Our Mission Statement: Recreation. Preservation. Education. The Parks and Recreation Division is dedicated to providing a countywide park system with diverse facilities and recreation opportunities, along with natural area conservation and research-based educational outreach, to enhance the well-being of residents, businesses, and visitors.
Our Vision Statement: The Broward County Parks and Recreation Division Envisions:
- Opportunities for Recreation through programs, events, and facilities that provide a sense of community and enhance the quality of life.
- Preservation of our natural resources, open spaces, and environment through responsible management and stewardship.
- Innovative programming to promote Education through learning experiences for all segments
About Us: Founded in February 1956 and accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, Broward County Parks and Recreation Division manages almost 6,500 acres, encompassing nearly 50 regional parks and nature centers, neighborhood parks, and natural areas at various stages of development. Facilities include water parks, campgrounds, a target range, a stadium, a skate park, an observatory, mountain bike trails, an educational farm with stables, and a velodrome and other sports facilities. Hours and fees vary by location.;