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.
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 Boulevard (located off of US 41/Broad Street)
Tom Varn Park, 301 Darby Lane (located off of 50A/Jefferson Street)
Russell Street Park, 48 Russell Street (located off Main Street)
Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place (located 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:
99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville, FL 34601; (352) 540-3830
Facility Use FeesFacility Use Agreement
UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
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)
Adult Kickball - CO-ED (Visit Programs for Adults Main Page)
Adult Flag Football - Men's (Visit Programs for Adults Main Page)
Adult Dodgeball - CO-ED (Visit Programs for Adults Main Page)
Movie In The Park (Visit Programs for Youth Main Page)
Movie on Main Street (Visit Programs for Adults Main Page)
Cookie Decorating and Christmas Crafts (Visit Programs for Youth Main Page)
For more information, please visit or contact our office:
99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville, FL 34601
Director, Parks/Facilities and Recreation
Administrative Assistant III
Recreation Leader III
Recreation Line: 352-540-3835
Charles "Chuck" Pebler
Recreation Line: 352-540-3835