First United Methodist Church - Lakeland, Florida

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Parking Access During Construction

Thursday, August 22, 2013 · Home Page, News

Parking Map

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Click here for a brief video showing parking location alternatives: Parking During Construction.





Where to Park During Construction

Special Needs Parking is available in the lot on Walnut across from the north entrance to Fellowship Center available in the parking lot along Walnut Street just east of the Gymnasium and F-Building.

Regular Parking is available:

  • in the parking lot just east of the Gymnasium and F-Building
  • in the new parking lot on Walnut across from the north entrance to Fellowship Center
  • in the vacant lot on Vistabula behind the Sorosis Building,
  • in the parking lot behind Stahl & Associates Insurance with an entrance from Chiles St.
  • In the parking lot shared by the Polk Museum of Art and the Lakeland Public Library with entrances are on Chiles St. and E. Palmetto St.

Please keep in mind that during construction there is no access to the sanctuary from C and D buildings as they are inside the fenced in construction area.  Green pedestrian paths are available from parking lots to church buildings with signage present to help you find your way.  Please bear in mind that there may be some paths with sand and/or dirt on them.  We appreciate your patience as we build together through faith!