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 Patrick O'Mara 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. Patrick O'Mara

    Parks & Recreation Director



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