Central Broward Regional Park
National Facility Award-Winning Park (PDF -64B)
This approximately 110-acre multipurpose facility, located in the City of Lauderhill, is the first County regional park to be acquired and developed through the Broward County Commission's 2000 Safe Parks and Land Preservation Bond Program.
The newest feature is the Public Art and Design project that was just completed. Pennsylvania-born Artist Alice Aycock was commissioned in 2004 to design a water feature at the State Road 7/U.S. 441 entrance to the park. The project, Whirls and Swirls and a Vortex on Water, was completed in summer 2008 through the Broward County Public Art and Design program, which allocates two percent of the total new construction budget for Broward County government facilities for commissioned artists to provide design expertise and to create artworks within a broad range of capital improvement projects.
The park is open with no gate admission Monday through Friday (except holidays). Gate admission ($1.50 per person, children age five and under free) is collected on weekends and holidays. There are many picnic tables located throughout the park that are available for free use on a first-come, first-served basis. Shelters can be reserved for groups and parties.
Main Event Field and Viewing/Seating Section: A circular, multipurpose, lighted field, 560 feet in diameter, with 5,000 covered seats and additional seating for 15,000 spectators possible. The venue may be used for concerts and sporting events or other special events. The field is capable of hosting a variety of local, national, and international sports championship games and will contain four turf pitches. Field use by permit only.
The first floor includes the park lobby with receptionist/facility reservation area, elevator, team locker rooms, restrooms, concession area, and main event field viewing room that may also be rented for parties or other social occasions. Second floor includes park and district management offices, concession warming area, and scoreboard operations center, along with a VIP viewing area and conference room that may be rented for small meetings and gatherings of up to 20 people. Call for fees and hours. Multipurpose Fields: Four lighted soccer/football fields with spectator seating that can also be used as two cricket fields with artificial pitches. Field use by permit only.
Netball Courts: Two lighted courts with spectator seating and player benches.
Tennis Courts: Two lighted standard courts.
Basketball Courts: Two lighted courts with spectator seating and player benches.
Tropical Splash Water Playground Now Open Weekends! Open seasonally. Interactive, ADA-accessible, with separate areas designed for older and younger children. Lifeguard-monitored at all times. Very young children are required to wear swim diapers. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older. U.S. Coast Guard-approved life vests available free of charge. No pets, water toys, floats, cooking grills, glass containers, or alcoholic beverages allowed in the aquatics facility. There is a $4.50 admission fee to enter Tropical Splash per session. Concessions (food and beverages) may be purchased. Tropical Splash operates on a session schedule. Instructional Pool: From zero-depth to four feet deep with one edge support for students to grasp, this instructional pool will host SWIM Central water-safety lessons in cooperation with the Broward County School Board. Funbrellas: Colorful 20-foot-diameter umbrellas available for $20 per session at the aquatics facility. Each includes tables and chairs. Capacity: 30. Fee and deposit required.
Boats: Paddleboats available for rental at the aquatics facility by the hour, half-day, and full day on weekends and designated county holidays. Fee and deposit required. U.S. Coast Guard-approved life vests provided must be worn.
Picnic Shelters: Seven picnic shelters, varying capacities, each with grills, water, and electricity. Two corporate pavilions (400+ capacity) with large cooking grills, serving counter, water, electricity, and restrooms. Shelters and pavilions are available by reservation only. Click here for individual shelter details and an aerial map locator.
Nature Trail: Approximately 1.5 miles long in the west and northwest sections of the facility.
Allows limited access to West Ken Lark Park (a City of Lauderhill neighborhood park). The bridge will be closed on weekends.
Two large, covered, ADA-accessible playgrounds, located on the north and south sides of the park. Equipment includes climbing rocks, colorful double straight slides, 90-degree slides, tunnel slides, mountain climbers, and horizontal loop climbers.
Clock Tower: Approximately 80 feet high and 20 feet square, with four backlit, 10-foot-diameter clocks with chimes.
At the State Road 7/U.S. 441 entrance to the park. Approximately 30 feet high, with water cascading from two levels into a large 14-foot-by-80-foot basin that wraps around the three-level “rockscape.” Click here for rules of the park.
Programs and Classes
Central Broward Regional Park is interested in providing classes and programs taught by qualified public instructors. If you are interested in holding a class at this park, please call 954-321-1170 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact:
Central Broward Regional Park
3700 N.W. 11th Place
Lauderhill, FL 33311