Formally called the Albert “Ray” Massey Westside Recreation Center, Westside Park and Recreation Center in Gainesville Florida was dedicated to the people of Gainesville in 1972. Westside Park and Recreation Center offers a multitude of facilities and programs and is the most popular city park in Gainesville.
Park amenities include:
- Three playgrounds
- 1.5 miles of shaded hiking trails
- Skate park
- Joyce Oransky Tennis Center (USTA)
- Basketball courts
- Baseball fields
- Olympic size pool with lap lanes, splash pad, diving boards, and slide
Swim lessons are offered during the pool season which runs April through October. Tennis lessons are offered through the Joyce Oransky Tennis Center in Westside Park throughout the year.
Westside Park and Recreation Center is one of the true gems of the City of Gainesville. You owe it to yourself to check it out!
Westside Park & Recreation Center
1001 NW 34th Street
Gainesville, Florida 32605
Recreation Center hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM; Saturday, 10 AM-3 PM.