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Rent Willis S. Johns Recreation Center

Rental Information

Willis S. Johns Center, within Fossil Park, is located in an active Northeast part of St. Petersburg. The center was named in 1971 in honor of Colonel Willis S. Johns, USAF Ret in recognition of his contributions to the community in the Meadowlawn area. The 12,500 square foot center is a busy hub with a large selection of classes including dance, karate, gymnastics, language and the long-time running Slimnastics, an adult exercise class, to mention a few. It houses a 6700 square foot gymnasium with a full size basketball court and two studio rooms that can be rented out by the general public for events. Fossil Park, named for the large number of Indian artifacts and fossils on the property, contains a skate park, pool, two outdoor basketball courts, six tennis courts, four baseball fields and a fitness trail.

Available to Rent

Room Types Weekday Rental Fees (hourly) Weekend Rental Fees (hourly)
Studio 1
(25 max. occupancy)
$18.00 $38.00
Room 4
(100 max. occupancy)
$37.00 $57.00
(200 max. occupancy)
$67.00 $87.00

Rental Map

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