Parks And Recreation

2019 National Gold Medal Finalist
2019 National Gold Medal Finalist

The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department is going for the gold this summer as a Finalist for the 2019 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management. Check out our application video and see all of the exciting things happening around Tampa.

Mayor Jane Castor's Summer Splash Down

Mayor Jane Castor’s Summer Splash Down encourages children, ages 5 years to 18 years old, to visit one of the Parks and Recreation Departments twelve pool facilities during open swim hours to be eligible for Back to School gift cards. The more times you visit a pool, the better your odds are of receiving a gift card. The top 100 youth swimmers with the most visit between July 14th and August 10th (one visit per day) receives a gift card. More...

2019 Parks and Recreation Month

July is National Parks and Recreation Month! Check out all of the amazing programming we offer throughout the City of Tampa.