Westside Park and Recreation Center

Water slide at Westside Park pool

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.

Helpful links:

City of Gainesville – Facility and park reservations and answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Swim lessons at Westside Pool

Tennis lessons at Joyce Oransky Tennis Center – Westside Park

View and register for activities at Westside Park

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

(352) 334-2186

Recreation Center hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM; Saturday, 10 AM-3 PM.

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