The VMC 82-acre park is jointly operated by the Veterans Memorial Center and the Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department. It’s open to all every day of the year from dawn to dusk. The park has a fishing pier, 1.5 miles of walking and hiking trails, three ponds, and a canoe launch ramp with access to Sykes Creek,
VMC Park Community Rentals and Activities
Rentals are available for the picnic area pavilions and other park facilities. Contact Operations at 321-453-1776 ext. 2 to obtain the rental costs, determine availability and book the park.
Paddle board and kayak rentals are available through SOBE Surf and Paddle (321-926-6571).
VMC Park Planned Redevelopment and Expansion
The park is anticipating a significant upgrade through funding provided by the Parks Department, the Merritt Island Redevelopment Agency, and the Tourist Development Council. These upgrades will include additional walking and hiking trails, fountains, electricity in the pavilion and a band shell for special events. Check back for progress updates but here is a 6 minute video released by the County in July, 2022 that details the redevelopment plans.