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Lake Kennedy Center

Lake Kennedy Center
400 Santa Barbara Blvd.
Cape Coral, FL 33915
Monday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
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Located on the grounds of
 Lake Kennedy Community Park at the entrance to Sun Splash Family Waterpark, Lake Kennedy Center has been offering a wide variety of social, recreational and educational opportunities since 1990.  The center has an emphasis on planning and facilitating activities for active adults age 50+ and also hosts programs throughout the year for families and children.  

In addition to offering an abundance of activities, Lake Kennedy Center is home to the administrative office of the Cape Coral Mini-Bus Service,  which provides transport services for transportation disadvantaged Cape Coral residents, and the Friendship Center Dining Program.

Get more information on Lake Kennedy Center by clicking on the links below for details on that topic and/or scroll down to see all details.

* Events, Day Trips & Classes

* Games Pass 
* Friendship Center Dining Program
* Facility Rentals

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Lake Kennedy Center a diverse selection of social, recreational and educational opportunities. This includes events in the ballroom, day trips, and a variety of classes and programs including: 

  • Health and Fitness Classes   
  • Dance Programs
  • Music / Theater Programs
  • Educational & Leisure Activities

For more information on specific programs, or to view upcoming class dates and times, please see the Lake Kennedy Center pages of the current Parks & Recreation Program Guide or call (239) 574-0575.

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As of October 1, 2020, the age-base membership program at Lake Kennedy Center and the Tony Rotino Center has been discontinued; however, Parks & Recreation is pleased to present the new "Games Pass!"

A Games Pass includes card games, board games, mahjong, billiards, pool, dominos, and more at Lake Kennedy Center and the Tony Rotino Center during regular business hours.

Games Pass Cost:

  • Annual Pass: $30
  • Snowbird (6-month) Pass: $20

Games Passes are valid from the date of purchase and are available at the front desk of Lake Kennedy Center and the Tony Rotino Center during regular business hours.

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Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm
Nutritious, healthy meals keep one's mind and body at peak performance. Lake Kennedy Center can help you maintain good health by offering meals through the Friendship Dining program.

This program is open to anyone who is over 60 years old and looking for a healthy and nutritious hot meal in a clean, safe and friendly environment. A donation of $3 per meal is  suggested to help cover the cost of the meals, however, anyone is welcome to a hearty meal regardless of their ability to pay. All contributions help to provide meals for older adults in the communities we serve.

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The Lake Kennedy Center has three (3) rooms that can be rented for meetings and/or special occasions (i.e. weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, seminars, fundraisers, etc). The Ballroom features a welcoming reception area, soaring ceilings, and a stage and can accommodate up to 150 people seated. Round tables, chairs and banquet tables are all included in the rental cost. The Terrace and Veranda are smaller in size and perfect for meetings and seminars.

Getting married and need a venue for your special day?  

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For more information and/or room availability, call (239) 574-0575.

Please Note: Rental form must be completed and deposit made in full to secure reservations.

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