Frederick Douglass R-Center


999 South Avenue

Hours Of Operation: M-F 2:30 - 9:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours Of Operation begin Monday, June 29: M-F 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Note that the closest public library to this R-Center is the Highland Branch at 971 South Avenue.


  • Register for an EZ RecPass, which gives you access to it all: top-notch team sports, outstanding arts programs, water skills classes, youth council leadership opportunities and more
  • Fun, skill-building friendships in the safe atmosphere of city recreation


  • Year-round recreation program for youth, teens and adults
  • Kids Cafe Dinner program during the school year
  • Saturday hours
  • Adult volleyball leagues
  • Seasonal special events
  • Collaborative programs with community agencies
    Ball Fields
  • Basketball Court - Inside
  • Basketball Court - Outside
  • Game Room, Gym
  • Play Apparatus
  • Weight Room


Rent the Gym

Download a Facility Use Permit Application to rent the space.
Effective January 5, 2015 permits payments must be made with: check, money order or credit card.
Effective July 1, 2015 we will no longer accept cash payment for permits of any kind.