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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Improvements coming to Swenson Park

Construction at Swenson Park, 1076 Circle Lane in Gulf Breeze/Midway, is expected to start the week of Jan. 16Weather permitting, construction is expected to be completed by the end of July 2023Improvements to the park include:

  • New playground equipment
  • Basketball and tennis court renovations
  • Updated picnic facilities
  • Construction of a new fitness fun zone/play area
  • Installation of exercise trail equipment
  • Additional lighting
  • ADA compliant parking improvements

"I’m excited about the big improvements for Swenson Park," said Commissioner Colten Wright, Chairman and District 5. "We’re making significant updates to the courts, installing a modern playground, making ADA accessibility improvements, and much more. I know residents will be thrilled with the park once it’s completed. I ask for residents’ patience during the construction process and look forward to the day when we hold the ribbon cutting and re-open the park so families and children can enjoy it to its fullest."

Funding for these improvements was made possible in part by the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) and the Local Option Sales Tax (LOST). Find a view of the proposed Swenson Park improvements online here.