The Parks & Recreation Office has been reopened to public access. Please continue to practice adequate social distancing and take recommended precautions such as wearing face coverings and using hand sanitizer.
The Auburndale Community Center has been reopened along with the outdoor basketball courts. The Community Center will operate at 50% capacity, while following guidelines for social distancing and sanitation. We ask that visitors bring their own equipment as basketballs and other equipment will not be provided at this time.
The following park and recreational facilities are open: Dog Park at Lake Myrtle, Rotary Butterfly Garden, Cindy Hummel Tennis Facility, Neighborhood parks (Earl Wright, Tropical Acres, and Century Boulevard). Several athletic facilities have also been reopened including Spivey Baseball Complex, Bridgers Athletic Fields, Auburndale Softball Complex, Lake Myrtle Sports Complex Athletic Fields, and the Racquetball Courts.
While the Downtown City Park has been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City has taken the opportunity to replace equipment and the artificial turf throughout the playground. As soon as the installations of the equipment and turf are complete, the City plans to reopen the playground. The City expects the improvements to be completed in June.
The following park and recreational facilities have been closed: Downtown City Park Playground, Lake Ariana Park (not including boat ramp). Bathroom facilities at these locations are also closed.
The City’s 2020 summer recreation programs have been cancelled. This includes the Kids Quest and Teen Xtreme programs. This difficult decision was made due to the many challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. For further information about program closures, please call (863) 965-5545. The City will continue to explore ways to provide activities for kids while following the appropriate guidelines this summer.
The Friday Morning Old Timer’s Coffee Club Gathering, at the Senior Center, is canceled until further notice.
Auburndale Youth Baseball has postponed their season.
Auburndale Youth Soccer has postponed their season.
Auburndale Youth Basketball’s Spring League has been postponed.
Miss Auburndale Softball has postponed their season.