Get Out & Play!Let your child's imagination and curiosity run wild at any of the (13) playgrounds provided by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Pavilion rentals are available at certain locations for birthday parties, family reunions, company picnics or other events. For more information, contact Dunedin Parks & Recreation at (727) 812-4530.
Amberlea Park, 1680 Amberlea Drive North
A five-acre passive use park that boasts a cool, tree-shaded picnic area. There is an open playing area suitable for pick up football and soccer game as well as playground equipment.
Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road
The facility includes two seperate playground areas. The first is a "Boundless Playground" which includes multiple ramps allowing children and adults with mobility issues to easily access the play environment. The playground is in a safe, enclosed area next to the Community Center with plenty of shade. A seperate play area is behind the Community Center next to the "great lawn." This area has swings and spring toys and nearby gazebo and restrooms.
Edgewater Park, 51 Main Street
Edgewater Park is a four-acre waterfront park located at Dunedin Marina. The park has seperate play areas for children ages 2-5 and 5-12 and plenty of swings. The playgrounds incorporate the nautical theme of the Marina and being on the water. A new inclusive area has a swaying "boat" that is accessible to all ages and abilities including wheelchairs. Nearby picnic pavilions and restrooms make this a popular destinations for family gatherings and parties.
Elizabeth Skinner-Jackson Park, 1040 MLK, Jr. Avenue
This one-acre neighborhood park features playground equipment and a lighted basketball court. The park is located on MLK, Jr. Avenue, approximately 1/4 mile south of MLK, Jr. Recreation Center.
Hammock Park, 1900 San Mateo Drive
This 90-acre park is inhabited by various forms of wildlife and plant life with 5 miles of nature trails, five picnic pavilions and observation platform, restrooms and a new treehouse-themed playground. The playround features three slides, three climbers including a spider net, a leaf and a wood ladder, as well as plenty of swings and benches for parents to sit and watch their children play.
Highlander Park (near the Pool & Sprayground), 1937 Ed Eckert Drive
A playground for ages 5-12 is adjacent to the Kiwanis Sprayground. This play area features artificial grass, swings, spinning seats, track ride and a "Big Kahuna" fish climber.
MLK, Jr. Recreation Center, 550 Laura Lane
This newly built playground was designed with the help of the Youth Advisory Committee. The playground equipment includes a large play structure with pods, jacks and a DNA strand for imaginative play. It also features a bouncing balance beam, swings that can accommodate up to four kids at once, a merry-go-round, a large space net for climbing, a covered picnic area and a lighted basketball court.
Scotsdale Park, 1260 Beltrees Street
This park features nearly one mile of hard surface trails, a playground, picnic pavilion, tables and a bike rack. This brand new playground features seperate play spaces for children 2-5 and 5-12. The bright colors, slides, climbing areas and musical instruments get the creativity and imagination flowing. Lots of swings and plenty of shade make for a wonderful day.
VFW Playground, 360 Douglas Avenue
Vanech Recreation Complex, 3051 Garrison Road
A playground designed for ages 5-12 sits at the entrance to the park and is a popular play spot for the children of Garrison Jones Elementary either before or after school. The playground contains a rubber surface, climbing net, multiple slides and swings. Benches surround the playground for easy parental supervision.
Weaver Park, 1258 Bayshore Boulevard
Josiah Cephas Weaver Park is a waterfront park featuring a fishing pier, picnic pavilions, picnic tables, an outdoor "Fit Zone," restrooms and an ADA accessible playground. Thanks to a generous donation from the Dunedin Youth Guild, your child's imagination can run wild as they climb the playground equipment inspired by nature including trees, butterflies, caterpillars and a giant bird egg.
For more information, please contact Dunedin Parks & Recreation at (727) 812-4530.