Parks & Recreation Department

The City of Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing quality, recreational programming at the highest value to City residents. The department continues to build new partnerships that allow the City to provide a range of programming from family/children’s activities to programs at the Lakeland Senior Center.

Register for an athletics or
recreation program

Facility Rentals

Senior Center

Special Events

Sponsorship Opportunities 

If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor for the City of Lakeland’s Parks and Recreation Programs and Special Events, please reach out to Andrew Fisher at

Programming includes Youth Flag and Tackle Football, Youth Cheerleading, Basketball, Baseball, and Soccer; Adult Flag Football, Basketball, and Softball, plus special events. It’s a great opportunity to support your community.

Volunteers Needed!  

If you are interested in volunteering for Lakeland recreation programs (youth programs, the Senior Center, etc.) on a one-time, periodic, or weekly basis, please contact the Parks and Recreation staff at Volunteering is a way to have fun and help our community!

Master Plan

Comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan (PDF) (approved August 2022)

  1. Andrew Fisher

    Parks & Recreation Director


    Andrew Fisher currently serves as the Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Lakeland.

    Andrew joined City Staff as the Recreation Manager in March 2023 and transitioned to director in October 2023. 

    Andrew's career in parks and recreation began in 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was hired as an Athletic Specialist and later promoted to Athletic Manager in 2018. Over the course of his professional career, he has been recognized for his leadership, management of programs and facilities, and organizational management, with a passion and drive throughout his career to offer exceptional customer service. 

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