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Free Beach Shuttle Service Memorial Day Weekend – St. Johns County is offering free shuttle service every 20 minutes from 10am to 4pm, May 23–25. The Mickler’s shuttle runs between Cornerstone Park and Mickler’s Beachfront Park and the Pier shuttle between St. Augustine Beach City Hall and the Pier. Memorial Day Weekend Free Beach Shuttle.

St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Hosts Summer Tennis Clinic St. Johns County Parks and Recreation is hosting a summer tennis clinic for local and non-county residents from June 15 through July 30. The clinic will be held at the St. Augustine Lighthouse Courts, 442 Ocean Vista Ave., Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon. Youth ages 8 to 18 and adults 18 and over are welcome to attend. Those interested in registering can do so at the St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department, 2175 Mizell Road, and must be completed no later than June 10. Registration is $10 for youth ($15 for non-county residents) and $20 for adults ($30 for non-county residents). Pre-registration is required and all fees are non-refundable. Attendees are asked to bring their own racquet and a can of tennis balls. For more information, call 904.209.0320. Summer Tennis Clinic Flyer

Beach Volleyball – The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation department will hold its annual Beach Volleyball open courts for the upcoming season on May 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, and 21 from 6:30 to 7:30 at the St. Augustine Beach pier. The Men's league will be played on Mondays and begins June 1. The women's league will be played on Tuesdays and begins on May 26. The Coed League will be played on Thursdays and begins on May 28. Game times will be at 6:30pm and 7:30pm during the season. There will be a limited number of teams accepted. For more information please contact Greg Mills at or Joe Shakar at

Guided Kayak Tours – The St. Johns County Recreation and Parks Department is hosting guided kayak tours of Trout Creek at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 19th and Guana Tolomato Matanzas waterway at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13. Tours participants spend the day exploring the urban wilderness environment, learning about local history and the flora and fauna found along way with St. Johns County Naturalist AyoLane Halusky. Guided Kayak Tours

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 Recreation and Parks 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 Recreation and Parks 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 Recreation & Parks Department, please contact our main office, 2175 Mizell Road, St. Augustine, FL 32080, (904) 209-0333.

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