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E.S. Cobb Resource Center


  1. After School Program
  2. Baseball/Softball
  3. Computer Lab
  4. Fitness/Weight Room
  5. Free WiFi
  6. Gymnasium
  7. Kitchen
  8. Meeting Rooms
  9. Restrooms
  10. Small Library
Cobb Resource Center is open five days a week and is host to a wide variety of activities and programs for all ages.  Cobb Resource Center is surrounded by a playground, covered shelter and park. The facility offers a fitness room with cardio equipment and free weights, computer lab, meeting rooms, a gymnasium and a kitchen.  

Youth Programs

Play School
A fun learning environment which offers a beginner curriculum (alphabets, numbers, colors, shapes, etc.). Kids will also play outside, eat lunch and take a nap.
Location: Arts & Crafts Room
Dates: Monday - Friday
Time: 7:30am - 1:30pm
Ages: 3 - 4

After School Program
A safe after-school environment that includes homework time, arts & crafts, organized games and a healthy snack. 
Days: Monday - Friday 
Time: 2:00 - 6:00pm
Ages: 5 - 12
Cost: $30 per month city / $37 non city

After school participants in this age range are grouped and read to, then are asked to read. They are taught the meaning of words and word recognition.
Days: Mon - Thurs
Time: 3:00 – 3:30pm
Ages: 5 - 10
FREE (open to those enrolled in after school)

After school kids learn the importance of each field by doing an activity or experiment derived from each learning area (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math).
Days:  Mon – Fri
Time: 3:30-4:30
Cost: Included with After School Program 

Hungry for Justice Kids Cooking Classes
Kids learn to make healthy meals and snacks then take the ingredients home to make a meal for their family! Sponsored by the AWKO Justice Foundation and community partners. 
Days: 4th Friday of each month
Check Facebook for dates-some classes held at C.A. Weiss Elementary
Time: 4:30 - 6:30pm 
Ages: All kids welcome!
Cost: Free

Youth Drama Club
For youth interested in dancing, singing, and acting. We put on shows 3 times a year in our gym area showcasing what the children have learned. Thanksgiving play. Christmas play, Black History play, etc.
Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Ages: 5-12
Cost: Included with After School 

Youth Sports

Youth Basketball Camp
Youth will learn the fundamentals of basketball. We teach dribbling, passing, shooting, where to be on defense and how to be on defense. 
Registration begins on September 3, 2019. 
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $20

Youth Basketball League
Cobb Center Youth League is made up of participating youth in our various programs. We train, divide teams, and play. Everyone plays. 
Registration begins on November 4, 2019.
Days: Mon-Fri
Time: TBA
Ages: 5-14
Cost: TBD

Youth Competitive Basketball
Registration begins on November 4, 2019. Deadline to register is January 6, 2020. 
Cost per team: $250 with discount if bringing multiple teams.

Senior Adult Programs

Seniors Program
A social gathering for seniors who enjoy exercising, playing bingo, listening to oldies, taking shopping trips to Destin, eating at restaurants, going to casino or just chatting it up with other members of the group.
Location: Multi-purpose room
Days: Monday – Friday
Times: 7:00am – 12:00pm
Age: 50+
Cost: $5/month

Senior Lunch Program
A healthy lunch for Seniors provided by Council on Aging. Must be registered.
Location: Multi-purpose room
Days: Monday – Friday
Times: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Ages: 55+

Senior Exercise
A short but hearty exercise for Seniors usually led by a DVD but occasionally taught by a seasoned professional.
Location: Gym
Days: Monday – Friday
Times: 9:30am – 10:00am
Ages: 50+
Cost: $0

Vera's Healthy Juicing
Days: Mondays
Time: 10am
Ages: 50+
Ms. Vera shows how to prepare a healthy mix of vegetables or fruit blended into a
liquid mix of goodness.

Senior Casino Trips
Every 3rd Thursday a month, Cobb Senior's enjoy a comfortable ride to Biloxi to take in the sites, eat at the buffet and even play the slots. Spots are taken up fast so register early (non-members).
Days: Thurs.
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Cost: $10

Friday Fish Fry
Join us each Friday for a Fish Fry! Our Senior Group looks forward to this every week. We play Bingo and eat the catch of the week cooked to perfection by Myra and served with a side of grits! Free with senior program membership. Last Friday of the month we have chips, hot dogs, and birthday cake! 
Day: Fridays
Time: 10:30 -11:30 am 
Ages: 50-up

Adult Programs

Weight & Cardio Room
Our weight and cardio room is open to the public during normal operating hours.
cost: $1 per day or $10 a month, Free for those over 50 years. Users 14-16 must be accompanied by an adult, no users under 14.

after school program, baseball/softball, computer lab, fitness/weight room, gymnasium, kitchen, meeting room, restrooms, small library, free Wifi