1250 East Burleigh St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
*Enter from the Burleigh St. door & proceed to Administration Office.
Gaenslen is the home of a Community Learning Center, swimming programs (infants to adults), therapeutic recreation's swim program for children (ages 3 and up), adaptive sports' Quad Rugby (ages 15 yrs. and up), and self-defense (adults). Programs may vary per season.
Gaenslen School is the location of the Alice Bertschy Kadish Weaving Center. Weaving classes, basket making and other fiber art classes are offered to adults, Monday through Thursday, from 9 AM to 8:30 PM. Weaving classes and studio time are offered for beginners through intermediate weavers who learn to create a variety of projects on the loom. For weaving students, there are also educational seminars. Weaving classes are provided to Gaenslen students by volunteers from Wisconsin Handweavers, allowing the children to experience a new dimension in their exploration of art. Studio time is available to experienced weavers, for a fee. The Weaving Center is open year round during school hours.
Weaving Office Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
Call (414) 267-5771 at the times listed above. You may leave
a message on their answering machine.
Call (414) 475-8811 for information
about Gaenslen Recreation
Center's other programs between 8 AM and 5 PM.