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.

St. Pete. Values

St. Petersburg’s Parks and Recreation programs build character with:

  • Self Discipline
  • Teamwork
  • Achievement
  • Responsibility
  • Respect
  • Honesty

These include:

  • Before and after school programs
  • Sports leagues for youth
  • Education enrichment
  • Hobbies and fitness classes
  • Competitive swim classes
  • Junior Leader volunteer program
  • Tutoring and mentoring
  • Special events
  • Intergenerational programs
  • Teen councils
  • Swim lessons
  • Community service projects
  • Summer camps

Each of these activities include at least one of these core values.