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ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

In accordinace with the ADA, it is the policy of the City of St. Petersburg to offer its programs, services and meetings in a manner that is readily accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities.
If you are a person with a disability and require special accommodations or information and materials in an appropriate alternate format, or if you require any other accomodations, such as sign language interpreters, taped/braille materials, readers or accessible transportation, please make request at least 72 hours prior to the program or event by contacting the City's ADA Coordinator at 727-893-7345. Advance notification within this guideline will enable the City to make reasonable arrangement to ensure accessibility.


For more information on how the City supports accessibility, click here.

Hearing Disabilities

People with hearing disabilities may use Florida Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or the toll free number 1-800-955-8771. The Florida Relay Service is the communications link for people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind, or Speech Disabled. Through the Florida Relay Service, people who use specialized telephone equipment can communicate with people who use standard telephone equipment.

Dedicated Staff

St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department has a team of staff members dedicated to Therapeutic Recreation. This division focuses on recreational activities for persons with physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities.

CAPI

For more information call (727) 893-7326.


CAPI supports recreation for persons with disabilities. Below are some of the resources available to allow for inclusion and enjoyment of the recreational activities in the area.
Beach Wheelchairs are available for use at St. Petersburg's Treasure Island Municipal Beach and at North Shore Aquatic Center.
The City of St. Petersburg swimming pools have been adapted to meet the needs of our disabled community. Please note to check with the Aquatics division for hours of operation and entrance fees for the pools.
CAPI has supported the renovation of Dell Holmes Park. This park offers an all-inclusive playground, accessible fitness trails and more.

Golf Courses

For more information call (727) 893-7800.


The City of St. Petersburg is home to some of the best municipal golf courses in the nation. To help persons with mobility impairments enjoy the sport, CAPI has supported an adapted golf cart. Please call in advance to reserve the cart.