The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) invites residents to give feedback on conceptual designs for the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center (Blue Center), located at 1701 NE Eighth Ave., and Duval Park, located at 520 NE 21st St. Please join us to share your feedback Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 4-6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Duval Early Learning Academy, which is located at 2106 NE Eighth Ave. Light refreshments will be served.
Calling all golfers! The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) is looking for people who love the links and want to help local youth succeed.
Posted by: Katharine Berry

Professional contractors working for GRU will be using an airboat and hand crews to treat aquatic weeds at Sweetwater Wetlands Park, located at 325 S.W. Williston Road, during the week of February 12. Targeting these weeds is important to the functioning of the wetland. The herbicide treatment will also help prevent the spread of invasive species from Sweetwater Wetlands Park to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. We apologize for the noise, and for any inconvenience this may cause. The park will be open as scheduled. If you have any questions, please speak to the ranger on duty; contact information is posted at the entry pavilion.

Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica

Beginning in October of 2017, community youth service providers from across Alachua County came together for a Youth Services Summit initiated by the City of Gainesville Mayor and City Commission and led by the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department. The request of the Mayor and City Commission was to collect information on services available to students in Gainesville during after school hours, identify gaps where students were underserved and collaborate on recommendations to close these gaps in programming. Attendees of the Youth Summit sessions included a variety of service providers, community leaders and organizational leaders from groups with interests in education, after-school programming, health, wellness and commerce. Read/Download the Report

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2019 grant period. The purpose of the Special Event Additional Support (SEAS) grant (formerly known as the Support Services grant) is to provide support to non-profit organizations for outdoor community events through in-kind services from the City of Gainesville.
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is pleased to announce its partnership with the University of Florida (UF) African Studies Center and the Sequential Artists Workshop (SAW) to host workshops for students at Eastside High School on Wednesday, Feb. 7

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