WSPP Community Updates

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The following communications include outreach efforts regarding Wild Spaces & Public Places public meetings, park openings, construction start and completion dates, City Commission agenda items and more. Sign up to our mailing list to have emails delivered directly to your inbox. We strive for transparency, welcome input and encourage collaboration with our neighbors. 


Springtree Park improvements are complete Dec. 16, 2020

Hippodrome Theatre improvements Dec. 11 2020

Watch the Northside Park virtual celebration video! November 21, 2020

WSPP is on the Commission agenda; Unity Park Groundbreaking and Thelma Boltin Center Nov. 3, 2020

Northside Park is now open October 26, 2020

Northside Park renovation update October 6, 2020

City Commisson Agenda Meeting, Clarence R. Kelly Community Center update Sept. 16, 2020

Unity Park construction will begin soon July 31, 2020

Cultural Affairs Sites—Project Updates  July 30, 2020

Nature Parks Project Updates July 27, 2020

Active Parks Project Updates July 23, 2020

Clarence R. Kelly Community Center and Park Update June 8, 2020

City Commission agenda, Nature Center at Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park June 2, 2020

City Commission agenda, Thelma Bolton Center design and engineering services negotiations May 19, 2020

City Commission agenda, authorization for construction of Unity Park, renovation of the Flatwoods Conservation Area Trailhead and demolition of NE 31st Ave. Park May 5, 2020

Wild Spaces & Public Places Fiscal Year 2019 Report March 30, 2020

General Policy Meeting Presentation March 10, 2020

Bo Diddley ADA improvements are complete March 5, 2020

Reserve Park dedication ceremony was a big success! Feb 27, 2020

Reserve Park Ribbon Cutting Celebration Invitation Feb 17, 2020

Gainesville has a new neighborhood park! Reserve Park is now open Feb 10, 2020

Albert “Ray” Massey (Westside) Park Improvements Jan 30, 2020

Wild Spaces & Public Places to present at the City Commission meeting Jan 16, 2020

Tennis Court Reconstruction at T.B. McPherson Park Jan 9, 2020

Open call for memories of the C. R. Layton United States Army Reserve Center Jan 2, 2020



Fred Cone Park track infield improvements are complete Dec. 19, 2019

Bo Diddley plaza scheduled for ADA improvements Nov. 27, 2019

Northside Park Parking and Stormwater Improvements Nov. 19, 2019

Work on Oakview Park has begun Nov. 12, 2019

City Commission agenda, Masonic Lodge Purchase Negotiations Nov. 6, 2019

City Commission agenda, small projects funds Oct. 16, 2019

City Commission agenda, Clarence R. Kelly Community Center Sept. 30, 2019

Construction has begun on Northside Park Sept. 30, 2019

Springtree Park Improvements Sept. 23, 2019

Clarence R. Kelly Community Center Community Meeting Sept. 5, 2019

Wild Spaces and Public Places Project Update—Fall 2019 Sept. 4, 2019

Springtree Park improvements survey Aug. 16, 2019

City Commission agenda, Clarence R. Kelly Community Center Jul 17, 2019

Clarence R. Kelly Community Center neighborhood workshop Jul 2, 2019

Green Acres Park ribbon cutting rescheduled Jun 9, 2019

City Commission agenda: Clarence R. Kelly Center, Oakview Park, Hartman House Jun 5, 2019

Green Acres Park improvements: ribbon cutting Jun 3, 2019

Work has begun on the new Reserve Park May 23, 2019

City Commission agenda: Northside Park, Cofrin Nature Center and Unity Park May 14, 2019

Fiscal Year 2018 & project highlights Apr 30, 2019

General Policy Committee meeting: Hartman House and the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center Apr 9, 2019

Duval Park Closed March - July Mar 27, 2019

Reserve Park Neighborhood Update Mar 11, 2019

Parks and Public Space Design and Wayfinding Guidelines Feb 21, 2019

Unity Park Neighborhood Workshop Feb 14, 2019

Kiwanis Girl Scout Park Neighborhood Workshop Jan 8, 2019