Gainesville has a new neighborhood park! 
Ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The City of Gainesville’s Wild Spaces & Public Places and the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department are excited to announce that Reserve Park, located at 700 NE 11th St., is open to the public!

Reserve Park is a City of Gainesville park honoring service members from all branches of the military and their families. Save the date for the ribbon cutting ceremony, Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. D etails about the event will be released in the coming weeks.

The new park has features for everyone. An original sculpture and service flags line the 8th Ave. entry, while a fenced community garden with fruit trees and a garden shed sits at the park’s 11th St. entry. Other amenities within the park include modern play equipment,  traveling rings , an obstacle course, a pavilion, benches, picnic tables, grills, a walking path, open green space and landscaping with extensive tree and shrub plantings.

Click here to view more photos of the park.
For questions, please contact Betsy Waite, Director of Wild Spaces & Public Places, at 352-393-8187 or .

The Wild Spaces & Public Places sales tax will continue to create, improve and maintain parks and recreational facilities and acquire and improve environmentally-sensitive lands. To sign up for updates, please visit .