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 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 for Fall Adult Leagues!
Over 150 Beautiful Parks to Visit
Make a Splash at North Shore Aquatic Complex

Meet Me at the Park

Vote through April 30 for St. Pete for a chance to win the NRPA’s Meet Me at the Park’s $20K grant that will be used toward improving a park in homes of connecting the community to nature and inspiring healthy living by providing an area for outdoor activities. Vote at

Meet me at the Park

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.