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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

 Allapatchee Shores Park Construction 

Allapatchee Shores Park Construction 

June 22, 2022 3:25 pm

Pier replacement construction at Allapatchee Shores Park, 3100 Hickory Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 begins Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

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Volunteers Needed for Seagrass Monitoring Program   ? 

Volunteers Needed for Seagrass Monitoring Program  ? 

June 22, 2022 8:11 am

The Charlotte County UF/IFAS Extension Service and Coastal & Heartland National Estuary Partnership are seeking volunteers to participate in the Eyes on Seagrass monitoring program to document the health and status of seagrass in upper Charlotte Harbor and Lemon Bay.

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**REVISED** Katherine Ariens Dog Park Closed June 27

**REVISED** Katherine Ariens Dog Park Closed June 27

June 17, 2022 3:15 pm

The Katherine Ariens dog park located at 22410 Glass Lane, Port Charlotte will be closed Thursday, June 16, 2022 for semi-annual flea/tick spraying.

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