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City of Ocala Parks

The city of Ocala has a variety of beautiful parks for the whole family. We recommend you visit each and every one!  

THE RULES OF PLAY

The following partial list of park rules and regulations is provided to help ensure that your visit with us is as safe and enjoyable as possible.  Please be responsible for the safety of yourself and your family. 

    • You can play at our parks from sunrise to sunset, except lighted courts and fields close at 10 p.m. 
    • Help us to provide a smoke free environment for our children to play.  Refrain from smoking near playgrounds or other areas where children might gather. 
    • Well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome to play; but not near playgrounds and only as posted on walking trails (trail rules vary by park and use).  Scoop the poop ~ kids play here too!
    • Make memories not messes ~ put trash and recyclables in the appropriate receptacles.
    • No bicycles, rollerblades, scooters or skateboards are permitted on walking trails or courts.
    • Amplified sound, assemblies, camping, overnight parking, public demonstrations and solicitations by approval and permit of the recreation and parks director only.
    • Metal detectors are only allowed in city parks with a permit, which can be downloaded from our website.
    • Firearms permitted only as allowed by Florida Statute.

    • Fishing is “catch and release” only.  Cast netting and wading are not permitted.

    • To ensure a safe place to play, the following activities are NOT permitted in city parks:
      • Alcoholic beverages or drugs
      • Feeding, harassing, releasing or taking of wildlife
      • Fireworks
      • Off road vehicles
      • Portable amusement devices
      • Swimming in ponds 

 

City of Ocala Park Locations

 

Northeast Ocala

Chazal |  835 NE 10 Ave.

Heritage Nature Conservancy | 2005 NE Third St.

Jim Kirk | 2913 NE Ninth St.

Ocala Golf Club | 3130 E Silver Springs Blvd.

Ocala Skate Park | 517 NE Ninth St.

Ocala Union Station | 531 NE First Ave.

Tuscawilla | 800 NE Sanchez Ave.
(Discovery Center, Eighth Avenue Adult Activity Center, Ocala Recreation and Parks Administration Office and Ocala Skate Park)

Tuscawilla Art Park | 213 NE Fifth St.

Wyomina | 1051 NE 11 Ave.

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Northwest Ocala

Lamb | 1200 NW Ninth Ave.

Lillian F. Bryant | 2200 NW 17 Pl. (Lily's Splash Pad)

Marimere Tot Lot | 122 NW 25 St.

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex | 1510 NW Fourth St.
(Barbara Gaskin Washington Adult Activity Center, E.D. Croskey Recreation Center and Hampton Aquatic FUN Center)

Second Chance Tot Lot | 220 NW 19 Ave.

Toms | 2245 N Magnolia Ave.


 

Southeast Ocala

Brick City | 1211 SE 22 Rd.
(This is a Marion County Parks and Recreation park)

Citizens' Circle | 160 E Fort King St. (Citizens' Circle Splash Pad)

Clyatt | 1501 SE 17 St.

Downtown Square | 1 SE Broadway St.

Fisher | 900 SE 22 St.

Fort King National Historic Landmark | 3925 E Fort King St.

Fort King Tennis Center | 3301 E Fort King St.

Highlands East | 3135 SE 13 St.

Highlands West | 2830 SE 12 St.

Idylweir | 809 SE Ninth Terr.

Jervey Gantt Recreation Complex | 2200 SE 36 Ave.
(Jervey Gantt Aquatic FUN Center)

Letty Towles Dog Park | 2299 SE 32 Ave.

M.O.M.S. | 3320 SE 17 St.

Nature | 1600 SE 30 Ave.

Ocala Downtown Market | Corner of SE Third St. and SE Third Ave.

Powhattan |  3800 SE Third St.

Ritterhoff | 1805 SE 14 Ave.

Scotty J. Andrews | 1104 SE 12 St.

Todd C. Prosser | 1100 SE 11 Ave.

Turnipseed | 1225 SE Seventh St.

Walker | 1700 SE Seventh St.


Southwest Ocala

Carver | 1251 SW Seventh St.

Legacy | 825 SW Ninth Ave.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial | 595 SW Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

Ocala Regional Sportsplex | 3500 SW 67 Ave. Rd.

Poinciana Tot Lot | 1670 SW Fort King St.

Polly Palmer | 3750 SW 27 Ave.

Scott Springs | 2825 SW 24 Ave.