Baker Skinner Park
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Baker Skinner Park
  7641 Powers Avenue   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32217

Amenities offered at this park:
Qty.Amenity
2Baseball Adult
2Baseball Adult Lighted
2Baseball Youth
2Baseball Youth Lighted
8Benches
12Bleachers
300Car Parking
1Concession Stand
1Grills
1Picnic shelters
9Picnic Tables
2Restrooms
2Softball Youth
2Softball Youth Lighted
21Trash Barrels
YesDrinking Fountain
YesSecurity Lighting

Acres: 37.962
Park Type: Community
Council Person: Art Shad
History: Baker-Skinner Park is located across Powers Avenue from Wolfson High School. The property was purchased in January 1994 from the descendants of dairyman, A. C. Skinner, Sr. The park was named after A. C. Skinner and Dick Baker, president of the Northeast FL Builders Association and winner of the Associationís 1993 leadership award. Both Baker and Skinner were honored because of the time and money they, and their families, donated to the development of Jacksonville parks. Today the park features 2 t-ball fields and four baseball fields, picnic areas, a nature and jogging trail, playscapes, security lights and parking.