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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Youth Fall Sports Schedules

Youth Sports Schedules

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Fall Baseball 8U                                     ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Public Input: Jack Amyette Recreation Center Options

Jack Amyette Recreation Center

Jack Amyette Recreation Center, located at 1825 South Drive, was damaged during Hurricane Florence in September of 2019. The City of Jacksonville is working to rebuild the recreation center and presented 5 options to City Council during their regular work...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Halloween Food Drive

Halloween Food Drive

Halloween Food Drive

We promise there will be no tricks!  Bring 2 canned goods to donate and enjoy a spooky night of games and treats!

  • Friday, Oct 25
  • 6:30-8:30PM
  • Jack Amyette Recreation Complex, 1825 South Drive
  • Crafts, games, fun and treats
  • Donation o...
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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Family Park Days - Fishing Derby

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Family Park Days - Youth Fishing Derby

Join us for a catch and release youth fishing derby.  Free and fun for the entire family!

  • Saturday, Sept 21  9AM-12PM
  • Jacksonville Training Academy, 110 Stillwood Rd, Jacksonville NC
  • Registration opens ...
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Posted on: September 15, 2019

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

A family friendly event to celebrate the arrival of fall. Games, activities, music and a movie will entertain you and your family. All activities are free and everyone is welcome!

  • Friday, Oct 18
  • 6-9PM
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex,...
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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Family Park Days - TACO Week

Take a Child Outside Week

Take A Child Outside Week Events

Take A Child Outside Week was founded in North Carolina to help connect children with nature.  The City of Jacksonville will offer several events throughout the week of September 3 to encourage families to get outs...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Parks Passport Challenge

Parks Passport Challenge

Parks Passport Challenge

Discover all of our parks for your chance to win prizes!

  • Prizes are available for youth ages 18 and younger who complete 5, 10, or 15 levels of the Park Passport Challenge.
  • Participate at 15+ parks to become eligible for the grand pr...
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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Teens Night Out-Dangers of Social Media

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Teens' Night Out - Dangers of Social Media

A program providing teens with important information they can use to protect themselves when using Social Media.  Parents are also invited to attend.

  • Friday, Sept 27 
  • Activities start at 6PM
  • Jackson...
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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Fall & Winter Brochure

Fall & Winter Brochure

Published twice a year, our 2019-2020 Fall & Winter Brochure is now available.


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