Community First Park Hopping with Jacksonville Moms Blog


JMB-Park Hopping

Join Jacksonville Moms Blog and Community First Credit Union for some Park Hopping Fun! Mark your calendars as we take you on a summer adventure to check out our city parks, meet fellow moms and watch your kids enjoy playing with friends.

JMB will send out information WEEKLY about the playdate with a link to RSVP. We will have a theme and fun activities in addition to the amazing features of the park’s playgrounds. We hope that you will join us as we park hop this summer, meeting new friends and having fun!


Wednesday, June 11 at 10:00 am      

Sunshine Park – Lets Get Cool and Kick Off Summer
This beach park has a large playground area and a splash park. Plan to play, get wet and cool off!

Monday, June 16 at 10:00 am                    

Clarke House Park – Bubbles Of Fun
The kids will love Orange Park’s majestical castle themed park full of bubbles.

Tuesday, June 24 at 10:00 am                    

9A Baymeadows Regional Park – Sand, Sun and Fun
This park, located just off Baymeadows, has lots of sun, large open areas to run and we will have sand for some extra fun. (this location and theme were updated with changes 6/17/14)

Monday, June 30 at 10:00 am                   

Pickwick Park – Having a Ball
The kids will have a “ball” at this San Jose Park located off Beauclerc Rd.

Saturday, July 12 at 10:00 am                     

Ed Austin Regional Park – Trains and Games
Ed Austin Regional Park located at Monument and McCormick in Arlington is a huge, amazing park. The playground is in a nicely shaded area, the fields will be fun for our relay and kickball games and the train rides will bring a smile to all train lovers.

Thursday, July 17 10:00 am                       

Mandarin Park – I Spy a Fun Time!
This Mandarin Park is located of San Jose Blvd right by the St. Johns River. We will have fun with an action packed scavenger hunt.

Wednesday, July 23 at 10:00 am              

Southside Park – Chill Out
Southside Park located off Hendricks Ave in San Marco will be the perfect atmosphere for relaxing fun for the kids and moms.

Tuesday, July 29 at 10:00 am                      

Losco Park – “Boom Science” Boom Pow
A “booming” good time will be had by all of our little scientists at Losco Park in San Jose off Hood Rd.

Saturday, August 2 10:00 am                     

Jarboe Park – Going, Going Green
After playing on the playground at Jarboe Park in Neptune Beach, we can explore and learn about gardening and healthy eating.

Wednesday, August 13 10:00 am            

Jack Russell Park – Parkapalooza    

Our Parkapalooza end of the summer party will be at Jack Russell Park in Atlantic Beach off of Seminole Rd. This shady park with a large covered picnic area will be packed with fun as we celebrate the end of summer break.


Watch out for our next post that will have more detailed info for our Kick Off at Sunshine Park! A link to RSVP will be included in the post each week. PLEASE RSVP so we can get a good count and notify if we have to cancel due to weather!

Thank you to Community First Credit Union for sponsoring this event! Founded in 1935, Community First Credit Union is one of largest credit unions in the state. As a not-for-profit, full service financial institution it’s their goal to improve the quality of life for consumers and businesses throughout the First Coast.

Who’s Excited?!?

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9 Responses to Community First Park Hopping with Jacksonville Moms Blog

  1. Wendy Jun 9, 2014 at 3:04 pm #

    Hurray for weekend dates for working moms!

  2. Yadira pelkey Jun 16, 2014 at 1:06 pm #


  3. Lori Clements Jun 16, 2014 at 3:27 pm #

    How do we see the pics that are being taken off or children?

    • Vicky Jun 16, 2014 at 3:35 pm #

      Hi Lori! We may put an album together at some point. If you do not want pics of your kids in the album, please let me know.

      • Lori Clements Jun 30, 2014 at 11:03 am #

        I do not mind pics of my children in your albums. I would like to be able to see them!

  4. Lori Clements Jun 30, 2014 at 11:12 am #

    How do I go about finding you guys on Instagram?

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