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.

Several Kids smiling and standing with a youth development worker Lifeguard equipment in front of pool water Dell Holmes Splash Pad Sprinklers The entry way to the Azalea Adult 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: Azalea Adult Center
Register now for an Adult Athletic League!
Over 150 Beautiful Parks to Visit
Make a Splash at North Shore Aquatic Complex
Splash Pads Opens April 1
Join the team! Apply to be a Youth Development Worker at one of our recreation centers.
Join the team! Apply to be a Lifeguard at one of our pools this summer.

School's Out

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While Pinellas County Schools are out, our camps are in session.
Join us for full-day camp programs.

Exercise Zones

Outdoor exercise equipment

Visit our Wellness page to find the closest Exercise Zone near you!

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

Healthy St. Pete

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