Emanuel P. Johnson Recreation Center

After School Programs Esports Summer Recreation Programs Fitness Room

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Location and Hours


5725 S. 78th St.
Tampa, FL 33619


Center Hours:

  • Mon.- Fri. -9 AM to 9 PM
  • Sat. - 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Sun. - Closed


(813) 671-7700

Entrance Fee

Rec Center: Free

Fitness Center: $10 per month


Wellness Access Pass

The Parks & Recreation Wellness Access Pass gives residents 18 years and older access to a fitness center, open gym activities such as pickleball, badminton, volleyball, and select classes at one County recreation location. Once signed up for the pass, enroll in as many included activities at your selected location. The cost for the pass is $10 a month plus taxes.

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Class and activity schedules


Recreation programs

Additional information

  • The Emanuel 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


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