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Parks and Recreation Special Meeting – St. Johns County will hold a Community Workshop on the Parks and Recreation Department fee schedule at 7;00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, in the Health & Human Services Building. This is a workshop / special meeting only, no formal action will be taken. Fee Schedule Special Meeting Details

Explore St. Johns County – Join the County Naturalists for programs highlighting our unique history and beautiful environment. Programs may include: an Owl Prowls, Dolphin Walks, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Kayak Trips and more.To see this month's programs, visit the County Naturalist page.


Matthew Webb Memorial Golf Tournament – The Matthew Webb Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 22nd at St. Johns Golf Club, located at 4900 Cypress Links Blvd. in Elkton. Participants are welcome to arrive at 2 p.m. to practice with free range balls. All proceeds will benefit the Hudson Ray Webb College Fund. The tournament, which will be a 9-hole format with shotgun start, is a fundraiser for the family of Matthew Webb, a St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department employee who passed away from cancer earlier this year. Matthew was 29, and survived by his wife, Stephanie, and 10-month old son, Hudson. Additional information including sponsorship and contribution opportunities will be available shortly. The cost of the tournament is $60 per golfer. For additional information or to register, contact Kara Pound at or 904-209-0383. Memorial Golf Tournament

St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Update – Progress on the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop regional trail continues in St. Johns County with the recent ribbon cutting in Hastings and opening of the Cora C. Harrison Trailhead connecting 14 miles of paved, shared-use path. An evolving 260-mile, multi-use trail, will span from the St. Johns River to the Atlantic Ocean once complete. An FDOT Planning Study is currently underway and a community workshop will be hosted this summer. For more information, please contact Rodney Cooper, SJC Traffic Engineer and Project Manager, at 904.209.0111 or St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Press Release  |  SJR2S FAQs  |  SJR2S Map

St. Johns County Golf Course Master Plan Update – The St. Johns Golf Club, is currently in the process of a potential Master Plan update that would include repairing, replacing, and updating various aspects of the golf course. St. Johns County Golf Course Master Plan Update

Butler Park West and Boat Ramp Closed for Dredging Project – Butler Park West and the Butler Park boat ramp is expected to open on August 15, 2019. The site is needed for use as a staging area for the Treasure Beach Canal system dredging project. St. Johns County would like to thank residents and visitors for their patience during the closure. For more information, please call 904.209.0414.

Trout Creek Park Playground is Now Open.

Hastings Tot Lot is currently closed.

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.