Joe Louis Park & Johnson Recreation Center

 

 

 
Youth Golf Clinic — 12/2 6:00-7:30

The U of D Jesuit Johnson Recreation Center is offering its second Youth Golf Clinic for kids of ages 6-12. This event is free of charge and is open to the community. The event will cover golf basics and conclude with a mini-challenge and a chance to win a prize. Equipment will be provided for this event. A separate form MUST be completed for each enrollee. The registration deadline for this event is December 1, 2022.

Register today by completing the electronic registration form online!

 
Adult Education Program — Open Enrollment

In partnership with the St. Vincent Sarah and Fisher Center, the U of D Jesuit Johnson Recreation Center is offering Adult Education Programs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the North Center Campus known as Johnson Recreation Center. New enrollment intake is held during the hours listed.

Are you interested in learning more? Please complete the electronic inquiry form online!
 

 
Adult Group Fitness Classes — 10/13 - 12/22

In partnership with Fit 4 Life Health & Wellness, LLC., the Johnson Recreation Center is offering a 12 Week Group Fitness program that focuses on a variety of fitness levels to help participants build strength, flexibility, balance, endurance and much more!!

Register today by completing the electronic registration form online!

 
Adult Intro to Spanish — Coming Soon

Have you always wanted to learn another language? Come and join the community and our Director for our Four Week Introductory Course that offers some basic tools to get you started. This is an opportunity to learn from a university instructor at no cost! Don't miss this opportunity as space will be limited.

Membership Info

 
Join the Johnson Community today!

We welcome the community to join us in the re-opening of the historic Johnson Recreation Center. The new Performance, Athletics, Recreation Campus includes three fields on Joe Louis Park, and the 34,000 sq. ft. Johnson Recreation Center. The center provides large spaces for athletics, retreats, academic support programs, and community youth tutoring initiatives. Additionally, the center will be offering a variety of community activities and events throughout the calendar year.

Registration will be required for attendance to most events. Becoming a member is the first step of the process. Simply complete the online form(s) listed below and that's it! As events are scheduled, they will be posted below in the "Upcoming Events" section of the site.

Sign up today by completing the Adult Membership Form or Minor Membership Form online!

 


Recent Events

     

 

    

 

               

 

 

Coming Soon! Arts & Crafts activities for all ages in the new Arts & Crafts Community Room at Johnson Recreation Center. 

 

 

Coming Soon! Brush up on your computer skills in the new Computer Community Room at Johnson Recreation Center.

 

Coming Soon! Host your community group in the new Multipurpose Community Room or other other Meeting Rooms at Johnson Recreation Center.


Outdoor Facilities


Outdoor Basketball Court

The outdoor basketball court is open from dawn to dusk for public use unless reserved for a Special Event.


Joe Louis Park Playground

PlayGround is open from dawn to dusk for use unless reserved for a Special Event.


Sports Fields

The grass fields will open for use after August 15. This is to ensure the new sod takes root. Use of the grass fields is STRICTLY PROHIBITED until after August 15.


 

New full-size basketball court at
Johnson Recreation Center

Rental Requests

Want more information about having an event at Johnson Recreation Center?

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting requests for space rental at the facility. 
Submit an event request form to book space at the newly renovated U of D Jesuit Johnson Recreation Center at Joe Louis Park.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


 

Receptionist - Joe Louis Park & Johnson Rec. Center Campus

Job Summary: Serve as first point of contact for the Johnson Recreation Center. Duties include offering administrative and clerical support to the director. Welcome guests and greet people who visit the campus. Coordinate front desk activities, including distributing correspondence, redirecting telephone calls, and directing individuals to the appropriate locations. 


 


CONTACT US:


Hours of Operation:
Weekdays —10:00 - 3:00
Weekends — Closed

Receptionist Desk: (313) 626-2583
Email: johnson.reccenter@uofdjesuit.org
Follow Us on Instagram: @udj_johnsonrec
Follow Us on Facebook: @johnsonrecudj

Recreation Center Campus Address:
U of D Jesuit Johnson Recreation Center

8550 Chippewa Ave.
Detroit, MI 48221

Main Campus Address:
U of D Jesuit High School & Academy

8400 S. Cambridge Ave.
Detroit, MI 48221