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Fricker Resource Center


  1. Auditorium/Ballroom/Event Space
  2. Computer Lab
  3. Exercise Classes
  4. Fitness/Weight Room
  5. Free WiFi
  6. Game Rooms
  7. Gymnasium
  8. Kitchen
  9. Meeting Rooms
  10. Pre-School Room
  11. Restrooms
Fricker Resource Center provides services five days a week Monday-Friday and is available for weekend rentals.  We are here to improve the quality of life for all area residents by providing a wide variety of leisure and cultural activities, special events and services that encourage health, exercise, fitness, relaxation, enjoyment and learning. The facility offers a fitness room with cardio equipment and free weights, computer lab, meeting rooms, a gymnasium and a kitchen.  Outside the facility offers a playground and baseball field as well as open space. 

Youth Programs

After School Academy
Daily activities include arts & crafts, games, homework help and more. This program will serve children at Global Learning Academy, S.L. Jones Elementary, and Jacqueline Harris Preparatory Academy.
Dates: Monday - Friday
Time: 2:30pm - 6:00 pm
Ages: 5 - 12
Weekly Cost: $11 City Residents, $14 Non-City Residents (per month)

Learning the importance of each skill by doing an activity designed for that particular day.
Days:  Mon-Science, Tues-Technology, Wed-Engineering, Thurs-Arts, Fri-Math
Time:  4:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: Included in After School Program

Recreational League Basketball
Come join in the fun with out annual recreational basketball league!
Dates: Practice begins Nov. 4th, 2019. League play will open on Dec. 18th, 2019.
Cost: 7U-$25/ 10U-$35/ 12U- $35/ 14U- $50 perplayer. Based on age on September 1, 2019.
Register online or bring this registration packet to the center. 

AAU Cross Country- G.O.A.T. Farm
Come train with the best cross country athletes in the area as we prepare to compete in the AAU Cross Country National Championship Meet.
Day: Tues, Thurs
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Ages: 11-18
Cost: $150, fee coers travel cost to Knoxville, TN, meet registration, and lodging.

Adult Programs

Argentine Tango

Come learn the basics of tango from two top-notch instructors.  It’s fun, fast, and free each Friday evening. This is a great way to learn the Tango, exercise, and meet new friends.
Day: Fridays
Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Ages: 18-up
Cost: Free

Aerobics with Sonshine
Get up and get moving!  Exercise with us and shine at the same time.
Days: Thursdays
Time: 6:30 - 7:30pm
Ages: 18 & up
Cost: Free

Recreational Basketball
Come shoot around, work on skills, or get in a game of pick-up basketball.
Day: Mon, Wed-Fri
Time: 8:00am- 2:00pm (18-up) / 6:00-9:00pm (5-up)
Cost: $1

30 and Over Basketball
Come join a pickup game or two with people ages 30 and older.
Day: Tues
Time: 6:00-9:00pm
Ages: 30-up
Cost: $1

Pensacola Table Tennis Club
Days: Mon, Thurs
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Ages: 18-up 
Cost: $1
*No cost for children to play

Shake It Up Hip Hop Dance
This hip hop inspired line dancing class is for people of all ages. Partner or not, you will have a blast and sneak in a cardio workout at the same time!
Day: Wed
Time: 6:00-7:30pm
Ages: 18-up
Cost: Free

Weight & Cardio Room
Get fit and tone up. Our fitness center has the equipment for aerobic and anaerobic exercise to reshape your body. Exercise at your own pace without the pressures of other fitness and exercise centers.
Days: Mon - Fri
Time: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Ages: 18 & up
Cost: $1/day or $10/month, 50+ FREE

Mature Adults 50+

Days: Monday - Friday
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Ages: 50 & up
Cost: $0.50 per card for Gold Club members/ $1 per card for non-members

Gold Club
"Where age is just a state of mind." Fun and engaging activities every weekday.
Days: Monday- Friday
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Ages: 50 & up
Cost: $5 per month

Senior Lunch Program
A hearty lunch for seniors provided by Council on Aging. To reserve a meal call 850-266-2512 the prior day.
Days: Monday - Friday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Ages:  60 & up
Cost:  Free, recommended $2 donation

auditorium/ballroom/event space, computer lab, exercise classes, fitness/weight room, game rooms, gymnasium, kitchen, meeting rooms, pre-school room, restrooms, free wifi