Parks And Recreation Department

Parks and Recreation Department
800 Shoreline Drive
Gulf Breeze, Florida

Mission Statement

To maintain and improve the City of Gulf Breeze’s active and passive parks. Monitor maintenance of public right-of-ways, including U.S. 98 medians and overpasses, Shoreline and Fairpoint. Provide field maintenance at Shoreline Park North. Enhance and encourage public usage of existing facilities, and plan for expanded opportunities. To encourage continued citizen participation by aiding service organizations in their social and recreational activities.

About Our Parks

The City’s total land devoted to recreation is 517 acres. Shoreline Park is the major recreation area in Gulf Breeze. This park encompasses about 155 acres and is divided into two distinct parks. Shoreline Park North consists of the Gulf Breeze Community Center, facilities for baseball, football, soccer, outdoor basketball, softball, Sunset Kids Park, and 10 lighted tennis courts. Shoreline Park South has over 105 acres of wooded area which extends to the edge of Santa Rosa Sound. Shoreline Park South is the most popular boat launch in the area, only seven miles from the Pensacola Pass. In the open area near the water, facilities in addition to the boat ramp include picnic tables, fishing pier, swimming area and a large gazebo. A nature trail also winds through Shoreline Park South.

The remaining parks provide additional neighborhood recreational areas. Williamsburg Park is a large 3 acre open field park with a tot lot and park benches. Two additional tennis courts can be found at Highpoint Park. McClure Park is a half acre neighborhood park with a tot lot, park benches and play field. Two covered shelters with picnic tables, a tot lot, and playground equipment make up the 1.8 acre Woodland Park.

Wayside Park is an award winning linear park  of modern design and has a public boat launch. It is landscaped with native trees and covered picnic areas with a view of Pensacola Bay. In addition to Wayside Park, the City has a unique fishing spot nearby.

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