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Facility Descriptions & Rental Rates
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For all rentals of indoor facilities, paviliions, picnic shelters, open/green space, and athletic fields, please note:

  • City rental rates apply to those renters that reside in the City limits
  • Non-City rental rates apply to those renters that reside outside the City limits
  • Half Day* rentals = up to 5 hours
  • Full Day* rentals = over 5 hours but within specified rental hours

* Does not apply to athletic fields

Atlantic Recreation Center - 2500 Atlantic Avenue
The Atlantic Recreation Center is the administrative center for the Parks & Recreation Department.  It houses our pre-school, after-school, and summer camp programs; aquatics office; senior programs; and other programs.


Rental area:  Auditorium

The Atlantic Auditorium is 5616 square feet with a max capacity of 800 standing and 375 sitting (at tables).  It has block walls, tiled floors, and a stage.  There are 225 chairs, thirty (30) 8' banquet tables, and 8 round tables for use.  The full kitchen features 1 refrigerator available to renters, double electric range stoves, a microwave, sinks, an island counter space, and an ice machine.

Fees
  • Full Day Commercial:  $950.00 / Half Day Commercial:  $600.00
  • Full Day Private:  $475.00 (City) / Half Day Private:  $325.00 (City)
  • Full Day Private:  $594.00 (Non-City) / Half Day Private:  $406.00 (Non-City)
  • Full Day Non-Profit:  $250.00 / Half Day Non-Profit  $200.00
  • Wireless sound system:  $50.00/day

Other amenities at the Atlantic Recreation Center
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids' activity pool
  • Concession stand - Deep End Cafe (open during summer months)
  • Dive shop - Scuba Station
  • Playground
  • Outdoor basketball court
  • Youth softball field - Joe Velardi Field
  • Fitness Center - Atlantic Fitness Room
  • Coming in May 2014:  Pirate Playground, an all-accessible playground for children of all types of physical abilities.  Find out more at www.8flagsplayscapes.org

MLK, Jr. Recreation Center - 1200 Elm Street
The MLK, Jr. Recreation Center offers afters-school tutoring; a summer learning center; a summer food service; Open Cards Night; horseshoe tournaments; and other programs.


Rental Area:  Auditorium

The MLK, Jr. Auditorium is 1478 sq. ft. with a max capacity of 211 standing and 99 sitting (at tables).  It has a full kitchen, with a refrigerator, electric range stove, sink, microwave, ice machine, and island counter space.  There are 79 chairs and 8 round tables for use.

Fees
  • Full Day Commercial:  $525.00 / Half Day Commercial:  $375.00
  • Full Day Private:  $275.00 (City) / Half Day Private:  $200.00 (City)
  • Full Day Private:  $344.00 (Non-City) / Half Day Private:  $250.00 (Non-City)
  • Full Day Non-Profit:  $175.00 / Half Day Non-Profit:  $125.00


Rental Areas:  Pavilions #1 and #2

These pavilions are conveniently located near a playground, an outdoor basketball court, a baseball/softball field, and restrooms

Fees (per pavilion)
  • Full Day rental (City):  $50.00 / Half Day rental (City):  $25.00
  • Full Day rental (Non-City):  $63.00 / Half Day rental (Non-City):  $31.00
  • Access to electricity available at no charge
  • $50 refundable deposit on all pavilion rentals 

Other amenities at the MLK, Jr. Recreation Center
  • Playground with covered picnic area and picnic tables
  • Baseball practice field
  • Lighted baseball playing field - Charles Albert Field
  • Lighted horseshoe pit
  • Lighted outdoor basketball court
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids' activity pool

Peck Center - 516 South 10th Street / Peck Gymnasium - 510 South 10th Street
The Peck Center is the former William Henderson Peck High School.  This historic building was built in 1928, and it has been converted into a multi-purpose center, which encompasses the Peck Center and Peck Gymnasium.

The Peck Center is home to several non-profit organizations, as well as the City Attorney, Finance Department, and Information Technology Department. 


Rental area:  Willie Mae Ashley Peck Auditorium

The Willie Mae Ashley Peck Auditorium is 1543 sq. ft. with a max capacity of 400 standing and 150 seated.  It has a stage, wireless sound system, and piano (upon request), and it comes equipped with 100 cushioned chairs.

Fees
  • Full Day Commercial:  $665.00 / Half Day Commercial:  $420.00
  • Full Day Private:  $300.00 (City) / Half Day Private;  $225.00 (City)
  • Full Day Private:  $375.00 (Non-City) / Half Day Private:  $281.00 (Non-City)
  • Full Day Non-Profit:  $150.00 / Half Day Non-Profit:  $80.00
  • Wireless sound system:  $50.00/day


Rental area:  Reception Room

The Peck Reception Room is 616 sq. ft. with a max capacity of 88 standing and 41 sitting (at tables).  It has 1 conference table and 10 chairs.  Also in this room are a couch and a handful of decorative chairs that can be used.

Fees
  • Full Day Commercial:  $300.00 / Half Day Commercial:  $180.00
  • Full Day Private:  $140.00 (City) / Half Day Private:  $100.00 (City)
  • Full Day Private:  $175.00 (Non-City) / Half Day Private:  $125.00 (Non-City)
  • Full Day Non-Profit:  $80.00 / Half Day Non-Profit:  $45.00

Other amenities at the Peck Center
  • Library
  • 2nd Floor Instructor's Studio - Tai Chi & Chi Kung; Yoga; Irish Dance Lessons
  • 1st Floor Instructor's Studio - Karate; Aikido; Gymnastics & Parkour


Peck Gymnasium provides a variety of sports programs, including adult basketball leagues, club youth volleyball, open adult volleyball, and open indoor soccer.  A Weight Room (free weights and machines) and Cardio Area (elliptical machines, treadmills, exercise bikes) are available for use by paying daily, monthly, 4-month, or 12-month fees.  Instructed youth fitness and weightlifting programs are also available.


Rental area:  Open gym area

Peck Gymnasium is 7693 sq. ft. and has a max capacity of 1099 standing and 513 sitting (at tables).  The Gymnasium offers 6 fixed height basketball goals and 2 in-ground volleyball courts.  Seating is provided via 6 sets of portable bleachers that seat close to 250 people total.  The Gymnasium is also under 24-hour video surveillance for your patrons' safety.  Rental of this facility does not include the Cardio Area or Weight Room.

Fees
  • Full Day Commercial:  $600.00 / Half Day Commercial:  $350.00
  • Full Day Private:  $275.00 (City) / Half Day Private:  $200.00 (City)
  • Full Day Private:  $344.00 (Non-City) / Half Day Private:  $250.00 (Non-City)
  • Full Day Non-Profit:  $150.00 / Half Day Non-Profit:  $100.00

Amenities at Peck Gymnasium
  • Basketball court
  • 2 volleyball courts
  • Weight Room with both free weights and machines
  • Cardio Area with treadmills, elliptical machines, and exercise bikes

Central Park Pavilion - 1218 Atlantic Avenue
This is a covered gazebo, with picnic tables, that also has access to a playground, open space, 4 tennis courts, and restrooms.  Access to electricity and water are available.

Fees 
  • Full Day rental (City):  $50.00 / Half Day rental (City):  $25.00
  • Full Day rental (Non-City):  $63.00 / Half Day rental (Non-City):  $31.00
  • Access to electricity available at no charge   
  • Access to water:  $50.00/day (City) / $63.00/day (Non-City)   
  • $50.00 refundable deposit on all pavilion rentals

Seaside Park Pavilions #1, #2, and #3 - 2002 South Fletcher Avenue
These are covered shelters located at Seaside Park.  They have convenient access to the beach and restrooms. 

Fees (per pavilion)
  • Full Day rental (City):  $50.00 / Half Day rental (City):  $25.00
  • Full Day rental (Non-City):  $63.00 / Half Day rental (Non- City):  $31.00
  • $50.00 refundable deposit on all pavilion rentals

Click on the following link to view a map of Seaside Park:  Seaside Park Map

North Beach Park Pavilions #1 and #2 - 1230 North Fletcher Avenue
These are covered shelters located at North Beach Park.  They have convenient access to the beach.

Fees (per pavilion)
  • Full Day rental (City):  $50.00 / Half Day rental (City):  $25.00
  • Full Day rental (Non-City):  $63.00 / Half Day rental (Non-City):  $31.00
  • $50.00 refundable deposit on all pavilion rentals

Main Beach Park - 32 North Fletcher Avenue
Main Beach Park has the following amenities:  playground; 2 pavilions; 6 picnic shelters; picnic tables; beach accesses; wooden boardwalk; outdoor showers; 2 sand volleyball courts (on the beach); multi-purpose court (basketball/inline hockey); open space; and restrooms.


Rental areas:  Pavilions A and B

These are covered shelters located on the Main Beach boardwalk (Pavilion A is closest to Sandy Bottoms Restaurant).  They have convenient access to the beach, open space, a playground, 2 sand volleyball courts, outdoor showers, restrooms, and water fountains.

Fees (per pavilion)
  • Full Day rental (City):  $50.00 / Half Day rental (City):  $25.00
  • Full Day rental (Non-City):  $63.00 / Half Day rental (Non-City):  $31.00
  • $50.00 refundable deposit on all pavilion rentals


Rental areas:  Picnic shelters #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, and #9

These are covered (#5, #7, #8, and #9) or semi-covered (#4 and #6) shelters with picnic tables.

Fees (per shelter)
  • $50 refundable deposit

Click on the following link to view a map of Main Beach Park:  Main Beach Park Map

All City Parking Lots
Fees (per parking lot)
  • $300.00 per day 

Open/Green Spaces
Open/green spaces that are available for rental are located at:  Central Park; Egans Creek Park; Main Beach Park; Sunrise Park; Peck Field; and Fernandina Beach Athletic Complex. 

Fees
  • Open/Green Space Half Day Private use:  $50.00 (City) / $63.00 (Non-City)
  • Open/Green Space Full Day Private use:  $100.00 (City) / $125.00 (Non-City)
  • Open/Green Space Half Day Commercial use:  $200.00
  • Open/Green Space Full Day Commercial use:  $350.00
  • Open/Green Space Half Day Non-City Non-Profit (free public event):  $100.00
  • Open/Green Space Full Day Non-City Non-Profit (free public event):  $175.00
  • Open/Green Space Half Day City Non-Profit (free public event):  No fee
  • Open/Green Space Full Day City Non-Profit (free public event):  No fee
  • Open/Green Space Half Day Non-Profit (fundraiser):  $150.00
  • Open/Green Space Full Day Non-Profit (fundraiser):  $262.50 
  • Access to power available at Central Park and Main Beach Park:  $50/day (City) / $63/day (Non-City)
  • Access to water available at Central Park and Main Beach Park:  $50/day (City) / $63/day (Non-City)

Ybor Alvarez Softball Fields #1, #2, and #3 - 3243 Bailey Road
These are lighted adult softball fields, with covered dugouts, located at the Fernandina Beach Athletic Complex (65' ft distances between bases; 50' distances from pitchers' plates to homeplates; fence distances - 289' left and right fields, 297' center fields).  Pitching screens are located on all 3 fields.   A restroom building is adjacent to the fields.  A $25 refundable deposit is required to obtain a restroom key for a field(s) rental.

Fees
  • Private use day:  $65.00 (City) /$78.00 (Non-City)
  • Private use day - marked:  $100.00 (City) / $125.00 (Non-City)
  • Private use night (includes lights):  $150.00 (City) / $188.00 (Non-City)
  • Private use night - marked (includes lights):  $200.00 (City) / $250.00 (Non-City)
  • Lights:  $17.00/hour

Fields can be reserved for practices (no fees) by contacting the Atlantic Recreation Center at 310-3350.  Restrooms are unlocked only if a Parks & Recreation staff member is on-site.