Parks, Recreation and Culture

Family FishingWhether you want to take a nature walk, see historic sites, learn more about the environment, or take part in cultural opportunities, Volusia County has it all. You also can boat, fish, camp, observe wildlife in its natural habitat, sunbathe and participate in active recreational activities in Volusia County.

Our programs and facilities incorporate a theme that embraces environmental, cultural, heritage and outdoor (ECHO) activities and sites.

Art and culture

Volusia County is famed for its miles of beaches, lazy rivers, unsurpassable weather, its forests, quiet towns and sparkling resorts.


Volusia County has three popular attractions that highlight the area's history and ecology.

Land Management

Land Management is responsible for the management, enhancement and restoration of approximately 38,000 acres in Volusia County.

Parks and trails

Volusia County is blessed with some of the most beautiful parks and trails in the Southeast.

Recreational programs

Children, teens and adults can have fun and get fit with activities sponsored by Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division.

Sports Volusia

Your one-stop sports event planning resource. View a listing of all the sporting facilities in Volusia County, find an activity or plan your own on

Upcoming events

Historic Preservation Board

July 23 @3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Volusia County’s Historic Preservation Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Building, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. The meeting is open to the public. Members and staff will welcome the board’s newest memb...

Cultural Council

July 26 @9:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Cultural Council of Volusia County will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, July 26, at the Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach. Members will review the arts license plate fund, review scoring for Community Cultural Grant applicants, receive training on the Sunshine Law...

Brighten your landscape with vegetables

August 8 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Vegetables are taking center stage in the Florida landscape. Homeowners can eat fresh from the garden while jazzing up their landscapes with cabbages, broccoli, tomatoes and other colorful vegetables. Master Gardener Howard Jeffries will share tips during a free presentation at 1 p.m. Thursda...

Tim Baylie

202 N. Florida Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720

West Volusia

Daytona Beach
386-257-6000, ext. 15953

New Smyrna Beach
386-423-3300, ext. 15953