Parks & Recreation

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Rotary Park Environmental Center
5505 Rose Garden Road
Cape Coral, FL 33914

Phone: 239-549-4606
Fax: 239-549-4903

Classes and Programs

Please check the program guide for current dates, sessions, and fees.


Yoga Essentials with Sheryl Purnell - Monday/Thursday from 5:30-6:45pm


Click here for our FREE nature & wildlife classes

Florida Friendly Landscaping   
Next Class : July 20, 2018
This is a great class for longtime residents and new residents alike. Learn what plants to use where, how to create a beautiful and eco-friendly yard, how to be more efficient with your water use and more. This class is FREE, but please RSVP.

Rain Barrel Workshop  
Next Workshop - July 28, 2018 

Led by instructors with the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods program, the class fee includes a 55 gallon barrel ready for you to take home and install at your home. This workshop is only held 2x a year - on the same day as the Native Plant Sales. Occasionally, there are leftover barrels stored at the park, call the park office to see if any are availbale at other times throughout the year.
$45 per barrel - call 239-549-4606 to register.

Butterfly Garden Design (18+ yrs)
Sept. 7th, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn all about butterflies found in this area & the plants & flowers that are best to attract them.  Tour the butterfly house after class.
$15 per  household, register in advance.

September 11, 2018
1:00- 2:30pm
Bring your child / children to Rotary Park to learn about the nature and natural history of Florida. Programs are geared for a broad age group and include hands-on activities or projects

Tree & Shrub Pruning 
October 6th, 2018
9:00 - 11:00am

Learn useful pruning techniques from a certified arborist to enhance & promote proper growth of your trees & shrubs.(please register in advance)
$5 per person

Florida Friendly Yard Tour 
October 13, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm
Go with a guide to visit several FYN Certified yards. Get ideas and inspiration on how to improve your yard.
$10 per person.
Limited vehicle size, please register early to ensure your seat.

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