The vision of the Parks & Recreation Department is to be a recognized leader in providing parks, facilities, and programs that increase wellness and enrich life experiences within our community. Our mission? To promote healthy and socially rewarding activities through the preservation of cultural resources and the provision of diverse high-quality parks and natural spaces.
The Department is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies for excellence in operation and service through the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). Accreditation provides quality assurance and quality improvement by providing agencies with a management system of best practices. CAPRA is the only national accreditation of park and recreation agencies and is a valuable measure of an agency’s overall quality of operation, management, and service to the community. To learn more about our agency accreditation, visit the NRPA website.
The City of North Port offers more than 400 acres of parkland, 3 recreational facilities, numerous programs and special events, more than 80 miles of freshwater canals, 1 state park, and access to Charlotte Harbor from the Myakka River. There are hundreds of opportunities to get involved and enjoy the benefits of a city focused on enriching the life experiences of its residents.
Our mission is to promote healthy and socially rewarding activities through the preservation of cultural resources and the provision of diverse high-quality parks and natural spaces.
The City has installed a lightning warning system at various locations to alert residents using the facilities and surrounding areas.
Find your inner tube and soak up tons of fun at our affordable Aquatic Center!
We are committed to the health and well being of our residents and are proud to provide Programs & Events that increase wellness and enrich life experiences within our community.
Tucked beneath a thick oak and pine canopy, the City of North Port is rich with archeological history, beautiful natural springs, and more than 80 miles of freshwater canals.
Time to get out and play! Check out all of the local parks available and their amenities with this handy search feature.
Register for one of our many programs, classes, or activities today! You won't regret it. More information can be found through the Parks & Recreation online registration system.
Learn more about our other upcoming events, facilities, programs, and parks by reviewing our Playbook, it's your guide to all things Parks & Recreation in the City of North Port.
Parks & Recreation Department
City Hall, Third Floor
4970 City Hall Boulevard
North Port, FL 34286
(941) 429-7275 Office
(941) 429-3557 Fax