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Want to know what's coming up? Be in the know with our Parks and Recreation Newsletter.

Pool Closure – Solomon Calhoun Community Pool is currently closed for maintenance and is expected to reopen within 30 days after Wednesday, November 14. Thank you for your patience.

Phone Calls from Santa – Ho ho ho!! Parents with children under the age of eight that live in St. Johns County can sign up to have Santa call their child at home this Christmas. Registration is open now until 5 p.m. on Friday, December 7. To register, fill out the Phone Calls from Santa Registration Form and return to St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department or fill out online and hit submit. For more information, contact Ashley Brown at 904-209-0379 or

Explore St. Johns County – Join the County Naturalists for programs highlighting our unique history and beautiful environment. Programs may include: an Owl Prowls, Dolphin Walks, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™, Kayak Trips and more.To see this month's programs, visit the County Naturalist page.

Boat Ramp Survey – St. Johns County is conducting a survey to garner feedback from residents regarding boat ramps within the County. Participants will have an opportunity to share their opinion on the status of County boat ramps, their personal use of the ramps, and related facility and maintenance needs. Survey deadline is November 19. For more information, please call 904.209.0322. Boat Ramp Survey

St. Johns Golf Club Request for Proposals –  The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted on August 7 to initiate a Request for Proposal (RFP) process pertaining to the possible renovation of the St. Johns Golf Club golf course. The RFP will solicit offers from the private sector for construction of homes on the nine closed holes, approximately 80 acres, in exchange for upgrading and renovating the golf course to standards of modern play. St. Johns Golf Club RFP | Excess Land Map

Trout Creek Park Playground Closure – The playground is closed until further notice due to necessary repairs. The playground will remain closed until assessments and repairs have been completed.

Hastings Tot Lot is currently closed.

Our Commitment

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

SJC Parks and Recreation – Where everybody plays.