Adult/Senior Programming

The Parks and Recreation Department provides the following programs for Adults and Seniors:
Outdoor Walking Club (Starts in March 2024)
Monday-Friday from 9:00-10:00am. Meeting locations each day:
• Monday: MLK, Jr. Center
• Tuesday: Central Park by the Veterans’ Memorial
• Wednesday: Egans Creek Park
• Thursday: Main Beach Park by the Skate Park
• Friday: Simmons Park

Indoor Walking Club 
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at Peck Gym. 12:00-1:00pm. Put in some steps around the basketball court.

Board Games, Crosswords, & Coffee (Starts in March 2024)
Mondays from 11:00am-12:00pm and Fridays from 1:00-2:00pm at the MLK, Jr. Center auditorium. A variety of games and crosswords from which to choose.

Hip Hop Abs Co-ed Exercise Classes (Starts in March 2024)                                                Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30pm and Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm at the MLK, Jr. Auditorium.

Quarterly Senior Meet and Greet (Next Senior Meet & Greet will be February 22, 2024 @ the MLK Jr. Recreation Center; 11:30am – 1:30pm)                                                                Senior Meet & Greet is our informal monthly potluck luncheon, held quarterly (February, June, August, and December) at various locations, including the MLK, Jr. Recreation Center, Atlantic Recreation Center, and City of Fernandina Beach Golf Course clubhouse. It is open to anyone ages 55 years and older. This is a great opportunity to meet other people who like to socialize and be active! A guest speaker or entertainment is featured before lunch. We ask that all attendees RSVP at and let us know what you will bring for the lunch buffet (categories are appetizer, main dish, side dish, dessert, and beverage). Drinks (coffee and water), plates, cups, napkins, and eating utensils are provided. JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST to receive monthly notifications - Contact John Coverdell 904-310-3351

Adult 4-on-4 Flag Football, Softball, Basketball, Volleyball Leagues                              Offered seasonally throughout the year. Softball Registration will run from February 1 – March 1. League starts on March 11th. Contact John Coverdell 904-310-3351

Pickleball Instruction                                                                                                              Contact Stephen Moreno, for lessons which will be conducted at Central Park.

Petanque                                                                                                                                      Amelia Island Boules Club holds petanque pick-up games Saturdays from 9:30am - Noon and Wednesdays starting at 3:30pm on the Fernandina Beach petanque courts at the south end of the downtown marina (by the boat trailer parking lot). During the summer, pick-up games are played from 9:30am - Noon at the Central Park courts (west end of the park, near the Veterans Memorial). The public is always welcome to join in!

Ping Pong Tournaments
Ping Pong is held Tuesdays from 9:00am - Noon and Thursdays from 4:30 - 7:00pm at the Atlantic Recreation Center Auditorium. All skill levels welcome. Loaner paddles and ping pong balls provided. For more information, call 904-310-3350.

  1. John Coverdell

    Recreation Program Supervisor - MLK