The Seminole Indian name of this 138.6-acre urban park, Topeekeegee Yugnee, means “meeting or gathering place,” appropriate for a park known for its shady picnic areas, many shelters, and a gazebo that is often booked for small weddings and receptions.
61 paved RV sites, each with 50-amp electrical service, water, sewer, a grill, and a picnic table. The air-conditioned restroom building includes hot showers and laundry facilities, and there is a dump station. Reservations required. Check the camping Web page for additional information.
You can now reserve campsites online: Reserve Online
Primitive Group Camping
T.Y. also provides an area set aside for primitive youth camping for nonprofit groups such as Boy and Girl Scouts. Reservations can be made by calling 954-357-8811.
The aquatics complex features Castaway Island water playground, a kiddie pool suitable for ages 5 and under, a swimming pool/lagoon with waterfall, a concession stand, and 14 Funbrellas available for rent. Visit Castaway Island’s Web page for hours and fees.
Boat rentals available on weekends starting at 10 a.m., weather permitting. Boat rental fees are $10 plus tax per hour, $15 plus tax for two hours, and $25 plus tax for four hours. Types of boats available include paddleboats, johnboats, kayaks, and canoes.
Bike America Bicycle Rentals
Enjoy the beauty of the park by bicycle. Surrey bike rentals are available on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the last rental available at 5 p.m., and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last rental available at 4 p.m. through Bike America. Two- or four-seat surrey bikes are $25 for 30 minutes. Helmets are required for bike rentals and are included in the rental fee. For more information and group rates, call 954-443-6340.
Two miles of paved path for walking, biking, jogging, and skating.
Large group gatherings of 250 or more persons require prior Park approval and issuance of a Park Permit to address such items as reserving space for the group, traffic control, trash removal/cleanup deposit, etc.
Memorial Fitness Zone
Nearly a dozen fitness equipment stations, including wheelchair accessible stations, located across from the park office along the biking/jogging path. For more information, visit the Memorial Fitness Zones Web page. A certified personal trainer from Memorial Healthcare leads workouts every Monday at 8:30 a.m. and one Thursday per month at 5:30 p.m. (call the park office at 954-357-8811 for the monthly date).
T.Y. has one corporate shelter for large picnics of up to 500 people, three large shelters (capacity 80 or fewer), eight medium shelters (50 or fewer people), and one small shelter (30 people or fewer). All shelters have water, electricity, grills, and tables, with the exception of #10, which has no electricity. There is also a lakeside gazebo, capacity 20. Reservations are required for shelter use. A cash cleanup and security deposit is also required on the day of use. For more information on each shelter, please view the following printable documents: Gazebo, Shelter #0, Shelter #1, Shelter #2, Shelter #3, Shelter #4, Shelter #5, Shelter #6, Shelter #7, Shelter #8, Shelter #9, Shelter #10, Shelter #11, Shelter #12 (Corporate Shelter). View larger map. Please note that amplified sound/music is not allowed at T.Y. Park. We invite you to turn your radios off and listen to nature.
Located throughout the park and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
A program of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital featuring an early-childhood education course that is designed especially for kindergartners and first graders with the goal of reducing accidental injuries and deaths. The child-size town features working traffic signals, street signs, crosswalks, miniature houses, and small tricycles, along with a variety of interactive stations. Safety Town is open year round by appointment only during the week for public and private schools, charter schools, and children’s groups of 15 to 60 students. For more information or to schedule a free field trip, call Memorial Healthcare System’s Community Relations Department at 954-257-6068 or email LBravo@mhs.net.
Two hard-surface courts.
Two full courts.
Sand volleyball courts are located throughout the park and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
One large covered playground area includes a pavilion with benches and 2 age-appropriate playgrounds with areas to climb, slide, swing (infant and regular seat swings!), see-saw, monkey bars, etc. Great play equipment for all ages. Near basketball courts.
Permitted from the shore of the lake, from rental boats, and from the fishing pier. License required for ages 16 and up. Catch-and-release encouraged.