Parks & Recreation

The City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide the citizens of Ocoee with safe and enjoyable programs, parks and facilities that will enhance the quality of life for city residents and promote an overall sense of community. We are committed to providing quality recreational services and welcome your comments, suggestions and ideas.

Ocoee Lakeshore Center

The Ocoee Lakeshore Center is West Orange County’s premier event destination. From wedding to conventions, the Ocoee Lakeshore Center can host your event in style. Enjoy lovely lake views and modern amenities from all areas of our facility. The Community Center features banquet seating for more than 200 people, a modern catering kitchen, additional rooms for use and a state of the art audio-visual system. The historic Withers-Maguire House is suited for bridal party preparations and smaller meetings and events. Outdoor events can be held at the lakefront Bill Breeze Park and gazebo. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Administrative office at 407-877-5803.


The Parks and Recreation Department manages three recreation centers located throughout the city. A variety of programs for youth, adults and seniors are offered at these centers throughout the week. All centers are available during weekday evenings and on weekends to rent for family gatherings, parties, meetings, receptions, banquets and other special occasions. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Administrative office at 407-877-5803.


The Parks and Recreation Department operates and maintains fourteen parks throughout the city with some of the following amenities: picnic areas, playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, baseball, softball, football and soccer fields, and pavilions. Discover a park close to you. 


The Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of year-round recreational programs and events for youth, adults and seniors to enhance the quality of life for the residents of Ocoee. For more information on the programs and classes, please contact the Jim Beech Recreation Center at 407-905-3180 or check out our Facebook Page.

Family Aquatic Center

The Ocoee Family Aquatic Center provides a safe and relaxing setting for families to enjoy their day. Special features include a zero depth entry for easy access and spray features for the kids to splash the day away. For more information on programs and classes at the aquatic center, contact the Jim Beech Recreation Center at 407-905-3180.

Founder's Day

The City of Ocoee's Founder's Day Festival is celebrated annually in November drawing more than 20,000 people each year. The festival includes both local and national entertainment and one of the best fireworks displays in Central Florida. It is non-stop fun! For more information please contact Mark Johnson, Assistant Parks & Recreation Director or check the Festival website.