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Coleman-Bush Building

exterior of the Coleman-Bush Building


1104 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33805

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8 AM-5 PM
Some programs and activities may occur outside of normal operational hours

Upcoming Events



The Coleman-Bush Building is a multi-purpose facility with attractive amenities including several rooms serving as rental space, meeting rooms, classrooms, and a dance studio. This building is a fitting location for a wide range of events including weddings, receptions, reunions, and many other types of gatherings.


  • Safety Procedures to Help Curb the Spread of the Coronavirus
    • Patrons requested to wear masks when entering the facility and traveling through common areas. Masks may be removed once stationary as long as you are able to maintain a 6' distance from fellow patrons
    • Bathrooms will close several times throughout the day for staff to clean and disinfect
    • Classes
      • Any facility equipment used will be disinfected after class
  • Rental Spaces

    The Coleman-Bush Building has a variety of space types to accommodate all kinds of events, from meetings to parties.

    Check out the Parks & Recreation Reservations & Rentals Page for more info on the following spaces:

    Room A
    Room B
    Room C

  • Ongoing Activities & Classes

    Fitness Classes

    A low-intensity workout class geared to increase circulation, improve cardiovascular function, and boost circulation
    Instructor: Lolita Berrien
    Mondays: 5:30 - 6:30 PM

    Yoga stretches that strengthen the body through a series of postures in which you support your own weight and focus on conscious breathing.
    Instructor: Danielle Berry
    Thursdays: 5:30 – 6:30 PM
    $5 per class

    Hobby / Special Interest

    This class will teach seniors about the basics of computers and help them gain understanding and confidence while using the computer.
    9/13 Computer basics
    9/15 Internet Basics
    9/20 Email Basics
    9/22 MS Word
    9/27 MS Excel
    9/29 Social Media
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    10 AM - 12 PM
    Limited to 12 participants
    Call, email, or stop by to register

    Participants engage in activities on the piano and in theory explorations; and play classical, popular, and religious songs.
    Instructor: Lolita Berrien
    Wednesdays: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
    Ages 6 and up
    $30 per month

    A fun interactive dance class that teaches: Ballroom, Salsa, Tango, and many other dance routines. No experience is necessary and beginners are welcomed!
    Instructor: Ken Miller
    Tuesdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 PM
    Age- 55+
    $3.00 per class

    Children's & Youth Programming

    This program uses the creative art of modeling to help the youth build confidence as well as respect for others. The class will also cover runway skills, interviewing skills, proper etiquette, and more!
    Instructors: Kwane/ Ronisha
    Tuesdays: 5:30 – 7 PM
    Ages 3 - 19
    Sept. 13 - May 16

    Basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, and coordination creative movement, music, and mime in a supportive and supervised environment.
    Instructors: Elease Whitehurst

    Ages 3 - 7
    5:30 - 6:15 PM
    $25 per month

    Ages 7 - 13
    6:30 - 7:30 PM
    $30 per month

    Tutoring is provided to K-8th graders by certified PCSB teachers. Participants receive help in reading, mathematics, language arts, and computer skills. Help with homework is also provided.
    Instructors:  Bernice Chestang, Donna Robinson
    Tuesday- Thursday: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
    Free - Registration required. Must meet CDBG requirements; call for more information
    Offered during the regular school year.


    If you have an interest in teaching a class at the Coleman-Bush Building, fill out this online form.


  • User Check-In
    • All program participants should check in at the front counter prior to attending classes
    • Program participants will be registered in the participant program and issued an identification tag.