Sports & Recreation

RAP Debuts Free Podcast Walking Tour of Historic Riverside

City’s first MP3-based walking tour puts history in the palm of your hand

Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) has released an innovative video podcast walking tour to celebrate Riverside Avondale’s recent designation as one of the American Planning Association’s Ten Great Neighborhoods for 2010. The free, self-guided multimedia tour begins at RAP’s popular Riverside Arts Market (RAM) and concludes in the heart of “new” 5 Points. It allows tour-goers to explore a small slice of historic Riverside and experience first-hand what makes the neighborhood such a wonderful place to live, work and visit. Downloadable tours are a growing trend worldwide, but RAP’s “sound-seeing tour” is a first for Jacksonville.

Free Girls Hockey Clinic Nov. 7th

Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex is pleased to annouce a Free Hockey Clinic, just for girls, on Novemeber 7, 2010 from 8 - 9 AM. USA Hockey, One Goal, and Statewide Amateur Hockey of Florida are coming together to sponsor this one day event in Jacksonville and throughout other cities in Florida.

Florida vs. Georgia Festivities at City Hall Pub

The Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic is almost here, and City Hall Pub is kicking off a week full of tailgating, live entertainment and nightlife.

Starting Tuesday, Oct. 26th, City Hall Pub welcomes tailgaters for a pre-party and after-party for the Carrie Underwood concert. Festivities kick-off at 5 p.m. with live music, grilling on the patio, and a home-style buffet.

Suns 2011 Ticket Campaign has Kicked Off!

Suns Fans! The Jacksonville Suns have officially kicked off the 2011 campaign for season tickets. The Suns are champions again and are welcoming any new season ticket holders to join us in the celebration. If you purchase a full season or weekender package and pay in full by December 22nd you will receive a Suns Back-to-Back Championship Hat for FREE. Be sure to get in on the all the fun and the chance to watch the Suns go for the rare 3 peat.

Jaguars trade safety Anthony Smith to Green Bay; sign cornerback Chevis Jackson

The Jacksonville Jaguars and the Green Bay Packers finalized a trade today with safety Anthony Smith going to the Packers in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.  In addition, the Jaguars signed third-year cornerback Chevis Jackson.

City Encourages Participation in "Teal Monday" Events, Offers Free Parking at Select Facilities

Mayor John Peyton has proclaimed Monday, Oct. 18, 2010 as “Teal Monday” in support of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Monday Night Football game against divisional rivals, the Tennessee Titans. To create a fun environment for all to enjoy, the Jaguars and others will host festivities at various locations throughout downtown. 

Little Gator Bowl Pop Warner Youth Championships Oct 31

October 31, 2010, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at EverBank Field. Admission is free.