Okeechobee County and the City of Okeechobee have issued a county-wide burn ban effective immediately until further notice.  This burn ban prohibits burning of yard trash, and other types of fires such as campfires, bonfires, and burn barrels. For more information contact Okeechobee County Fire Rescue at 863-763-5544 or Okeechobee City Fire Department at 863-467-1586.

Albie Scoggins, Community Services Director 
1718 NW 9th Avenue
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Office: (863) 763-6950
Fax: (863) 763-0662

Tiffany Gould - Project Coordinator
Josephine Dorriety - Receptionist/ Front Desk Clerk
Terra Scurry - Program Specialist


Mission Statement

The basic function of the Parks & Recreation System is to provide daily, year round recreational opportunities to all citizens of the community.  It entails utilizing both indoor and outdoor areas, spaces and facilities for programmed and spontaneous activities.

Parks & Recreation... "The Benefits Are Endless"




Okeechobee County Sports Complex - (Schedule)
640 Northwest 27th Lane