Michelle Park Family Recreation Scholarship Application

This recreation opportunity has been created so a Gainesville family may enjoy a year’s worth of events, programs, tours and more at no cost! Apply now to qualify for the 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 of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and other providers in the community, such as the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and the Florida Museum of Natural History. 

Deadline for scholarship applications is Saturday, September 29, 2018. Application packets are available at Albert “Ray” Massey Westside Recreation Center, Clarence R. Kelly Community Center, Eastside Community Center, MLK Multipurpose Center, T. B. McPherson Center, Porters Community Center and the PRCA Administrative Office at the Thomas Center, Building B on the third floor.

Applications can be dropped off in person at the Administrative Office, Thomas Center, Building B, 3rd Floor, Reception Desk, 306 NE 6th Avenue, 32601, Mon.-Fri., 8:00 am–5:00 pm. Applications can also be mailed to City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, PO Box 490, Station 24, Gainesville, FL 32627-0490.

Please email Jennifer Harrington, Program Assistant,, with questions.

Please download the application packet for all details and requirements for the scholarship.

Application Packet