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Opening Celebration of the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center & Park

June 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

clarence r kelly community center reopening

The City of Gainesville’s Wild Spaces & Public Places program and the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department are thrilled to announce completion of the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center & Park. Please join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration. The ceremony will be held on the park’s event lawn followed by self-guided tours of the new 3,800 square foot community center. To view photos of the community center and park, click here.

View the center’s two large multipurpose event rooms, catering kitchen, office, game room, activity rooms, computer lab, lobby and reception area. Dress comfortably to enjoy the outdoor space which includes a new playground, adult fitness equipment, an event lawn, walking trail, garden learning lab, lighted basketball court and landscaping.

The event will feature light refreshments and children’s activities. Come and commemorate the new center and park at an opening celebration on Juneteenth—part of the City of Gainesville’s month-long Journey to Juneteenth celebration.

Event parking is located at MLK Jr. Multipurpose Center with shuttle transportation running from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Limited ADA parking will be available at the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center.


June 19
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Clarence R Kelly Community Center
1701 NE 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32641 United States
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