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  • Clayton Sterling Complex Northside Dr. and Kennedy Dr.

4 Baseball Fields

This complex houses four baseball diamonds that has approximately 600 children involved with the season running from February through July with ages ranging from 4 years to 16 year old. The leagues consist of a breakdown of T-ball 11 teams; Instructional league 8 teams; 9-10 yr. old 8 teams; 11-12 yr. old 8 teams; 13-14 yr. old 5 teams and 15-16 yr. old 4 teams

  • Girls Softball Field Northside Dr. and Kennedy Dr.

1 Softball Field

This complex houses one softball field that has approximately 200 kids from February through May with the ages ranging from 5 yr. old to 15 yr. olds. The league consists of a breakdown of 3 divisions: A division 3 teams; B division 5 teams and C division 3 teams and a Summer Clinic which rums from June and August and has 4 teams.

  • Wickers Sports Complex Flagler Ave. and Kennedy Dr.

1-Softball Field, Football Field and Soccer Field

Softball field: Houses men's softball with a yearly season consisting of 17 teams and 24 games that are played five days a week with approximately 200 men involved in the league. An over 30 league is played on Sunday mornings with 4 teams playing two games a week. The Over 30 league is also a year round season.

Football field: Houses youth football league which runs from August through December with 255 football players and 220 cheerleaders with an age range from 7 year old to 14 year old.

Soccer field: Houses youth and adult soccer leagues and has two seasons, the first runs from August to December and the second from February through June. This league houses kids from the ages of 5 years to 14 years and also an adult league.

  • Frederick Douglass Gym 111 Olivia St.

Indoor Basketball Court, Recreation Room

Tutorial Program

The Frederick Douglass Gym is an indoor basketball court and activity room. Also offered at the gym is a tutorial program that is offered after school Monday through Friday to children in need of after school tutoring. This program is free. There is also a basketball league housed at the gym that runs from December through March and consists of a boys league playing 55 games and a girls league that plays 11 games.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Community Pool 300 Catherine Street

Willie Ward Park

Nelson English Field

Outdoor Pool, Playground Area,

Outdoor Basketball Courts

The Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center has various areas of Recreation housed in the area. The first being the Community pool that has approximately 40,000 patrons annually and is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Also there are two parks, the first being the Willie Ward Park that recently received new playground equipment being donated and picnic areas for the patrons. The second being Nelson English Park that houses outdoor basketball courts and open field area for picnics and family gatherings. The park area is open from sun up to sun down.

  • Bill Butler Park Poorhouse Lane

Open park area with Playground Equipment

Bill Butler park is a neighborhood playground/picnic area for the local kids in the area.

  • Cozmel Park 19th Street and Donald Ave.

Open park space

Cozmel Park is a neighborhood playground area for the local kids in the area. There is also an area for picnics and family gatherings.

  • Little Hamaca Park Government Road

Botanical Trail and picnic area

Little Hamaca Park is a newly installed botanical nature trail that was installed for the purpose of educational tours of the foliage within the County.

  • Smathers Beach South Roosevelt Blvd.

Beach front with picnic area, boat ramp and restroom facilities

Smathers Beach is one of four beaches within the City. Smathers Beach being one of the largest and is well known for it's Spring Breaks for the patrons to hang out and relax. Smathers Beach houses restroom/shower facilities along with volleyball courts, boat ramp and jet ski rentals. Smathers beach has approximately 150,000 patrons annually.

  • Simonton Street Beach 0 Simonton Street

Beach front with boat ramp and restrooms

Simonton Street beach and boat ramp is a small beach that also houses a boat ramp for recreational boats along with restroom facilities.

  • Rest Beach/C.B. Harvey Park Atlantic Blvd.

Beach front with picnic area and boardwalk

Rest Beach/C.B. Harvey Park is a newly installed beach front park that has picnic facilities and shoreline for wading and shell searching.

  • Sonny McCoy Indigenous Park White Street/Atlantic Blvd.

Botanical trail, picnic area, bocce courts

Sonny McCoy Indigenous Park is another botanical park that houses native trees and insects which is also used for educational tours. Also housed within the park is the Wildlife Refuge Center that cares for injured wildlife. Tours are offered for patrons to learn the knowledge of native trees and wildlife. Also housed at the Sonny McCoy Indigenous Park are the bocce courts which has a league that plays Monday through Thursday. This league has approximately 300 patrons.

  • Bayview Park Truman Ave and Jose Marti Dr.

Softball field, Playground equipment

restroom facilities, 6 public tennis courts and

2 pavilions and open space

Bayview park is a newly renovated park that houses a softball field, basketball courts, playground area, tennis courts, two pavilions and an open area for picnics and family gatherings. Also housed at Bayview park is the newly opened Boy's and Girl's Youth Club where kids can go when school lets out for activities while their parents are at work. The Softball league has two leagues, one which is for women and the other which is Co-ed. These league play Monday through Thursday. The Women's league has approximately 60 players and the Co-Ed league has approximately 285 players.

  • Higgs Wildlife Refuge Bridal Path/ South Roosevelt Blvd.

Nature trail

This refuge housing native plant material along with Wildlife that is visible by a boardwalk trail that takes you through the refuge.


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