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SPLOST Parks and Greenspace News Releases
Thousands of acres of park land have been preserved by SPLOST programs. Projects such as the Ivy Creek Greenway, Mountain Park Aquatic Center, and Alexander Park are some of the many greenspace investments paid for with help from SPLOST. Here are some more SPLOST-funded projects that are making Gwinnett a cleaner, greener place to live:

2017
October 12, 2017: Rock Springs Park improvements officially open for public use
July 17, 2017: County officials celebrate improvements to two historic buildings
July 20, 2017: Gwinnett celebrates official opening of its third project in seven days
July 11, 2017:  New gymnasium opens at George Pierce Park
July 11, 2017: Officials gather to cut ribbon on McDaniel Farm Park expansion
June 20, 2017: New trails approved for Tribble Mill Park
June 8, 2017: Commissioners approve renovation of historic Freeman’s Mill
March 22, 2017: Gwinnett acquires 40 acres for Alexander Park expansion
January 18, 2017: Playground Upgrades for Tribble Mill Park Coming Soon
2016
May 18, 2016: Lenora Park playground renovation is completed
May 17, 2016: Soccer fields, other amenities coming to Rock Springs Park
April 12, 2016: Site improvements slated for two historic buildings
February 2, 2016: County builds gymnasium at George Pierce park
2015
December 17, 2015 - McDaniel Farm Park phase two construction adds amenities
December 15, 2015 - Outdoor classroom, more trails approved
October 22, 2015 - County’s oldest gym will get renovation
September 1, 2015 - New classroom coming to Environmental & Heritage Center
July 7, 2015 - South Gwinnett Park renovation begins soon
February 10, 2015 - Simpsonwood property becomes county’s newest park
2014
December 16, 2014 - New active park coming to Lilburn area
November 21, 2014 - SPLOST funds to build new Level Creek Park
November 4, 2014 - Gwinnett County agrees to purchase E.E. Robinson Park from city of Sugar Hill
August 5, 2014 - Renovations coming for two Bethesda Park pools
June 3, 2014 - County acquires land along Yellow River
May 20, 2014 - Rock Springs Park getting new soccer fields
April 16, 2014 - 2014 SPLOST funds allocated
March 19, 2014 - Commissioners hear park SPLOST funding proposal

2013
October 16, 2013 - J.B. Williams Park plans progress
October 3, 2013 - South Gwinnett Park renovation moves closer
May 21, 2013 – Ivy Creek Greenway extension to F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Center nature trail
April 16, 2013 – Little Mulberry Park phase 3 improvements

2012
December 12, 2012 – Connection from Camp Creek Greenway to Lions Club Park
December 11, 2012 – Fort Daniel historic site purchase
December 11, 2012 – Renovations at Bogan Park Aquatic Center
June 7, 2012 – Environmental and Heritage Center improvements and old Lee Farm Barn relocation
May 15, 2012 – Chesser-Williams House relocation
May 2, 2012 – Lions Club Park redevelopment
April 17, 2012 – Park camera expansion

2011
December 22, 2011 – New trail opens at Rhodes Jordan Park
December 13, 2011 – Ivy Creek Greenway extension from Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center
November 15, 2011 – Renovation of Vines Park
August 19, 2011 – New facilities for Harbins Park, Rabbit Hill Park
June 21, 2011 – Pool and tennis court renovations at Collins Hill Aquatic Center, Mountain Park Aquatic Center, Mountain Park Park
June 2, 2011 – Improvements for historic Yellow River Post Office site
June 2, 2011 – Filter upgrade for Collins Hill Aquatic Center
May 12, 2011 – Bethesda Park Senior Center renovations

2010
November 17, 2010 – Graves Park reforestation
October 19, 2010 – Greenway construction inside George Pierce Park
April 20, 2010 – Rhodes Jordan Park renovation and expansion
March 17, 2010 – Artificial turf for field at Duncan Creek Park

2009
December 15, 2009 – Bogan Park playground
November 17, 2009 – Ivy Creek Greenway access to Buford Drive/State Route 20
May 6, 2009 – Greenspace acquired on Mitchell Road, Givens Road
February 17, 2009 – Land purchased for park on Lakes Parkway near Yellow River
February 3, 2009 – Greenspace purchased along Alcovy River
January 21, 2009 – Phase 2 construction for Freeman’s Mill Park

2008
December 16, 2008 – Parkland purchased along Five Forks Trickum Road
December 3, 2008 – Construction approved for Freeman’s Mill Park
June 17, 2008 – Improvements for Yellow River Park, Graves Park
June 3, 2008 – Bay Creek Park phase 2 improvements
April 15, 2008 – Alexander Park approved
April 10, 2008 – Settles Bridge Park approved

2007
December 13, 2007 – Construction of new Club Drive Park and Rock Springs Park
December 11, 2007 – Additional land for future Lee Park site
October 16, 2007 – New park land for Bryson Park
August 21, 2007 – Greenspace acquired on Five Forks Trickum Road
June 5, 2007 – Ivy Creek Greenway construction begins
May 23, 2007 – New park site for Mountain View High School

2006
December 12, 2006 – Duncan Creek Park construction
November 7, 2006 – Mountain Park pool site renovation
November 7, 2006 – Peachtree Ridge park construction
October 4, 2006 – Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center opens
October 3, 2006 – Construction begins on Lucky Shoals Park Community Center
August 29, 2006 – Rockbridge Road greenspace purchase
August 15, 2006 – New park construction: West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center, Sweet Water Park
May 2, 2006 – DeShong Park construction begins
March 21, 2006 – Club Drive land purchased for future park
January 3, 2006 – Upgrades for Holcomb Bridge Park

2005
August 11, 2005 – Vecoma property greenspace purchase
June 21, 2005 – Bethesda Park improvements
March 1, 2005 – Upgrades for Vines Gardens

2004
January 28, 2004 – Upgrades for football field at Rhodes Jordan Park

2003
March 28, 2003 – Park land purchased along Alcovy River
January 17, 2003 – Land purchased for Collins Hill area park

2002
February 28, 2002 – Land for future park purchased along Scenic Highway
February 5, 2002 – Greenspace purchased along Palm Creek
February 4, 2002 – Land acquired for Lenora Park expansion

2001
October 25, 2001 – Greenspace purchased in Norris Lake area
October 16, 2001 – Alcovy River Gristmill acquired for greenspace
February 22, 2001 – Land purchased for Little Mulberry River park expansion