All posts tagged Recreation

Plan Your Parks in Hillsborough County now!

Hillsborough County is updating the Parks & Recreation Master Plan and wants to learn about what you think makes for an outstanding park system. There are more than 180 neighborhood parks, 118 playgrounds, 270 athletic fields, 53 community centers, 5 dog parks, and 3 skate parks in unincorporated Hillsborough County. Which park facilities and programs…


Parking turned into Parks!

Four parking spaces on Ashley Drive between Twiggs and Zack Streets were transformed into an active park on September 19 for National PARK(ing) Day. This is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers, and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. Tampa Downtown Partnership, Urban Conga, AIA Florida, USF students, PGT Industries, and…


Talk of Riverfront Park changes alarms some West Tampa residents

That’s the plea from several West Tampa residents who worried Thursday that Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s musings about the future of Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park are leaving them out of the loop. In particular, residents of the West Riverfront neighborhood are worried that one of the mayor’s ideas, putting a waterfront restaurant in the park,…

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