Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners



Parks & Recreation

 Okeechobee County Parks & Recreation
640 North West 27th Lane
Okeechobee, Florida 34972

Office: 863.763.6950 | Fax: 863.763.0662

Park & Recreation Master Plan

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 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"

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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SERVICES

Parks & Recreational Ball Fields, Parks & Playgrounds

Alton Chandler Civic Center
Bassinger Community Center
20350 Highway 98 North
Rental Facility, Picnic Pavilion & Playground 
 
Douglas Brown Community Center
826 Northeast 16th Avenue
Rental Facility, Picnic Pavilion,
Playground, Basketball Courts
 
Okeechobee Historical Park
1850 Highway 98 North
Historical Museum & Schoolhouse
(863) 763-4344

 
OK Softball Fields (adult)
950 Northwest 23rd Lane
Softball Fields (2 lighted)
Sand Volleyball Court, Playground (fenced)
 
Okeechobee County Sports Complex
640 Northwest 27th Lane
Swimming Pool & Bathhouse, Baseball/Softball
Fields (4-Youth), Football/Soccer Field (1),
Basketball Courts (2), Racquetball Courts (4),
Tennis Courts (8), Wooden Jungle Playground,
Picnic Pavilions (2)

Okeechobee Recreational Park & Skate Park
350 Northwest 6th Avenue
picnic pavilion, playground area,
tennis courts (2), skate park

Practice Fields
3001 Northwest 10th Terrace
baseball, softball, football, soccer

Willie Alderman Field
424 Northeast 15th Avenue
adult softball, youth baseball

Lake Okeechobee Recreation Area
Lock 7, Jaycee Park
200 State Road 78 West

► Lake Okeechobee via Kissimmee River

Okee-Tantie Campground & Marina
10430 State Road 78 West

Scott Driver Recreation Area
10101 SR 78 West

Kissimmee River C-38
8400 Southwest 99th Drive (off SR 78 West)

Platt’s Bluff
15925 Northwest 56th Street

Rim Canal (with lock access to lake)
Nubbin Slough/Rim Canal
6206 Highway 441 Southeast
Henry Creek Boat Ramp
10654 Highway 98 South

Taylor Creek
4th Street Ramp (City)
700 Southeast 4th Street

► RECREATION AREAS

Lake Okeechobee Recreation Area
Lock 7, Jaycee Park
200 State Road 78 West
Intersection of Highway 441N & State Road 78 West
Observation/Fishing Pier
Boat Ramps & Lake Okeechobee Scenic
Trail (L.O.S.T.) Access

Okee-Tantie Campground & Marina
10430 State Road 78 West
campground, marina, Amphitheatre, L.O.S.T. trail
Boat Docks & Boat Ramps
(863) 763-2622

C . Scott Driver Recreation Area
10101 State Road 78 West
Boat Ramps, Tournament Headquarters
Pavilion/Meeting Room
(863) 763-2622

Taylor Creek Stormwater Treatment Area (SFWMD)
7201 Highway 441 North
Hiking/Bicycling Trail (3 miles)

Parks & Recreational Rental Facilities

Alton Chandler Civic Center
Bassinger Community Center
20350 Highway 98 North

Douglas Brown Community Center
826 Northeast 16th Avenue
 
Okeechobee County Civic Center
1750 Highway 98 North
 
► SPORTS LEAGUES & PROGRAMS

Sports Schedule
League or Program Age Division Registration Period Season
Youth Basketball 9-14 years Mid Dec-1st wk in Jan 6 - 8 weeks • Jan-Mar
Youth Soccer 5-14 years Month of August 10 - 12 weeks • Oct-Dec
Summer Play Camp 1 Campers 6-12 years Throughout May 7 weeks • mid Jun-Jul 
Summer Play Camp 2 Jr. Volunteers 13-15 Throughout May 7 weeks • mid Jun-Jul
Summer Swim League 6-18 years April 12 weeks • June-Aug
Adult Flag Football Men-Woman 18+ Jan & Feb 8 - 10 weeks • Feb-April
Adult Softball Men-Woman 18+ Apr & Sep 8 - 10 weeks • Apr-Jun & Oct-Dec



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