Carver Center


The Carver Center is a part of the City of Jacksonville Beach Parks and Recreation Department. We provide numerous programs and activities in areas of recreation, the arts, and education, free of charge to low to moderate income families and children in the community.


Contact Information

777 5th Avenue South
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Phone: (904) 270-1614

Monday - Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am - 5:00pm

Saturday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm



Carver Center Building on 5th Avenue South




Summer Camp photos

Tutoring: The Carver Center highly values the importance of academics and education in the lives of our youth. The tutoring program is available every Monday thru Thursday from 2:30 to 5:00pm.  General homework assistance as well as more detailed one-on-one sessions are offered at no expense to children of all ages.

Computer Lab: Adults are welcome to utilize our computers between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. Children have access to the computers for school related work.

Special Events: From reward trips to Disney World to dance-off parties and movie night, the Carver Center hosts and participates in an array of special events throughout the year.

Carver Center Dance Team
Carver Center Art


Young student playing football

Girls with Goals is a program designed to motivate, inspire and empower girls towards setting and achieving their goals.


Young Men of Carver was established in 2009. It is a mentor program for the young men of Carver. The young men are between the ages of 5 and 18. The young men have volunteered their time for such projects as Clean up the neighborhood day, car washes, reward trips etc.

Sports: The Carver Center is equipped with a basketball court and a baseball field.  In addition, we have flag football and basketball programs under the instruction of our Recreational Leader and various area coaches.  Games are usually held one day during the week or on the weekend.


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