The City of Palm Coast’s oldest park will close beginning Monday, Feb. 2, for a major renovation to include a larger playground, improved dog park and all new playing courts.
Palm Coast, FL – January 26, 2015 – The City of Palm Coast’s oldest park – James F. Holland Memorial Park – will close beginning Monday, Feb. 2, for a major renovation to include a larger playground, improved dog park and all new playing courts.
The 26.76-acre park located at 18 Florida Park Drive will be closed to the public for approximately 15 months during Phase One of the renovation project.
Phase One will include a new loop road for entering and exiting the park; parking; lighting; perimeter trail; dog park (one area for large dogs, one area for small dogs); tennis and handball court renovations; fitness equipment; basketball courts with lighting; volleyball court; horseshoe pits; larger playground; and a new restroom building. The general contractor for the $4.28 million project will be Tumbleson White Contractors Inc. of Gainesville. The City received five bids, all from outside Flagler County.
While Holland Park is closed, the City recommends residents and visitors use other City and County parks. A full listing of City parks is available at www.palmcoastgov.com/parks. Alternate facilities recommended include:
- Bocci ball and shuffleboard – Linear Park
- Tennis – Belle Terre Park, the Palm Coast Tennis Center and Seminole Woods Neighborhood Park
- Dog Park – Wadsworth Park in Flagler Beach
- Playgrounds – Linear Park, Palm Coast Community Center, Waterfront Park and more
- Pavilions – Waterfront Park, Linear Park, Herschel King Park
- Baseball and soccer – the City will work with youth sports teams to find other locations
- Croquet – none available
Updates on the progress of renovation of Holland Park will be included in the Week In Review, posted every Friday evening at www.palmcoastgov.com/government/city-manager/week-in-review.
The City asks for the public’s patience and understanding as it makes this important park renovation.
For more information, contact Cindi Lane, communications and marketing manager, at 386-986-3708.
Holland Memorial Park is accessed from Florida Park Drive, north of Palm Harbor Shopping Center (soon to be Island Walk).