Recreation Facilities

Aline McWhite Playground

Named after the oldest living resident within the Southside area, this neighborhood park is located at 240 E. Hal McRae Blvd.  The park has available public restrooms, basketball court, picnic pavilions and playground equipment for little ones and larger climbing equipment for middle-school aged children.

Donaldson Park

Dotted with huge, shady oaks, this park is located at 109 E. Main St on Lake Verona in downtown Avon Park across from City Hall. The playground consists of Playground equipment, restrooms, shaded shelters, boat ramp and a large white sandy beach area. Perfect for Picnics or even a party.

Durrah Martin Complex

Located at 620 S. Self Street behind the Winn Dixie Store. Consists of playground equipment, shaded shelters and four Baseball Fields.

Head Field Complex

This Complex has one (1) Baseball Field and one (1) practice field and is located at West Winthrop Street.

Lake Tulane Park
Good fishing crystal clear lake located at 200 W. Shoreline Drive.  The park has several picnic pavilions and a white sandy beach area. This lake is also used by scuba enthusiasts.  This park has wide sidewalks winding around portions of the lake for walking exercise.  This lake is also one of the oldest lakes in North America.  

  • Lucy Derkman Softball Complex

Located at 705 W. Winthrop, Avon Park next to the Avon Elementary School.  

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Field

  • Located on 207 E. State Street. This sports complex has a Recreation Center building with an enclosed basketball court.  The outdoor areas have a football field, two (2) soccer fields, a quarter mile track, playground equipment, and shaded picnic shelters.  The Recreation center has after school programs and organized sports activities for the youth.  The City's summer program is located within this complex as well.

  • Tennis Courts

Located at 109 E Main St, there are 4 courts for your enjoyment.  The courts are within the Donaldson Park area.

  • Walnut Street Park

Located at 100 S.Glenwood, this neighborhood park has a large open field that can be used as a Baseball Field.  Outdoor Basketball Court.

  • Senior Activities Club

Located at 109 East Main Street. Shuffleboard and other social activities for Senior Citizens.

*All parks and fields are open to the public from sunrise to one hour after sunset, unless otherwise authorized.  

To schedule an event or reserve space at one of the parks, contact the billing office at  863-452-4400