The Simmons Center in Duncan, The Heart of the Chisholm Trail, Oklahoma, Voted Favorite Fitness Center by the Community as its 25th Anniversary Celebration Draws Near

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The Simmons Center's commitment to continually strive to provide the Duncan community and surrounding areas with the very best in entertainment, fitness and programs for everyone to enjoy won the unique facility the "Favorite Fitness Center" award.

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Duncan’s own Simmons Center is thrilled and proud to be named Favorite Fitness Center in Duncan! As we look forward to our 25th anniversary celebration in 2015, we are planning ways to be even better and offer a greater variety of classes. Thanks Duncan."

The Simmons Center in Duncan, Oklahoma wins, as selected by the community, the 2014 Favorite Fitness Center award.

An inspirational example of the Oklahoma "can-do" spirit is manifested in the L.B. and Ola Simmons Community Activities Center and Jack A Maurer Convention Center. The massive 105,000 square-foot facility houses a recreation center designed to meet the recreation and fitness needs of all ages through its outstanding design, state-of the art equipment and innovative programming. The elegant Jack A. Maurer Convention Center has the ability to host events with attendees ranging from five to nearly 1,000. Located within easy driving distance of Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Wichita Falls, Dallas and other areas of the southwest, it is a perfect venue for corporate and association meetings as well as private events such as family reunions and wedding receptions. The finale to this amazing facility is the exquisite performing arts theatre which has been heralded by performers all over the globe. Seating 750 in continental style seating, the Theatre showcases all of the performing arts as well as general sessions for conventions.

The Simmons Center strives to accomplish their mission of uniting recreation, the performing arts, and convention to build a healthier lifestyle for all. Executive Director Martha Burger was delighted with the award, “Duncan’s own Simmons Center is thrilled and proud to be named Favorite Fitness Center in Duncan! As we look forward to our 25th anniversary celebration in 2015, we are planning ways to be even better and offer a greater variety of classes. Thanks Duncan, we appreciate your support.”

January 3, 2015 will mark the Simmons Center's 25th year. Executive Director Martha Burger and all of the staff from the Simmons Center invite the community and the surrounding areas to join them that day for an all day 25th birthday celebration filled with lots of activities and prize drawings. The fun will continue through the month of January with lots of exciting things planned. January 8th will celebrate the past and create a dream for the future with a "black tie" Gala at the Jack A Maurer Convention Center. For information on the 25th Anniversary celebration or ways to make a donation to the Simmons Center or Jack A Maurer Convention Center please contact April Balthrop at 580-252-2900 ext 229.

Look forward to participating at the Simmons Center in the coming months. Youth basketball sign ups are happening now at the recreation center. Pee Wee League is grades K-2nd with a cost of $50 per player, that includes 10 games and clinic. Youth League is grades 3rd-6th with a cost of $60 per player, that includes 8 games, clinic and regional tournament. Join the Simmons Center for Kid's Night In November 14th and January 16th. This program is for kids 6 weeks to 11 years and is a special night for mom and dad to make plans out and leave the kids for a night of pizza, games, swimming and safe fun. Cost is $20 per child and is limited to 50 children, so sign up early! For additional information you can call the Simmons Center at 580-252-2900.

The Jack A Maurer Convention Center is hosting its Annual Daddy Daughter Dance December 12th. Cost is $30 per couple and $5 per additional daughter. Tickets are limited and can be purchased now by calling 580-252-2900 ext 240 or by stopping in Mon-Fri 8am to 4:30pm.

The Simmons Center extends a warm invitation to stop by for a tour. Whether deciding to join them just for the day or on a regular basis, experience these tremendous facilities and remarkable services located in Duncan, the Heart of the Chisholm Trail.

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