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Parks, Recreation and Conservation departments

Please take a few minutes to plan your parks!


  • Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation strives to be outstanding in our field, offering a wide variety of facilities and programs for all ages and abilities. We are developing a Parks & Recreation Master Plan and need to hear your ideas.
  • A wide variety of Parks & Recreation programs are available including: after school; summer camp; youth, teen, adult and senior activities; sports for youth and adults; and therapeutic recreation for people with special needs.
  • Which park facilities and programs are most important to you? Your input will help us improve the quality of life in Hillsborough County.

Come to a public meeting in your area and give us your input

At each meeting, staff will:
  • Review project purpose, scope, schedule and methodology
  • Provide an overview of Parks & Recreation amenities
Residents will have the opportunity to:
  • Offer input on parks within the area of each meeting in an open house format
  • Provide valuable input on programming and facilities through participation in a survey

All meetings are from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Monday, June 13
Ruskin Community Center
901 6th St. SE, Ruskin

Wednesday, June 15
Emanuel P. Johnson Community Center
5725 S. 78th St., Tampa

Thursday, June 16
Gen. James D. Randall Middle School
16510 Fishhawk Blvd., Lithia

Monday, June 20
Brandon Community Center
502 E Sadie St., Brandon

Wednesday, June 22
The University Area Community Development Center (UACDC)
14013 N 22nd St., Tampa

Monday, June 27 –
Northdale Community Center
15550 Spring Pine Drive, Tampa

Wednesday, June 29 –
Westchase Community Center
9791 Westchase Drive, Tampa


 The Parks, Recreation and Conservation departments provides programs, events and activities to Hillsborough County residents on a year-round basis.

The department operates more than 176 neighborhood parks and playgrounds countywide, 265 athletic fields, 13 recreation centers, 10 regional parks, more than 727 miles of trail, as well as 61,000 acres of preserved lands acquired through the Jan K. Platt Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program (ELAPP).

Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation departments offers boating, bicycling, campsites, canoeing, concerts, cultural happenings, festivals, hiking, horseback riding, meeting facilities, nature study, picnic shelters, swimming, nature programs, and more. Leave life’s daily pressures behind and reconnect with nature and your family at a nearby County park.




Online Parks and Rec. Online Registration Click on the image on the left to build your online profile, and register for programs and services offered by the Parks, Recreation and Conservation departments.


Contact Information
Parks , Recreation and Conservation departments
Contact Us

601 East Kennedy Boulevard
24th floor
Tampa, FL 33602

P: 813-744-5595
F: 813-635-3527



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