Parks & Recreation

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Splash Pad at Plaza de Luna
Hours: 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Daily
  1. Blues on the Bay Season Finale Rescheduled for September 18

    The Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay season finale has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 18 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Community Maritime Park Hunter Amphitheater. The concert was cancelled Labor Day weekend due to inclement weather. Read on...
  2. Register a Team for the 2016 Mayor's Cup Golf Classic

    Join Mayor Ashton Hayward and the City of Pensacola for the 2016 Pensacola Mayor’s Cup Golf Classic on October 7, 2016 at Osceola Municipal Golf Course. All proceeds from the event benefit The First Tee of Northwest Florida. Read on...
  3. City and Humana to Host Pensacola Senior Games

    The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department and Humana are proud to present the 2016 Pensacola Senior Games September 10-25. 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