Our Mission: To enhance the quality of life for Pasco County citizens by providing a balance of athletic, recreational, cultural and educational opportunities, and by protecting the County’s natural resources including land, air, water, and wildlife.
It is the Pasco County Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources Department’s responsibility to enhance the quality of life for Pasco County citizens – an element of the County’s Strategic Plan. This mission is accomplished by focusing on providing a balance of cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities along with protecting the County’s natural resources including land, air, water, and wildlife.
Pasco County Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources Department
Fiscal & Support Services
These three departments operate on an approximate budget of $12.1M with funds allocated amongst eight programs listed below:
Natural Resources Regulatory
With 124 full-time employees and an additional 88 seasonal employees hired annually, the department operates and maintains:
22 Active Parks
13 Passive Parks
3 Recreation Complexes
5 Community Centers
2 Swimming Pools
117 Athletic Fields
2 Public Boat Ramps
4,600 Acres of Environmentally Sensitive Land
15,000 Acres of Park Land, Trails and Open Space
We also provide 121 recreational programs and 40 events per year including social events, instructional classes and summer and winter programming.
The Pasco County Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources Department currently offers adult softball leagues in Central and West Pasco. A variety of leagues are offered, such as Men's, Senior, Church and Co-ed, Leagues are offered on most weeknights at the following locations:
Land O' Lakes Heritage Park, 5401 Land O' Lakes Boulevard, Land O' Lakes, 34639 (813) 929-1229. Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson, 34669(813) 929-1220 W H. Jack Mitchell Jr. Park, 4825 Little Road, New Port Richey, 34655 (727) 376-8732
For more information on adult softball leagues at Land O' Lakes Heritage Park, please call 813-929-1229.
For more information on adult softball leagues at Veterans Memorial Park and W H. Jack Mitchell Jr. Park, please call 727-942-7439.