Families, Parks and Recreation
Z.L. Riley Park (Opened June 2010)
Z. L. Riley Park is a gem in the heart of
exceptional park honors Mr. Zellie L. Riley, a significant Parramore
businessman who in the 1950’s founded the Negro Chamber of Commerce
(now known as the African-American Chamber of Commerce of Central
Florida). This beautiful
park features mosaic artwork reflecting Mr. Z.L. Riley’s
contribution to the community and African themes made by Parramore
Kidz Zone youth. This
park was made possible as a joint project between the City of
Orlando and the Orange County Expressway Authority.
Children can enjoy the colorful playground
while their families relax in the open green spaces or prepare
picnics with the grills. Locals
can ride their bicycles to the park and secure them to the provided
bike racks, and continue their active living by utilizing the
mileage markers posted around the sidewalk. Z. L. Riley Park can
accommodate special events with its unique large pavilion which can
be used as a stage, wide sidewalk, and spaces and utility hookups
for vendor areas.
are allowed at all City parks, but not in playgrounds or athletic
fields. Please clean up after your pet.