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    XGLO Event at 9A Baymeadows Regional Park is a Huge Success

    On November 18, 2017, the evening turned out to be a perfect night to host the 2017 XGLO games at the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park Tennis Complex. Over 120 area players young and old filled the courts in a party type atmosphere to enjoy what XGLO describes as turning traditional tennis into a fun, no-pressure social experience for people of all ages and abilities. Unlike traditional tennis events, “XGLOsive” takes the pressure off and turns the music and the fun way up.District 11 Cou...  Read More...

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    District 11 to Hosts XGLOsive Event at 9A Baymeadows Regional Park ANNOUNCEMENT

    Join us on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 as we bring XGLOsive Tennis back to Jacksonville at the NEW 9A Baymeadows Tennis Center! XGLOsive turns traditional tennis into a fun, no-pressure social experience for people of all ages and abilities. Unlike traditional tennis events, XGLOsive takes the pressure off and turns the music and the fun way up. Where: 9A Baymeadows Regional Park, Tennis Center, 8000 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256 Times:Session 1 (Ages 8+)   |...  Read More...

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    9A/Baymeadows Regional Park GRAND OPENING of Tennis and Pickleball Complex

    On October 14th, 2017, the Grand Opening of the new $1.5 million Tennis facility was opened as the new pickleball courts were in full use with more players awaiting their turn. Located at the 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park, 8000 Baymeadows Road East, District 11 City Council Member Danny Becton was on hand to wipe the rust off his tennis racquet and dedicate the new facility.After thanking the committee of racquet sport enthusiasts and those who helped within the community plan the best facility po...  Read More...

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    9A Baymeadows Regional Park - Wrapping Up the $300k Fields Refurbishment

    As of September 2017, the field renovations are wrapping up on the field refurbishment at the 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park. At this point, signage has been installed directing park users to stay off newly installed sod while the grass takes hold and rooted. Below is the description of work that has been completed on this project:The two (2) fields will be:Sprayed to Kill the Turf/Weeds -CompleteRototilled and Laser Graded (soil added to achieve proper drainage) - CompleteNew Irrigation Syste...  Read More...

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    9A Baymeadows Regional Park Undergoing $300k Fields Refurbishment

    As of July 2017, the field renovations are well underway and are scheduled to be complete by the end of September according to Parks and Recreation Director Daryl Joseph. Parks will install signage directing park users to stay off newly installed sod while the grass takes hold and rooted. Below is the description of work that has and will be completed on this project:The two (2) fields will be:Sprayed to Kill the Turf/Weeds -CompleteRototilled and Laser Graded (soil added to achieve proper ...  Read More...

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    District 11 Hosts Movie Night at 9A Regional Park – It was a Big Hit!

    The City of Jacksonville’s Parks & Recreation department hosted its first movie night at the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park on Friday, March 31, 2017 beginning at Sunset. CM Becton was in attendance to welcome everyone to the event along with Parks and Recreation, Director Daryl Joseph and his staff. It was a picture perfect evening as the weather cooperated quite nicely as a beautiful sunset was combined with an afternoon breeze making it a picture perfect outdoor evening for all.   Read More...

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    Julington-Durbin Preserve

     Date of Acquisition: April 30, 2001: Julington-Durbin (2,007 acres); December 13, 2004:    Inholding/Donation (24 acres)  Cost: Julington-Durbin : $16,561,815  Funding Source: Julington-Durbin (LA# 1990-011): The District and the City of Jacksonville (City) each contributed 25% of the purchase funds and the Board of Trustees for the Internal Improvement Fund for the State of Florida (State) contributed the remaining 50%. The District holds 25% title to the pro...  Read More...

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    9A Baymeadows Park, Construction of Improvements Announced

    Construction has begun on Phase II of the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park which includes the tennis court complex. The $1.5 million project will include six clay courts, hard court and four pickle ball courts in addition to a small Pro Shop with bathrooms and showers. Expected completion date is late Spring/ early Summer of 2017. In other news, the park was awarded a $100,000 grant from the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation this summer.   Read More...

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Plaque Honoring John Waddell September 14 Dedication at the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park

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