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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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  • + Registration for Summer Camp at Recreation Centers is Open

    Early registration is open for summer camp at our recreation centers. Campers can play, learn, and explore through fun, interactive activities tthat keep campers engaged and active.

    Camps are open to elementary and middle school students. Early registration ends on April 30.

    Click here for more information about summer camps.

  • + NOW OPEN: Senior Hall of Fame Nominations

    The 38th Annual Senior Hall of Fame is going virtual this year! The event honors senior volunteers, age 62 and older, who devote their time to enriching the community.

    Nominations for the Senior Hall of Fame are open. To submit a nomination, click here. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 19.

    This year’s Senior Hall of Fame awards ceremony will be highlighted on the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Facebook page on Thursday, April 29 at noon.

    Click here for more information about the Senior Hall of Fame.

  • + The 2021 Green Thumb Festival has been Canceled

    Due to the continued uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of St. Petersburg’s Parks & Recreation Department has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Green Thumb Festival. We look forward to the opportunity of hosting the festival next year.

    Please keep following our website at and social media sites for upcoming information on the City’s Arbor Day celebration.

  • + FREE Drive-In Movie Series

    TASCO is hosting a FREE drive-in movie series at Crescent Lake Park.

    Spots are limited; first come, first served.

    Click here to learn more about the event.

    Events adhere to local ordinances and CDC guidelines.

  • + Health Guidelines for Facilities and Events

    Effective October 5, recreational facilities will be reopening to the public.

    Health guidelines and requirements have been implemented for the safety of our patrons and staff.

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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.