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

September 24 @3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Volusia County’s Historic Preservation Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelly County Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. The meeting is open to the public.  Members will discuss general items, includin...

Learn how to maintain your irrigation system

October 3 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Master Gardener Howard Jeffries will offer tips on operating and maintaining a home irrigation system at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in DeBary Hall’s stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. He’ll explain how to replace sprinkler heads, repair broken pipes, and set the automatic timer. He’ll als...

Cultural Council meeting

October 4 @9:00 am to 11:00 am
The Cultural Council of Volusia County will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Members will review the arts license plate fund, review the Art in Public Places program for the Daytona Beach International Airport, discuss the 2...

Accordion concert at DeBary Hall

October 5 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
The Key Tunes Trio and members of the Central Florida Accordion Club will play traditional German music during a free concert at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in DeBary Hall Historic Site’s theater, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. The musicians will also discuss their art form and display their i...

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