Santa Rosa County Parks and Recreation

Boardwalk along the water side

Try a little bit of everything here in Santa Rosa County. With a huge number of options for physical activity, like horse riding, sports programs, and some great dog parks, check out the details of just a few of what this area has to offer.

Athletic Fields

Santa Rosa County is host to a number of facilities that host athletic events, check them out here. Sports like Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, and Tennis are scheduled at various seasons of the year. So come check out the numerous areas and times when your sport will be playing.

Dog Parks

Your furry best friend deserves as much outdoor recreation as you do. With this in mind, why not take your pup(s) out to one of the three dog parks around the county? Optimist Park in Central Santa Rosa County has its own, along with several other athletic fields and other amenities for humans as well. Navarre Central Bark is designed specifically for the furry residents of the area with two parks, one for small dogs and one for larger dogs. Either way, your dogs will be in good paws at either location, and with many other furry friends to meet. 

Horse Arenas

One particularly uncommon form of recreation is horse riding, which thrives in two of Santa Rosa's parks. The horse arenas at the East Milton Park and Santa Rosa Soccer and Horse Complex both accommodate horse riding and many other non-horse related activities. Hop on your horse and come down to one of these two locations.

Santa Rosa County is home to a diverse and interesting slew of activities and locations, making it an important part of the Parks and Rec puzzle. Take your dog and your tennis racket and hop on your horse to get the most out of this great Florida County.