The City of Fort Lauderdale's Parks and Recreation offers a wonderful and exciting variety of recreational and sports programs. The City of Fort Lauderdale encourages our citizens and visitors to celebrate healthy, active lifestyles by participating in their choice of athletic activities.

For a comprehensive listing of our programs, view the current edition of the Fort Lauderdale Sports & Activities Directory or download the app.

Sports Activities Billboard

Adult Athletics

Youth Athletics

Aquatic Programs


Field Permitting Information

Mills Pond Park is home to the City of Fort Lauderdale's Field Permit Office. The City of Fort Lauderdale requires a permit for use of the Bermuda grass athletic fields. For more information, please contact the Field Permit Office at 954-828-8943 or email

Pickup games are allowed on a variety of fields and open areas throughout the City during posted park hours without any permit requirement. For more information, download the mappdf 


Partner Groups

The City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department partners with several groups to offer additional recreational programs. For more information, please contact these organizations directly.

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