Comfort Suites Baymeadows Near Butler Blvd
8277 Western Way Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: (904) 737-4477
Fax: (904) 739-1649
Deercreek Country Club offers both a challenging and entertaining round! The course is a spectacular, par 71 layout which meanders through naturally wooded wetlands. An ensemble of trees frame each hole and the abundance of water offers the golfer a difficult test of skill. At the heart of the course is a large 285 acre natural preserve hosting a variety of Florida wildlife. So challenging is the course, in 1996 Deercreek hosted the U.S. Open Championship Local Qualifier and the USGA Senior Amateur Qualifier.
Skate Station Funworks is where the entire family can come in and have a fun time. You can do the rounds in the Roller Skating rink or play your time away with the arcade games. Skate Station Funworks will provide you with state-of-the-art equipment, great service and value for money. After the playing and skating, the demands of the appetite need to be met and with this in view Skate Station has Wally's Cafe serving hamburgers, pretzels and cotton candy. Skate Station also organizes private parties keeping in mind birthdays and even sports team victories!
San Jose Country Club offers a lush 18 hole private golf course surrounded by pristine foliage. The golf course is beautifully maintained by the professional staff, employed with the club. The club also boasts of 11 tennis courts, 8 of which are flood-lit as well. A full fledged fitness center, having the best of cardio and weight training equipment is also available for members. A snack bar overlooking the swimming pool, is an added attraction.
Popularly known as the Alfred I. duPont Estate, the Epping Forest is spread over 53 acres of land. This site features an estate where a luxurious mansion that overlooks the river is seen. The house in it's Spanish Revival is a beauty to watch, this mansion houses the Epping Forest Yacht Club. Today, the Club is a museum that showcases an amalgamation of the beauty of yesterday and the happening lifestyle today. This mansion is said to be the most grand beauty that exhibits the tradition and beauty of yesterday.
The Huffman Boulevard Park provides a vast open space for kids to play around among other recreational activities. With picnic shelters, playground equipment, car parking and restroom facilities, a visit to this park would be an enjoyable one for the whole family. Drinking fountains, bike racks and a jogging path adds to the beauty of the 14.85-acres park.
Julington Academy of Martial Arts focuses on teaching the people of the community the art of Tae-Kwon-Do, Controlled Combative Training and also self-defense courses. Both young and old are eligible for these programs which are aimed towards development of an individual's mental and physical prowess. The basis of their self-defense program is simply 'Think. Attack. Get Away.'; which in a nut shell explains the goals of damage control.
This Arthur Hills-designed championship masterpiece was rated in 1992 by Golf Digest as the "Best New Course" in the southeast and the "Fourth Best Course" in the nation! Windsor Parke Golf Club was also selected for three national USGA qualifying tournaments including the US Open. This is a very unique course, with 18-holes and a substantial amount of fairway mounding and multi-level tees and greens. Perfectly maintained, this club is picturesque, memorable, and has a challenging layout (lots of water!). Among its other amenities is a new clubhouse. Definitely a "must-play" course! You can also host private events and parties at this venue. Check website for more details.
The Rudder Club stands on the west bank of St. John's River, amidst breathtaking scenery. It dates back to the year 1940 and is one of the premier boat clubs of Jacksonville. From high profile boat races to exciting sailing programs, Rudder Club's annual itinerary is to look out for. It has served the sailing circuit of the city exceptionally well. From professional sailors and boats-men to general sailing enthusiasts, Rudder's Club is popular among all. The annual Mug Race at the club is an eagerly awaited event. Check website for more details.
Florida's First Coast is renowned for its "dead solid" perfect golf courses. In fact, the region has become a hub for golfers. At The Champions Club at Julington Creek, located just five miles south of I-295 in St. Johns County, golfers can compare scorecards on an 18-hole course that meanders through the woodlands. Modeled after the finest private clubs and resorts, Champions Club offers superb service, pro shop, lounge and grill. Call ahead to reserve tee times.
Welcome to Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park, Jacksonville's largest city-maintained park, which stretches across more than 500 acres, featuring a nature education center, walking and biking trails and a wildlife watchtower. There is a year-round nature program for children, and adults can join in the outdoor classroom's educational and entertaining pastimes. Picnic areas are scattered throughout the park, with pavilions, grills, archery range and kiddy playground. The entrance is located on Roosevelt Boulevard, across from the main entrance to Jacksonville Naval Air Station southwest of downtown. There is no charge for entry into the park.
This beautiful, 50-acre nature preserve, Tree Hill Nature Center, provides outdoor fun for families and recreation-seekers. Located in the middle of the Arlington suburb in Jacksonville, the Center is serious about educating the community on native Florida habitats and wildlife. Numerous nature trails, gardens and exhibits focus on conservation and awareness. There is even a specially designed butterfly garden full of plants and flowers known to attract the colorful creatures. Special events are held year-round.
Elegance, show, and class — that's what the Jacksonville Metropolitan Park projects at first glance. The riverside complex sports a large white facade with polished glass windows and yields to expansive interiors where some of the world's greatest names in the music and entertainment industries wow fans from all over the world. The venue is also a prime spot for political assemblies, rallies, festivals and religious gatherings. The park is fully accessible and has facilities to make it an ideal spot for a fun-filled family day out.