2020 Pensacola Citizens Academy


The Academy is a nine week, hands-on, interactive inside look to the inner workings of the City of Pensacola and its Departments. Tours and demonstrations make the course both informative and fun. Best of all it’s free and there are no exams to take! 

2020 citizens academy dates and registration coming soon! The 2020 Academy will run from 5:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday evenings. Dinner is provided to registered participants each academy night.

Here are four reasons why you should participate in the Pensacola Citizens Academy:

1. Get a Closer Look

The Pensacola Citizens Academy features site visits, field demonstrations, and department tours. You’ll get a one-of-a-kind opportunity to take a closer look at the city’s services and initiatives. The nine ­week program is an ideal way to learn about the tremendous efforts of city employees that make Pensacola “Florida’s First and Future."

2. Take a Backstage Tour of the City

The Pensacola Citizens Academy gives you a private tour of Pensacola, including inside looks at City Hall, community venues, the Pensacola Police Department and the Pensacola Fire Department.

3. Develop a New Perspective

You have a chance to step into the role of a firefighter or a police officer and see what life is like in their departments.

4. Discover Ways to Get Involved

The program offers insight into ways that you can get involved in your community, highlighting volunteer opportunities as well as city boards.

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Presentations and Tours

City Administrator
City Clerk
Pensacola Energy
Fire Department
Pensacola International Airport
Public Works
Sanitation Services
Port of Pensacola
Community Redevelopment Agency
Pensacola Police Department
Human Resources
Technology Resources
Parks and Recreation
and more…

  1. Office of the Mayor

    Physical Address
    222 W. Main St.
    Seventh Floor of City Hall
    Pensacola, FL 32502

Citizens Academy Member