Park and Recreation Month
This July discover everything the City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department has to offer! Celebrate Park and Recreation Month by discovering what makes your Parks and Recreation department great! Playgrounds, rec centers, sports leagues, summer camps – these are just of few of the things that come to mind when you think of parks and rec. Did you know we also offer STEM programming, senior activities, health and wellness opportunities, outdoor education and more? A lifetime of discovery awaits you at Play Pensacola Parks and Recreation.
“July is the perfect time to highlight all the benefits parks and recreation provides right here in Pensacola,” said City of Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward. "Our local parks and recreation department directly contributes to reduced obesity rates, an improved ecosystem and increased property values.”
The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department is leading initiatives and providing opportunities for people of all ages to achieve healthier lifestyles, promote and understand nature and conservation as well as bringing the community closer through a variety of programs and services.
In Pensacola, you can celebrate Park and Recreation month by having a picnic, playing at your favorite playground, attending an old-fashioned ice-cream social at Bayview Senior Center, watch a movie underneath the stars at Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park and so much more.
Take the #NRPADiscoveryChallenge!
Nationally, NRPA is celebrating Park and Recreation Month with a weekly contest encouraging people to show them the unique things they’ve discovered at their local parks. NRPA also encourages everyone that support parks and recreation to share something new they’ve discovered with the hashtag #DiscoverJuly. For more information about the contest and Park and Recreation Month in general, visit www.nrpa.org/July.
Take a look at all of the fun events and activities happening this July with the City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department to inspire your photos!
July 3 Independence Day Fish Fry with the Blue Anchor Belles at Bayview Senior Center
July 4 Sertoma 4th of July Fireworks at Seville Square
Symphony Sparks and Stars at Community Maritime Park
Pensacola Blue Wahoos' Fireworks Food & Fun at Wahoos Stadium
July 6 Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park at Community Maritime Park
July 9-20 Beach Party Dance Camp at Vickrey Resource Center
July 12 Ice Cream Social at Bayview Senior Center
July 16-20 Chip Boes Championship Basketball Camp at Malcolm Yonge Gym
July 16-19 North Pensacola Optimist Soccer Camp at Roger Scott Athletic Complex
July 20 Senior Game Night at Woodland Heights Resource Center
July 23-27 Musical Theater Camp at Vickrey Resource Center
July 24 Eat This, Not That! at Bayview Senior Center
July 30-Aug 3 Mini Hip Hop Camp at Vickrey Resource Center
Print out this Park and Recreation Month Activity Book filled with fun, creative and educational activities!
Download the Park and Recreation Month Activity Booklet PDF