Edited by Jack & Niki Armstrong

 

TAMPA PARKS & RECREATION AREAS

TAMPA AREA PARKS
Whether you are looking for a good spot to hike, fish, have a picnic, launch your boat or canoe, or maybe rent a shelter for a family get-together, there will be just the park nearby.

For more specific info about any park listed below, without a phone number, phone (813) 635-3500.

Alafia River Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp
014 Alafia Blvd
Ruskin, FL 33511

Aldermans Ford Park
Activities: Bike Path, Boardwalk, Canoe Launch, Fishing, Hiking, Pavilion Rental - $150 Daily, Picnic Area, Playground, Regional Park, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Medium, Shelter Rental - Small, Walking Trail
100 Aldermans Ford Park Drive
Lithia, FL 33567
(813) 757-3801

All Persons Rotary Park (Clayton Park)
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Small
800 S. Parsons Avenue
Tampa, FL 33511

Bakas Equestrian Center
Activities: Equestrian Trail, Regional Park
11510 Whisper Lake Trail
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 264-3890

Baker Creek Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
12095 Thonotosassa Road
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Balm Recreation Center
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Picnic Area, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Large
14747 Balm/Wimauma Road
Wimauma, FL 33598
(813) 671-7671

Baybridge Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Playground
10020 W Bridgeton Drive
Tampa, FL 33626

Beacon Meadows Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
4910 Gunn Highway
Tampa, FL 33624

Bloomingdale East Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
3902 Nature's Way Blvd
Brandon, FL 33511

Bloomingdale Hills Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Playground, Tennis
10980 Peppersong Dr
Brandon, FL 33569

Boyette Springs Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park
10419 Deepbrook Drive
Riverview, FL 33569

Branchton Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
15712 Morris Bridge Road
Thonotosassa, FL 33647

Buckhorn Park
Activities: Basketball, Hiking, Non-staffed Park, Playground
2600 Green Valley Street
Valrico, FL 33596

Bypass Canal Boat Ramp
Activities: Playground
7269 N US Hwy 301
Tampa, FL 33610

Cacciatore Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
2992 W Burke St
Tampa, FL 33614

Calusa Trace Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Softball
18221 Calusa Trace Blvd
Lutz, FL 33558

Cargill Park
Activities: Tennis
6188 Riverview Dr
Gibsonton, FL 33578

Causeway Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
2846 90th St
Clair Mel, FL 33569

Chandler Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Tennis
5447 Pentail Circle
Tampa, FL 33625

Church Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
5631 E Webb Road
Tampa, FL 33615

Clayton Park
862 S Parsons Avenue
Brandon, FL 33511

Cockroach Bay Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
5299 Cockroach Bay Road
Ruskin, FL 33570

Convington Oak Park
Activities: Playground
6806 Covington Gardens Dr
Ruskin, FL 33572

Country Place West Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Picnic Area, Playground, Softball
15982 Country Lake Dr
Tampa, FL 33624

Country Run Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
12367 Anderson Road Tampa
Tampa, FL 33624

Courtney Campbell Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
12030 Courtney Campbell W
Clearwater, FL 33579

Cross Creek Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Softball
19025 Basset Creek Drive
Thonotosassa, FL 33615

Davis Island Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
825 S Severn Ave
Tampa, FL 33606

Davis Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Picnic Area, Playground, Shelter Rental - Small
612 Parsons Avenue
Brandon, FL 33511

Deerfield Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Tennis
8596 Westwind Dr
Tampa, FL 33634

Domino Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp,
Non-staffed Park
2200 8th street sw
Ruskin, FL 33570


 
E. G. Simmons Park
Activities: Boat Ramp, Camping, Canoe Launch, Canoe Rentals, Fishing, Hiking, Picnic Area, Playground, Regional Park, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Extra Large, Shelter Rental - Medium, Swimming, Volleyball
2401 19th Avenue, N.W.
Ruskin, FL 33570
(813) 671-7655

E.L. Bing
Activities: Basketball, Football, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Tennis
7402 Taylor Rd.
Seffner, FL 33584

Edward Medard Park
Activities: Boardwalk, Camping, Disc Golf, Equestrian Trail, Hiking, Picnic Area, Playground, Regional Park, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Medium
6140 Turkey Creek Rd.
Plant City, FL 33567
(813) 757-3802

Ehrlich Road Handball Park
Activities: Handball, Non-staffed Park
4619 Ehrlich Road
Tampa, FL 33624

Eureka Springs Park
Activities: Boardwalk, Hiking, Pavilion Rental - $150 Daily, Picnic Area, Regional Park, Restrooms
6400 Eureka Springs Road
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 744-5536

Fawn Ridge Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Playground, Softball, Tennis
9564 Exposition Drive
Tampa, FL 33626

Flatwoods Park
Activities: Bike Path, Hiking, Inline Skating, Picnic Area, Regional Park, Restrooms
14302 Morris Bridge Rd
Thonotosassa, FL 33592
(813) 987-6211

George Russell Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Tennis
13698 N Ola Ave
Tampa, FL 33613

Glencliff Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Softball, Tennis
12266 Glencliff Cir
Tampa, FL 33626

Hamilton Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Tennis
9199 W Hamilton Ave
Tampa, FL 33615

Hampton Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Soccer, Tennis
12752 Hampton Park Blvd
Tampa, FL 33624

Heather Lakes Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Playground, Soccer, Softball, Tennis
1850 Winding Wood Avenue
Brandon, FL 33511

J.B. Gibson Park
Activities: Basketball, Playground
10011 Vaughn St
Tampa, FL 33534

John B. Sargeant Sr Boat Ramp
Activities: Bike Path, Boat Ramp, Canoe Launch, Fishing, Hiking, Inline Skating, Picnic Area, Restrooms
12856 Highway 301
Thonotosassa, FL 33592
(813) 987-6200

Keith Waller Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
1318 Sydney Dover Road
Sydney, FL 33527

Lake Park
Activities: Boat Ramp, Canoe Launch, Canoe Rentals, Equestrian Trail, Fishing, Hiking, Picnic Area, Playground, Regional Park, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Extra Large, Shelter Rental - Medium
17302 N Dale Mabry HWY
Lutz, FL 33549
(813) 264-3806

Lake Rogers Park
Activities: Bike Path, Canoe Launch, Fishing, Hiking, Picnic Area, Regional Park, Restrooms
9010 N Mobley Road
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 264-3917

Lake Weeks Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Fishing
901 Lakeside Dr
Seffner, FL 33584

Lake Weeks Boat Ramp
901 Lakeside Drive
Seffner, FL 33584

Lakeview Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park
1530 Lakeview Village Drive
Brandon, FL 33510

Lakewood Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
1620 Lakewood Dr
Brandon, FL 33510

Lettuce Lake Park
Activities: Bike Path, Boardwalk, Canoe Rentals, Classroom Rental - $20 Per Hour, Fishing, Hiking, Picnic Area, Playground, Regional Park, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Medium
6920 E Fletcher Avenue
Tampa, FL 33637
(813) 987-6204

Limona Park
Activities: Disc Golf, Non-staffed Park, Picnic Area
1316 Lakewood Drive
Brandon, FL 33510

Lithia Springs Park
Activities: Camping, Canoe Launch, Fishing, Hiking, Picnic Area, Playground, Regional Park, Restrooms, Swimming
3932 Lithia Springs Road
Lithia, FL 33547
(813) 744-5572

Logan Gate Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
7374 Montery Blvd
Tampa, FL 33625

Morris Bridge Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp
13820 Morris Bridge Road
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Mosiac Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Tennis
6188 Riverview Dr
Gibsonton, FL 33578

Osprey Ridge Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Tennis
5721 Osprey Park Drive
Lithia, FL 33547

Paul Sanders Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Picnic Area, Playground, Shelter Rental - Small
3319 Kings Avenue S.
Brandon, FL 33511

Peterson Road Park
Activities: Basketball, Playground
8203 Peterson Rd
Odessa, FL 33556

Providence East Park
Activities: Basketball, Football,
Non-staffed Park
5810 Providence Road
Riverview, FL 33569
Riverview Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
11100 Park Drive
Riverview, FL 33569

Riverview Civic Center
Activities: Boardwalk, Boat Ramp, Fishing, Non-staffed Park, Picnic Area, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Medium
11100 Park Drive
Riverview, FL 33569
(813) 671-7600

Rodney Colson Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Soccer
770 Gerard Avenue
Seffner, FL 33584

Roy Henley Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Playground
8875 Leeward Drive
Tampa, FL 33634

Ruskin Commongood Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
1106 1st Ave NW
Ruskin, FL 33570

Salty Sol Fleishman Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
510 Gandy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33611

Simmons Bower Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Walking Trail
5208 S 86th St
Tampa, FL 33619

Skyway Park
Activities: Football, Non-staffed Park, Picnic Area, Playground, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Small
4099 George Rd
Tampa, FL 33634

South Pointe Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
10570 Hallmark Blvd
Riverview, FL 33578

Stearns Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Softball, Tennis
3709 Stearns Road
Valrico, FL 33547

Stephen J. Wortham
Activities: Basketball, Playground
12108 Rhodine Rd
Riverview, FL 33569

Sterling Ranch Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Playground
2323 Providence Ridge Blvd
Brandon, FL 33511

Sweetwater Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
4606 Bray Road
Tampa, FL 33634

Sydney Dover Equestrian
Activities: Equestrian Trail
536 N Dover Rd
Dover, FL 33527

Tampa Bay Bypass Canal Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
7171N US 301 Highway
Tampa, FL 33310

Thonotosassa Main Sreet Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Playground
10715 Main Street
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Timberlan Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Softball
4948 Timberlan Street
Tampa, FL 33624

Tony Saladino Park
Activities: Basketball, Playground, Soccer, Softball
1705 Bryan Rd
Brandon, FL 33511

Trout Creek Park
Activities: Bike Path, Boardwalk, Canoe Launch, Fishing, Hiking, Picnic Area, Regional Park, Shelter Rental - Medium
12550 Morris Bridge Road
Thonotosassa, FL 33592
(813) 987-6200

Upper Tampa Bay Park
Activities: Boardwalk, Canoe Launch, Canoe Rentals, Classroom Rental - $20 Per Hour, Fishing, Hiking, Picnic Area, Playground, Regional Park, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Large, Shelter Rental - Small
8001 Double Branch Road
Tampa, FL 33635
(813) 855-1765

Vance Vogel Park
Activities: Picnic Area, Playground, Shelter Rental - Small
13012 Bullfrog Creek
Riverview, FL 33589

Veteran's Memorial Park
Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Picnic Area, Regional Park, Restrooms, Shelter Rental - Medium
3602 N US Highway 301
Tampa, FL 33619
(813) 744-5502

Villa Rosa Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Soccer, Tennis
4562 Reflections Blvd
Lutz, FL 33558

Westgate Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Soccer
7606 Paula Drive
Tampa, FL 33615

Westwood Lakes Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
12450 Westwood Lakes Blvd
Odessa, FL 33626

Wildcat Creek Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
110 Stephens Rd
Ruskin, FL 33570

Williams Boat Ramp
Activities: Boat Ramp, Non-staffed Park
8749 U.S. 41
Riverview, FL 33578

Williams Road Park
Activities: Fishing, Non-staffed Park
10800 Tanner Road
Seffner, FL 33610

Wimauma Park
Activities: Non-staffed Park, Soccer, Softball
5705 Hillsboro
Wimauma, FL 33598

Woodlake Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground, Tennis
9100 Woodlake Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33615

Wortham (Stephen J.) Park
Activities: Basketball, Non-staffed Park, Playground
12446 Rhodine Road
Riverview, FL 33569

Three favorite parks we recommend are Courtney Campbell Boat Ramp, for sheer beauty; John B. Sargeant Park for gator sighting and the 4 mile paved hiking trail; and, Lettuce Lake Park, for everything you would want in a picnicking and play area.

SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES
Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department
10119 Windhorst Road
Tampa, FL 33619
Telephone: (813) 635-3500
Many recreation centers offer classes such as aerobics, ballet, tap, tumbling, cheerleading, karate, and dog obedience as
part of a well-rounded leisure program. The classes, taught by contracted instructors, are available for a nominal fee.
Please contact your nearest recreation facility or phone (813) 635-3500 for registration information.
Many activities and classes to be found for seniors.
Find a list at Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation

 



VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESS
Parks Administration
10119 Windhorst Road
Tampa, FL 33619
Telephone: (813) 635-3500
With more than 150 neighborhood playgrounds, 36 community centers, 20 youth baseball facilities, five girls softball
complexes, seven youth soccer leagues, 27 youth football and cheerleading organizations that play on 10 sites, an
extensive youth basketball program, an adult softball program with over 200 teams and 19 fields, the volunteer
opportunities in the athletics department are without boundary. They even offer a wide variety of recreation
programs for disabled citizens through the therapeutic section. Volunteers must complete an
application and pass a background check.
 




 
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