Parks & Recreation

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Splash Pad at Plaza de Luna
Hours of operation: 11am-5pm daily 
  1. Blues on the Bay Season Finale to feature Beatles Movie Tribute

    Summer is winding down and the City of Pensacola is getting geared up for the season finale of the 2016 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay concert series at Community Maritime Park on Sunday, September 4 at 6 p.m. Read on...
  2. 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...
  3. This July, Pensacola Will Discover the Super Powers of Parks and Recreation

    Month-long celebration highlights essential value of local parks and recreation 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