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Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park unveils new StoryWalk® in Children’s Garden

Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park unveils new StoryWalk® in Children’s Garden Fort Myers, FL, Feb. 3, 2017 — The Lee County Library System, Lee County Parks & Recreation and the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation have [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park unveils new StoryWalk® in Children’s Garden

Lakes Park Community Garden donates harvest to Community Cooperative

Lakes Park Community Garden donates harvest to Community Cooperative The Lakes Park Community Garden made another successful donation on January 24th to the Community Cooperative . Sixty-two pounds of canned goods and produce were collected, bringing [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog Post, Community Garden|Comments Off on Lakes Park Community Garden donates harvest to Community Cooperative

Community Gardeners to tour Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm

Community Gardeners to tour Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm The December Gathering of Lakes Park's Community Gardeners will consist of a tour of Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm at 8250 Nalle Grade Road in North Fort Myers 33917. Rosy will [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Categories: Blog Post, Events|Comments Off on Community Gardeners to tour Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm

Scarecrows in the Park VIP Winners named at Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park

Fort Myers, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016 ‒ Winners of the Opening Night VIP Awards for Scarecrows in the Park 2016 have been announced. The VIP Award winners this year are: Best Overall Display: Harnes Marsh [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog Post, Events, Home|Comments Off on Scarecrows in the Park VIP Winners named at Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park

BREAKING NEWS

FARMERS MARKET The Farmers Market will return on Wednesdays starting this October.   INDEPENDANT CONTRACTOR The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation, (LPEF), is seeking an independent contractor, to assist the Board and the Committees in managing [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog Post, Home|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BREAKING NEWS

National Public Garden Day

Lakes Regional Park to Host National Public Garden Day on Friday, May 6 On Friday, May 6, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon) Lakes Regional Park will be hosting a variety of activities in [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog Post|Comments Off on National Public Garden Day

Children’s Garden Gala

  Children’s Learning Garden at Lakes Park Becomes a Reality   Plans for Susan Moore’s vision of a Children’s Learning Garden have come a long way since the first gala fundraiser in 2014. Sue’s [...]

By | April 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog Post, Events, Home|Comments Off on Children’s Garden Gala

Newsletter

Newsletter Summary Click here to see newsletter GTG spring 8 page 2016 NL.

By | April 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog Post, Home, newsletter, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Newsletter

Filter Marsh

40 acres of biological filtering marsh that reduces nutrients and improves oxygen content of the water flowing through the park resulting in cleaner water discharged into Hendry Creek and Estero Bay.

By | October 1st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Filter Marsh

Botanic Garden

Gardens include succulent collection, fragrance garden, water garden, heritage roses and the Community Garden where individual gardeners tend their 4x8 foot plots.

By | October 1st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Botanic Garden

Children’s Playground

  Large playground with swings, slides, and climbing opportunities to delight children.

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Children’s Playground

Train Ride & Museum

Fifteen minute train ride on a 1/8 scale miniature train through natural areas, a tunnel with special displays for holidays, and museum containing model railroad, artifacts from past Florida railroads (fee applies).

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Home|Comments Off on Train Ride & Museum

Outdoor Fitness Stations

A series of outdoor workout stations offer dozens of exercise options, from basic stretching and stair steps to more strenuous pull-ups and squats. This equipment also includes fitness guides for beginners and advanced athletes, suggested [...]

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Outdoor Fitness Stations

Water Playgrounds

Two splash pad water playgrounds are open from 9 a.m. to a half hour before sunset DST and are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, closed daily from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for [...]

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Water Playgrounds

WheelFun Bike Rentals

  Variety of bike rentals available, including surreys which are great for family fun (hourly rentals). Learn more.

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on WheelFun Bike Rentals

Walking/Biking Trails

Approximately 2.5 miles of paved or natural paths for walking, jogging, biking, and most other non-motorized activities, designated by the American Heart Association as an official "Smart! Walking Path! On-site signage details loops of various [...]

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Walking/Biking Trails

Marina Concession & Boat Rentals

Explore the lakes in kayaks or pedal boats (hourly rentals), ice cream, snacks, sandwiches available at lakeside concession area. Learn more.

By | September 29th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marina Concession & Boat Rentals

Bird Rookery

One of the most important nesting rookeries in Lee County with over 1,000 nests during nesting season.  White & Glossy Ibis, several varieties of Herons and Egrets, Anhingas and more year-around and migratory birds during [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bird Rookery

Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation presents sixth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest to benefit Family Discovery Garden

Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation is inviting local businesses, organizations, elementary and middle schools and community members to participate in its sixth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest by fashioning unique, personalized scarecrows. The custom-made scarecrows [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog Post|Comments Off on Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation presents sixth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest to benefit Family Discovery Garden

New ‘E.Z. Rider’ Golf Cart Provides Free Rides to Lakes Park Guests

A new six-passenger golf cart dubbed “E.Z. Rider” is now available for reservation at Lakes Park. A complimentary service provided by the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation, E.Z. Rider provides courtesy in-park transportation for park guests, [...]

By | January 12th, 2015|Categories: Blog Post|Comments Off on New ‘E.Z. Rider’ Golf Cart Provides Free Rides to Lakes Park Guests
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