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.

ADVANTAGE Membership

A membership is required for most programs and classes.

Membership is not required for admission to parks, preserves, or pools.

Get Your ADVANTAGE Membership
  • Under 18? Be sure to bring a parent or legal guardian.
  • Be sure to bring a valid Driver License or State ID.
  • Completed Hold Harmless Agreement.
  • Your photo will be taken if a membership card is requested.

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Print and fill out these forms and bring to a facility to register.

Hold Harmless Agreement Forms

The Advantage Program Card


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  • Take classes at 16 St. Petersburg Recreation facilities and Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
  • Join a Sports League
  • Teen & Youth Before & After School and Camp Programs
  • Parks and Recreation Summer Camp
  • Take swim lessons or classes at 9 city pools

When you take classes at city Recreation and Parks facilities, you utilize facilities provided by St. Petersburg taxpayers. All classes are taught by St. Petersburg area approved instructors who are professionals in martial arts, dance, the arts, aquatics, and much more. Over 100 classes for all ages offered year-round.

We are only children once. St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation offers supervised, quality, affordable, and enriching experiences right in your neighborhood. St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation programs and practices are nationally accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). You will want to take ADVANTAGE of our unique youth and teen Before and After School programs as well as our Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall full day camps.