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Activities, News & Events

Phone Calls from Santa – The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Phone Calls from Santa event this December. Santa will be making his phone calls from 6 to 7:30 p.m. nightly from December 6 through December 8. The program is for St. Johns County children eight years old or younger, or those who still believe in Santa. Parents can register their children from November 14 through December 2. For more information, call (904) 669.6612. Santa Calls Registration Form

March Youth Basketball is back in 2017! Are you ready for Youth Basketball to return in spring 2017?
The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation youth basketball league tips off another exciting season for athletes ages 9-14 years old! Practices and games will take place at the Solomon Calhoun Community Center, 1300 Duval Street, St. Augustine. Game Schedules will be finalized in February. All games are played on Saturday mornings or afternoons. Practices are scheduled by individual coaches. Youth Basketball

Frank Butler Boat Ramp Closed due to Debris Clean-up after Hurricane Matthew – The Frank Butler Boat Ramp, 400 Riverside Blvd., is closed due to the site being utilized as a staging area for debris associated with post-Hurricane Matthew cleanup. Residents can find alternative boat ramps on our boat ramp page.

Basketball Clinic Regular schedules return on Wednesday, October 19.

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.

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