Sammons Community Center

Situated next to Lake Jim Thornton and renovated in 2017, the Sammons Community Center is a welcome retreat for Temple adults and seniors. With daily opportunities to socialize, exercise, and learn, Sammons hosts programs that are fun for all ages! This facility also offers paid classes, such as art, computer, cooking and dance lessons. Adjacent to Sammons Indoor Pool and Sammons Golf Course, the opportunities for fun never end! Yearly memberships are available for $5 for Temple residents and $8 for non-Temple residents. See you soon!


Read the Sammons Community Center Reopening Letter.

Join us for a Welcome Back Celebration on Tuesday, June 1! Stop by Sammons Community Center between 8am and 4:30pm for refreshments, to pick up a program calendar and to learn more about our new reservation system. Call 254.298.5403 for more information.

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Virtual programming

Sammons Community Center is now hosting Virtual Programming! All programs will be LIVE through Zoom, unless stated otherwise.* For a list of the supplies needed for each class, visit the Temple Parks & Rec Facebook page.

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The health and safety of Sammons Community Center patrons is our top priority, so our facility remains closed at this time. However, we are committed to keeping you all active and engaged through our weekly Virtual Programming. Our staff looks forward to serving the Community when it is safe to do so. For more information, call 254.298.5403

*Note: "My Kitchen To Yours" Cooking Classes will be available on YouTube. Click HERE to watch.

MembershipsAnnual Memberships
  • Temple Residents: $5
  • Non-Residents: $8
  • Sweatin' with the Oldies Exercise Class
  • Billiards
  • Fitness Room
  • Cards and Games Lounge
  • Computer Lab
Rental Information - NO RENTALS AT THIS TIME
Jack Morris Ballroom  Wilson Art Room 
Jack Morris Ballroom  Wilson Art Room 
Rental Rate: $100/hr plus $100 deposit.  Rental Rate: $45/hr plus $100 deposit. 
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Lakeview Room  Multipurpose Room 
Lakeview Room  Multipurpose Room 
Rental Rate: $85/hr plus $100 deposit.  Rental Rate: $85/hr plus $100 deposit. 
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