Parks & Recreation

Activities, News & Events

Dodgeball Tournament Benefit Parks and Recreation is teaming up with St. Johns County Food Pantry to host a Co-Ed Adult Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, November 14 at the Solomon Calhoun Community Center. Register your team by October 30. Event Details.

TeamUp to PinkUp – Parks and Recreation is teaming up with the Town of Hastings to host TeamUp to PinkUp, a one mile walk to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 24. Details & Event Flyer

St. Johns Golf Club hosts St. Augustine Amateur Golf Tournament An invitational event for advanced amateur golfers, October 16- 18. Fans and spectators are welcome, admission and parking are free to the public. For more information, please visit, or contact Wes Tucker at 904.209.0350.

Youth Basketball New and Improved League and Clinics Our youth basketball program has been given a complete overhaul! We are introducing basketball clinics during the winter season so athletes can practice their skills and learn new techniques to implement in the Spring 2016 Youth Basketball League. Program and registration information.

Guided Kayak Exploration Trips Spend the day exploring, learning local history, and discovering the flora and fauna found along way with St. Johns County Naturalist AyoLane Halusky. Fees are $20 per person for participants with their own kayak and $40 per person to use county kayak and equipment. Seats are limited. Please call (904) 209-0348 for more information or to reserve your spot.

  • San Sebastian River at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 29th and Saturday, October 31st. Launching from Doug Crane Ramp 1039 Shore Drive, St. Augustine
  • Trout Creek at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 30th . Launching from the boat ramp at Trout Creek Park  6795 Collier Road, St. Augustine

St. Johns County Parks and Recreation E-newsletter – The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation e-newsletter helps residents and visitors stay connected to parks and remain updated on local recreational activities and events. The monthly newsletter delivers timely and informative stories directly to subscriber email inboxes regarding St. Johns County parks and park amenities, recreational facilities and programming, youth and adult athletics, and special events. In addition, detailed information regarding park descriptions and locations, beach access points, and unique recreational opportunities allows subscribers to further discover St. Johns County and enjoy a quality of life that is second to none. Please complete the signup form to register for the e-newsletter. For additional information, please call 904.209.0346.

Free Hastings Football Clinics St. Johns County is offering free instructional football clinics in Hastings to teach fundamentals of the sport, including basic skills, sportsmanship, and team building. Clinics will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday from September 12 through October 17 at Al Wilke Park, 6150 S. Main St. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday, and physicals are not required to sign up. The clinics are open to youth between the ages of 4 and 15, and a parent or guardian must be present to register their child. Each participant is asked to wear comfortable athletic wear and tennis shoes. For additional information, please call 904.209.0333. Flyer

St. Augustine Amateur Annual Golf Tournament Call for Volunteers – October 16 - 18, at the St. Johns Golf Club in Elkton, FL. Volunteers needed for a variety of key positions. Call for Volunteers

Beach Access Updates Get access updates with our automated information line (904) 209-0331, Reach the Beach Mobile Website or on Twitter & Facebook

Need a venue for your special event? St. Johns County has beachfront and park pavilions suitable for everything from weddings to family reunions. Make your reservation today!

Been to a Park Lately? St. Johns County residents and visitors are fortunate to have a number of beautiful parks available for a wide variety of uses. Explore nature and history, relax, surf, and swim, play sports, fish, bring the children to a playscape, skateboard... even the dogs have their own parks! Find out more about all you can do at St. Johns County Parks.

Our Commitment

The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department is committed to a thriving local park system, the opportunity for our residents and visitors to enjoy healthy, active lifestyles, and the preservation of the natural beauty of our environment. Explore the many ways Parks and Recreation is making our communities happier and healthier by providing a place where it all comes together – a sense of community, an appreciation of history, and a respect for nature.


For more information about the St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department, please contact our main office, 2175 Mizell Road, St. Augustine, FL 32080, (904) 209-0333.

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