The newly renovated H. Spurgeon Cherry Pool reopens this Saturday, May 13!

Press release from the City of Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The City of Gainesville’s Wild Spaces & Public Places program and the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department are excited to announce that the H. Spurgeon Cherry Aquatics Center will reopen this Saturday, May 13, at noon following a major renovation!

Renovation of the 55-year-old building and pool includes replacement of the pool liner, a reconstructed entry corridor, a new roof, 2 family bathrooms accessible from the pool deck, private shower stalls, touchless hand washing stations, digital lockers, bathing suit spinners, benches, interior finishes, parking lot reconstruction, and much more! Click here to see project photos.

The general contractor for the building project was Blackwater Construction Services, LLC, a local business. The construction cost was approximately $1,678,294. Replacement of the pool liner was facilitated by AuMiller Pools, LLC for $350,000.

An event to celebrate the aquatics center renovation will be announced in the near future.

For information on the H. Spurgeon Cherry Pool including hours and admission fees, please visit the webpage.