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In accordance with official recommendations for combating Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled all facility rentals including the Indoor Facilities and Pavilions through April 1, 2020.

The Pool is also closed until further notice.

The Parks and Recreation Department discourages gatherings at any County facility of over 10 people per CDC guidelines. We ask the public to take all necessary precautions when using the parks.


Denise Whitehead, Community Service Director
1718 NW 9th Avenue
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Office: (863) 763-6950
Fax: (863) 763-0662


Matthew Gammill - Pool Manager
Tiffany Gould - Project Coordinator
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"