Joe Farmer Recreation Center

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Operational Changes

The fitness floor at Joe Farmer Recreation Center is open with limited capacity. Members only.
This phased return to operations is planned to align with state guidelines and protect the health of both citizens and staff. Read more on reopening plans.

A modified roster of summer camps and activities will be announced soon, with a start date no earlier than June 15.

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 latest recreation guide to find out about upcoming classes and programs. 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.*

Birthday Parties

All-Star Party Package

Recreation Guide

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