Sports & Outdoors

The St. Augustine landscape is a mixture of beautiful marsh land, scenic and sandy beaches, wild inlets, and coastal forests. The great outdoors serves as a natural backdrop for visitors and residents to go kayaking, play sports, fish, and explore. Our Calendar of Events lists the many outdoor sports and recreation options too, including numerous marathons, golf tournaments, fishing charters, paddle boarding excursions, and more. Exploring and enjoying sports and outdoors in St. Augustine is easy from the Municipal Marina and the many beaches, state parks, and golf courses in St. Augustine.

E.g., March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Coquina Rock Beach Walks

3 dates in Spring 2019: March 16 & 29 and April 15 | See below for times
(386) 446-6783

Learn all about coquina rock while exploring the beach with a naturalist guide at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Matanzas Inlet and Beach Walk

March 14 and 18, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Free Event

Explore the Matanzas Inlet and beach on this guided interpretive hike.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Beginners Kayak Paddle

Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
(904) 460-9111

Here's a great chance to learn all the basics of kayaking, including launching, paddling techniques, and judging weather conditions.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Our Feathered Friends Hike & Marsh Walk

Sunday, March 24, 2019 | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Enjoy a guided birding exploration through the salt marshes of Fort Mose State Park.

Dolphin Paddle on Salt Run

Sunday, March 24, 2019 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and learn more about the flora and fauna of the estuary.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Coquina Rock Beach Walks

3 dates in Spring 2019: March 16 & 29 and April 15 | See below for times
(386) 446-6783

Learn all about coquina rock while exploring the beach with a naturalist guide at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Matanzas Inlet and Beach Walk

March 14 and 18, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Free Event

Explore the Matanzas Inlet and beach on this guided interpretive hike.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Coquina Rock Beach Walks

3 dates in Spring 2019: March 16 & 29 and April 15 | See below for times
(386) 446-6783

Learn all about coquina rock while exploring the beach with a naturalist guide at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Sunset Paddle

3 Saturdays in March: March 2, 16, & 30, 2019 | See below for times
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and learn all about the flora and fauna of the estuary.

Tim Tebow Celebrity Golf Classic

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:00 am. – 4:00 p.m.
(904) 380-8499
5387 Palm Valley Rd.

Tim Tebow Foundation brings together celebrities for a fun golf classic to benefit children's charities.

A Historical Look Into the Old Spanish Quarries

Fri., March 15, and Sat., March 30, 2019 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Participants can learn all about the coquina that was quarried here and how it influenced the architecture and history of St. Augustine.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Coquina Rock Beach Walks

3 dates in Spring 2019: March 16 & 29 and April 15 | See below for times
(386) 446-6783

Learn all about coquina rock while exploring the beach with a naturalist guide at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Owl Prowl at Alpine Groves Park

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Enjoy the sunset along the St. Johns River and learn all about the creatures of the night, including resident owls.

Friday, April 5, 2019

First Friday Garden Walk

First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Take a guided walk through beautiful Washington Oaks and learn about the history of the park's formal gardens.

Owl and Sunset Symphony

Friday, April 5, 2019 | 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Enjoy nature's symphony at sunset along the St. Johns River at Beluthahatchee Park.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Florida Freshwater Fishing 101

Select Wednesdays in April and May 2019 | 9 – 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0355
99 34 Shands Pier Road
Free Event

Join just one or all five of this series of free fishing clinics to learn the basics of Florida freshwater fishing.

Kayak Fishing on Six-Mile Creek

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
8698 Palm Fish Camp Rd.

Enjoy a morning of freshwater fishing and exploring Six Mile Creek just off the St. Johns River.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Coquina Rock Beach Walks

3 dates in Spring 2019: March 16 & 29 and April 15 | See below for times
(386) 446-6783

Learn all about coquina rock while exploring the beach with a naturalist guide at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Florida's Wild Edibles and Medicinal Plants – Alpine Groves

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Participants will learn to identify edible and medicinal plants of the region on this free guided walk with the County Naturalist.