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The Parks & Recreation Department continues to be supported by the Mayor and City Council which provides funding to keep parks and facilities expanding and improving to meet the needs of the citizens of Jacksonville. 

JACKSONVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER

  • 5 Municipal Drive 
  • Community Center, 56,000 sq. ft. (opened March, 1995, $3.4 million)
  • Indoor Pool
  • Gymnasium
  • Two Racquetball Courts
  • Fitness Mezzanine
  • Exercise Classroom
  • Walking Track (indoor & outdoor)
  • Banquet Hall with Stage (5,500 sq. ft.)
  • Meeting Room with Kitchen (1,500 sq.ft.)
  • Department Offices
 Jacksonville Community Center

MARTIN STREET YOUTH CENTER

  • 201 West Martin Street 
  • A multi-purpose building constructed in 1969-70; contains 5,250 sq. ft.
  • Effective January 2004 - Officially designated as a YOUTH CENTER
  • Billiard Tables
  • Table Tennis
  • 1 Lighted Multi-Purpose Court (basketball)
  • Meeting & Classrooms
  • Offices   
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 PLEASURE PARK

  • 201 West Martin Street 
  • 5.9 acres
  • 1 Martin Street Recreation Center (5,250 sq. ft.)
  • 1 Pavilion
  • 1 Playground - with fall zone cushioning
  •  "Splash Zone" pool complex - opened
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DUPREE PARK

  • 1700 Redmond Road
  • 168.74 acres
  • 2 Lighted and fenced Babe Ruth/American Legion ball fields
  • 5 Lighted and fenced Softball fields
  • 4 Field soccer/football complex (2 lighted)
  • 1 Sertoma Trail - Paved 1.3 mile meandering trail
  • 1 10-acre lake with fishing pier
  • 6 Restroom buildings
  • 4 Concession areas
  • 5 Pavilions with electricity
  • 1 Festival Pavilion with electricity
  • 1 Playground (Marshall Smith Memorial Playground) – fall zone cushioning
  • 1 Horseshoe pit in pavilion area
  • 1 Covered Benches
  • 1 Dog park - opened July, 2007
  • 1 Disc Golf Course, 18 holes - opened spring 2007 

 Welcome Sign

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Softball Dupree Park

DOG PARK at DUPREE PARK 

Dog Park

FIREMAN PARK 

  • 1301 Graham Raod
  • 3 acres
  • 1 Boys & Girls Club facility
  • 1 Pavilion
  • 1 Playground - with fall zone cushioning
  • 3 Multi-purpose courts
  • 1 Open space area 
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 EXCELL PARK

  • 1500 Ray Road
  • 3.46 acres
  • 4 Youth baseball fields, lighted and fenced
  • 1 Concession/restroom/storage building
  • 1 Playground equipment area – fall zone cushioning
  • 1 Open field area on gas line easement
  • 1 Open picnic table & 2 benches

 Youth Baseball blue

excell PARK

 JOHNSON PARK

  • 1100 Goshen Street
  • 6.12 acres
  • 3 Pavilions (2 with electricity)
  • 1 Multipurpose court w/basketball goals
  • 1 Playground - with fall zone cushioning
  • 3 Open picnic tables
  • 1 Covered picnic table
  • 1 Sets of horseshoe pits
  • 1 Restroom building 
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PARADISE PARK

  • 1 Paradise Park Road
  • 17.8 acres
  • 1 Lake with two piers for fishing
  • Asphalt launching ramp
  • 1 Footbridge over spillway
  • 1 Pavilion
  • 1 Waterless restroom facility
  • Open area for play
  • 1 Horseshoe pit 

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 STONEWALL PARK

  • 100 Berkshire Drive 
  • 9 acres
  • 1 Covered Bench
  • 1 .5 mile walking/jogging trail
  • (Howard B. Dunn Memorial)
  • 1 Playground with fall zone cushioning
  • 1 Pavilion
  • Paved parking area
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 STAGECOACH PARK

  • 112 Wells Fargo Trail
  • .8 acres
  • Once purported to be site of an old cemetery, building on the grounds is not allowed.
  • 1 Covered picnic table
  • 1 Playground equipment area w/fall zone cushioning 
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 GALLOWAY PARK

  • 1 Galloway Circle
  • .75 acres
  • 1 Multi-purpose court (basketball)
  • 1 Pavilion
  • 1 Open picnic table
  • 1 Playground - with fall zone cushioning 
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 NORTHLAKE PARK

  • 1 Tennis Court
  • 3.0 acres
  • 1 Playground - with fall zone cushioning
  • 1 Basketball Court
  • 1 Pavilion 
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JIMMIE WHITE PARK

  • 115 Cheyenne
  • Walking trail with 2 bridges
  • Pond
  • Swing Set
 JM Park

 SKATEPARK

  • 5 Municipal Drive
 Skatepark

  LEASED PROPERTY

  • Linda Lane
  • .92 acres
  • 6 Lighted tennis courts on grounds of Jacksonville High School
  • 1 Amphitheater (foundation and curbing only; a 1976 Bicentennial project)
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Last updated: 9/18/2013 3:50:25 PM