Parks & Leisure Services

ALL City events have been suspended until further notice. A declaration of emergency had been signed by the State, County and Mayor of the City of Oakland Park with regard to the COVID-19 virus. The health and safety of our community is our utmost priority. We thank you for your understanding of these precautionary measures that have been taken.


The Parks and Leisure Services Department's purpose is to acquire, develop, program, and maintain city park facilities. The department also plans, coordinates, and implements a multitude of recreation services, volunteer opportunities, and special events.
Accredited Agency
The Parks and Leisure Services Department is an accredited agency through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). CAPRA “recognizes park and recreation agencies for excellence in operation and service."
Capra Accredited
The department is proud to offer the residents of Oakland Park a nationally accredited agency.


To provide quality recreation programs, a well-maintained parks system, and library enrichment that is responsive to the leisure, learning, and business needs of a diverse community.Jaco Pastorius Park