The City of Florence Recreation Department has a variety of facilities to meet the ever-increasing needs of Florence.
Freedom Florence Recreational Complex
The Freedom Florence Recreational Complex is a multi-use facility built in 1990. The complex is designed to host various state, regional, and national level tournaments; as well as provide championship caliber fields and facilities for the local softball and baseball leagues played both in the spring and fall seasons. The complex features nine lighted baseball/softball fields and seating for spectators. The complex has two press box control towers that include computerized scoreboards, public address capabilities, restrooms, an umpire’s locker room, as well as two full service concession stands. There is a coin-operated batting cage facility, a recreational/competitive gymnastics facility, and three lighted multi-purpose fields. The Freedom Florence Recreational Complex is located off of Pamplico Highway and Freedom Boulevard, at 1515 Freedom Boulevard.
Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center
The Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center features 24 asphalt courts, 6 Har-Tru clay courts and a tennis activity center with outdoor decking. The activity center also includes a lounge area, student study area, restrooms, locker rooms, meeting and office space and a pro shop. The Tennis Center is located at 1300 Jennie O’Bryan Avenue. The location of the facility is ideally situated for easy access and participation by all members of the Florence community.
Maple Park Baseball Facility
The Maple Park Baseball Facility is 4 acres and is comprised of two baseball fields and is situated in one of Florence’s oldest and tradition-rich neighborhoods at 915 Gregg Avenue. There are two pressboxes, restrooms and concessions. There is also a playground and batting cages adjacent to the playing fields. Teams at Maple Park participate in the Dixie Youth Baseball League.
McLeod Park Baseball Facility
McLeod Park is a 48.5 acre facility located at 920 Santiago Drive, Florence. There are five lighted baseball fields, two restroom facilities, three concessions stands and three pressboxes located at this site which plays home to The McLeod Park Baseball League.
Northside Park Baseball Facility
The Northside Park baseball facility is located on 7 acres. It lies between Roughfork and Athens Streets and has 2 lighted baseball fields with restrooms, concession stand, press boxes, and playground area. This facility is also one of rich history and tradition as it sits nestled in the northside community.Read More