Leonard Abess Park
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Leonard Abess Park
  12743 Leonard Abess Blvd   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32225

Amenities offered at this park:
Qty.Amenity
1Basketball
20Benches
6Bleachers
109Car Parking
1Football
4Grills
1Picnic shelters
9Picnic Tables
13Playground Equipment
1Restrooms
2Softball Youth
2Tennis Hard
0.5Trails Paved (Miles)
25Trash Barrels
YesDrinking Fountain
YesPerimeter Site Fencing
YesSecurity Lighting

Acres: 34.13
Park Type: Community
Council Person: William Bishop
History: The park was named for Leonard L. Abess Sr., a prominent banker who was instrumental in providing the land to the City of Jacksonville for park development. Mayor Ed Austin and Councilman Dick Brown held a dedication/ribbon-cutting ceremony for the park on October 19, 1994. The park offers playscapes, grills, a picnic shelter, restrooms, 2 youth baseball fields, a basketball court, 2 tennis courts, a soccer field and paved trails.