Parks And Recreation

Curtis Hixon Spash Pad
Curtis Hixon Splash Pad
2017 Summer Camp Banner

2017 Summer Camp

Registration Update - The following R.E.C. Camps are full (no enrollments or waitlist available): Benito, Davis Islands, Desoto, Forest Hills, Friendship, Hunt, Kate Jackson (including TLC), Loretta Ingraham (including TLC), and Port Tampa.

This year our R.E.C. Camp participants will be going on an expedition as they experience a safari themed camp. R.E.C. Camp registration for city residents is now open.

Looking for Specialty Camps? No problem we have plenty of those too! Whether it's aquatic, art, theatre, or sports themes you are looking for, we have variety to keep your young one entertained. Some camps are filling real fast, so don't wait! Specialty Camp registration is now open.

For more information on summer camp, registration dates and tips, and scholarship information, we invite you to visit our Summer Camp page.

A Little About Us

Parks & Recreation Logo

Our highest priority is to meet the Mayor's goal of advancing the quality of life in Tampa's neighborhoods by delivering consistent services; maintaining the safety and appearance of city parks and recreation facilities; and instilling community pride.

As a nationally accredited agency, we offer a diverse range of programming for all members of the community while maintaining and operating over 3,500 acres of park land, with more than 170 parks, 23 community centers, 14 aquatic facilities, and over 60 miles of multi-purpose trails.

Our parks and facilities feature amenities to suit all interests including athletic fields and courts; arts, performance and event spaces; fitness and wellness opportunities; marine and waterfront areas; natural and open spaces; playgrounds and picnic shelters; just to name a few. Locate a park or facility near you!

Tampa Parks and Recreation Facebook
Tampa Parks and Recreation Twitter
Tampa Parks and Recreation Instagram