JaxParks
Explore Jacksonville Parks
Jacksonville has the largest park system in North America maintaining over 400 public and recreational spaces. At Jacksonville's parks you can enjoy a wide range of exciting and engaging experiences. There are traditional neighborhood and regional parks as well as 22 Community Centers conveniently located throughout the city. Come make some memories here!
 
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Jacksonville residents have the opportunity to enjoy one of the largest urban park systems in the nation; and with expanding access, enhanced programs and supportive leadership our parks are only getting better.

Come Play With Us!

Please click on this link for Park rules.   Additional Park rules information can be found in Ordinance Chapter 28 Part 7
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Voucher Verification

April 20, 2020 - April 24, 2020
Locations and Times Vary for the Voucher Verification Event
Monday - Friday


Financial Vouchers are available for qualifying families participating in a JaxParks Day Enrichment Camp (excluding Tennis Camp and Ocean Camp).  Please select a location and time from the list below to drop off relevant paperwork so you can enter the lottery. This exciting and energizing summer camp program will allow campers to explore nature, play team sports, challenge their game skills and tap into their creative imagination while developing education and social skills.

Ages: 6-17 
Lottery Date: May 6, 2020
Registration Date: Registration starts May12, 2020 

Voucher Verification Locations, Dates and Times
  • Balis Community Center,  1513 LaSalle St., Jax, FL 32207, noon to 7pm, Thursday and Friday, April 25th and April 26th
  • Beachwood Community Center: 11758 Marina Dr., Jax, FL 32246, noon to 6pm, Wednesday, April 22nd
  • Legends Community Center: 5130 Soutel Dr., Jax, FL 32208, 9AM to 6PM, Wednesday, April 22nd
  • Mary Lena Gibbs Community Center: 6974 Wilson Blvd., Jax, FL 32210, noon to 6pm, Monday and Tuesday, April 20th and April 21st 
Don't miss out on this opportunity for your child(ren) to attend JaxParks Summer Camp using a financial voucher. Choose a location above, attend an event and submit all appropriate documentation. Lottery winners will be chosen on May 6th.

Click here to download the Voucher Veriication Form.
Click here for Voucher Verification Requirements .pdf

COME PLAY WITH US!
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Teen Warehouse

August 12, 2019 - May 29, 2020*
2:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Join Teen Warehouse, an exciting and motivating program for middle and high school student. Activities include arts, community outings, games, study time, sports and individualized programs. Special events and outings may require additional activity fees.

Ages: 13-18 (6-12th grade)
Fee: No charge, registration is required
Registration: On location until sites are filled.

*Schedule coincides with Duval County Public Schools Calendar​

Locations:
  • Balis: 1512 LaSalle St. - 32207 / (904) 306-2148
  • Emmett Reed: 1093 W. 6th St.-32209 / (904) 630-0958
  • Henry T. Jones: 3856 Grant Rd. - 32207 / (904) 399-0615
  • Legends Center: 5130 Soutel Dr. - 32208 / (904) 255-4050
  • Mary Lena Gibbs: 6974 Wilson Blvd. - 32210 / (904) 573-3153
  • Robert F. Kennedy: 1133 Ionia St. - 32206 / (904) 630-0933
Click here to download the Teen Warehouse flyer.
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JaxParks Directory & Activities Guide
As the largest park system in America, JaxParks maintains over 400 parks and recreational spaces offering you the opportunity for a wide range of exciting and memorable experiences. In addition to traditional neighborhood and regional parks, our park spaces include 22 Community Centers conveniently located throughout the city. You can explore the mystery and beauty of nature at any of our 15 Environmental Parks. Pursue your personal fitness goals by working out at one of several JaxParks Fitness Centers and Gymnasiums or swimming at one of our more than 30 Swimming Pools. JaxParks is also home to seven Specialty Parks, each boasting its own unique attractions including hiking and biking trails, a dedicated skateboarding facility, camping areas, waterfront amenities and even a museum. It is our sincere hope that you and your family find the time to take full advantage of everything JaxParks has to offer! 

Click here to view the JaxParks Directory & Activities Guide.
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Holiday Blast Camp

December 30, 2019 - January 3, 2020*
Camp will be closed on January 1st (New Year's Day)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Join Holiday Blast Camp this holiday season! It will be an exciting program for ages 6 - 12 years old.  Activities include winter activities, board games, group games, outdoor sporting activities and arts and crafts. 

Program space is limited. Review the locations and call for availability.  This is a free program and all participants are required to register.

Parents are required to send a bag lunch, beverage and snack daily for each child enrolled in camp.

We look forward to having a great time this holiday season at the Holiday Blast Camp!

Click here to view the Holiday Blast Camp flyer
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GeoCache Challenge

Do You GeoCache? Calling all modern day treasure hunters...the 2019 Jacksonville GeoCache Challenge has begun! 

Started Saturday, September 21, 2019

Castaway Island Preserve
2921 San Pablo Road South
Jacksonville, FL 32224

This is an on-going event until all of the Geocoins have been claimed, so there’s still time.

View details here of this event