The Gulf Coast Trades Center offers a variety of exercises through it's Physical Education Program and recreation activities. A new gymnasium which has an enclosed weight room and a large electronic scoreboard, donated by Citizens Bank of Texas was completed in March of 2004. Hours of basketball and volleyball are played each day in the facility.
Outdoor activities which keep the student population busy are flag football, softball, soccer and volleyball. Adjacent to the baseball and football fields is an outdoor, covered pavilion which is available for basketball and weight lifting on nice days.
During the spring and summer months the students enjoy the coolness of the beautiful Olympic size swimming pool which has certified lifeguards on duty throughout these seasons.
Through the Texas Association of Charter Schools, students participate in leagues and tournaments using their talents and skills in the following sports; flag football, volleyball, baseball, track, and basketball.