An Abundance of Parks & Recreation
Zephyrhills abounds with beautiful parks and recreational facilities that feature everything from swimming to picnicking, baseball to fishing.
Clock Plaza, located in the historic downtown district on 5th Avenue features a bandstand and picnic tables underneath shady oak trees.
Charles B. Krusen Memorial Park, situated on Alston Avenue east of U.S. 301 has a skate park, inline field hockey rink, picnic shelter with barbeque grills, lighted sports fields, playground, basketball court and concession stands.
Depot Park, located at 39421 South Avenue is home to a restored 1927 Railroad Depot which serves as a museum. It also has a wooded walking trail, picnic shelters, barbeque grills, and a playground.
East Pasco Family YMCA, at 37301 Chapel Hill Loop features basketball and racquetball courts and an Olympic-size swimming pool. Among the activities it offers are a day camp for children, group exercise, swimming lessons for all ages, and a Wellness Center with a multitude of exercise equipment.
Hercules Aquatic Center, 38110 CR 54, is a neighborhood park with 16 acres of property and a public swimming pool. It also offers a fitness trail, playground, picnic tables, and grills.
Lincoln Heights Park on Lincoln Avenue, east of Airport Road is a small neighborhood park with a picnic shelter, large swing set and basketball court.
Meadowood Paw Park, located at Alston and Meadowood Loop across from the municipal golf course is the perfect place for humans to romp with "man's best friend."
Shepard Park, at the intersection of US 301 & A Avenue features scout activity buildings, picnic shelters, basketball court, swing set and an open play area.
Transplant Park, situated at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 12th Street is a small park nestled beneath shade trees with benches where you can sit, relax and contemplate nature.
Veteran's Memorial Park, on 3rd Avenue east of 20th Street features an unsupervised BMX track, open play area and a bicycle/pedestrian path complete with trees and benches.
Zephyr Park, at 38116 5th Avenue is located on a lake and features lighted tennis courts, fishing, picnic shelters, grills, a playground, horseshoe pits and a fitness trail, as well as an interactive water park.
Golfing is another popular pastime that you can pursue in Zephyrhills. The following are several of the golf courses in the area:
Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club
12900 Lake Jovita Blvd., Dade City
Scotland Yards Golf Club
9424 US Hwy 301, Dade City
Silverado Golf & Country Club
36841 Clubhouse Drive
3509 Zephyr Springs Parkway
The Links of Lake Bernadette
5430 Links Lane
Zephyrhills City Golf Course
39248 B Avenue
For the adventuresome, nothing beats an excursion to world-famous Skydive City. The 14-acre campus offers visitors more than just the thrill of a lifetime: it boasts a full-service RV park and on-site camping, an on-site cafe, a pro shop, a wingsuit school, and a swoop pond for canopy piloting. A bar nicknamed the "Bird House" also helps calm nerves with beer and wine, and its walls are covered in memorabilia from 50 years of skydiving at Zephyrhills Airport.
- Skydive City performs 4,000 tandem dives and facilitates 70,000 total jumps annually
- The staff has more than 50,000 cumulative jumps
- Up to 22 passengers can fit onto the aircraft
- Planes safely tote divers to an altitude of up to 13,500 feet
- Up to 60-second free falls reach speeds of 120 miles per hour
- 4- to 6-minute canopy floats finish dives peacefully
Skydive City, Inc.
4241 Skydive Ln.
The Zephryhills Skate Park is an 8,000 sq. ft. all-concrete park designed by Team Pain. The bowl is multi-level with pool coping, tile and steel coping, escalators, extension, 5 corners and two hips. The street course includes quarter pipes, hips, china banks, textured banks, the Skate art repurposed, tons of rails and ledges, jersey barriers, and on one of the rails is an actual piece of rail road track.
Zephyrhills Skate Park
4626 Krusen Field Rd.
For more information, including hours and registration, please visit: http://www.ci.zephyrhills.fl.us/Facilities/Facility/Details/Skate-Park-11
A variety of civic, fraternal, social, political, veteran and cultural organizations are available to people who want to get together for fun or to support a worthy cause.
|5340 8th St.||813-782-0481|
|4645 Airport Rd.||813-780-8180|
Society of Florida
|8551 Handcart Rd.||813-312-5014|
of East Pasco
of East Pasco
Veterans Chapter 65
|5325 8th St.||813-997-3385|
|Eagles Aerie Lodge||3752 New River Rd.||813-4149|
|6851 Wire Rd.||813-782-4604|
|Kiwanis Club||38100 Avion Dr.||813-782-0606|
|Pilot Club||38506 Central Ave.||813-782-3927|
George R. Baxmann
|954 U.S. 39||813-782-7194|
of Zephyrhills, Inc.
|38549 5th Ave.||813-783-3992|
|38625 Charles St.||813-782-4495|
|Zephyrhills Junior ROTC||6335 12th St.||813-794-6296|
Lions Club, Inc.
|5827 Dean Dairy Rd.||813-788-1441|
Moose Lodge 2276
|3211 Gall Blvd.||813-782-1771|