Park Projects and Updates

Upcoming and Archived Meetings

Links to upcoming meetings regarding park developments. Meetings appear on the community calendar and in RecNews (Sign up for Community Rec's email newsletter).  

Past Meetings

View all past meetings on the city's YouTube channel. Past meetings and more information for a specific park can be found below in its respective park park tab. 

Planned/Proposed Projects 

The Community Recreation Department maintains a 5 Year Capital Improvement Matrix to budget for the replacement, enhancements or renovations of its existing park and open space inventory. Stay up to date on new projects, community input meetings and opportunities as well as project timelines and construction updates.

Click here for more information on the Granada Diner/Burger Bob's and other projects currently in construction.

Thank you to everyone who provided their input on the proposed park designs! Updates will provided once available. 


Phillips Park Community Meeting recording - May 15, 2024


The proposed park designs will be available for review and community input until Friday, June 7, 2024. For additional information, please contact Coral Gables Community Recreation at 305-460-5620 or

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The Venetian Pool located at 2701 De Soto Blvd is currently undergoing a full renovation of its concession stand area in hopes of providing a more modern and efficient way to dine at the historic location. 

  • Contractor: Vercetti Enterprises
  • Expected Completion Date: September 2024

Meanwhile as concessions remain closed, outside food and beverages will be allowed in the facility, but please note that alcohol, glass containers, and coolers are not permitted on the premises.

Thank you to everyone who provided their input on the proposed park designs! Updates will provided once available. 

Additional Park Resources

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All Parks and Open Spaces

View a list of all parks in the city.

All Parks and Open Spaces
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Little Free Libraries

Find our Little Free Libraries across a selection of some of the city parks.

Little Free Libraries
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Community Recreation Master Plan

Read our Community Recreation Master Plan and FAQ.

Community Recreation Master Plan

Recently Completed Projects

Maggiore Park, on 5028 Maggiore Street, Coral Gables, will be transformed into a multi-faceted public space to provide the community with several park amenities. Construction has begun! For additional information, please email

  • Oct. 20, 2022: The window for public comment in relation to the proposed Merrick Park ADA improvement is now closed.
  • Sept. 15, 2022: Plans are in place for a walkway in Merrick Park (across from City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way). See below for a PDF.

Merrick Park Walkway [PDF]

Photo of Salvadore Park Dog Run Park
  •  Location: 1120 Andalusia Ave.
  • Project Scope: New concrete walkways, landscaping, sand surfacing, grading, asphalt pavement resurfacing, perimeter fence, drainage repairs and installation of a water service line for a new dog park.
  • Project Phase: Construction
  • Construction Start Date: March 2023
  • Construction Completion Date: August 2023
  • Contractor: Marcdan Inc.
  • Cost: $331,083