Recreation Advisory Commission


  • Noon
  • 3rd Monday each month
  • City Manager's Conference Room
  • 201 W Central Avenue
    Lake Wales, FL 33853


 - There are 3 citizen members that serve a three year term.  Currently these are Andrew Motis, Keri Hunt and Laura Donaldson

-  Several local organizations have a representative that also serves as a member of the board. These organizations include: Lake Wales Soccer Club (Robbie Shields) Lake Wales Pram Fleet (Patty McKeeman), Webber International University (Eileen Farchmin) Police Athletic League (PAL) (Burney Hayes), the Lake Wales YMCA, Lake Wales Little League (Scott Blackburn - Chair), Lake Wales Public Library (Kara Wiseman), Lake Wales Boys & Girls Club (Curtis Reddick), Green and Gold Foundation (Helen Peterson) and more.


  • Assist city in public relations relating to recreational events
  • Assist in coordinating with school, service, church, and civic organizations for the purpose of planning and promoting various city-sponsored recreational programs and events
  • Advising City staff on priorities concerning new facilities or improvements.