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Upcoming Events

Final Budget Hearing
Sep 17 6:30 PM

Police Pension Board Meeting
Sep 24 5:00 PM 6:00 PM

Fire Pension Meeting
Sep 25 5:30 PM

Code/Traffic Hearings
Sep 30 1:00 PM 5:00 PM

Council Meeting
Oct 6 7:00 PM

Parks and Recreation
Tom Varn Park Designated as National Recreation Trail in 2011.

Love Our City Parks!

art in the park

There are three City of Brooksville Parks: Bud McKethan Park, Tom Varn Park, and Russell Street Park. We also have the Quarry Golf Course, three Tennis Courts, Tom Varn Stadium & Jerome Brown Community Center for community enjoyment.


What We Have To Offer!

Our beautiful and convenient parks and new community center offer many fine recreational facilities which are enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors, including: Racquetball Courts; Pavilions; Horseshoe Courts; Adult Softball Complex; Lakeside Picnic Area; Kiddie Playgrounds; Youth Softball Complex; Jogging Trails; Tom Varn Stadium; Basketball Courts;
Tennis Courts; Advanced Timber Challenge Course; 6,600 sq.ft. Gymnasium; Batting Cages.

Tennis Courts

There are three lighted tennis courts adjacent to Bud McKethan Park. Lessons are available for youth and adults. Call John Downey or Louise Downey, instructors at (352) 666-0658 for schedules and fees.

Tom Varn Stadium

The Tom Varn Stadium, dedicated March 4, 1997, is dedicated to Coach Varn’s stern leadership and strong
character that has turned athletes into champions and students into lifelong winners.

The girl’s new softball facility is one of the finest in the southeastern United States. Built through cooperative efforts of the City of Brooksville, the Hernando County School Board, and the Hernando Youth Leagues (HYL)! There is individual seating for the spectators’ comfort. There are over 500 seats from the old Atlanta Braves’ Fulton County Stadium. Available to the teams and leagues are a state-of-the-art professional style lockers, showers, and jacuzzi. The stadium also boasts a concession stand and press box.

Hosting Multiple ISA Youth League Softball Tournaments!

Tom Varn Park gives players, coaches and families a great opportunity to enjoy tournament softball
while visiting historical Brooksville.




Where Our Parks Are Located ...

Bud McKethan Park, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd, off of US 41.

Tom Varn Park, 301 Darby Lane, located off of 50A

Russell Street Park, 48 Russell Street

Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place-off Darby Lane

Note: No animals are allowed in the City's parks except service animals.  For further information call the City of Brooksville Parks & Recreation Dept at (352) 540-3830.


The Jerome Brown Community Center Conference Room, and Community Center Hall in addition to the various
outdoor facilities are available for hourly rentals.

For scheduling or additional information contact Parks and Recreation Department, 301 Darby Lane, Brooksville, FL 34601; (352) 540-3830

Facilities Rental Fees

Facility Us
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The First Tee of Brooksville Youth Life/Golf Skills Experience
(Visit The First Tee Main Page)

Adult Slow Pitch Softball - Men's/Women's/CO-ED (Visit Programs for Adults Main Page)

Start Smart Programs (Visit Programs for Youth Main Page)

Uptown Block Party (Visit Programs for Adults Main Page)

Movie In The Park (Visit Programs for Youth Main Page)