Parks and Recreation

To preserve, protect, maintain and enhance the city's parklands and recreational facilities and engage people in leisure activities that contribute to their quality of life.

The entry way to the Lake Vista Center Adult man sliding to second base during a softball game The entry way to the North Shore Pool complex A man and woman riding their bikes on a downtown water front park A beautiful waterfront park with trees and flowering plants
Center Spotlight: Lake Vista Recreation Center
Register for Fall Adult Leagues!
Over 150 Beautiful Parks to Visit
Make a Splash at North Shore Aquatic Complex

Fit City 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk

Learn some running basics and get moving with a fun group!

Kick off and training information.

Register for Fit City 5K & 1 Mile Walk.

Healthy St Pete

National Accreditation

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

National CAPRA Accreditation Award

The Sun Shines Here!

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.

The Sun Shines Here