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At Recreation & Parks, the Fun Starts Here

The City of Jacksonville Recreation and Parks Department is working to create community by making Jacksonville the best place to live, work, and play. Our mission is to offer exceptional leisure opportunities that contribute to continuous improvements in individual health and wellness, a sense of community, environmental stewardship, and economic development. We value and believe in... a high standard of excellence, joint and individual responsibility, involvement in decision making, trust, diversity, a sense of belonging, loyalty, mutual accountability, respect... in ourselves and each other.

Upcoming Events
Check out our
 monthly flyer containing information on this month's activities and our calendar
 for our upcoming events.


    Clean & Green

    Our parks crews are cleaning up, fixing, and improving our recreational areas. Through the Clean and Green Jacksonville initiative, parks crews are able to enhance our landscape and horticultural improvements. They are also mowing and trimming more often in our parks and along our roadways.  

    Recently, construction began on the amphitheater at Richard Ray All-American park.  Once completed this area of the park will include a 400-seat amphitheater, stage area, and water feature. The project is expected to be complete in the Fall of 2018.  Also started, is construction on a Splash Pad at Northeast Creek Park.  This splash pad is scheduled to be open in the Summer of 2018 and is just the first phase of a multi-phase project to renovate this area of Northeast Creek Park.

    View - Recreation & Parks Master Plan
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    Jacksonville Challenge Course

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