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Parks, Recreation & Culture


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The City of Winter Haven has numerous rental opportunities available. Whether you are having a company gathering, training session, family reunion, wedding reception, birthday party or sporting event, we have a space for you.

In addition to the room, the City can provide tables, chairs, podiums and audio/visual equipment for certain locations. A dedicated staff will help you determine what facility and/or room works for your event. We will even help you remember those little items that always seem to slip through the cracks. Let us help make your next event a success.

If you have rented one of rental facilities, please take a minute to complete our customer survey card so we may better serve our customers. Thank you for your help.

The following is a listing of the many rental opportunities in the City:

Facility Rentals

Parks, Recreation & Culture Department Offices have moved to the Florida Citrus Building (500 3rd St NW), for questions about alternative rental spaces contact (863) 291-5656.

Woman’s Club

  • Mon. – Thurs.: $350/day
  • Fri. – Sat.: $650/day
  • Capacity: 100
  • Deposit: $500

Nora Mayo Hall

  • Fees: $2,000/day                                                                                                        $50/hr Attendant
  • Capacity: 600 / Banquet                                                                                                   1,000 / Auditorium
  • Deposit: $1,000 (Additional Alcohol Deposit of $1,500)
  • Application below must be filled out in its entirety prior to consideration for a firm booking of Nora Mayo Hall. Email application to, 30 days prior to reservation request. Once application is approved you will be contacted about finalizing your reservation request.
  • Nora Mayo Hall Rental Application

Park Rentals

All park rentals are made through Parks, Recreation & Culture Department at the Florida Citrus Building (500 3rd St NW) or for more information contact (863) 291-5656.

Lake Hartridge Park Pavilion

  • Resident/Non-Resident Fee: $70/day

Lake Maude Nature Park Pavilion

  • Resident/Non-Resident Fee: $70/day

Lake Maude Recreation Park Pavilion  1 & 2

  • Resident/Non-Resident Fee: $70/day

Lake Shipp Park Pavilion

  • Resident/Non-Resident Fee: $66/day

Rotary Park Pavilion 1 & 2

  • Resident/Non-Resident Fee: $44/day

Gazebo at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

  • Resident/Non-Resident Fee: $44/day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Amphitheater

  • Resident: $300/day
  • Non-Resident: $360/day
  • Deposit: $200

Rotary Park Clubhouse

  • Resident: $20/hr
  • Non-Resident: $24/hr
  • Capacity: 70
  • Deposit: $100

Lion’s Park Clubhouse

  • Resident: $20/hr
  • Non-Resident: $24/hr
  • Capacity: 70
  • Deposit: $100

Winter Haven Recreational and Cultural Center(WHRCC)

All WHRCC rentals are made at WHRCC (801 MLK Blvd. NE) or for more information call (863) 291-5675.


  • Resident: $75/hr
  • Non-Resident: $90/hr
  • Capacity: 300 / Banquet                                                                                                   400 / Auditorium                                                                                                 600 / Standing room only
  • Holding fee: $50
  • Deposit: $200

Conference Room

  • Resident: $28/day
  • Non-Resident: $34/day
  • Capacity: 25
  • Deposit: $100

Winter Haven Senior Adult Center

All rentals are made at the Winter Haven Senior Adult Center (250 South Lake Silver Drive NW) or for more information call (863) 291-5870.


  • Resident: $50/hr
  • Non-Resident: $60/hr
  • Capacity: 130
  • Holding fee: $50
  • Deposit: $200

Athletic Rentals

All Athletic rentals information and questions please call (863) 298-7687.

DiamondPlex Softball Complex

  • Field Fee: $75/field per day
  • Light Fee: $25/hr per field
  • Maintenance Fee: $25/hr per person

Chain of Lakes Stadium and Minor League Fields

  • Stadium Day Fee: $125/game
  • Stadium Night Fee: $250/game
  • Stadium Light Fee: $90/hr
  • Minor League Field Tourn. Fee: $50/game
  • Minor League Field Camp Fee: $100/day
  • Maintenance Fee: $25/hr per person

The following facilities are also available:

  • “Rowdy” Gaines Olympic Pool –  Call (863) 291-5659.
  • Sertoma Park – Call (863) 298-7687.
  • Lake Maude Recreation Park – Call (863) 298-7687


Donna Nixon
Recreation Supervisor III