PRCA News

12/2/2019

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs administrative offices, located on the third floor of The Thomas Center will be closed on Wednesday, December 11 from 11am-1pm.  We will be available from 8am-11am and will re-open from 1pm-5pm.  We will return to normal business hours on Thursday, December 12.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/26/2019
GRU will begin some utility corridor maintenance at Ring Park during the week of December 2. Some trails will be temporarily closed while heavy equipment is onsite. Please respect trail closures for your safety. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you need more information, please call 352-334-2711.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
11/22/2019
Schedule change Aqua Yoga: Friday, November 22, 2019 will be the last session of the season. Please check back in spring to see the new schedule.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
11/19/2019
The City of Gainesville with Friends of the Crisis Center is hosting the 7th Annual Survivors of Suicide Candlelight Vigil will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Judy Broward Survivors of Suicide Memory Garden in Cofrin Nature Park, located at 4810 N.W. Eighth Ave.
11/5/2019
The City of Gainesville is hosting two commemorative Veterans Day events Monday, Nov. 11, in honor of our service men and women, past and present.
11/4/2019
We are seeking nominations for the Michelle Park Family Recreation Scholarship. The purpose is to provide a scholarship for one year to one City of Gainesville low-to-moderate income family, to participate in nature, recreation and cultural activities provided by the city and other providers in the community, such as the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and the Florida Museum of Natural History.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
10/17/2019
Due to severe weather predicted for Friday afternoon and Saturday, the following events have been cancelled: Members Fall Native Plant Sale, Fall Native Plant Sale, Wildflower Guided Walk, Spider Guided Walk, October Big Day Guided Bird Walk,and October Big Day Craft Station.
10/11/2019
The City of Gainesville Wild Spaces & Public Places program, in conjunction with the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Rotary Clubs of Gainesville Foundation, is pleased to announce that work has begun at Northside Park, located at 5701 NW 34th Blvd.
9/18/2019

On Wednesday August 21st, the Public Recreation and Parks Board received a written request from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. requesting that Tumblin Creek Park (located at 600 SW Depot Avenue) be renamed in recognition of Ms. Cora Roberson. The Public Recreation and Parks Board will have discussion and hear public discussion at the next regular meeting scheduled on September 18th, 2019 at 5:30pm located at Thomas Center Building A, room 105 (302 NE 6th Ave). After this meeting, the advisory board will take action regarding the request during the next regular scheduled meeting.

9/4/2019
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Wild Spaces & Public Places program invite you to participate in a community meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. to discuss the proposed design for the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center, located at 1701 NE Eighth Ave
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