PRCA News

6/18/2018
On Thursday, June 21 at 10 a.m., thousands of children and adults are invited to unite at aquatics facilities around the world to set a new global record for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL). The City of Gainesville is proud to be one of the nation’s top water safety and training organizations that joins forces with worldwide participants in order to foster education on the vital importance of swimming lessons that aid drowning prevention. The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is joining Team WLSL to once again break a world record and send the message that swimming lessons save lives
6/13/2018
The band Fast Lane will feature funk, soul and R&B at its “Free Fridays” concert, held Friday, June 22 from 8-10 p.m. at the Bo Diddley Plaza.
6/7/2018
The “Free Fridays” Concert Series, as part of its celebration of June as African-American Music Appreciation Month, presents The Shakedown Friday, June 15 from 8-10 p.m. at the Bo Diddley Plaza.
6/7/2018
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) needs volunteer coaches for Pop Warner Football and Cheer. Pop Warner is more than a game; it promotes academic success and accountability in its participants.
6/7/2018
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is pleased to announce that the Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation received a $10,000 donation for the Northeast 31st Avenue Park improvements from the GFWC Gainesville Woman’s Club
6/5/2018
The City of Gainesville is holding an open house for future park improvements at the Northeast 31st Avenue Park, which is located at 1700 NE 31st Avenue. The public is invited to join the discussion of concept plans at the park Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
6/4/2018
ay Gainesville celebration at Depot Park (200 SE Depot Ave.) Thursday, June 21 from 5-10 p.m. Gainesville will join more than 800 cities in 120 countries for this event. Unlike a typical music festival, Make Music Day is a worldwide celebration promoting the natural music maker in all of us, regardless of ability.
5/30/2018
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) and the Gainesville Police Department (GPD) invite everyone to splash into the season at the Summer Heatwave Pool Party Friday, June 1 at Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool (1100 NE 14th St.). Admission to the pool is free during the party from 3-7 p.m.
5/30/2018
Score more fun and fitness with Pop Warner Football or Cheerleading! The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (PRCA) Department provides a great opportunity to be active and learn with Pop Warner sports. We teach our youth that character counts through fairness, caring, citizenship, respect, responsibility and trustworthiness, with a focus on academic achievement.
5/30/2018
The roads next to Bo Diddley Plaza will be closed for drainage repair. Paving, grading and drainage repair will take place Monday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 5 from 6 a.m.–5 p.m. at the corner of Southeast First Street and East University Avenue.
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