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

Class Schedule

Daily

(Mon. - Sat.)

Weight Room
Description: Self-paced using weights and exercise equipment
Age group: 16 and up
Begins: All Year Round
Time: Monday - Thursday 11 AM to 8:30 PM; Friday 1 to 8:30 PM; Saturday 9 AM to 1:30 PM
Cost: $10 per month
Multiple Days Pickleball
Description: A racquet sport combining elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. You’ll have a blast!
Age group: Adult
Begins: All Year Round
Time: Mondays - 11 AM to 1 PM; Tuesdays - Thursdays -11 AM to 2 PM; Thursdays - 6:30 - 8:30 PM; Saturdays - 9 AM to Noon.
Cost: Free
Mondays Badminton
Description: A racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net.
Age group: Adult
Begins: All Year Round
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
  Chicago Line Dancing
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
Begins: 1/8/18
Time: 7 to 8
Cost: $10
Tuesdays Line Dancing
Description: Learn the latest Line Dancing from around the world that include Bachata, Cha-Cha, Waltz, Free Dance, etc.
Contact: Leticia Co at (813) 390-3303
Age group: Adult
Begins: Sept. 5
Time: Tuesdays -  11:30 AM to 12:30 p.m
Cost: $5/class
Volleyball
Description:Get your heart rate up as you spike the ball!
Age group: Adult
Begins: All Year Round
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 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 and up
Begins: All Year Round 
Time: 6:15 to 6:45 PM; 6:45 to 7:30 PM; 7:30 to 8:15 PM
Cost: $5 per class 
 Wednesday U-Jam Fitness
Description: U-JAM Fitness is an athletic dance fitness workout designed for all fitness levels that combines World Beats with easy to learn steps and high energy music for a workout that will keep your students coming back for more
Age group: 16 and up
Begins: All Year Round 
Time: 6:45 PM
Cost: $6 per class
Thursdays Open Court Basketball
Description: Shoot some hoops or join a pick-up game.
Age group: Adults 18 and up
Begins: All Year Round
Time: 6 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Fridays Teen Open Court Basketball
Description: Shoot some hoops or join a pick-up game.
Age group: 13 - 17
Begins: All Year Round
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Saturdays Dance and Baton
Description: Twirling combines dance, agility, coordination, flexibility, gymnastics, and many more skills, while manipulating a single baton or multiple batons
Contact: Wynette Wright at (305) 924-4904
Age group: 5 and up
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 AM.
Cost: $10 per session
Family Basketball
Description: Shoot some hoops or join a pick-up game.
Age group: 5 yrs and up (5 to 12 must be accompanied by an adult)
Begins: All Year Round
Time: Noon to 1:30 PM
Cost: Free

Recreation center

  • Indoor gym for basketball, volleyball, and pickelball
  • Weight/fitness center

Recreation programs

Classes

  • Fitness
  • Educational

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