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About Parks, Recreation and Culture

Whether 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.

Attractions

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 SportsVolusia.com.

Upcoming events

Get stepping with line dancing lessons

May 20 @5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Line dancing is a great way to exercise your mind and body. Join DeBary Hall staff for a fun evening full of learning beginner line dances to various music genres at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 6 and 20, in DeBary Hall Historic Site’s stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. There is a $5 charge for...

Ribbon cutting for Spring-to-Spring Trail segment

May 22 @10:30 am to 11:00 am
Walkers, joggers, inline skaters, bicyclists and people with disabilities now have another mile of trail to enjoy in West Volusia. The Volusia County Council will cut the ribbon for the newest segment of the Spring-to-Spring Trail at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22, on the west side of DeLeon Spr...

Create a bird sanctuary in your backyard

May 22 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Learn how to create a bird sanctuary in your backyard with local author Marcia Meara at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary.  Meara will share useful information on do-it-yourself feeders, birdbaths, water sources and landscaping a bird habit...

Story time at DeBary Hall

May 28 @9:30 am to 10:30 am
Children are invited to Kids Corner, an outdoor story time at 9:30 a.m. Fridays, May 14 and 28, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. DeBary Kids Corner is a free story time program featuring various stories, songs and activities designed for preschoolers, but children of all ages are w...

Soak up the sun at DeBary Hall

May 29 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore our nearest star, the sun, with Derek Demeter, director of the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College, at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. DeBary.  Demeter will investigate the origins of the sun, the powers it holds deep inside its...

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