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St. Petersburg Recreation Classes


Due to the COVID-19 public health situation, all programming is currently suspended unitl further notice.
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Interested in taking a class or lesson?

Would you like to learn how to paint? Or are you interested in taking tennis lessons? Or are you looking for a class to help you stay active?

Our centers and parks offer hundreds of classes and sports lessons for people of all ages and abilities. Classes are specifically designed to meet the increasing needs of the active St. Petersburg community. Each recreation center offers a variety of unique programs for youth, teens, adults and seniors of all abilities. To view the classes and programs schedule for a center near you, visit the center directory page.

Register for a Class

Check out Parks & Rec Connect to view all the upcoming classes, including arts classes, language courses, dance classes, lessons in tennis and more.


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Office on Aging


The Office on Aging acts as an advocate on behalf of elders as well as an educational resource to the aging network. The Office on Aging also oversees operations of two multiservice centers and centers that offer adult programs. For more information on adult and senior programs, visit the Adult and Seniors Program page or Parks & Rec Connect for a listing of classes available near you.

Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Participants

Education and recreation services help people with illnesses, disabilities and other conditions to develop and use recreational activities in ways that will enhance their health, functional abilities, independence and quality of life. The Therapeutic Recreation Division coordinates programs at various St. Petersburg locations and are supervised by Nationally Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists (CTRS).

TASCO Teen Programs

Tasco Teens

We know teens! Teen Arts, Sports, and Cultural Opportunities (TASCO) provides fun, interactive programs to keep teens active and learning. The program also offers volunteer and job opportunities for teens in grades 6 through 12. Click here to find out more!


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Communities Putting Prevention to Work Grant – A Federal award funded by the Prevention and Public Health Fund, administered by the Pinellas County Health Department - provides comprehensive prevention and wellness initiatives for City of St. Petersburg employees and the community.

Healthy St. Pete, a city initiative started by the Deputy Mayor and City Administrator, Dr. Kanika Tomalin, and a division of the St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation Department, works to create a culture of health in St. Pete by providing free and affordable programs and services that help the community LIVE, SHOP, EAT & PLAY Healthy!