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Pokémon Go Due to Hurricane Mathew the Pokémon Go event scheduled for Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Alpine Groves, was cancelled. We are working on determining when the park will be safe to host the event at a later date.

Basketball Clinic Regular schedules return on Wednesday, October 19.

Solomon Calhoun Community Center and Pool Temporarily Closed to Public The Solomon Calhoun Community Center and Pool, 1300 Duval Street, are currently closed to the public due to the center being utilized as a temporary shelter for displaced residents after Hurricane Matthew. Patrons who wish to swim laps during this time may visit the Ponte Vedra YMCA, 170 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach. For the Ponte Vedra YMCA pool hours, please call 904.543.9622.

Stay Up to Date

Parks and Recreation E-newsletter – Our monthly newsletter keeps you up to date on St. Johns County recreational facilities and programming, youth and adult athletics, and special events. In addition, you'll get information about parks, beach access points, and unique recreational opportunities that allow subscribers to discover St. Johns County and enjoy a quality of life that is second to none. Please complete the signup form to register. For additional information, please call 904.209.0346.

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