Royal Avenue Recreation Center

Royal Avenue Recreation Center
420 N Royal Ave
Florence, AL 35630

Kevin Medley;; (256) 760-6426

Felecia Smith;; (256) 760-6425

Swim Team Coach:
Chelsea Hughes
;; (256)760-6425

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Swimming Pool Contact:

(256) 718-5187

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Pool Open Memorial Day - Labor Day

Pool Hours:
Tuesday-Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

$4.00 per person

Pool Parties:

Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights only starting 1rst full week of June through July.

Rate:          Up to 75 people…… $200.00 (includes Recreation pool and kiddie pool)

                    Up to 76-100 people….. $225.00 (includes Recreation pool and kiddie pool)         

                    101-300 people… $275.00 (includes Competition pool, Recreation pool and kiddie pool)

Classes at Royal Avenue Recreation Center

Fitness – Certified Instructor, Linda Clanton leads low-impact aerobics and floor exercise classes at Broadway Recreation Center, call 256-760-6418.

Swimming - Various classes are offered for infants through adults. A registration fee is charged.  For more information please visit:
Or call 256-246-9622.

Tennis – League play is available on various Park and Recreation Courts around the city. Free play is also available. For more information please contact the Athletics office at 256-760-6628.  To report maintenance issues please call 256-760-6425 or 256-760-6416.

Clubs and Organizations that meet at Royal Avenue Recreation Center:

AARP – American Association of Retired Persons. Meets the third Thursday of each month for a covered dish lunch at Royal Ave. Recreation Center from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Bridge – Competitive clubs play on Monday and Wednesdays from 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.  For more information please contact Mr. Cale at

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Florence Senior Citizen Center - Non-competitive play on Wednesdays from 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cheer Club – Activities for the mentally and physically challenged. Meets at Royal Ave. Recreation Center the first Monday of the month from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. For more information please call 256-760-6425.

Dulcimer Club – “Friday Fritters” meet at Royal Ave. Recreation Center each Friday morning from 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon. For more information call 256-760-6425.

Music Group - The Music group meets every Tuesday morning from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Royal Avenue Recreation Center to practice Gospel, Country and Bluegrass selections.  For more information call 256-760-6425. 

Quad-Cities Square Dance – Square dancers meet every Thursday from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Royal Avenue Recreation Center. Open to singles and couples. Line dancing is also incorporated and fee classes offered during the “Introduction to Dance Night.” For more information call 256-760-6425.

Florence Alabama Swim Team - Florence Alabama Swim Team is a competitive swim program for ages 6 – 18. The swim team is affiliated with USA Swimming and the Tennessee Valley Conference. For more information call 256-760-6425 or visit the FAST facebook page at:

Tennessee River Woodcarvers – Shoals area woodcarvers meet at Royal Ave. Recreation Center the second and fourth Monday evening of each month from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. For information call 256-760-6425.