Parks & Recreation

About us 

The City of Clermont Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide exceptional services to our Clermont citizens. The Parks and Recreation Department provides recreation parks, trails, and facilities to enjoy for all ages. We also provide space for arts and programs to take place. We love to help facilitate FUN, learning, and exercise in safe environments.   

We oversee all of our Clermont city parks, recreation programs, special events, and the Clermont Performing Arts Center. Whether you want to come out and read in our parks, exercise, watch a show, or enjoy a special event we can't wait to share our spaces with you. For all of our facilities, parks, and programs please see the menu for further details.  


To maintain all of our facilities, programs, and events we have four divisions within our department. Each responsible for providing services to the citizens. Our administrative offices are located at the Arts and Recreation Center, and at the Clermont City Center (Events Division). 

  • Events Division - Overseeing special events, Waterfront Park, and Champions Splash Park. 
  • Facilities Division - Overseeing the Arts and Recreation Center and Community Garden. 
  • Recreation Division - Overseeing the Clermont Parks, Recreation, Park Ranger staff, and Programming for youth, adults, seniors, and the Kehlor Recreation Center. 
  • Theater Division - Overseeing the shows at Clermont Performing Arts Center in the Mainstage, and Blackbox Theaters. 


Contact information 

 To report an emergency please contact the Clermont Police Department at 9-1-1. 

To report any after hours (outside of Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) immediate issues please contact the Park Rangers at (352)396-5916. For reporting park issues that are non-emergency please call the Arts and Recreation Center at (352)394-3500. 


If you see anything suspicious, such as vehicles not marked as city vehicles in restricted areas, involved in illegal activity please contact the Clermont Police Department at 9-1-1.