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
2Bike racks
6Bleachers
109Car Parking
1Football
4Grills
1Picnic shelters
6Picnic Tables
1Playground Equipment
4Restrooms
2Softball Youth
2Tennis Hard
1Trails Paved (Miles)
12Trash Barrels
YesBasketball Goals
YesBasketball Junior
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.