Fort Mellon Park

Based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),   Florida Department of Health the lead agency regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 in Florida, and in close consultation with the Seminole County Office of Emergency Management, the City of Sanford provides the following temporary closures and cancellations, effective immediately:

Rentals and City Facilities
Rentals of all City facilities and Park Pavilions are now cancelled through May 31, 2020. City facilities closed through May 31st include: Sanford Civic Center, Monroe Hall, Sanford Museum, Shuffleboard Club, Historic Sanford Memorial Stadium, Chase Park, Larry A. Dale Aquatic Center, Westside Community Center, Sanford Senior Center, Pinehurst Park, Bettye D. Smith Cultural Arts Center and the Splash Pad located at FT. Mellon Park.  

All Sanford parks will remain open at this time. Sanford Parks and Recreation staff strongly recommends all users exercise extra caution when in any public area. 


Fort Mellon Park 3

600 E. 1st Street

Park hours - 8am to Sunset

Park Amenities - Click on link for park brochure, rental information and additional information about the park amenities.

For shelter rental options and additional information call 407-688-5103. 

  • 1 large
    • seats about 100-120 people
    • has 16 8ft tables
  • 7 small
    • seats about 25-30 people
    • has 6 8ft tables
  • Rentals available at an hourly rate with minimum of 2 hours


Splash Pad - open March - October weekends only and April - September everyday

  • Hours Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11am - 8pm
    • Tuesday Thursday Saturday 10am - 6pm
    • Sunday 12pm - 6pm


  • 2yr - 5yr old play equipment
  • 5yr - 12yr old play equipment

BBQ Grills

2 Basketball Courts

Tennis Courts


Water Fountains

Electrical connection


Green Space

Fitness trail

Park Pictures