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  • Make it a summer of adventures! From nature camps at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve to summer camps at our recreation centers to Teen Tech Camp, the possibilities of fun are endless.
    Click here to view our camp listings.

  • Neighborhood pools are officially open for the season. Find a pool near you, and enjoy a break from the heat.
    Click here to view our pools.

  • Make a splash safely this summer by registering for swim lessons. Swim lessons increase protection around the water and reduce drowning risks. Learn a new lifetime skill and increase your knowledge in water safety with our Learn to Swim Program.
    AVAILABLE TO ALL LEVELS AND AGES 6 MONTHS AND UP
    Free swim lesson scholarships are available for qualifying participants. Lessons are taught by Red Cross certified instructors Monday - Thursday in the mornings and evenings at City pools.
    Click here to learn more.


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).

We are St Pete!

City of St. Petersburg

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.