Green Acres Park ribbon cutting and neighborhood picnic
Sunday, June 9
643 SW 40th Street
Please join us to celebrate improvements at Green Acres Park!
The City of Gainesville’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and Wild Spaces & Public Places program, in conjunction with the Sugarfoot Community Improvement Association invite you to celebrate the newly renovated Green Acres Park. Join us for the ribbon cutting and a neighborhood picnic. Hosted by the Sugarfoot Community Improvement Association, hotdogs and all the fixings will be provided. Neighbors are encouraged to bring a side dish. Parking is limited; carpooling or walking is encouraged.
Positioned to protect part of the Hogtown Creek floodplain, Green Acres Park has a playground, community garden, fitness stations and a central open field for active recreation. Trails pass through the park’s live oak hammock, offering opportunities to relax and enjoy nature.
The park renovation process began in 2017. City staff worked closely with the community by attending events, sharing design concepts and meeting with citizens who are passionate about the park.
This project was funded with the Wild Spaces & Public Places half-cent sales tax. Collected from January 2017 to December 2024, the 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 www.WildSpacesPublicPlacesGNV.org.
Questions? Contact Betsy Waite, Director, Wild Spaces & Public Places