Playgrounds of DunedinLet 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 new playground equipment.
Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road
The facility includes a "Boundless Playground" for children. Governor Bush pledged support of the "boundless" playground concept with a goal of 50 Florida cities to provide these unique playgrounds which serve children of all abilities. Through a "Be a Player" partnership with the Dunedin Kiwanis Club and the Dunedin Boat Club, the City of Dunedin is proud to include this playground on the grounds of the Dunedin Community Center.
Edgewater Park, 51 Main Street
Edgewater Park is a four-acre waterfront park located at Dunedin Marina. The park is well shaded and features a playground, picnic pavilion, picnic tables, restroom facilities and a gazebo that may be reserved for weddings and other functions. Edgewater Park is also the site of the City's Centennial Tree planted by the Bay Bouquet Garden Club on June 1, 1999 to commemorate the City of Dunedin's 100th birthday.
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 tree house themed playground.
Highlander Park, 903 Michigan Boulevard
With approximately 70-acres, Highlander Park is the City's second largest park. It is a multi-use recreation area featuring the Dunedin Community Center, the Fine Art Center, an over-the-lake pavilion, Highlander Pool, Kiwanis Sprayground, three playground picnic pavilions, picnic tables, tennis courts, sand volleyball, softball and little league fields.
Highlander Pool / Kiwanis Sprayground, 1937 Ed Eckert Drive
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 shelter, picnic tables and a bike rack. This eight-acre passive park also contains a large pond and a beautiful wooded area.
Vanech Recreation Complex, 3051 Garrison Road
this 46-acre park features three tournament-quality softball fields and a six-acre wooded area. Development of this park was made possible by a generous donation from the estate of Louis A. Vanech. Over 300 trees have been planted in the park through the efforts of the Bay Bouquet Club.
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.