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Posted on: December 6, 2018

City Teams up with Keep Pensacola Beautiful for Bruce Beach Cleanup

Bruce Beach Cleanup

Bruce Beach is open and ready to play, but there's still some trash that's in the way.

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Keep Pensacola Beautiful for a park cleanup at Bruce Beach to pick up litter and debris along the shoreline.  When: December 22, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Where: Bruce Beach Natural A...

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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 (currently closed for repairs), 17th Avenue, and Bayou Texar requires ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Register for Bill Bond Baseball Spring Season

Bill Bond Baseball

Bill Bond Baseball has started their Spring registration. Early bird pricing ends January 1st!

Bill Bond Baseball is hosted at the Roger Scott Athletic Complex, 2130 Summit Blvd. for ages 4-14. 

Player registration is $190 per child before January 1, 2019, $200 on or after January 1, 2019. Register here: https://billbond.sportngin.com/regis...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Youth Sports Shopping Weekends at Dick's Sporting Goods

Dicks Shopping Weekend Multi Sport

Save 20% on your in-store purchase December 7-9 and 14-16, 2018 at Dick's Sporting Goods.

Dick’s Sporting Goods is a proud partner of Pensacola Parks and Rec Youth Basketball 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 December 7-9 ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

New Outdoor Adventure Programs Offered

Outdoor Pursuits news flash

Your child's next big adventure awaits in the Outdoor Pursuits Program!

Get ready to explore nature, learn new skills, and have a lot of fun in Play Pensacola Parks and Recreation's Outdoor Pursuits Adventure Programs. We offer a wide variety of outdoor adventures ranging from summer camps and one day skills clinics in archer...

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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 29, 2018

Sign Up for Winter Break Camps

Winter break camps

School will be out for the holidays soon. Let your child enjoy Winter Break with us!

The following Resource Centers will offer Winter Break Camp for ages 6-12. Your child will need to bring a lunch daily as well as one snack. 

Dates: December  24, 27-28, 31, 2018 and January 2-4, 2019

Locations: 

E.S. Cobb Resource...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Parks and Recreation Collecting School Supplies for Hurricane Relief

Operation Backpack Resupply Hurricane Relief

Pensacola Parks and Recreation's Operation Backpack: Resupply drive is expanding this giving season to include collecting school supplies for Springfield Elementary School in Bay County.

Molly Mahtani, Parks and Recreation Program Specialist, has organized Operation Backpack supply drive for the past three years. Upon reaching out to the Bay County School District she discovered that Springfield Elementary was one of the most impacted sch...

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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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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Operation Backpack: Resupply to Kick Off the Giving Season

Operation Backpack 2018

Operation Backpack is back with a new twist!

Join the City of Pensacola Parks & Recreation and your Neighborhood Resource Centers for Operation Backpack: Resupply. Help us kick off the giving season by donating backpacks and school supplies to prepare our kids for the second half of the school y...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Parks and Recreation Launches Youth Development Program

Alpha Elite Basketball

Youth Coaching and Mentoring through athletics and academics offered in three resource centers.

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the launch of a new youth development program at the city's downtown area resource centers called Alpha Elite Athletics and Academics. This coaching and mentoring program for ages ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Bayview Senior Center to Be Renovated this Fall

Brownsville Community Center

Bayview Senior Center is getting renovated this fall. But don't worry you won't miss your favorite programs! All daytime programming will be moving to Brownsville Community Center thanks to a partnership with Escambia County. Click below to learn more.

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department has planned renovations at the Bayview Senior Center to take place starting next month. The senior center is scheduled to temporarily close its doors on September 4, 2018 with an anticipated reopening ...

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