A new Community Center is under development to replace the aging Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. The design provides the City with its first municipal gymnasium and expanded programming space for all Plant City area residents to enjoy. We will keep you posted as the process moves forward.
July 9 - 30% plans and cost estimate are approved by the City Commission and the project gets the green light to move forward.
June 7: Link to a newspaper article
June 5 - Public Meeting: Graphics and fly-around animation were presented for public input. Link to the animation.
May 22 and May 29: An advisory Group of locals selected by the City Commissioners met with staff and the architects to develop a conceptual plan for the building siting on the property and a potential exterior appearance.
April 23: Architectural firm selected by the City Commission
March 27: Proposals from several architectural firms were received and reviews began.
February 12: City Commission authorized staff to proceed with an RFP for architectural services.
SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM: Registration starts March 24 for the City-Wide Summer Youth Program! Program includes supervised activities such as arts/crafts, board games, and outdoor activities as well as field trips. The 9 week program starts June 4 and runs through August 3. Full fee payment reserves the child’s spot in the program and covers all program costs, tee shirt, trips and trip transportation. An information flyer is posted at the above link. Payment plan is available upon request and cash, check, money order or credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover only) are accepted. The program site, ages and fees for the 2018 program are:
Planteen Recreation Center – ages 6-15 – must have completed Kindergarten (bring last report card as proof)
$375 total per child for the 9 week program
Contact Recreation Division staff :
PLANTEEN RECREATION CENTER: Various programs are offered at the Planteen Recreation Center, 301 Dort Street.
Click this link for more information about the rec center or contact Recreation Supervisor Maggie Morona at the Planteen at email@example.com or 813-659-4256 to get information about the activities at the center!