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Common Ground Park

Closed Now: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Awesome park for the kiddos!

This park is great! There is everything there for little ones to big ones, including tunnels and a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sandra N
Lakeland, Florida
Common Ground Park is now called Publix Charities park.

Publix Charities Park is a probably the best park in Polk County. It has a lot of play equipment... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Lakeland, Florida
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“special needs”(8 reviews)
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1000 E Edgewood Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803-4183
+1 863-834-2280
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All reviewsall agesspecial needsplay equipmentswings and slideswatch the kids playpicnic tablesgreat place to take the kidstennis courtswonderful placelake mirrortunnelabilitiesshadeclimbingwedgewoodrestroomsstatues
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This park is great! There is everything there for little ones to big ones, including tunnels and a rolling hill. The only complaint I have is that it's so big, it's hard to keep an eye on everyone if you have more than a couple...More

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went expecting to have the kids play in the splash pad only to find it had been closed. The young kids play area was also closed, we were very disappointed

Thank tonylisaieo
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Publix Charities Park is a probably the best park in Polk County. It has a lot of play equipment and the setting is beautiful and inviting. Located on E. Edgewood dr. It is a place for all ages and has some accommodations for special needs....More

Thank bevand4
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This a wonderful place for children of all ages. There is plenty of shade for the adults as well. Our 5 year old could play here all day if we let him!

Thank Allison D
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

One of the best parks around and worth the hour drive to go there. We had 6,9,14 and 17 year old with us and they all found something to do. There are clean bathrooms, water fountains aims, shade, and eating area. Great place for families!

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed April 9, 2018

The blooming petunias, Impatients, and other flowering plants, rows of lovely vegetables, boxwood hedges, and the perfectly manicured lawns are such a wonderful place for a romantic stroll.

1  Thank Linda M L
Reviewed April 2, 2018

The park has sections for three age ranges and is packed with fun things to climb and play on. There is a tunnel covered by a climbing hill. In the summer, a section has a water features that spray. Many picnic tables under trees. Smooth,...More

Thank Joni M F
Reviewed February 5, 2018

This is a great park. It is large, with activity levels for all kids, and fun for parents, too. It has the normal swings and slides, but other fun additions, like the climbing/rolling hill and wiggly balance beam, really make it a memorable park. There...More

Thank amoo8280
Reviewed February 4, 2018

It is a nice place to take pictures and walk around, again is you in the area you can visit Mum Park and Hollis Garden the same day ,that way is ok

Thank Ana R
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to have portraits taken. Used this park for family Christmas pictures and loved it Used some of the statutes for the backgrounds.

Thank moo17j2002
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Talumy T
June 21, 2018|
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Response from amoo8280 | Reviewed this property |
no, this is a free park
Danielle S
February 23, 2018|
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Response from dihoagie | Reviewed this property |
There is one at Barnett Park by Lake Mirror. I don’t know of any others that would be closer.
July 30, 2016|
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Response from Tonya L | Reviewed this property |
I believe dogs are not allowed but some people ignore rules and bring them anyway. However on the North side and South side of Lakeland there are very nice dog parks. That way they enjoy their own space in there doggy bliss... More