Lakeland’s Taken By Surprise Step Team will host teens from throughout the South at the competition
Conceptual renderings show a large central grassy lawn surrounded by areas for recreational activities and a shaded events stage
Brooke Lierman has won $20,000 in pitch competitions for OverTheShoulder, which will detect dangers to runners and alert their contacts
Miles of trails have attracted many people to the new park for recreation. But challenges await those who want to walk to the park.
A café, a coffee shop and a rooftop bar are available, as are water-filling stations and drink vending machines.
Bonnet Springs Park is ready for its grand opening Oct. 22-23. “We have everything the theme parks have, except rides,” CEO Josh Henderson said.
STATE GRANTS: Thirteen projects in Polk County will benefit from $6.2 million in federally funded grants that were approved by the Florida Legislative Budget Committee. The biggest Lakeland projects are $950,000 for the first phase of an education center at the city’s Se7en Wetlands Park and $457,500 for a life skills house at Southeastern University’s […]
The city gives and the city takes away. The City Commission this week unanimously voted to replace 10-cents-a-day late fees for library books, and also to begin charging youth athletic organizations $10 per child per season for sports participation on city fields, beginning in January. They will formally vote on the matters as part of […]
Youth athletic leagues that use city of Lakeland playing fields would start paying the city a fee — $10 per player per season — under a schedule of parks and recreation fees that city commissioners will consider on Tuesday. Neighboring cities and Polk County already have fees in place that are the same price or […]
A rendering shown to city commissioners on Friday gives the public a glimpse of the design being considered for a large new park planned for Southwest Lakeland at Pipkin and Medulla roads near Lakeland Linder International Airport.