Parks & Recreation

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  1. Hill-Kelly Drive-In Movies Returns to Community Maritime Park on June 3rd

    The Hill-Kelly Drive-In Movies presented by Cox Communications returns to Community Maritime Park June 3rd with free movies on the first Friday of each month this summer. Read on...
  2. Parks and Recreation Recognizes Volunteers for National Volunteer Month

    In honor of National Volunteer Month, the City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department would like to say “Thank you” to all of the outstanding volunteers who help make our programs and facilities such a huge success. Read on...
  3. Parks and Recreation Announces Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay 2016 Lineup

    The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department, Community Maritime Park Associates, and Blues Angel Music are excited to announce the lineup for the 2016 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Summer Concert Series. Read on...
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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