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Lake Crago Outdoor Recreation Complex

External view of the Lake Crago Outdoor Recreation Complex Building

525 Lake Crago Dr, Lakeland, FL 33805 | 863.834.2215

Facility Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 
8 am - 5 pm
Some programs and activities may occur outside of normal operational hours

The Lake Crago Outdoor Recreation Complex is a multiuse facility in Lake Crago Park. The facility houses classroom space, event rental space, Lakeland’s first public kayaking and canoeing facility, and an educational amphitheater. 

Lake Crago Dog Park

Lake Crago Park Hours (boat ramp)

7 am - 7 pm

  • Safety Procedures to Help Curb the Spread of the coronavirus
    • We are keeping the facility and rooms at 50% capacity to ensure proper social distancing throughout the building.
    • Patrons requested to wear masks when entering the facility and traveling through common areas. Masks may be removed once stationary as long as you are able to maintain a 6' distance from fellow patrons
    • Wellness check
      • All patrons’ temperatures will be taken prior to entering the building. If their temperature is 100.4 or above, they will not be allowed to enter.
    • Bathrooms will close several times throughout the day for staff to clean and disinfect
    • Classes
      • Will be limited to 9 participants
      • Any facility equipment used will be disinfected after class
  • Rental Spaces

    The Lake Crago Outdoor Recreation Complex has a variety of space types to accommodate all kinds of events, from meetings to parties, to kayak fishing tournaments.

    Check out the Parks & Recreation Reservations & Rentals Page for more info on the following spaces:

    Banquet Room
    Activity Room
    Educational Amphitheater
    Covered Patio

  • Ongoing Activities & Classes

    $5 per person per class unless noted otherwise


    Focuses on senior stability, fall prevention, and strength.
    Instructor: Chrissy Plunkett
    Mondays & Thursdays: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


    This class will flow slowly through sun salutations and postures designed to build internal heat, slowly and gently.  Meditation and Breathwork techniques are taught to promote relaxation.
    Instructor: Amanda Marie
    Tuesdays: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM


    Make some noise with this full-body, cardio jam session. Inspired by the infectious energy & sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. We welcome all fitness levels and an exhilarating atmosphere to let loose, tone up, and Rock Out!
    Instructor: Chrissy Plunkett
    Mondays: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM


    Low Impact aerobic fitness that focuses on muscle endurance.  Exercises will consist of cardio and hand-held weights to give you the total body workout you need! This class is great for bone strength and muscle tone.
    Instructor: Cynthia Beyer
    Tuesdays: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    CLASS BEGINS APRIL 13, 2021.


    Total body workout for seniors. Use of chair, ball, weights and elastic. This class is great for enhancing balance, stability and coordination.   
    Instructor: Cynthia Beyer
    Wednesdays: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    CLASS BEGINS APRIL 14, 2021.


    Experience various sound bowls for different organs & emotions along with essential nourishment which assists us moving forward with a stress-reduced experience in our everyday lives. Sample & Recipe included each week. (Please bring a yoga mat.)
    Instructor: Katherine Bates
    Tuesdays: 6 – 7 PM
    Session 1: April 6, 13, 20, 27 (Embracing YOU)
    Session 2: May 4, 11, 18, 25 (Care-Giver Resiliency)
    Session 3: June 1, 8, 15, 22 (Summer Vibes)
    $48 each session


    This class is for all levels of quilters. The instructor will have a planned sample quilt for those who do not know where to start.  Students may bring in their own new project or get help working on a project already started.
    Instructor: Robin Morelli
    Thursdays: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Session Dates: 5/6 - 5/13 - 5/20 - 5/27 - 6/3 
    $50 per session


    If you have an interest in teaching a class at the Lake Crago Outdoor Recreation Complex send us an email: LakeCrago@Lakelandgov.net or call: 863.834.2215


  • Kayak & Canoe Rentals

    Contact me with info on Kayak Rentals & Tours

  • User Check-In
    • All program participants should check in at the front counter prior to attending classes
    • Program participants will be registered in the participant program and issued an identification tag.