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Activities, News & Events

Phone Calls from Santa! The Recreation and Parks Department and the North Pole Telephone Company are holding their annual "Phone calls from Santa" event. Residents with children under the age of eight can sign them up to get a call from Santa at home! Calls will be made December 8 through 10 between 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Don’t delay! Santa is busy checking his list, so make sure your form is in before 5:00 p.m. December 4. For more information, please contact Jamie Baccari at (904) 209-0377. Santa Calls Sign-up.

On-Beach Parking Passes On Sale – $30 for St. Johns County residents and $40 for non-residents. Prices increase March 2, 2016. Handicap passes are $20, and disabled veterans are eligible for a free pass. Parking Passes Pre-Season Sale.

Youth Basketball League and Clinics Youth basketball has been given a complete makeover! We are introducing basketball clinics during the winter so athletes can practice their skills and learn new techniques to implement in the Spring 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. Seats are limited. Please call (904) 209-0348 for more information or to reserve your spot. Dates & Locations

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!

Stay Up to Date

Parks and Recreation E-newsletter – Our monthly newsletter keeps you iup 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