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John C. Phelps Recreation Center

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  1. Baseball Field
  2. Fitness Center
  3. Gymnasium
  4. Kitchen
  5. Large Meeting Room
  6. Outdoor Basketball Court
  7. Parking
  8. Playground
  9. Recreation Center
  10. Small Meeting Room
  11. Tennis Court
John C. Phelps Recreation Center is located in South Oak Cliff and is easily accessible from I-45 & Illinois/Overton. The center was built in 1978 and was originally name the Magna Vista Recreation Center because that was the neighborhood’s name. It was renamed the John C. Phelps recreation center in 1986. Mr. Phelps was one of the founders of the Black Chamber of Commerce.  Our park is complete with athletic fields, newly renovated playground, tennis courts, walking trail, and large picnic area with shade trees. John C. Phelps Recreation Center offers a wide variety of activities for all ages including cheerleading, youth dance instruction, after school program, adult fitness classes and senior activities. Our state of the art Fitness Center is the best kept secret in South Oak Cliff with a low monthly rate and no contracts.


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Click here to see programs offered at our recreation center.