FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Brie Turek (407) 246-3106
ROCK LAKE COMMUNITY GETS UNIQUE HUB FOR
EDUCATION, RELAXATION AND RESTORATION
Mayor Buddy Dyer Launches New Neighborhood
Park and Center With Amenities to Improve Quality of Life for Local Citizens
WHAT: This Saturday, May 21, 2005, Orlando
Mayor Buddy Dyer, District 5 Commissioner Daisy W. Lynum, and the City of
Orlando’s Families Parks and Recreation Department will officially open the new
Rock Lake Park and Neighborhood Center.
The state-of-the-art neighborhood center is the fourth of 12 City community
projects to be completed this year – and features two meeting rooms, a computer
lab with 10 PC stations, a reading room, rest rooms with showers, and a serving
kitchen. Additionally, the park amenities include a large playground,
multipurpose field, two tennis courts, two outdoor basketball courts, parking
lot, and a walking trail.
After the grand opening event this Saturday, the neighborhood center will be
open the following hours:
· Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
· Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
· Sunday – Closed
The park and neighborhood center have services that appeal to all ages:
Adults & Seniors
Computer classes (to include Internet skills, basic computer skills,
intermediate and advanced classes), open computer lab, lifelong learning
sessions/contractual classes, table games, book club, cards, chess, special
events, and field trips.
Computer lab from after school until 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. –
noon. Outdoor activities, youth sports leagues, and open play on outdoor courts.
Homeowners Association meetings, rentals ($50.00/hour), and open play on outdoor
courts (first come, first served, and bring your own equipment).
For more information, please log on to www.cityoforlando.net or call the Rock
Lake Neighborhood Center at (407) 246-4133.
WHO: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer
District 5 Orlando City Commissioner Daisy W. Lynum
Citizens of Orlando are invited to participate in the festivities and enjoy the
WHEN: Grand opening event
Saturday, May 21, 2005
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Rock Lake Park and Neighborhood Center
440 North Tampa Avenue
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