Cape Coral Fl Parks and Recreation
Regardless of your age, parks and outdoor activities are the very things that are able to bring a sense of community and healthful living to the residents of an area. Retirement living in Cape Coral, Florida offers year round activities that are geared especially toward the retirement community, as well as activities and events that bridge the generations--bringing neighborhoods and families closer together.
Cape Coral has a thriving and active community, which makes it the perfect place to retire.
Whether you own a Cape Coral waterfront home, inland property, or enjoy the condo lifestyle, you won't have to look very far to enjoy the nature and beauty of the area.
Here is a rundown of Cape Coral parks, along with a brief description of any special features they may have. For more information on special events, contact the Cape Coral Parks and Recreation at 239-573-3128.
1. Seahawk Park: Airstrip for radio controlled planes
2. Coral Oaks Golf Course
3. Northwest Softball Complex
4. Burnt Store Boat Ramp: Provides access to the North West Spreader canal and lake system, as well as Matlacha Pass and the Gulf of Mexico.
5. Giuffrida Park
6. Burton Memorial Park
7. Caloosa Park
8. Reflections Park
9. Cultural Park: 16 acres that contains the Cape Coral Historical Society and Museum, the Cultural Park Theatre, the Cape Coral Art League, a rose garden, and a large multipurpose field.
10. Saratoga Lake Park: Overlooking beautiful Lake Saratoga, this park offers fitness walking trails, a Bocce Court, Horseshoe pits, BBQ grills and picnic shelters, and a large playground.
11. Wm Bill Austen Youth Center and Eagle Skate Park: The perfect place to take older grandkids. This facility was created especially for the 8-18 year old crowd, with a skate park, video game room, movie matinees, band nights, and more.
12. Lake Kennedy Community Park and Senior Center: 46 acres of beautiful park, also home to Sun Splash Waterpark, Lake Kennedy Senior Center, Cape Coral Mini Bus Service, a fitness area, walking path, and the lovely Kiwanis gardens.
13. Strausser BMX Sports Complex and BMX Boat Ramp
14. Cape Coral Sports Complex
15. Storm Football Complex
16. Koza/Saladino Park
17. Jason Verdow Memorial Park
18. Four Mile Cove Eco Preserve: Seasonal Kayak Rentals and Walking Trails
19. Horton Park & Boat Ramp
20. Sun Splash Family Waterpark: Open from March to October, this Family Waterpark has something for everyone. You can float down the lazy river in an inner tube, catch some rays, or enjoy the numerous water slides. Three new slides have opened for the 2010 season.
21. Jaycee Park: Picnic areas, BBQ Grills, walk paths, and a playground make this the ideal picnic area. It is a favorite spot for family gatherings and birthdays.
22. Veterans Park: Basketball and Bocce Courts, picnic shelter with grills, and a playground.
23. Cape Coral Art Studio and Rubicond Park: Whether you want to be active in the art classes or simply enjoy the gallery, the Cape Coral Arts Studio can meet your needs.
24. Four Freedoms Park: This scenic park includes a multipurpose facility that offering recreational programs, groups and classes for all ages.
25. Yacht Club Community Park and Tony Rotino Senior Center: BBQ grills, shuffleboard courts, outdoor racquetball, fishing pier, a variety of classes and scheduled events, boat ramp, community pool, a public beach, and a small restaurant.
26. Rotary Park: A place for you and pooch. Rotary park is dog friendly, although you do need to register your pet with the city first.
27. Pelican Soccer Complex
28. Pelican Baseball Complex
29. Camelot Park
30. Jim Jeffers Park: A world class playground for the grandkids. This park has a picnic area, basketball courts, tennis courts and a 3-acre lake.
31. Oasis Gymnasium
32. Bernice Braden Park: With spectacular views of the Caloosahatchee River, this serene environment is a great place to enjoy the serenity of the environment, fish, or pull out a blanket for an afternoon picnic.
33. Joe Stonis Park
34. Paul Sanborn Park
35. Sirenia Vista: This eight acre environmental park is a wonderful place to enjoy viewing manatees during the winter months, as well as fishing throughout the year. A kayak ramp allows access to the Calusa Blueway thru Matlacha.
36. Pops Cafe
37. Rosen Park