About The Pioneer Center
After being closed for 1 year and 2 months the Pioneer Center opened its doors again on May 1, 2021 and we have been going strong. The Pioneer Center 1st opened its doors on April 29th, 1990 with a Grand Opening, which welcomed over 1,200 guest. The Pioneer Center continues to provide many services: it serves many senior citizens and acts as a Community Center for the City of Weatherford. The 12,000 square foot facility, one the largest and finest of its kind in Western Oklahoma is available for rent for various events and activities. Current health numbers are always a concern for us here at the Pioneer Center, but we work daily to maintain daily cleaning to keep all our guest safe.
The Pioneer Center provides many activities for all ages. For our senior citizens, the Pioneer Center provides arts and crafts, movies, music, local speakers, games, exercise programs, health services, social events, and special holiday celebrations. The seniors also take monthly day trips and have fun evenings out to local attractions, events, and restaurants. Most Tuesdays, we have local informational speakers who come and talk with our seniors before lunch, such as, our own Weatherford Mayor, Chief of Police, Fire Chief, and many others from local organizations or businesses in the City of Weatherford. A monthly newsletter provides information on events & activities which are held at the center. Newsletters can be found by clicking the Newsletter tab above, or you are welcome to pick one up at the beginning of each month at the Pioneer Center office.
The Pioneer Center is fortunate to have a small 15 passenger bus with a lift. We can pick up folks for the lunch-time Nutrition Program, Monday – Friday. We also use the bus for our senior trips and events from the center. Reservations are required for bus rides and there is a nominal fee. Please call the Pioneer Center office, at 580-772-1191, for reservations or questions concerning any bus trips or fees.
The best kept secret at the Pioneer Center is that it is available to rent for private groups or businesses for banquets, reunions, birthday parties, anniversaries, showers, business meetings, craft shows, fundraisers, square dances, dance recitals, pageants, and so much more. The building is handicap accessible with 3 exits that have automatic doors. We have several accommodating rooms of various sizes and prices. We offer extras such as a small stage, sound system with CD player or jacks for I-Pod, remote projector, drop-down projection screen, 65-inch smart TV with DVD player, piano, tables (several different sizes and shapes), chairs, and ice machine. Our parlor offers a 64-inch flat screen TV, which is great for viewing movies or hosting small meetings. Rental rates are very affordable and competitive for this area. The high quality of the facility makes it a great rental choice for any occasion or event. The center has an experienced event planner, Cheryl Burleigh, on staff to help with your next event. For more information on bookings or planning your next event, you can call the Pioneer Center between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday at 580-772-1191.
1000 Gartrell Place
Weatherford, OK 73096