||The City of Jacksonville acquired the Robert F. Kennedy Center by fee simple in June 1973. Kennedy Center is located in the historic Springfield Neighborhood in downtown Jacksonville. This community center on Ionia Street between First Street East and Second Street East, can accommodate all of your neighborhood needs for recreation. Indoor activities include arts and crafts, billiards and foosball, and an indoor gymnasium for basketball or volleyball. Outdoor activities at the center include a softball field, swimming pool, tennis courts, playground area and outdoor basketball courts. The center hosts many special events, both large and small. Included at the center are a fully equipped kitchen, restrooms, and tables and chairs for functions as large as 370 people.