Joe Farmer Recreation Center

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Operational Changes

On March 16, 2020, the City of Allen initiated a local disaster declaration for public health emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Many City facilities have closed or modified operations in response to this declaration.

Joe Farmer Recreation Center Closed Until Further Notice

Recreation center events and programs also canceled during this time. Registration, reservations and rentals are suspended until further notice. Refunds will be offered on impacted activities. Details.

About Joe Farmer Recreation Center

Joe Farmer Recreation Center offers a variety of preschool, youth and adult classes, programs and special events. Register for classes and programs online or in-person. For more information, call 214.509.4750 or check out the recreation guide to find out about upcoming classes and programs at the facility. All of our facilities feature handicap-designated parking and are wheelchair accessible. Most have automatic front doors and several have extra-wide parking spaces for ramped accessible vehicles.

1201 E. Bethany Dr.
Allen, TX 75002

Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday, 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday, 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 6 p.m.*

Recreation Guide
LIFE (Summer 2020)
LIFE (Winter/Spring 2020)

Birthday Parties
All-Star Party Package
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