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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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  • + Mayor's Youth Congress Wins Photography Competition

    Our Mayor's Youth Congress was selected as one of the winners for the Florida League of Cities' 2020 Photography Competition.

    Click here to check out the winning photo.

  • + Free Tech Classes for Teens

    Registration is now open for TASCO's tech classes at the Center for Teen Technology.

    Classes are free and spots are limited. Click here for more details.

  • + Registration Now Open for Adult Sports Leagues

    Registration for winter adult sports leagues is now open.
    Softball, kickball, baseball, and flag football available for indivdiuals 18 years and older.

    Click here for more information.

  • + 2021 MLK Essay & Oratorical Contest

    The St. Petersburg Chapter of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Organization, Inc. in cooperation with the Theta Eta Lambda Education Foundation of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is presenting the 34th Annual Essay & Oratorical Contest. The event will be held at the Enoch Davis Center on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
    Winners will receive monetary awards: first place, $200; second place, $100; and third place, $75.
    If you have questions, please contact Lynette Buchanan at 727-893-7159, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


    Essay Contest Details

  • + Temporary Closure at Clam Bayou Nature Preserve

    Effective Thursday, October 15, until further notice, the parking lot at Clam Bayou Nature Preserve will be temporary closed due to maintenance.
    However, the preserve will remain open to the public. For questions, please contact (727) 893-7441.

  • + Facilities Reopening Effective October 5

    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.

  • + 9-29-20 Restart St. Pete Update - Events & Facilities

    The time has come to Restart St. Pete by resuming a vital part of St. Pete’s character – events and public facilities.

    Starting Monday, Oct. 5, the City will accept requests for events on City property and start to reopen City facilities.

    Health and safety remain a priority. We’re doing everything we can to provide these offerings while mitigating the spread of COVID-19.

    Requests for speciality events and private events on City parkland or property will be accepted beginning Oct. 5. This includes shelter rentals at City parks and room rentals at City facilities. Event organizers will be required to comply with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities.

    Starting Monday, Oct. 5, recreation centers will be reopening gymnasiums and fitness centers. Room rental requests at recreation centers will also be accepted starting Oct. 5.

    Fee classes and programming at recreation centers will resume at a later date.

    Click here for more information about City events and facilities reopening.

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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).

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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.