Brookview Elementary School Park
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Brookview Elementary School Park
  10441 McAleer Road   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32246

Amenities offered at this park:
Qty.Amenity
2Baseball Youth
2Baseball Youth Lighted
2Basketball
2Basketball Lighted
2Benches
9Bleachers
38Car Parking
1Concession Stand
1Picnic shelters
1Playground Equipment
2Restrooms
1Softball Youth
1Softball Youth Lighted
13Trash Barrels
YesBasketball Goals
YesBasketball Junior
YesBasketball Junior Lighted
YesPerimeter Site Fencing
YesSecurity Lighting

Acres: 7.19
Park Type: Community
Council Person: William Bishop
History: Brookview Elementary School Park is located in southeast Jacksonville, just east of the Brookview subdivision that was platted in 1953. After purchasing a 14.6-acre tract in 1957, the Board of Public Instruction constructed a school on the north portion of the property in 1962. Duval County soon leased the south portion for use as a playground, which contained play equipment and a baseball field. Eventually a basketball court and two baseball/softball fields were added, and the park became home to the Arlington East Athletic Association, which organized as a Florida nonprofit corporation in 1982. The Association plays its youth baseball, softball, and T-ball games at the park, and has built several of the amenities, including the restroom/concession building and the picnic pavilion. To insure access for both students and the general public, the City and the School Board have signed a Joint-Use Agreement for the park.