Recreation Programs & Activities

Atlantic Beach Parks

Visit our Map of parks for location of parks and community centers.

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SKATEBOARDING

Oceanside Rotary Skate Park is located at 800 Seminole Road in Jack Russell Park.

Skate Park hours are 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  The Skate Park will be closed during inclement weather/rain and any time the bowl surface is wet.

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CAMPING, FISHING & HIKING

Dutton Island

Gather around the campfire with a few friends/family or meet a small group at the campsite, either way camping at Dutton Island will be an adventure you won't forget.  Camping on Dutton Island is "primitive" - no electricity or water at campsites.  Fire rings/pits are available at campsites only.  Permit required to camp ($25 + tax per site/night) for application view the Permit Camping Application (Applicant minimum age requirement - 21).

Bring your fishing poles and join fellow fishermen on the pier as you take in nature's beauty at Dutton Island and catch a fish "this big!"

View the Camping Rules, Contact the Recreation Office at 904-247-5828 for further information.  Fax application to  904-242-3437 or submit via email at end of application.

Recreational Opportunities around the Beaches

The City of Atlantic Beach offers a number of recreational activities at various parks and community centers throughout the year. 

See our Calendar of Events for more information on City events. 

Recreation opportunities include:

  • Baseball, T-ball and Softball (Atlantic Beach Athletic Association
  • First Coast Soccer Association
  • Flag Football (spring & fall) Click here for application
  • Public Beaches-Dog Friendly on leash
  • Camping Dutton Island Preserve (primitive group camp site)
    • 5 sites currently available               
    • 3 additional new sites coming soon   
  • Canoe/kayak trail 
  • Paddle Board/Kayak guided tours available   
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Meditation
  • Nature Viewing
  • Picnic Pavilions
  • Oceanside Rotary Skate Park (Russell Park)
  • Qigong
  • Racquetball courts (Russell Park)
  • Senior Activities
  • Soccer (Russell, Rose, Donner Parks)                      
  • Theater Classes/Workshops for Adults & Children
  • Yoga (Adults & Children)
  • Zumba
  • Public computer use at the Adele Grage Cultural Center, Baker Center, and Jordan Center

Contact Us

Department of Recreation & Special Events
Adele Grage Cultural Center
716 Ocean Blvd, Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233
Email the Recreation Department
904-247-5828 (office)
904-242-3437(fax)

Timmy Johnson, Director
Della Giovanni, Associate
Dee Davis, Recreation Coordinator, Jordan Community Center
Latrenia Thomas, Recreation Coordinator, Baker Community Center