About Parks & Recreation

The City of Pensacola has a total of 93 parks & open spaces, along with resource centers which are maintained by the Parks & Building Maintenance Divisions, programmed by the Recreation Division, and utilized by Pensacola residents and City organizations.

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MISSION

The mission of the Parks & Recreation Department is to improve and promote the quality of life for all citizens and visitors of Pensacola by protecting the heritage of our parks while providing a wide range of recreational, social, and educational opportunities.

GOALS

  • Increase Property Value
  • Help to Attract New Businesses
  • Help to Boost the Local Economy
  • Create Community through People, Parks, & Programs
  • Promote Health & Wellness
  • Foster Community Pride
  • Protect Environmental Resources
  • Increase Cultural Unity
  • Create Lifetime Experiences
  • Strengthen Community Image & Sense of Place

SERVICES / FACILITIES

  • 11 Activity Centers
  • 2 Seasonal Swimming Pools
  • 28 Court Tennis Center
  • 600 Acres of Park/Open Space
  • 58 Playground Structures
  • Osceola Golf Course
  • 21 Sports Fields
  • 20 Practice Sports Fields
  • 18 Lighted Sports Fields
  • 25 Outdoor Basketball Courts
  • 200+ Recreation Programs/Activities Annually

DIVISIONS & STAFF

  • Office of the Director
  • Athletics
  • Community Maritime Park
  • Recreation
  • Parks