Youth Activities

COVID-19 Closures & Cancellations: For the safety of our community and staff during the Covid-19 emergency, St. Johns County has cancelled some 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.

Sports & Athletics

Student Open Gym @ Solomon Calhoun Center
When: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, January through March; Closed: January 1 & 18,  February 15
Details: Students, bring your friends and play some ball during our open gym hours at the Solomon Calhoun Center. This program is free, but you must bring your own basketball and sign in upon arrival. To comply with CDC guidelines and State of Florida executive orders, capacity and availability will be limited to a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact Ashley Brown at or 904.209.0379. Solomon Calhoun Center

Afterschool Programs

For details about the following programs, please visit our After School Programs page.

Elementary Enrichment Program
November 2 through January 25, Monday through Friday, at the Ketterlinus Gymnasium, 80 Orange St., St. Augustine.

Middle School After School Program
November 2 through January 25, Monday through Friday, at the Ketterlinus Gymnasium, 80 Orange St., St. Augustine.

Collier-Blocker Student Enrichment Program
Begins August 31, Monday through Friday, during the school year at the Collier-Blocker Center, 10 N. Holmes Blvd., St. Augustine.

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.

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