contact information

driving directions

From University and Main, drive north on Main Street and turn right at 6th Avenue. After a couple stop signs look for The Historic Thomas Center on the left. Parking is available.

hours of operation

Monday through Thursday, 7am to 6pm.

about us

Our Mission: provide and maintain the natural, recreational and cultural facilities and programs that make Gainesville a great place to live, work and visit; and that help sustain the City economically, socially and environmentally.

Visit us online and learn more about your parks, activities, and special events:
Summer Heatwave Basketball
Pop Warner Football & Cheerleading
Water Aerobics
Summer Swim Lessons
Free Fridays Concert Series
The Historic Thomas Center and Galleries
Get To Know Art Contest
Downtown Festival and Arts Show
Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
Jest Fest!
Living History Farm at Morningside Nature Center
Farm and Forest Festival
Cane Boil and Fiddle Fest
Gainesville Cell Phone Tours
... and so much more