Youth Activities

St. Johns County Recreation Youth Activities

Jamie Baccari
Youth Program Coordinator

P: (904) 209-0377


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.

Youth Basketball New and Improved League and Clinics Our youth basketball program has been given a complete overhaul! We are introducing basketball clinics during the winter season so athletes can practice their skills and learn new techniques to implement in the Spring 2016 Youth Basketball League. Program and registration information.

About the Youth Programs

Parks & Recreation is proud to offer youth programs in our community. If you are looking for a quality, affordable after school program, a youth basketball league, or a place for your high school student to get volunteer hours you've found it. We have some of the best programs in North Florida for children of all ages!


Field of Dreams – Located in NW St Johns county, this specially designed field gives mentally / physically disabled children the opportunity to wear a uniform and play baseball as a member of a team. Field of Dreams is a place where all our area's exceptional kids can meet on the field and play ball. What child does not dream of hearing the cheer of the crowd? What child does not dream of receiving a trophy? And what child does not dream of the opportunity to play America's favorite sport?  At the Field of Dreams their dreams really can come true. For more information, please visit

St. Johns County Parks & Recreation Department Youth Programs Give Back You can help our holiday food drives! For more information, please contact Jamie Baccari at (904) 209-0377.

Check out the video from Just TRI It! A Kids Triathlon

Just Tri It! is a combined event, hosted by St. Johns County Parks & Recreation,
the Children's Museum, and the YMCA of Florida's First Coast to put on this fun and challenging event at the Solomon Calhoun Center in West St. Augustine.

SJC Parks and Recreation – Where everybody plays