Parks and Recreation

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...

Mayor Demings, Mayor Dyer, Commissioner Uribe, and other community leaders stand with shovels in hand as they pose for a photo to celebrate the groundbreaking and expansion of Barber Park.

Barber Park to Expand with New Multi-Purpose Fields and Splash Pad

Orange County Parks and Recreation held its groundbreaking ceremony for two new multi-purpose recreational fields and a splash pad at Barber Park on Friday,...

Mayor Demings, community leaders, and representatives from the NFL stand on a platform alongside the trophy for the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl game.

NFL’s Green Initiative Revitalizes Ivey Lane Park in Orange County

The National Football League (NFL) Pro Bowl returned to Camping World Stadium in downtown Orlando on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. This is the third year...

In the foreground there is a sign advertising the polar plunge event, while in the background there are two people on rubber donuts floating in the water.

Polar Plunge Participants Grin and Bear Chilly Waters of Rock Springs

As the song goes: “The orange and palm trees sway … there’s never been such a day, in …,” well, Orange County, F-L-A!

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A father sprays his son with sunscreen while visiting a park

Celebrate the First Day of Summer with Sunscreen at Orange County Parks

Residents Advised to Stay Cool, Hydrated and Informed during Hot Summer Months

As Central Florida celebrates the first day of summer, Orange County Parks and...

Jazz in the Park participants

Seventh Annual Jazz in the Park Brings Hundreds to Cypress Grove Park

Orange County’s historic Cypress Grove Park welcomed more than 1,000 guests from across Central Florida at Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ seventh annual Jazz in the...

Ribbon cutting for Pine Hills trail

Orange County Celebrates Pine Hills Trail Ribbon Cutting in District 6

Mayor Teresa Jacobs, District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin and District 2 Commissioner Bryan Nelson joined Orange County Parks and Recreation to host the...

Groundbreaking for Lakeside Village Park

Orange County Celebrates Lakeside Village Park Groundbreaking in District 1

Orange County District 1 Commissioner Betsy VanderLey joined Orange County Parks and Recreation to host the groundbreaking ceremony for Lakeside Village Park on Sept....

Groundbreaking for East Orange District Park

Orange County Celebrates East Orange District Park Recreation Center Groundbreaking

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Orange County District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson, District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla and the Orange County Parks and Recreation...