Daytona Beach Parks And Recreation
Daytona Beach is home to many attractions that bring an array of people to visit, or reside, here along “The World’s Most Famous Beach”. Amid the commercial and residential development, and hustle and bustle of tourism, Daytona Beach still offers some beautiful public parks with an array of amenities for its residents and guests. Below we will outline some of these parks that make Daytona Beach a great city to call home.
1000 Orange Avenue
Amenities: Playground, Picnic area, disc golf course, zip-lining course, nature trail This large nature park was established as a disc golf course in 1993. It offers several ditches, water hazards and an abundance of tall trees. There are three tees per hole and 65 various pin placements. Visitors can also explore several nature paths.On top of this, Tuscawilla is also home to Zoom Air, a zip-lining adventure park. Zip lines and aerial challenges with ropes, wooden bridges and nets have been added in the treetops and and are a great opportunity for fun. Also, Tuscawilla Park has a nature center and trails that offers visitors a glimpse at plant and animal life.
Breaker’s Oceanfront Park
13 S. Atlantic Ave.
Amenities: beach access, volleyball court, splash pad, playground, outdoor shower, picnic area, restrooms This 2.5-acre beachside park is just south of the Main Street Pier. It is handicapped accessible and family friendly. Kids can enjoy the water features and explore the small Environmental Learning Center. Also available is a walkway that links the park to an active and popular boardwalk area.
201 University Boulevard
Amenities: playground, picnic pavilion & grills, fishing dock, park benches, open area for play or group activities This two-acre, riverfront family park was built in memory of Colin Every, the son of a Daytona Beach firefighter / paramedic and elementary school teacher. Colin lost his life when he drowned tragically March 1994. Firefighters and paramedics offer several safety programs at this park. Local schools and children's groups are invited to utilize this park not only for recreation, but also as a learning environment for both land and water safety. Also, an environmental theme has been incorporated into the park to educate citizens about the importance of recycling and other environmental concerns. Park benches, picnic tables and playground equipment made of recycled materials were used in the park. Educational signs have been placed throughout the park highlighting what has been made from the recyclables.