PRCA News

Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
4/27/2016
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department will be temporarily closing the playground at San Felasco Park, located on 6400 NW 43rd Way, due to maintenance and repairs from Tues. May 10 thru Wed. May 11.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
4/26/2016
The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) announces its first Golf Scramble to benefit city youth Friday, May 13 beginning at 1p.m. at Ironwood Golf Course. Player registration is $80 for an individual or $300 for a foursome. Registration includes green fees, cart fees, range balls, lunch and entrance to the awards dinner following the tournament.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
4/25/2016
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, in cooperation with Shakerag Culture Center, Inc., is pleased to announce that Caravan of Thieves will perform at the Jewel Box Concert at the Historic Thomas Center, Sunday, May 1. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are available online before the event for $18 (credit cards only) at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2503996 or $20 at the door the day of the show (cash or check only).
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
4/21/2016
The City of Gainesville Public Works Department will celebrate National Bike Month with a Bike Month Kickoff on Friday, May 6 at 5:00 p.m., and a Ride with the Mayor and Commish on Saturday, May 7 beginning at 9 a.m.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
4/19/2016
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, in cooperation with Shakerag Culture Center, Inc., is pleased to announce the next Jewel Box Concert at the Historic Thomas Center, Friday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Darrell Webb Band. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online before the event for $18 (credit cards only) at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2503981 or $20 at the door the day of the show (cash or check only).
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
4/12/2016
Do you want to test your fitness, set goals and have fun? Then sign up for the first race of the 2016 Gainesville Biathlon Challenge! The first 2016 Gainesville Biathlon Challenge is Saturday, April 23 at the H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool, which is located at 1001 NW 31st Dr.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
4/7/2016
Celebrate Earth Day by learning about the variety of Florida-friendly plants available for your landscape and garden. Native plants are adapted to variable weather conditions, and they are easy to maintain. Take advantage of the largest offering of native plants in north Florida during the 2016 Spring Native Plant Sale at Morningside Nature Center Saturday, April 23 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. An exclusive member’s sale is Friday, April 22, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., and is open to members of the Friends of Nature Parks and Florida Native Plant Society. Memberships are available at the gate. Cash, checks and credit/debit cards are accepted at the sale.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
4/4/2016
Do you want to qualify for a rewarding and fun summer job? As the warm months approach, qualified lifeguards are a vital part of making local aquatic facilities safe and accessible for guests. The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is proud to offer American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification courses.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
4/4/2016
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is pleased to announce that Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool facility reopened April 1 after the successful installation of a new vinyl liner and other renovations. Northeast Pool, which is located at 1100 NE 14th St., is the only municipal aquatic facility that is open year-round.
 


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