Lifestyle

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:

Scotland Yards Golf Club
9424 US Hwy 301, Dade City
352-567-7600

Silverado Golf & Country Club
36841 Clubhouse Drive
813-788-1225

Southport Springs
3509 Zephyr Springs Parkway
813-715-7083

The Links of Lake Bernadette
5430 Links Lane
813-788-4653

Zephyrhills City Golf Course
39248 B Avenue
813-782-0714

For the adventuresome, nothing beats an excursion to world-famous Skydive City. 2011 is the 50th Anniversary of this exciting sport in Zephyrhills and Skydive City is hosting a skydiving reunion jumping. Old and new skydivers from all over the world and from all the decades of jumping here will be participating. A banquet will be held and there will be great entertainment at Skydive City's new facility, "The Bird House," which will become a skydiving museum.

Skydive City, Inc.
4241 Skydive Lane
1-800-888-JUMP
www.skydivecity.com


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.

Community Organizations

American Legion Post 118
5340 8th St.
813-782-0481

American Veterans Post 550
4645 Airport Rd.
813-780-8180

Celtic Heritage Society of Florida
8551 Handcart Rd.
813-312-5014

Conservative Club of East Pasco
6206 Mission Viejo Dr.
813-780-7328

Disabled American
Veterans Chapter 65

5325 8th St.
813-997-3385

Eagles Aerie Lodge
3752 New River Rd.
813-4149

Elks Lodge No. 2731
6851 Wire Rd.
813-782-4604

Kiwanis Club
38100 Avion Dr.
813-782-0606

Pilot Club
38506 Central Ave.
813-782-3927

Rotary Club, Noon
813-714-5593

Rotary Club, Daybreak
352-588-1163

Tourist Club of Zephyrhills
5216 7th St.
813-782-2024

VFW, George R. Baxmann Post 8154
954 U.S. 39
813-782-7194

Women's Club of Zephyrhills, Inc.
38549 5th Ave.
813-783-3992

Zephyrhills Historical Association
38625 Charles St.
813-782-4495

Zephyrhills Junior ROTC
6335 12th St.
813-794-6296

Zephyrhills Lions Club, Inc.
5827 Dean Dairy Rd.
813-788-1441

Zephyrhills Moose Lodge 2276
3211 Gall Blvd.
813-782-1771