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1000 Jamaica Ave, Reno, NV 89502

Jamaica Park

Park Description:

Jamaica Park is an 8-acre Reno park with restrooms (opened seasonally: late April-early October weather permitting).

Park Amenities:

Playground, soccer/football field, baseball/softball fields, horseshoe area, pathways, picnic shelter, barbeque area, and tables/benches.

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Park History

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Want To Learn More?

References & Further Info:

  • City of Reno Parks & Facilities Directory - Jamaica Park

  • Apartments first phase of $100 million Duffel Development. (1973, July 15). Nevada State Jorurnal , p. 33.

  • At last, students get a look at their new school. (1975, December 19). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 15.

  • Developer pays 3.5 million for 322 acre Reno parcel. (1972, March 13). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 1.

  • Drew, L. (1975, February 9). It was heartbreaking for many Washoe youngsters. Nevada State Journal , p. 7.

  • Editorial: Meadowood helping out. (24, March 1979). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 4.

  • J. G. Peckham former civic leader passes. (1961, November 14). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 1.

  • McAndrew, S. (2014, March 14). District investigating threat made on bathroom wall at Pine Middle School. Retrieved April 19, 2020, from Siobhan McAndrew's Report Card: http://blogs.rgj.com/reportcard/2014/03/14/district-investigating-threat-made-on-bathroom-wall-at-pine-middle-school/

  • McFarren, J. (1975, July 19). Opposing forces abount in shopping center issue. Nevada State Journal , p. 5.

  • Meadowood plans detailed for 103 acres of shopping. (1977, July 25). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 1.

  • Meadowood Shopping Mall to have 115 stores. (1979, March 19). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 3C.

  • Meet the new kids on the block. (1983, March 14). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 7.

  • Powers, L. (1979, March 24). Meadowood Mall - a preview tour. Reno Evening Gazette , p. 11.

  • Powers, L. (1975, July 30). New school opening delays irrate board. Reno Evening Gazette , p. 13.

  • Sculptures enhance Meadowood Mall. (1979, March 26). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 87.

  • Stevenson, J. (1977, February 15). Huge shopping center sewer will have to wait. Reno Evening Gazette , p. 15.

Contributor(s):

Jill Richardson (history)

Haley McGuire

Alex Shahbazi

Last Updated:

May 11, 2021, 12:50:04 AM