Youth Activities

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. The gym will be closed 1/20, 2/17, 4/10, and 5/25. For more info, contact Ashley Brown at abrown@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0379.

Family Fitness Class
When: Second Monday of each month: 2/10, 3/9, 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. Registration is on-site, day of event. For more info, contact Ashley Brown at abrown@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0379.

Kid’s Art Program
When: Third Thursday of the month from 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

  • Thursday, February 20 – Watercolors
  • Thursday, March 19 – Perspective
  • Thursday, April 16 – Albrijes (Mexican Folk Art)
  • Thursday, May 21 – South African Art

Where: Solomon Calhoun Center, 1300 Duval St., St. Augustine
Details: Kids 10 and under are invited to join us for an afternoon of creativity with this Public Library sponsored art class. Come make your own masterpiece for free! Registration is on-site, day of event. For more info, contact Ashley Brown at abrown@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0379.

Youth Night Out – Glow Night
When: Friday, January 24 from 6-9pm
Where: Solomon Calhoun Center, 1300 Duval St., St. Augustine
Details: Join us for a glow party! While parents enjoy a well-deserved night out, kids grades Kindergarten through 8th will play in the gym "after hours." There will be dancing, games, glow sticks, and more. This event is FREE! Glow Night Details. For more info, contact Stephanie Taylor sntaylor@sjcfl.us or 904-669-6612 or Ashley Brown at abrown@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0379.

Save the Date! Summer Camp Registration
It’s that time of year again! Our popular summer camp registration will be held March 2 through 13. Parents can sign up children ages 5-12 (only five-year-olds that have completed kindergarten by the start of camp are eligible) for our summer camp, which will be held at six locations around St. Johns County. Camps emphasize outdoor activities and are staffed by experienced, motivated leaders from within our community. Campers get to participate in a variety of activities including field trips, arts + crafts, and swimming. Entries for the drawing are accepted starting at 8:00 a.m. on March 2 through 5:00 p.m. March 13, 2020. Registration is not on a first-come, first-served basis. Names are drawn at random so that all resident children entered have an equal chance at participation. The drawing will be held on March 23, 2019. You do not need to be present. Results of the drawing will be mailed out no later than April 6, 2020. For more info, contact Brian James at bjames@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0365.


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!

Highlights

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 fodbaseball.com.

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
E: jbaccari@sjcfl.us

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