Leesburg Nature Program

Leesburg Nature Program


We are offering a nature program which is designed to allow the youth to experience some fun and exciting things that they can do around our local lakes.

Nature Hike -  
          Enjoy a fun filled and educational nature hike at Lake Griffin State Park.
          Participants will be led on a Nature hike through the Lake Griffin State Park Trails.
          This hike will be led and narrated by a Florida Park Service specialist. After the hike
          participants will meet up for a picnic at the park.
          Date: March 13, 2021
          Time: TBA
          Cost: $5 per person
          Ages: 4th grade and up
          Registration: Register at the Leesburg Recreation Department (1851 Griffin Rd) or call (352)728-9885


Kayak & Canoe Trip
         Join us at Venetian Gardens for a FUN day on the water! Participants will learn the
         basics of kayaking/canoeing. The trip will conclude with a scenic excursion through 
         Venetian Garden Islands and to Monkey Island for a picnic. (All equipment is
         provided, limited Kayaks available).
         Date: April 10, 2021
         Time: TBA
         Cost: $10 per person (Half price for anyone bringing their own kayak)
         Ages: All ages welcome (Children under 10 must have a parent present at the event)
         Registration: Register at the Leesburg Recreation Department (1851 Griffin Rd) or call (352)728-9885
                                   

Boating Adventure

         Enjoy a  FUN day on the water at the Venetian Cove Marina!  Participants will learn
         the basics of boating and rotate through several stations coordinated by the
         Leesburg Fire Department, The Coast Guard Auxiliary, Sea Tow, and Holiday
         Marine. The adventure will conclude with a scenic excursion through Venetian
         Cove and Lake Harris, lite snacks will be provided. Participants will also learn some
         life saving techniques along with nautical knots.
         Date: May 1, 2021
         Time: TBA
         Cost: $5 per person.
         Registration: Register at the Leesburg Recreation Department (1851 Griffin Rd) or call (352)728-9885


Fishing Clinic
         Learn the basics of lakefront fishing at Venetian Gardens Stations will include:
         casting, knot tying, demonstrations from the Florida Wildlife Commission, and a
         fishing experience. Kids ages 5 – 16 are welcome to come spend the morning
         learning about fishing. Each participant receive their very own fishing pole for
         participating in this event.
         Date: October
         Time: TBA
         Cost: $5 per person
         Registration: Register at the Leesburg Recreation Department (1851 Griffin Rd) or call (352)728-9885


                                                               Space is limited – register today to reserve your spot!

Registration for any sports program require a Registration Form


For more information, contact us at:

Leesburg Recreation Complex 
1851 Griffin Road Leesburg, FL 34748 
Telephone: 352.728.9885    Fax: 352.326.6225
Email: Recreation.Dept@leesburgflorida.gov