City of Fort Myers, Florida
Recreation Department

The City of Palms Stadium

is located in Central Fort Myers on the corner of Broadway and Edison Avenue. Spring Training home of the Colorado Silver Bullets. Other activities include the Boston Red Sox Gulfcoast League, Fantasy Camp, Major League Baseball Players Alumni, Roy Hobbs World Series. When not in use, the facility and/or surrounding parking areas are available for rental for such activities s concerts, conferences, business meetings. Capacity is 7,000 people with field seating of 10,000 people. For information call (941) 338-2287.

** Per Kate Gordon - Boston Red Sox (617) 267-9440
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** Per Debra Larson - Colorado Silver Bullets (404 636-8200
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The Stars Complex

is located in Central Fort Myers on Edison Avenue. This multi purpose recreational facility has regulation basketball courts inside and out, junior olympic swimming pool, computer lab with internet capabilities, one (1) dance studio, one (1) multi purpose studio, two (2) little league baseball fields, one (1) senior league baseball field, one (1) multi-purpose field, lighted tennis courts. Activities at this location focus on the youth in our community. For information call (941) 332-6671.

S.T.A.R.S. Program (Success Through Academics and Recreational Support)

This national award winning prevention program is designed for at-risk youth between the ages of 8-14. The goal of the S.T.A.R.S. Program is to help young people realize that they can set and obtain goals to enhance their future. The S.T.A.R.S. Program is making a difference in Southwest Florida by reducing juvenile crime. If you are interested in supporting this worthwhile program or are in need of more information, please call (941) 338-2287.

The Garden Council & Activity Center

is located on U.S. 41 in Central Fort Myers near Lee Memorial Hospital. With an emphasis on events aimed at the Senior citizens in our community, this facility, home of the Fort Myers/Lee County Garden Council, offers activities such as ballroom dancing, square dancing, round dancing, woodcarving, quilting. The facility is also available for rent for such activities as jewelry shows, coin shows, dollshows, parties, receptions etc. For information call (941) 332-1288.

The Shady Oaks Community Center

is located in East Fort Myers adjacent to Shady Oaks Park on Marion Street. This facility has a ballroom and full size commercial kitchen making it an ideal location for weddings, receptions, birthday parties, dinners, conventions, trade shows, business meetings. For information call (941) 332-6638.

Centennial Park

is located in Downtown Fort Myers on the beautiful Caloosahatchee River. This location has a large and small pavillion, playground, fishing pier, boat ramp, beautiful railed walkway along the river and a weekly farmers market. Ideal location for large and small events; concerts, festivals, weddings/receptions, parties, picnics. For information call (941) 332-6638.

Shady Oaks Park

is located in East Fort Myers adjacent to Shady Oaks Community Center on Marion Street. This park is nestled in beautiful mature oak trees featuring picnic tables and playground facilities for the little ones. Also on site are two (2) regulation softball fields. For reservations or information call (941) 332-6638.

Lions Park

is located on U.S. 41 in Central Fort Myers. This park is a great location for children to play - swings, merry-go-rounds, slides and much more. The play area is completely fenced. Also on site are lighted tennis courts and three (3) little league fields. For information call (941) 332-6638.

Deleon Soccer-Plex

is located in the southern part of the City of Fort Myers off of Colonial Boulevard adjacent to the Fort Myers Racquet Club. This location has four (4) regulation soccer fields and is available for tournaments and rentals. For information call (941) 332-6638.

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