Parks & Recreation

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The Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing the citizens of Groveland with safe and enjoyable parks and facilities that enhance the overall quality of life and promote a sense of community. The department welcomes your comments, suggestions, and ideas.

Mission Statement

We strive to provide quality park facilities and a variety of enrichment opportunities with a professional standard of excellence that enhances the quality of life for all citizens and visitors within our community.

What's Happening in Parks & Rec?

Park Enhancements

Enhancements to parks are underway at John Wesley Griffin Memorial Park and Lake David Park. 

John Wesley Griffin Memorial Park

We added a shade structure to the existing playground at Griffin Park!

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We also added a playground for the 2-5 age group! 

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Lake David Park

The rumors are true! We are getting a splash pad, new playground equipment, and a new bathroom! Look for specific details in the coming months, as we are getting close to finishing the design phase of the project.

Lake David Park Improvement Conceptual Artwork

Lake David Park Color Exhibit With Aerial

2-5 Year Old Playground

KOMPAN 2-5 Playground

5-12 Year Old Playground

KOMPAN 5-12 Playground


The CRA has also set aside funding to update the North Side of Lake David Park. The area where the gazebo is currently located will be transformed into a Great Lawn with a stage for performances, festival streets, and a boardwalk. 

North Lake David Park Site Plan


New Parks

After years of hard work and many recommendations by the Recreation Advisory Committee, the City Council has approved a new park which will be located on 40 acres on Wilson Lake Parkway. Phase I of the project is underway and construction is tentatively slated to begin in April of 2019. Check back for updates.

Wilson Lake Parkway Park - Phase I - Conceptual Site Plan - Restroom Revision

Phase I options are indicated by the dark outline.

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