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Parks & Recreation

Welcome to Parks and Recreation! Follow the links below for information about our parks, programs, buildings and services. As a nationally accredited agency, there is something for everyone!

Winter Park Central Park

The Department has adopted the citywide vision statement, “Be the best place to live, work, and play in Florida for today’s residents and future generations.” Our properties contribute to that vision as well as the Florida Recreation and Parks Association tagline, “It starts in Parks!”

The Parks and Recreation Department Mission Statement:
To enhance the quality of life for our community by providing outstanding parks, recreation, facilities, activities and services.

BIG NEWS! The Parks & Recreation Department was named a finalist in the 2013 National Gold Medal Awards. This national award, from the American Academy for Parks and Recreation Administration in partnership with the National Recreation and Parks Association, recognizes excellence in parks and recreation management. Winter Park was one of four finalists nationwide in our category.

  • Parks

    Find a listing of city parks including hours and location.

  • Playgrounds

    Find a listing of all city playgrounds including hours and age recommendations.

  • Recreation & Sports

    Whether its tennis, golf, soccer or softball, Winter Park has the sporting activity and field for you.

  • Weddings

    Winter Park is a premier destination for weddings and receptions and offers a variety of venues that can accommodate your special day.

  • Healthy Lifestyles

    Information regarding health and wellness of our residents.

  • Rental Facilities

    Looking for the perfect place to hold your special event? Winter Park offers a variety of city facilities to fit your needs.

  • Rental Pavilions

    Having a picnic? A birthday party? A family get together? Winter Park has the perfect pavilion for your event.

  • Administration

    The Administration Division coordinates the operational activities, priorities and direction of the Parks & Recreation Department.

  • Cemeteries

    The Cemeteries Division manages and operates the two city-owned cemeteries for the benefit of the residents of Winter Park.

  • Landscaping

    The Landscape Division creates a beautiful environment for the citizens and guests of Winter Park.

  • Permits & Applications

    Find all Parks & Recreation related permits and applications.

  • 2013 Annual Report

    2013 Annual Report

  • Master Plan

    Master Plan

  • Play Plan Spring & Summer 2014

    Play Plan

  • Play Plan Fall 2013 Winter 2014

    Play Plan