Brick and Bench Dedications September 2020

We place our brick and bench engraving orders monthly with Trophy Case. When the engravings are ready, Parks & Recreation hops in the truck and picks them up for installation at the park.    DEDICATE A BRICK – What an excellent gift! Commemorate a birthday, anniversary, or dedicate one “just because”.  CLICK HERE for our

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What’s New In Lakes Park, March 2020

What’s New In Lakes Park March 2020 Wildlife Updates Early in February, the birding community was all abuzz with news of snail kites (Rostrhamus sociabilis) visiting the park. These raptors are aptly named, since they feed mostly on apple snails. More on snail kites from FWC: CLICK ME  The lake’s shores and shallows are littered

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Pave the Park and Bench Dedications for February 2020 UPDATED

Pave the Park and Bench Dedications for February 2020 Updated 02/29/2020  More bricks were installed on February 29th, in the Children’s Garden.  Big thanks to:  Jamie Friebel Debbie Whitehead Barbara Manzo We’d like to thank the following individuals for their generous donations to our Pave the Park program: Mary Jo Card (Train Museum walkway) James

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Lakes Park Community Gardeners grow, donate food

Lakes Park Community Gardeners grow, donate food For many years, Bill Johnson has led the Community Garden at Lakes Park in an effort to grow, harvest, collect and donate food for the Community Cooperative soup kitchen in Fort Myers. During the growing season (typically, October through April) Bill and the rest of the “A-Team” of

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Pave the Park – Bricks Installed Dec 2019 & Jan 2020 – many thanks!

Pave the Park – Bricks Installed Dec 2019 & Jan 2020 What is “Pave the Park”? Pave the Park continues to be a popular way to acknowledge loved ones and special occasions. MANY THANKS! to those who donated in December 2019 and January 2020. LOCATIONS: Installation locations inside Lakes Park include the Children’s Garden, the

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Pave The Park – Bricks Installed and BRICK MADNESS RETURNS!

Bricks Installed during September, October, and November 2019
We’d like to thank you for your patience during construction at the park. Installation of bricks near the Train Museum was delayed until construction was completed.  Below, you will find the bricks that were installed in September, October, and November in all three brick locations at the park (Children’s Garden, Rose Garden, and Train Museum).