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Community Services

Charlotte County Community Services is committed to providing quality programs and facilities for residents and visitors to our county. We believe recreation and leisure activities, reading, music, art, and history are essential to personal growth, positive self-esteem, and relaxation. Our parks and open spaces are an integral part of our community identity.


Director of Community Services - Tommy Scott

Tommy Scott

Director of Community Services

Tommy joined Charlotte County as Community Services Director for Charlotte County in 2013. Prior to joining Charlotte County, Tommy was the Recreation Manager for the City of Boise in Boise, ID; the Executive Director for Encore Facility Management in Youngstown, OH and Rio Rancho, NM; the Public Relations Manager and Public Event Coordinator for River Parks Authority in Tulsa, OK.

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Department News

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Centennial Puzzle Pieces

March 05, 2021 4:11 pm

Celebrate the Charlotte County Centennial by collecting centennial puzzle pieces. The four quarterly Centennial events will each be giving away a puzzle piece that represents that event. A puzzle piece can be collected at the Centennial Fishing Derby Awards Festival, Centennial Memories, Farm to Fork and the Centennial Veterans Cruise and Car Show. After the last quarterly event anyone who has completed the puzzle will be entered to win a prize.

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Riverside Park Boat Ramp Closed to Motorized Vessels News Image

Riverside Park Boat Ramp Closed to Motorized Vessels

March 03, 2021 4:28 pm

Beginning March 8, the boat ramp at Riverside Park, 8120 Riverside Dr., Punta Gorda, FL, will be closed to motorized vessels until further notice. The ramp will remain open for non-motorized vessels, such as kayaks and canoes.

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New Sites Announced for COVID-19 Vaccines

New Sites Announced for COVID-19 Vaccines

February 26, 2021 12:04 pm

Two new Florida Department of Health in Charlotte vaccine locations will open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, March 3 at Tringali Park Recreation Center, 3460 N. Access Road, Englewood, and the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda.

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