Construction Update 

We are thankful for all the support we have received on this project!  Check out the time lapse construction video of your WAWM Recreation and Community Services!  Significant progress is being made!  We can't wait for you to see inside.

WAWM Timelapse November 2019 1
WAWM Timelapse November 2019 1

Family Trips 

Lincoln Park Zoo Lights - Sunday, December 15 th    1 - Approximately 9pm
Looking to start a new family holiday tradition?
Tis the season to celebrate bright lights and great family fun. The West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation & Community Services Department will be traveling by coach bus to Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago to visit their holiday lights display, Zoo Lights. The coach bus will depart from Nathan Hale Commons (West Entrance) at 1 pm and return to West Allis at approximately 9 pm. The zoo will be decorated with bright lights, 3D displays and musical light shows while offering fun activities such as free crafts for the children, photos with Santa, live ice sculpture carving, and a carousel and train rides. Families will have the opportunity to experience the lights together as they walk through the zoo, please dress for the weather. Participants may bring snacks and beverages for the bus ride.
$25 / $30 NR per Person


Thank you to everyone who joined the WAWM RCS Department on Saturday, November 30 th .  We hope you enjoyed your time with family and friends and were able to find some really great Super Saturday deals!  
Youth Sports

Don't forget Registration for 3-4 and 5-6 grade basketball 
(early bird)  ends on December 6th!

Time is running out and we want you to sign up for basketball!

Early Childhood 

Celebrate the Season with our Early Childhood teachers, 
Irving Fieldhouse

Holiday Fun with Marissa Meyer, Ages 3-8,  Looking for some time to finish some shopping, wrap presents or just take some time for yourself?   We are offering two dates Saturday December 21, 9 am -12 pm and Monday December 23,  4pm - 7 pm 
$15 Res / $23 NR

Gingerbread House Party with Natasha Ergen, Ages 3-6, 
Adult Optional
How is a gingerbread house made? Can you eat it? Come build your own gingerbread house and then you can take it home and eat it with your family or just put it on display, Saturday December 21, 1pm-2pm 
$5 Res / $8 NR


Kickstart YOUR Health - Go Vegetarian
Looking for a healthy start to the new year?  Don't miss Amberlea Childs as she shares the power of plant foods.

Adult Sports 

Are you looking to get back on the court or need an excuse to get out of the house with some friends?  If so, the WAWM RCS Department is still looking for adult men's basketball teams for our Monday-Thursday leagues.  Sign up right away as there are limited spots available.  If you have questions please contact Cory Thompson at  or 414-604-4938!

Community Groups 

The WAWM RCS is excited to partner with our Friends of Fine Arts programs in the community.  Those programs are Suburban Concert Band, Suburban Singers, West Allis Players and the WAWM Sinfonia.  Get the family together and celebrate the sounds of the holidays in some amazing performances.
Friday, December 6th - Suburban Concert Band 7:30pm at the Central Auditorium
  • Suburban Concert Band is a community band composed of both professional and amateur musicians from West Allis and the surrounding greater Milwaukee area.
Friday, December 13th - Suburban Singers in collaboration with WAWM Sinfonia 
  • Will present Vivaldi's Gloria with seasonal Choral and Symphonic Music.  The first half of each concert will feature an ensemble be each group.  The second half will be the groups performing together, followed by an audience sing-a-long of holiday favorites.

Visit to register online or stop in at 1205 S. 70th Street or purchase tickets at the door the night of the performance.


1205 S. 70th Street, First Floor, West Allis, WI 53214 
(414) 604-4900