Parks and Recreation

Orange County Parks & Recreation employees pictured at Barnett Park where they helped with the County’s Rental Assistance Line.

During COVID-19 Crisis, It’s All Hands on Deck for Orange County

With the coronavirus disrupting just about every aspect of our daily lives, Orange County Government has gone into overdrive to keep residents both safe...

Ninety-one-year-old Volunteer ‘Knocks Socks Off’ at Fix-it Fair

Ninety-one-year-old Volunteer ‘Knocks Socks Off’ at Fix-it Fair

A pair of seventy-year-old socks is what Williamsburg resident Larry Hechler chose to wear to Orange County’s “Don’t Pitch It, Fix It!” workshop on...

Barber Park Ribbon-Cutting Expansion Ceremony

Barber Park Ribbon-Cutting Expansion Ceremony

The newly expanded Barber Park on Gatlin Avenue officially opened on March 2, 2020.

During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, children played during recess at the...

Pickleball is a Big “Dill” at Orange County Parks and Recreation Centers

Pickleball is a Big “Dill” at Orange County Parks and Recreation Centers

If you ask people if they have “picked up the paddle” lately, odds are they will think you are referring to ping pong or...

A new children's playground on a sunny day

A Playground for Everyone: Orange County to Host Workshops to Create Future Inclusive Playgrounds

Orange County will host a series of workshops designed to provide parents with an opportunity to contribute feedback on how to make parks and...

Photo of the trail camera

Eye in the Sky: Parks and Recreation Division Introduces Surveillance Cameras on Local Trails

As a proactive public safety measure for the community, Orange County Parks and Recreation Division has installed four new surveillance cameras on multi-use pedestrian...

Mayor Demings, Commissioner Bonilla, Commissioner Gomez Cordero are joined by a dozen other individuals. They are standing for a photo and the Mayor is holding large scissors which he used to cut a ribbon.

Orange County Celebrates East Orange District Park Recreation Center Ribbon Cutting

Orange County Parks and Recreation held its ribbon cutting ceremony for the East Orange District Park Recreation Center on April 2, 2019. Located in...

Mayor Demings poses for a photo with a family of six, while standing by a gazebo in Cyrpess Grove Park.

Eighth Annual Jazz in the Park Celebrates Noteworthy Community Organizations

More than 1,000 guests attended Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings’ Jazz in the Park on March 2 at historic Cypress Grove Park in...

Four residents and community leaders, all men, standing in front of a large map. They are outside on an overcast day.

First Segment of Orange County’s Portion of Shingle Creek Trail Opens

With more than 100 miles of paved and natural trails across Orange County, residents and guests have countless options when it comes to enjoying...