Sports & Recreation

Jacksonville Country Day School Holiday Sports Camp

Jacksonville Country Day School is hosting a holiday sports camp for boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade during the winter break from school. The camp is open to children throughout the Jacksonville community.

Wild Adventures Christmas Begins This Friday

Wild Adventures Theme Park offers families a full day of stress free holiday adventures during A Wild Adventures Christmas, select days November 26 through January 2, 2011.  Families can catch the Christmas spirit with holiday themed activities, such as O Holy Night: A Living Nativity and the new Let It Snow Dance Party, in addition to more than 40 thrill rides and hundreds of exotic animals. In addition, during November 26 – December 12, guests can donate a toy to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and receive a FREE general admission with purchase of a regular general admission.  

Jaguars Granted 24-hour Extension for Ticket Sales

The Jaguars have requested and been granted a 24-hour extension to the NFL blackout deadline, which is 1:00 p.m. today for Sunday’s home game against the Cleveland Browns. The team has until 1:00 p.m. Friday to reach the blackout threshold in order for the game to be televised locally.

Tickets are available on jaguars.com beginning at $50 per ticket.  Touchdown Club tickets are available beginning at $170 per ticket. Fans can purchase tickets by calling (904) 633-2000 or 1.877.4.JAGS.TIX (option 3) or by visiting jaguars.com.

The Jaguars main ticket office, located on the West side of EverBank Field, will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. today and Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, the game day ticket office will open at 10:00 a.m. between gates 2 and 3.

Jacksonville RollerGirls November Charity Bout

Jacksonville RollerGirls home teams First Coast Fatales and River City Rat Pack will battle it out in the name of justice. JRG held our first CrimeStoppers bout last year in memory of Somer Thompson and have since committed to an annual partnership with the organization with the goal of keeping our community safe. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the first bout will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $12.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Skate Bomb in Jacksonville Beach, www.BrownPaperTickets.com, or from one of your local roller derby girls.

College Ice Hockey, Oct. 29th

Friday Night October 29th,  College ICE HOCKEY

GATORS -VS - BULLDOGS
7:30PM
Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex (904) 399-3223 @ the corner of Emerson St. & Philips Hwy.

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.