Simpson Park Community Center


A picture of young residents watering plants

1725 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33805 | 863.834.2577

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 10 AM - 9 PM | Saturday 8 AM - 6 PM | Sunday 11 AM - 5 PM


Simpson Park Community Center Features: 

  • Two (2) multipurpose rooms
  • Game room
  • Kitchen
  • Separate men’s & women’s weight rooms
  • Study hall facility
  • Computer center
  • Spacious gymnasium which houses two full-size basketball courts
  • Tennis court
  • Two (2) basketball courts
  • Playground
  • Softball field (newly renovated)

This indoor/outdoor facility allows the Parks and Recreation Department the opportunity to provide comprehensive recreation programming to suit the varied needs and interests of the North Lakeland Community. Instructional classes, sports leagues, recreational play, fitness and special event programming ensure constant activities.

Parks and Recreation scan cards are required for all activities and classes. Due to limited enrollment, pre-registration and pre-payment is recommended and sometimes required for classes.


Fee structure

Fees are for fitness and gymnasium activities only; class fees are separate.

Fees:

  • $3 per visit
  • $40 per 20-visit gym & fitness room pass (Purchasing a pass saves you money!)

Guests:

  • Out-of-City: $4
  • Out-of-State: $5

All guests must check in upon entering the Simpson Park Community Center and sign a waiver of liability to participate.

Game Room:

  • All ages FREE

User Check-In:

  • All users must check in before being permitted to use the fitness areas and gymnasium.
  • New users will be required to register in the participant program and will be issued an identification tag.
  • Lost ID tags are subject to a $1 replacement fee.

Ongoing activities and classes:

All instructor-led activity and class fees are set by each individual instructor. In addition, the admission fee paid for activities and classes does not include access to the cardio room, weight rooms or any other ongoing activities. This access may be gained by paying a separate fee.


Weight & Cardio Room Rules

  • The minimum age requirement is 15 years old.
  • Participants 12-14 years of age may work out if accompanied by a parent or guardian, 18 years old and up.
  • Anyone under the age of 12 cannot use the fitness rooms due to insurance requirements.
  • All participants are encouraged to consult a physician before beginning any exercise program.

Men

Top quality Pro Maxima weight machines including leg extensions, leg sled, cable-crossover, biceps, chest press, free weight station , treadmills, elliptical and more.

Women

Top quality weight machines, various leg machines, squat rack, roman chair, outer thigh machine, treadmills, elliptical and more. Designated play area for toddlers  and infants.


Programs