Parks & Recreation

Activities, News & Events

Ketterlinus After School Program – Summer is over and we are gearing up for the upcoming school year! The Recreation & Parks Department will be registering for the 2015/2016 school year, Wednesday, August 5th, at Ketterlinus Gymnasium, 60 Orange Street (across from the elementary school) at 8:00 a.m. You must bring your Registration Form and a $34 deposit per child. Registration is first come, first served. If you have any questions, please contact Jamie Baccari at (904)209-0377. Program Fees & Deposits: After School Program is $646.00 for the year ($17.00 per week) with a $34.00 deposit (per child). Registration Form & Handbook.

South Ponte Vedra Beach Park and Parking Lot Closure – The South Ponte Vedra Beach Park and parking lot, 2993 South Ponte Vedra Blvd., will be closed from Monday, July 27 through Thursday, September 3, 2015 for park upgrades. Park Closure

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.

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.

SJC Parks and Recreation – Where everybody plays