Our Mission Statement: Recreation. Preservation. Education. The Parks and Recreation Division is dedicated to providing a countywide park system with diverse facilities and recreation opportunities, along with natural area conservation and research-based educational outreach, to enhance the well-being of residents, businesses, and visitors.
Our Vision Statement: The Broward County Parks and Recreation Division Envisions:
- Opportunities for Recreation through programs, events, and facilities that provide a sense of community and enhance the quality of life.
- Preservation of our natural resources, open spaces, and environment through responsible management and stewardship.
- Innovative programming to promote Education through learning experiences for all segments
About Us: Founded in February 1956 and accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, Broward County Parks and Recreation Division manages almost 6,500 acres, encompassing nearly 50 regional parks and nature centers, neighborhood parks, and natural areas at various stages of development. Facilities include water parks, campgrounds, a target range, a stadium, an observatory, mountain bike trails, an educational farm with stables, and a velodrome and other sports facilities. Hours and fees vary by location.
Broward County Parks and Recreation Division
950 N.W. 38th St.
Oakland Park, FL 33309
If you are emailing us to inquire about a specific park, please indicate the name of the park so that your inquiry can be forwarded to the appropriate park management.
As stewards of the environment, this agency recycles
and encourages recycling by all park patrons.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in programs, services, and activities must contact the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or TTY 954-537-2844 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event.