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Several Pool lanes at North Shore Aquatic Complex with swimmers swimming
Overlooking the dock rails at the lake at Walter Fuller Park
Looking down a white dock into the bay
The covered North Shore Exercise Zone with citizens using the equipment

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  • + NOW LIVE: Updated Parks & Rec Connect

    We are excited to announce the newly updated recreation management software system, Parks & Rec Connect, is now live.

    Click here to learn more about the launch of Parks & Rec Connect.

  • + Spring Swim Lessons at North Shore Aquatic Complex

    North Shore Aquatic Complex is offering two sessions of swim lessons in April.
    Click here for more information about swim lessons.

  • + Registration for Summer Camp at Recreation Centers is Open

    Early registration is open for summer camp at our recreation centers. Campers can play, learn, and explore through fun, interactive activities tthat keep campers engaged and active.

    Camps are open to elementary and middle school students. Early registration ends on April 30.

    Click here for more information about summer camps.

  • + The 2021 Green Thumb Festival has been Canceled

    Due to the continued uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of St. Petersburg’s Parks & Recreation Department has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Green Thumb Festival. We look forward to the opportunity of hosting the festival next year.

    Please keep following our website at and social media sites for upcoming information on the City’s Arbor Day celebration.

  • + FREE Drive-In Movie Series

    TASCO is hosting a FREE drive-in movie series at Crescent Lake Park.

    Spots are limited; first come, first served.

    Click here to learn more about the event.

    Events adhere to local ordinances and CDC guidelines.

  • + Health Guidelines for Facilities and Events

    Effective October 5, recreational facilities will be reopening to the public.

    Health guidelines and requirements have been implemented for the safety of our patrons and staff.

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Healthy St. Pete

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Healthy St. Pete is a citywide community engagement and empowerment initiative that will help our community EAT, PLAY, SHOP and LIVE healthier.

National Accreditation

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St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation earns accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).

The Sun Shines Here!

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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.