Youth Activities

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COVID-19 Closures & Cancellations
: For the safety of our community and staff during the Covid-19 emergency, St. Johns County has cancelled programs and closed or limited access to facilities. For the current status of the activities & facilities listed below, please contact Brian James at or 904.669.6460.


Summer Camp Registration Closed March 13 @ 5 p.m.

The Summer Camp Registration Drawing is not on a first-come, first-serve basis. Names are drawn at random so that all resident children entered have an equal chance at participation. The drawing will be held Monday, March 23, 2020. You do not need to be present and the results of the drawing will be mailed out no later than April 6, 2020.

Summer Camp Info


Community Easter Egg Hunts!
When: 10:00 a.m. Pictures with the Easter Bunny and 11 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt!
Thursday, April 9 Veterans Park, 1332 Veterans Parkway, St.Johns 
and Palencia Park, 405 Palencia Village Dr., St. Augustine.
Saturday, April 11 Al Wilke Park, 6140 Main St., Hastings
and Treaty Park, 1595 Wildwood Dr., St. Augustine.
Grab your bonnets and baskets for our annual community Easter Egg Hunts. Free and for ages 8 and younger.


Open Gym at Solomon Calhoun Center
Bring your crew and play some ball during our open gym hours at Solomon Calhoun Center, 1300 Duval Street, St. Augustine. Monday through Friday, January 6 through May 29, the gym will be open to adults from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and students from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This program is FREE, but you must bring your own basketball and sign in upon arrival.

Family Fitness Class
When: Second Monday of each month: 4/13, and 5/11
Time: 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Where: Solomon Calhoun Center, 1300 Duval St., St. Augustine
Details: Join us for an upbeat fitness class for all ages and levels! These classes will include cardio kickboxing, circuit training, dance for fitness, running, polymetric exercises, pilates, stretching, wang chung moves, and yoga. We ask that all participants wear comfortable exercise attire, bring a mat or towel, and a water bottle. This program is FREE, open to all ages, and hosted by our Public Library System.

Elementary Enrichment Program
When: March 23 through May 27: Monday - Friday, 3-6pm, Wednesdays 2-6pm
Where: Ketterlinus Gymnasium, 60 Orange St., St. Augustine
Details: We are now offering an after school program for elementary schoolers! In this program, participants will complete homework and take part in extra recreational activities. Kids will be able to conduct science experiments to expand their scientific knowledge and deductive reasoning. The cost of the nine-week program is $270 and parents will need to register their child. Elementary Enrichment Program Registration.

Middle School After School Program
When: March 23 through May 27: Monday - Friday, 2-6pm, Wednesdays 1-6pm
Where: Ketterlinus Gymnasium, 60 Orange St., St. Augustine
Details: Middle School Rec program for kids grades 6th through 8th. Staff will help with homework, provide extra recreational activities, and kids will get the chance to socialize with their peers. We can even pick up your child from school, within a five-mile radius, for an additional cost. The cost of the nine-week program is $270. 

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.

For More Information

Jamie Baccari
Community Program Manager

P: (904) 209-0377

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