Recreation & Parks Department 
Directions

1904 S Park Road
Plant City, FL 33563-8113

813-659-4255

813-757-9220


Link: Web Site

The Recreation & Parks Department handles both the programming of activities at the parks and recreation centers (Recreation Division) as well as the maintenance of all park facilities, most city property landscaping, cemetery interments and trimming of trees in the city right of ways along with managing outsourced maintenance of several landscaped areas including the medians along Park Road, the I-4 ramps, the cemeteries and the Public Works facility (Parks Division).
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Holland, Jack Director 813-659-4200 ext. 4303

Parks Division 
Directions

1904 S Park Road
Plant City, FL 33563-8113

813-659-4255

813-757-9220



The Parks Division handles the maintenance of all park facilities, most city property landscaping, cemetery interments and trimming of trees in the city right of ways, along with managing outsourced maintenance of several landscaped areas including the medians along Park Road, the I-4 ramps, the cemeteries and the Public Works facility
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Mendoza, Emilio Superintendent, Parks Division 813-659-4200 ext. 4305
Lopez, Mayr Administrative Assistant, Parks Division 813-659-4200 ext. 4317
Dierking, Brian Field Supervisor 813-659-4200 ext. 4307
Giddens, Elton "Butch" Field Supervisor 813-659-4200 ext. 4306
Castano, Fernando Stadium Crew Forman 813-659-4200 ext. 4314
Cook, Paul Tree Trimming Crew Foreman 813-659-4200 ext. 4334
Lugo, Felipe Sansone Park / OMA / E-M Crew Foreman 813-757-9058
Raines, D Cody MLK / M.B. Ellis / Snowden Crew Foreman 813-659-4200 ext. 4336
Rhoades, Karl Landscaping Crew Foreman 813-659-4200 ext. 4337
Wells, Bennie Cemeteries Coordinator 813-707-7429

Recreation Division 
Directions

1904 S Park Road
Plant City, FL 33563-8113

813-659-4255

813-757-9220



The Recreation Division provides programs for all ages and also handles the scheduling of all City and independent activities at the parks and recreation centers.
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Haldane, Deborah Program Manager 813-659-4200 ext. 4302
Ibarra, Ivanna Administrative Assistant, Recreation Division 813-659-4200 ext. 4300
Brown, Lillie Recreation Supervisor, MLK Rec Center 813-757-9195
Ingraham, Ja'Vae Center Coordinator, MLK Rec Center 813-757-9195
Hargrove, Jason Recreation Supervisor, Planteen Rec Center (813) 659-4200 ext. 4340
Hanlon, CYSA, Tim Assistant Program Manager 813-659-4200 ext. 4311
Johnson, C Shane Tennis Professional 813-707-7485
Smith, Danny Youth Athletics Coordinator 813-659-4200 ext. 4313
Position, Unfunded Superintendent, Recreation Division 813-659-4200 ext. 4304
Position, Unfunded Athletic Program Manager 813-659-4200 ext. 4302