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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.

Elementary School Care

PLAY • LEARN • EXPLORE

Licensed Care for Children Grades K - 5

Our very popular Before & After School program is designed to give youth fun, engaging and memorable times.

  • Creative planned activities with well trained coaches
  • On-site supervision of staff
  • Sign in/out procedures for participants
  • Indoor & outdoor activities
  • Special events
  • Daily Snack
  • Transportation for select schools
  • Tutors
  • Home assistance
  • Fee includes school's out days, fall and spring break camps.

Fee Assistance

The City of St. Peterburg offers a variety of fee assistance programs.

  • Fee assistance is available for City of St. Petersburg resident. Apply Here
  • Early Learning Coalition (ELC) provides financial assistance to eligible parents. For details call (727) 548-14392.
  • To find out more information contact your local recreation centers.

Registration

Registration is first come, first served beginning July 15, 2016 for City of St. Petersburg residents and July 22, 2016 for nonresidents.

Application and hold harmless agreement forms must be completed, signed and notarized prior to acceptance. Notary may be available on site. Participants must have an ADVANTAGE Membership.

Camp Applications



Dates, Price & Transportation

The following information is subject to change.

Before School Program


• August 10, 2016 - May 25, 2017 (Excluding December)
• 7:30 am - 8:30 am • School transportation pick up times may vary.
• $82/month (Full) • $69.70/month (Reduced) • $28.70/month (Free)
• Extended Care • 7:00 am to 7:30 am • $25/month
Transportation between camp and school is $28/month.

• December 1, 2016 - December 16, 2016
• 7:30 am - 8:30 am • School transportation pick up times may vary.
• $55/month (Full) • $46.75/month (Reduced) • $19.25/month (Free)
• Extended Care • 7:00 am to 7:30 am • $13/month
Transportation between camp and school is $19/month.

After School Program


• August 10, 2016 - May 25, 2017 (Excluding December)
• 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm • School transportation drop off times may vary.
• $155/month (Full) • $131.75/month (Reduced) • $54.25/month (Free)
• Extended Care • 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm • $25/month
Transportation between camp and school is $28/month.

• December 19, 2016 - December 16, 2016
• 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm • School transportation drop off times may vary.
• $105/month (Full) • $89.25/month (Reduced) • $36.75/month (Free)
• Extended Care • 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm • $13/month
Transportation between camp and school is $19/month.

School's Out Days


This program is based on the Pinellas County Schools’ in-service days and professional training days.
• October 12, 2016 • January 16, 2017 • February 20, 2017 • March 20, 2017 • April 14, 2017
• 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
• Included at no additional charge for anyone currently enrolled in Before or After School.
• $21/day (Full) • $17.85/day (Reduced) • $7.35/day (Free) • For anyone not enrolled in Before or After School.
• Extended Care • 7:00 am to 7:30 am & 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm • $1.30/day

School Transportation


Campbell Park Recreation Center • Campbell Park
Childs Park Recreation Center • Bear Creek • Fairmount Park • Gulfport • Jamerson
Frank Pierce Recreation Center • Campbell Park • Lakewood • Sanderlin • Midtown Academy
Gladden Park Recreation Center • Alfred Adler • Mt. Vernon • New Heights
J. W. Cate Recreation Center • Northwest • Westgate
Lake Vista Recreation Center • Bay Point • Bay Vista • Maximo
Roberts Recreation Center • Lynch • Sawgrass Lake • Sexton
Shore Acres Recreation Center • North Shore • Shore Acres
Thomas 'Jet' Jackson Recreation Center • Lakeview • Melrose • Perkins • Sanderlin • South Side Tabernacle • Midtown Academy
Walter Fuller Recreation Center • 74th Street • Azalea • Madeira Beach
Willis S. Johns Recreation Center • Lynch • Sawgrass