PRCA News

Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
8/6/2021
Don’t forget, Monday is the start of the Aquatic Fall Hours. Learn more https://tinyurl.com/GNVPools
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
7/19/2021
Please note: During these four days, July 20-23, Cherry pool will only be open for morning lap swim 6-9 a.m. the rest of the week. The pool will be closed after 11 swim lessons, we hope to continue normal hours beginning Saturday, July 24.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
6/16/2021
The City of Gainesville’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs has scheduled the next phase of reopening the city’s pools beginning the week of June 21.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
6/11/2021
H. Spurgeon Cherry Pool closed this Sunday, June 13 and next Sunday, June 20 due to staffing shortage
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
5/25/2021
The City of Gainesville’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs has scheduled the next phase of reopening the city’s pools beginning this week (week of May 24).
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
5/13/2020
Parks and Facilities Open/Closed
2/6/2020

Dwight H. Hunter Pool and H. Spurgeon Cherry Pool will be closing at 6pm on Thursday, February 6 due to inclement weather.  If you have any questions or would like more information about this, please call 352-334-5067.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted by: Katharine Berry
9/22/2015
Lifeguards representing the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) competed in the statewide Annual Lifeguard Challenge presented by the Florida Aquatics Council, in conjunction with the American Red Cross. The competition was held Sunday, Sept. 13 at the Oviedo Aquatics Complex in Oviedo, Florida, and lifeguard teams from aquatic facilities all over Florida attended the competition to compete for the title of best lifeguards in the state!
Posted by: Katharine Berry
9/16/2015

There was a fecal incident at H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.  Following Centers for Disease Control requirements, the pool will be super-chlorinated and remain closed until 6 a.m. the on Thursday, Sept. 17. Because of the contamination, staff will not be able to change the lap lanes to long course for the morning swim, so the lanes will remain short course for the morning lap swim session. We apologize for any inconvenience. Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) and Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pools will be open for regular hours.

Posted by: Katharine Berry
8/3/2015

UPDATE 8/4/2015: H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool is now open! Thank you for your patience!

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