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Posted on: March 16, 2019

RESCHEDULED: Hitzman-Optimist Park Playground Ribbon Cutting

Hitzman Optimist Playground

Join us Saturday, March 23rd at 11 a.m.!

The City of Pensacola has rescheduled the ribbon cutting event for the Hitzman-Optimist Park Playground. The event was postponed last Saturday due to rain. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 23rd at 11:00 a.m. Please join us in celebrating...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Play Pensacola Easter Egg Hunt Presented by Chick-fil-A

Easter Egg Hunt 2019

The Easter Bunny is coming to town, April 13, 2019! Join us at the Roger Scott Athletic Complex for the Annual Play Pensacola Easter Egg Hunt presented by Chick-fil-A.

Enjoy a day of FUN with Easter Egg Hunts, music, carnival games, bounce houses, photos with the Easter Bunny and more! Easter Egg Hunt Schedule:10:30 a.m.  Ages 0-2 (Strollers allowed, One parent/guardian may accompany child)11:00 a.m. A...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Youth Sports Shopping Weekend at Dick's Sporting Goods

Dicks Sporting Goods

Save 20% on your in-store purchase on March 23- 24th at the Dick's Sporting Goods in Cordova Mall!

Dick’s Sporting Goods is a proud partner of Pensacola Parks and Rec!  We would like to invite you to join your fellow Pensacola Parks and Rec Youth Sports coaches and parents at the Pensacola Dick's Sporting Goods on March 23rd- 24th, 20...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Splash Pad to Open This Weekend

Plaza de Luna Splashpad

We're testing the waters this week but expect the Splash Pad to be fully operational this weekend. Just in time for Spring Break!

Plaza de Luna is home to Pensacola's original Splash Pad. It is open to the public and is free of charge! Children of all ages are welcome to enjoy the playful waters.  

The park is located at 900 S Palafox St. Visitors are greeted by a statue of ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Spring Break Camps 2019

Spring Break Camp 2019

Don't Forget to register for Spring Break Camp! Your kids will have so much, they won't want to leave!

Join us for Spring Break Camp 2019! A week of fun filled activities with your friends. Spring Break Camps will be held at Cobb, Fricker, Gull Point, Vickrey, and Woodland Heights Resource Centers.

On March 21 ALL camps will "come together" for a ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Put me in coach, I'm ready to play...T-Ball!

T-ball

Sign up this Spring for T-Ball. It's a great way to simplify baseball & softball. Kids are going to develop ball-game skills and have fun.

T-Ball is modified for youngsters. The tee is adjustable for their height, and helps them actually hit the ball! 

This league is COMPETITIVE. We want all of the players to have a great experience and learn the fundamentals, but our expectations ar...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Ciclovia Returns for Third Year in Downtown Pensacola

Ciclovia Pensacola Open Streets

The Third Annual Ciclovia-Pensacola Open Streets returns to downtown Pensacola Saturday, March 23, with an expanded footprint on Palafox Street.

Last March 12,000 people crowded the downtown core for Ciclovia, part of a unique international movement that closes downtown streets to motorized traffic and opens them up for active community fun. This event encourages and promotes safe physical activit...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Men's Basketball League at Fricker Resource Center

iBall Basketball League

Register now through March 15th! League begins April 1st.

We have a new adult basketball league coming soon to Fricker Resource Center. The iBall Basketball League is for men ages 18-up and games will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays starting April 1st. Registration will be held Feb 3-Mar 15. Cost: $40 per person...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Free Yoga Classes at Community Maritime Park

Free Yoga Class

Free Yoga Classes are coming to Community Maritime Park starting February 3rd.

Free Yoga classes will be held the first Sunday of each month at 10 a.m. at Community Maritime Park starting February 3rd and are open to all ages and levels of experience. Certified instructors from Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center will provide instructi...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Super Tuesdays are Back!

Super Tuesdays at Osceola Golf Course

Play a full round of golf for only $25.80 every Tuesday.

Super Tuesdays are back at Osceola Golf Course! Play a round of 18 holes with a cart every Tuesday for just $25.80 all in. Offer expires March 12, 2019. 

Call (850) 453-7599 to book your tee time today!

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

2019 Boat Launch Permits Now Available

Bayview Park Boat Launch

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department operates four (4) boat launches year-round. Usage requires a daily fee or annual permit.

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department is now issuing boat launch permits for 2019. Use of the City’s four boat launches located at Bayview Park, Sanders Beach, 17th Avenue, and Bayou Texar requires paying a daily fee or purchasin...

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Gulf Coast Cross Country Team Runners Up at AAU National Championships

GCXC AAU Runers Up

A cross country team that was started just last month by the City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department has already taken their first national award at the AAU Cross Country National Championships.

Eight young men representing Escambia and Santa Rosa counties ran in the 5K contest Saturday, December 1 at Victor Ashe Park in Knoxville, Tennessee, collectively taking second place amongst 6 other teams in the 15-18 year old age group."The race was...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Bike Pensacola Safe Riding Routes

Bike Pensacola Safe Riding Routes

Explore your city parks on two wheels! Check out these fun and safe riding routes from Bike Pensacola.

Explore the outdoors on two wheels and discover a fun and healthy way to recreate. It's now a little easier to hop on your bike and visit some of your local parks thanks to the good people at Bike Pensacola. They have mapped out three Safe Riding Routes t...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

1,000 Students Take Part in Serve Pensacola Day

Pensacola Christian College Serve Pensacola Day

Saturday, November 3, 2018 was a huge day of service for the student body at Pensacola Christian College. Several City of Pensacola parks benefited from this day of giving back to the community.

Over 1,000 students from PCC spread out all over the Pensacola community helping neighborhoods and organizations meet some very challenging needs which included clean up efforts and landscaping in 16 city parks. 

“Preserving our local na...

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