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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 OPEN: Before & After School Program Registration

    Registration is now open for our Before & After School Program! Kids can play, learn and explore through fun activities before and after school.

    Program starts as low as $7 per week. Afte school care is free for middle school participants*.
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    *Rates based on fee assistance for qualifying families.

  • + St. Pete ranks No. 1 in Florida and No. 14 in the U.S. for parks systems

    The City of St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department’s emphasis on preserving and enhancing parkland and providing engaging recreational opportunities for all who live, work and play in the Sunshine City did not go unnoticed by The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit with a mission to “create parks and protect land for people,” that ranked St. Petersburg No. 1 in Florida and No. 14 nationally in this year’s ParkScore® index.

    To learn more about the ParkScore, click here.

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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.