The Recreation division (Leisure Services) oversees rentals of these outdoor amenities; the Parks division (Public Works) oversees maintenance and cleaning of park grounds, trash collection at the parks, and basic cleaning services in the park restrooms and pavilions.
The Helen Howarth Equestrian Arena is open to recreational riding during regular operating hours of the park. While use for private riding instruction is not permitted, the arena is available to rent for other private events and equestrian shows. Please reach out to the Leisure Services' Sr. Staff Assistant at 727-369-0671 to start planning your event to allow time for all necessary paperwork and preparation of the arena.
Rental Rates: $100 per day for the arena; $200 per day for bleacher rental; $17 per hour for electrical access. A 5.5% tax rate will also be applied. Additional staff charges will apply if Parks staff are needed to provide additional weekend grooming of the arena.
You can see details about each pavilion, check availability, and make rental requests for park pavilions online using WebTrack. Recreation staff at any center can assist you with navigating the software, as can the Leisure Services' Sr. Staff Assistant. Contact us if you're having trouble.
Rental Rates: $40 for a full day event (8 am - 7 pm). $20 for a half-day event (8 am - 1 pm or 2 pm - 7 pm). A 5.5% tax rate will also be applied. Sorry, no additional pro-rating for shorter events. Reserve now on Webtrack.
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(For inquiries about the City's England Brothers Park and Bandshell, contact the Communications and Marketing Department at 727-369-5735 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.)
At present, our basketball, bocce, pickleball, tennis, and volleyball courts (sand) are not reserveable and are open to all on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be courteous and share the courts with other users who have been waiting to play. The roller hockey rink located at the Youth Park Complex is closed through 2024 due to pending redevelopment of the complex; the Youth Park Sports Complex will re-open in 2025 under 3rd-party management.
Our city sports fields must be reserved to ensure adequate field preparation and scheduling of field lighting. Organizations wishing to rent fields must provide a Certificate of Insurance to cover potential injuries that players may sustain. Additionally, all organizations must provide proof that on site coaching staff hold current first aid and AED certifications.
Rental Rates (Helen Howarth): $22.50 per hour, per field. $100 per day for bleachers. $17.27 per hour electrical. A 5.5% tax rate will also be applied.
NOTICE 1: The fields at Davis Field will be eliminated in late 2023. No reservations are being accepted for 2024. The area will become a new park complex that will not include organized sports.
NOTICE 2: Youth Park will be undergoing significant changes in 2024-25, and the existing fields will become part of a larger multi-field sports complex. In anticipation of these changes, new reservations for fields are not being accepted for 2024. We appreciate your understanding while the site is redesigned, demolished, and reconstructed.
Please reach out to the Leisure Services' Sr. Staff Assistant for additional details and inquiries by calling 727-369-0671.