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With the exception of limited re-openings of the Highlander Pool Fitness Center, the Library and Playgrounds, City buildings are closed to the public.  COVID-19 Updates .


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City of Dunedin public playgrounds, including the outdoor Fit Zone at Weaver Park, will reopen Monday, June 1. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. Please use appropriate caution and follow all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention health and safety guidelines.

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  • Stay home if you feel sick and cover your coughs or sneezes
  • Stay at least 6 feet from others
  • Wash or sanitize your hands frequently
  • Avoid crowds and gathering with others outside of your household

Please note:  Due to summer camps beginning Monday, June 1st, the playgrounds at the Community Center and MLK, Jr. Recreation Center will remain closed to the general public Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm.

All other recreational facilities, including the Dunedin Community Center, MLK, Jr. Recreation Center, Hale Senior Activity Center and Kiwanis Sprayground remain closed to the general public.

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Get Out & Play!

Let your child's imagination and curiosity run wild at any of the (12) 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 Park1680 Amberlea Drive North
A five-acre passive park tucked back into the Amberlea neighborhood boasts a cool, tree-shaded picnic area and an open playing area suitable for pick up football and soccer games. The newly renovated playground features swings, climbing equipment and a slide all under large oak trees.

Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road
The facility includes two separate 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 separate playground, located behind the Community Center, has slides, swings, and multiple climbers, and a nearby gazebo, outdoor basketball courts, a walking/biking trail and restrooms. The playground sits next to the large, grassy open area of Highlander Park suitable for free-play and pick up football, soccer and kickball games. Please note: Due to summer camps beginning Monday, June 1st, the playgrounds at the Community Center and MLK, Jr. Recreation Center will remain closed to the general public Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm.


Edgewater Park51 Main Street
Edgewater Park is a four-acre waterfront park located at Dunedin Marina. The park has separate 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 Park1040 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 Park1900 San Mateo Drive
This treehouse-themed playground sits within the 90-acre park and 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. Restrooms, picnic pavilions and access to walking/biking trails are nearby.

Highlander Park (near the Pool & Sprayground)1937 Ed Eckert Drive
This playground, located adjacent to the Kiwanis Sprayground and Highlander Pool, is designed for ages 5-12 and features artificial grass, swings, spinning seats, track ride and a "Big Kahuna" fish climber. Tennis courts, picnic pavilions and restrooms are nearby.

MLK, Jr. Recreation Center550 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. Please note: Due to summer camps beginning Monday, June 1st, the playgrounds at the Community Center and MLK, Jr. Recreation Center will remain closed to the general public Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm.

Scotsdale Park1260 Beltrees Street
This playground features separate 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. The park also features a pond, beautiful wooded areas, a one mile of hard-surface trail, picnic pavilion, tables and a bike rack.

VFW Playground, 360 Douglas Avenue
This newly built playground features swings, slides and climbing equipment designed with a patriotic theme using red, white and blue colors. The playground is in a safe, enclosed area and located across from TD Ballpark, next to the Pinellas Trail and the SPC Zachary L Shannon Memorial VFW Post 2550.

Weaver Park1258 Bayshore Boulevard
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. The waterfront park also features a fishing pier, picnic pavilions, picnic tables, an outdoor "Fit Zone" and restrooms.

For more information, please contact Dunedin Parks & Recreation at (727) 812-4530.