City of Jacksonville

JaxParks - Your Destination for Exploration, Relaxation and Recreation
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!
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
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 museums. 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.
Parks Partnership Program

Are you interested in enhancing any of our parks or programming in Duval County? If you are interested, we have a Parks Partnership Program designed to promote private support of our City's expansive park system.  For more information, email us at for more information. Click below to view the JaxParks Amenities Catalog and Pricing Guide:

Click here for the JaxParks Amenities Guide
Click here for the JaxParks Amenity Pricing

JaxParks Summer Programs

JaxParks offers a variety of activities for the summer for ages 6 through 17.  Options include Rec N' Roll and Teen Nights. Activities recreational sports, teen programs, games, arts & crafts, financial literacy, and more..  

Rec N' Roll

Rec N’ Roll is a Monday – Friday, 10:30am – 6:30pm drop-in program for youth 6 – 17. This urban parks initiative provides free, structured and non-structured activities in 12 parks from 10:30 am—6:30 pm beginning Monday, June 10th through Friday, August 2nd. Young children should be accompanied by a teenager or guardian. No registration required.

Teen Nights

Teen Nights is an exciting and motivating program for middle and high school students on Friday and Saturday, 6pm – 10pm. This is a drop-in program for teens 13 – 17, in 3 parks, June 21st – August 10th at no cost. No entry after 9pm. Participants will register on-site with a picture ID.

This program provides impact programming for teens in an effort to reduce crime and offer alternative solutions for youth during the evenings. They will enjoy a game truck, snacks, Lazer tag, dancing with DJ's, and lessons on financial literacy, and more.


Summer Enrichment Camp

Keep your kids active and engaged wih a variety of activities including STEM themed enrichment, sports, arts and crafs, games and field trips. Registration opens May 7th.  To register visit: Space is limited, open to youth  6 – 12.

Camp fee: $95 per session (includes $20 nonrefundable deposit)
Extended Day: Additional $20 per session. Covers 7am - 8am mornings and 5pm - 6pm evenings

Tennis Camp

Campers will participate based on age and skill level. Ten (10) and Under Tennis for ages 6 - 11 utilizes age-appropriate equipment and is played on a smaller sized court. Advanced Beginners for ages 12 - 14 emphasizes serving techniques and game play situations.


  • Southside Tennis Complex, 1539 Hendricks Ave., Jax, FL 32207; (904) 255-6870
  • 9A/Baymeadows Tennis Complex/Fort Family, 8000 Baymeadows Road E., Jax, FL 32256; (904) 255-4214

Ages: 6 - 14
Fees: $20 per camper; per weekly session
Registration: Begins Monday, May 13, 2024 at 9:00 am. You must register in person at the tennis center of your choice or online here


Soccer & Futsal Fun Summer Camp

Join JaxParks for a new summer camp, Soccer and Futsal! Each one-week session will focus on individual and team building skills. Kids will learn technical ball skills and implement their knowledge through soccer/futsal fundamentals such as passing and goal scoring. Small group activities and interactive games will help develop new friendships and build team spirit.

Upcoming Playground Installations

Upcoming Playgrounds
Completed Playgrounds

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