Harlem McBride Community Information

Community Meeting
We want to thank everyone who participated in the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Park Community Meeting on October 14, 2021. We appreciate you taking the time to share your ideas for improvements to the park and the results of the community survey with us. Click here to see the survey results. If you have not had a chance to complete the survey, click here to take the survey now.  

Join us at a follow-up meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Collins Community Center or on Zoom. Click here for meeting details. 

Public Meeting at Carter Woodson Park 4During the meeting, residents shared some of their priorities for the park with us, which included:  

  • Adding parking
  • Retaining basketball courts
  • Replacing playground area mulch
  • Adding lighting and cameras to enhance safety
  • Opening bathrooms
  • Adding additional shade cover at the play area
  • Adding exercise stations
  • Protecting green space
  • Adding community garden area

Take the Community Survey 
The City is seeking input as we consider possible improvements to Dr. Carter G. Woodson Park. Many residents have shared their input by taking a survey.

Please click here if you would like to take the survey. 

Click here to see the results. 

Next Steps
The City of Oakland Park will draft some preliminary designs and compile cost estimates for possible improvements to Dr. Carter G. Woodson Park. We will present the concepts at a meeting on Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Click here for details