Emanuel P. Johnson Recreation Center

After School Programs Summer Recreation Programs Fitness Room

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Location and Hours

Location

5855 S. 78th St.
Tampa, FL 33619

Hours

Center Hours:

  • Mon.- Fri. - 11 AM to 9 PM
  • Sat. - 9 AM to 2 PM
  • Sun. - Closed

Contact

(813) 671-7700

Entrance Fee

Rec Center: Free

Fitness Center: $10 per month

About

Kids, Teens & Families Class/Activity Schedule

Dance and Baton

Description:
Twirling combines dance, agility, coordination, flexibility, gymnastics, and many more skills, while manipulating a single baton or multiple batons
Age group:
3 - 5; 6 & up
Begins:
All Year Round
Times:
Sat. from 9:30 to 11:30 AM.
Cost:
$10 per session
Contact:
Wynette Wright at (305) 924-4904

Family Basketball

Description:
Shoot some hoops or join a pick-up game.
Age group:
5 & up (5 to 12 must be accompanied by an adult)
Begins:
All Year Round
Times:
Sat. from noon to 1:30 PM
Cost:
Free

Martial Arts

Description:
Self-defense classes offered to beginners, intermediate and adults that teaches discipline, strength training and helps to develop confidence
Age group:
5 - 14; 15 & up
Begins:
All Year Round
Times:
Three classes on Tues. from
6:15 to 6:45 PM
6:45 to 7:30 PM
7:30 to 8:15 PM
Cost:
$5 per class

Adults Class/Activity Schedule

Fitness Center

Description:
Self-paced using weights and exercise equipment
Age group:
Adult (18+); 16 & 17 allowed with an adult
Begins:
Year round
Days & Time:
Mon. - Thurs. 11 AM to 8:30 PM
Fri. 1 to 8:30 PM
Sat. 9 AM to 1:30 PM
Cost:
$10 per month

35 and Over Basketball

Description:
Pick-up games for anyone 35 years and older.
Age group:
Adults (35+)
Begins:
Aug. 17, 2018
Times:
Fri. from 6 to 8:30 PM
Cost:
Free

Adult Basketball

Description:
Shoot some hoops or join a pick-up game.
Age group:
Adults (18+)
Begins:
All Year Round
Times:
Weds. from 6 to 8:30 PM
Cost:
Free

Badminton

Description:
A racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net.
Age group:
Adult (18+)
Begins:
All Year Round
Times:
Mon. from 6 to 8:30 PM
Cost:
Free

Chicago Line Dance

Description:
Soft, smooth and flowing repetitive dance steps done alone or with a partner to smooth jazz sounds and R&B music
Age group:
Adult (18+)
Begins:
All year round
Times:
Mon. from 7 to 8 PM
Cost:
$10 per class

Pickleball

Description:
A racquet sport combining elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. You’ll have a blast!
Age group:
Adult (18+)
Begins:
All Year Round
Time:
Mon. from 11 AM to 1 PM
Tues. - Thurs. from 11 AM to 2 PM
Thurs. from 6 - 8:30 PM
Sat. from 9 AM to Noon.
Cost:
Free

Volleyball

Description:
Get your heart rate up as you spike the ball!
Age group:
Adult (18+)
Begins:
All Year Round
Times:
Tues. from 6 to 8:30 PM
Cost:
Free

Recreation programs

Additional information

  • The Emanual P. Johnson recreation center shares the location with the Larry Sanders Progress Village Sports Complex
  • The sports complex is a 120 acre facility with batting cages, four baseball fields, and two football fields, including one with artificial sports turf
  • This facility has meeting room rentals

Amenities

  • After School Programs
  • Basketball Court
  • Fitness Classes
  • Fitness Room
  • Restrooms
  • Room Rental
  • Summer Recreation Programs
  • Volleyball