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City Parks and Playgrounds

Free and low cost city owned parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities in the Orlando area.

Summer Fun: Orlando Splash Pads
Orlando's home to several free or cheap splash pads that can keep your whole family cool this summer.

Cypress Grove Park
Cypress Grove Park is located on the shores of Lake Jessamine. The park features 3 multi-use fields along with picnic and playground areas. Leashed pets are also allowed.

Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake
Located near Universal Studios, Wet 'n Wild and other Orlando attractions and shopping is the popular 300 acre Turkey Lake Park. Extra amenities include a swimming pool and boat rentals for fishing.

Lake Eola Park
An Orlando icon, the fountain at Lake Eola Park is one of the area's most photographed locations.

Lake Island Park
A great escape for the children. The castle-like feel of Lake Island's all wooden children's park in Winter Park is a great place for kids to climb and explore.

Kelly Park/Rock Springs
Florida's natural springs, Kelly Park - Rock Springs. Enjoy a day of relaxation floating down a lazy river on an inner tube.

Public Pools in Orlando
Did you know that there are 11 pools in the Orlando that are open to the public? For a minimal charge, you are welcome to use any of these pools even if you are not an Orlando resident.

Wekiwa Springs State Park
Florida as it was seen by the Timucuan Indians. The Wekiwa Springs State Park is 7000 acres of nature paths, wildlife and a natural spring.

Low Cost Places to Swim
Looking for some low cost ways to cool off on a hot summer day? Here are 5 suggestions on how to have a cool day for under $5.00. Save even more - each of the following places allow you to bring your own drinks and lunch.

See Art in Downtown Orlando

Fort Christmas Historical Park
Fort Christmas Historical Park, located near Orlando, is nearly 200 years old.

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