Handy Recreation Center

Handy Recreation Center
1105 Beale St.
Florence, AL 35630

Nate Morris; nmorris@florenceal.org; 256-760-5182

Margaret Thompson; 256-760-6435

Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Open Memorial Day - Close July 29th

Pool Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday, 1:00-5:00 pm; Sunday, 2:00-5:00 pm

$1.00 per person

For rental information on the Handy Pool, please call (256) 760-6435

Special Classes the have been held at Handy Recreation Center:

  • Nutrition Class
  • Soup Kitchen
  • HIV Testing
  • Exercise Class
  • Feeding Program

Recreation Youth Programs held at Handy

  • Board Games - includes checkers, dominos, Scrabble, Connect Four
  • Card Games - UNO, Skip-Bo, many others
  • Billiards - Three billiards tables to choose from
  • Air Hockey - Very popular and fun game for any age
  • Arts & Crafts - Paper Mache', painting, card making
  • Kickball - Kickball games are played in the spring/summer/fall at Lewis Field beside Handy Gym
  • Jump Rope - There are jump rope competitions throughout the year at Handy. Kids love to jump rope and it is a great exercise to keep you in good shape.
  • Homework Help - If your child needs help with their homework, our staff is equipped to help that young student with their school assignments
  • Physical Fitness Activities - includes jogging, aerobics, cardio workouts
  • Basketball - All basketball activities are played at the Handy Gym
  • Flag Football - Flag Football games are played at Lewis Field. Great way to get that young athlete ready for the next level.
  • Karate Classes on Tuesday and Thursdays