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2015 Reaccreditation

  • Collier County Parks and Recreation Department has achieved reaccreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). Parks and Recreation passed all 151 standards with a perfect score making them one of only 154 park and recreation agencies in the country to currently hold national accreditation. More Information

2010 FRPA Agency Excellence Award

  • Collier County Parks and Recreation has been awarded the 2010 Florida Recreation and Park Association’s Agency Excellence Award. This award recognizes and honors the state’s most outstanding Community Park, Recreation and/or Leisure Service agency for excellence in Parks and Recreation management. More Information
  • Freedom Park Team Project of the Year Award
    Freedom Park received the Team Project of the Year Award for 2009 from the Florida Association of County Engineers and Road Superintendents (FACERS) on July 2, 2010, in Tampa. More Information
  • Freedom Park – Facility Showcase
    Freedom Park has been chosen to be featured in the FRPA summer edition Facility Showcase Publication to be released in the summer of 2011.

2009 Reaccreditation

  • Collier County Parks and Recreation Department has achieved reaccreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). Parks and Recreation passed all 144 standards with a perfect score making them one of only 90 park and recreation agencies in the country to currently hold national accreditation. More Information
  • Outstanding Facility – North Collier Regional Park Softball Complex won an outstanding facility award by the National Softball Association

2008

  • Nat’l Healthy Beaches Campaign Certified Healthy Beaches Barefoot Beach Preserve
  • Gulfshore Life People’s Choice:  Best Playground “Can U Dig It” at North Collier Regional Park

2007

  • Nat’l Healthy Beaches Campaign Certified Healthy Beaches Barefoot Beach Preserve
  • Addy Award in Advertising: Best Brochure Design

2006

  • Nat’l Healthy Beaches Campaign Certified Healthy Beaches: Barefoot Beach Preserve

2004

  • National Association of Counties 2004 Achievement Award “Park Rangers  to Go”
  • Nat’l Healthy Beaches Campaign Certified Healthy Beaches: Barefoot Beach Preserve and Clam Pass Park
  • Florida Recreation & Parks Association Facilities Showcase Features: Wheels at Golden Gate Community Center
  • Florida Southwest Association of the American Institute of Architects Design Award:   Wheels at the Golden Gate Community Center
  • Florida Newspaper Advertising & Marketing Executives: Best Dining & Entertainment Ad:  Snowfest

2003

  • Florida Recreation & Parks Association Agency Excellence Award
  • Nat’l Healthy Beaches Campaign Certified Healthy Beaches
  • Florida Recreation & Parks Association Facilities Showcase Features:
    Eagle Lakes Community Park
  • Florida Recreation & Parks Association Facilities Showcase Features:
    Max Hasse Community Park
  • Florida Recreation & Parks Association Facilities Showcase Features:
    Veterans community Park Multipurpose Rink
  • Metal Architecture Design Awards Honorable Mention: Tigertail Beach Kiosk

2002

  • Nat’l Healthy Beaches Campaign Certified Healthy Beaches

1999

  • Florida Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects Awards: Honorable    Mention, Sugden Regional Park

1990

  • National Association of Counties 1990 Achievement Award “Ask a Park Ranger” 
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