Partnership Levels and Benefits:
Friend of Lakes Park - $50
Bird Lovers - $100
Park Patron $250 –
Sustaining Park Contributor $500
Steward of the Park - $1,000
Leave Your Mark On Lakes Park!
$500 Adopt A Tree Program – A large part of the Master Plan is the replacement of invasive exotic vegetation with new landscaping. The Adopt A Tree Program offers donors the opportunity to adopt a tree for $500. Donors will be recognized with a plaque at the tree’s base, a certificate of the Adoption, and a photo of the donor with their tree. This program allows you the unique opportunity to adopt in perpetuity one of the trees in Lakes Park to visit and watch grow as you enjoy the park throughout the years. For additional details and to to schedule a tour to pick out your tree, please contact the Foundation at 239-533-7575 option 5. You can download a Tree Adoption form by clicking here.
Tree Endowment Program – A large part of the Master Plan is the replacement of invasive exotic vegetation with new landscaping. The Tree Endowment Program offers donors the opportunity to endow a tree at various gift levels. Donors will be recognized with a plaque at the tree’s base, a certificate of the endowment, and a photo of the donor with their tree. This program allows you the unique opportunity to endow in perpetuity either a Sabal Palm, an Oak Tree, and/or a Royal Palm in Lakes Park to visit and watch grow as you enjoy the park throughout the years. Please contact the Foundation (239-533-7575 option 5) for gift level pricing.
$50 Brick Endowment – Your donation will assist in creating beautiful brick paved paths in selected areas in the park. Each brick is engraved in recognition of the donor or may be endowed to a friend or family member.
*Please note: The creation and installation of the bricks is a time consuming process, which can take up to 6 months. Be assured that your order is on file and will be processed as quickly as possible.
$1,000 Park Bench Endowment – Your donation will assist in installing new benches throughout the park. Benches will be placed in several locations throughout the park and will have engraved plaques of recognition. For additional details and to to schedule a tour to pick out your bench, please contact the Foundation at 239-533-7575 option 5. You can download a Bench Endowment form by clicking here.
Pavilion and Nature Sculpture – As a donor of a pavilion or nature sculpture your donation will assist in the implementation of unique aesthetic statements throughout the park. Engraved plaques of recognition will be placed on beautiful pavilions and a variety of nature sculptures in special locations throughout the park. For more information on endowing a pavilion or nature sculpture please contact the foundation directly.
Botanic Garden – Lee County Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation, is in the planning stages for a certified botanic garden to be developed within Lakes Park. The project will encompass 10 to 15 acres and will include beautiful gardens along with an educational and administrative building. The botanic garden will be a great local attraction for the community and area visitors and will provide educational, tourism and various activity opportunities. Your donation will directly help in the planning and development of the botanic garden. Click here to see a conceptual plan of the botanic garden.
The foundation has several programs that allow corporations and businesses to participate in providing assistance to the park. Please contact our President Vicki Baugh (239-533-7575) at the foundation for more information on our corporate partnership program as well as other corporate opportunities.