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Several Pool lanes at North Shore Aquatic Complex with swimmers swimming
Overlooking the dock rails at the lake at Walter Fuller Park
Looking down a white dock into the bay
The covered North Shore Exercise Zone with citizens using the equipment

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Healthy St. Pete

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Healthy St. Pete is a citywide community engagement and empowerment initiative that will help our community EAT, PLAY, SHOP and LIVE healthier.

National Accreditation

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St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation earns accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).

The Sun Shines Here!

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St. Petersburg will be a city of opportunity where the sun shines on all who come to live, work and play. We will be an innovative, creative and competitive community that honors our past while pursuing our future.