. Face coverings are still required to enter the facility and hand gloves are strongly recommended. Hughes Center staff will maintain the sanitization of commonly used spaces in the facility. Please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html for additional information on how to protect yourself and others from the spread COVID-19.
Meeting and Activity Space Rental
The Alexander Hughes Community Center has various rooms available for Claremont non-profit organization usage. Reservations may be completed up to twelve (12) months in advance, but must be reserved one (1) month in advance.
- Application for Claremont Non-Profit Organizations Use [PDF]
- Application for CUSD Use [PDF]
- Call for pricing (Prices are subject to change)
The computer lab is open to the public and offers nine (9) computers with internet and printing access. All computer lab users are required to complete a registration card and provide a photocopy of a state issued identification card when first using the computer lab. Computer lab users can print for free, but must provide their own paper or purchase paper for 10¢ per page with a max of thirty (30) pages per person, per day. Please reference Computer Lab Rules for full detailing of computer lab usage.
Enjoy a game of pool, ping pong, or both! The room is equipped with a pool and ping pong tables, as well as seating areas. Pool and ping pong equipment may be checked out at the front desk for collateral. Guests are welcome to use their own equipment. Please reference Entertainment Lounge Rules for full detailing of lounge usage.
Filled with books, small toys, puzzles, and seating areas for adults and children, the Eucalyptus Room serves as a small entertainment space for younger children. Please reference Eucalyptus Room Rules for full detailing of room usage.
Operated by Children's Source LLC, the ABC's for Me Preschool & Tiny Tots Program offers full and half day programs for ages 2-5 years. Programs are located at the Alexander Hughes Community Center and Lewis Park.
For more information:
NAEYC Accredited License no. 198015976
Code of Conduct
The City of Claremont reserves the right to refuse service to individuals who do not abide by the Human Services individual facility's Code of Conduct, which may be found predominantly displayed at each facility. Individuals who are refused service for infractions of the Code of Conduct will either be refunded the prorated amount for the rest of the class or asked not to participate in recreation classes with the department in the future or be transferred to a different class.