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Sulphur Springs Elementary School
8412 N 13th St, Tampa, FL 33604

Sulphur Springs Elementary School was originally built in 1926. It is located at the northeast corner of N.More 13th and E. Seward streets. The school was named after the nearby springs that had been used recreationally by the community for many years.

Approximately 96 percent of the students at Sulphur Springs Elementary School receive free or reduced price lunches. In addition, 96 percent of the students are classified as minorities. Seven percent are classified as English Language Learners. All of the students live in the surrounding neighborhood.

In addition to those enrolled in kindergarten through fifth grade, Sulphur Springs serves nearly 80 students in a Head Start program.

The school colors are blue and gold, and the mascot is the tiger.

Sulphur Springs Health Center
8605 N Mitchell Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

Sulphur Springs Health Center is one of nine health facilities operated by the Hillsborough County Health Department.More This location is one block west of Nebraska Avenue and five blocks north of Waters Avenue.

The center provides primary medical services for children, immunizations, family planning and expecting mothers-to-be. In addition, Sulpher operates as a provider of the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program.

Sulphur Springs Resouce Center
8412 N 12th St, Tampa, FL 33604

The Sulphur Springs Resource Center opened in 2009 to assist families and children. The center is supported by theMore United Way and staffed by its partner agencies. The facility is open weekdays and occasional Saturdays.

The Tampa Bay Workplace Alliance and Hillsborough School District provide training. Services include financial assistance, employment training, legal assistance, GED training and parenting classes.

The United Way continues to gather data from the center's programs to advance training opportunities and secure resources for the future.



North Tampa Park and George Bartholomew Center
8608 N 12th St, Tampa, FL 33604

North Tampa Park is located just north of  Sulphur Springs Elementary and the Sulphur Springs Resource Center onMore 12th Street. The park offers families basketball courts, restrooms, a playground and picnic tables.

The George Bartholomew Center is located adjacent to the park. The center provides a meeting space for community events and adult and children's programs. The facility also features a computer lab.

The center also participates in the city's After Schools Program (ASAP). Call the center for details.



Sulphur Springs Park
701 E Bird St, Tampa, FL 33604

Sulphur Springs Park is packed with a variety of outdoor enjoyments. Visitors can take in views of the well-knownMore springs and Hillsborough River, take a dip in a 7,300-square-foot pool, tour the walking trails and compete in a friendly game of sand volleyball. The park features a playground, grills, picnic tables and shelters, a fishing pier and ball fields. The park's most visually prominent feature is a two-story concrete gazebo, built in the 1920s by Grover Poole for developer Josiah T. Richardson as part of a resort. The gazebo was constructed around the spring and sits behind locked gates. There are plans by the city to restore it and open it to the public. The park is bordered to the west by Interstate 275. On the opposite side is River Tower Park, with a 210-foot gothic cement water tower that also was constructed for Richardson's resort. Sulphur Springs Pool is heated and is open year-round. A glass mosaic by artist Bruce Marsh showcases some of the history of Sulphur Springs. For a listing of classes, please call the number listed.

Here's a link to the pool's hours for summer 2011: http://www.tampagov.net/dept_parks_and_recreation/programs_and_services/Files/pools/summer2011/springs.pdf

The price of admission to the pool is $4 for adults 18 and older, $2 for ages 17 and younger and $2 for seniors aged 50 years and older. You can also buy season pass rec cards through the City of Tampa Department of Parks and Recreation.

Tampa Bay Tabernacle
715 E Bird St, Tampa, FL 33604
Tampa Bay Tabernacle is a non-denominational church located off of Bird Street in Sulphur Springs. The church itself isMore quite a large structure, with a massive parking lot for all of the congregation. 
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