Capital of Fun

Why our fun is funner

When you're moving, you're living

Swap some sedentary dead time for real live play and you'll ignite the pleasure center of the brain. Yeah, the scientists are still debating whether it's endorphins or serotonin or whatever, but really, who cares? In study after study, people report feeling better and more relaxed after physical activity. It may even slow aging and put off Alzheimer's.

Discover Fun in Pinellas

Walk, jog, or bike the Crystal Beach portion of the Pinellas Trail

Wall Springs Park is located just off the first part of the trail. Stop by the 35-foot observation tower for a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Mexico. If you're bringing the kids along, there's a pla...

  • Cost: FREE
  • Neighborhood: Palm Harbor

Join in on the Friday Night Fever at Highland Recreation Complex

Open gym, activities, snack shop, dance room and more. Child registration form is required. Younger children are offered separate activities in our preschool room. Ages 3 to Grade 5. No program throu...

  • Cost: $$Under $20 / person
  • Neighborhood: Largo

Stroll Through the Botanical Gardens in Largo

With over 30 acres of cultivated gardens and 90 acres of natural areas, the Florida Botanical Gardens are a unique local treasure. Discover Florida's wildlife, habitats and why our natural areas are s...

  • Cost: FREE
  • Neighborhood: Belleair

Ballroom dance at the Sunshine Senior Center

Ballroom dancing is fun for people of all ages. Learn the moves and steps with friendly instructors, then practice on your own with your partner. Pretty soon, you'll be twisting and strutting your way...

  • Cost: $Under $10 / person
  • Neighborhood: St. Petersburg (Downtown)

Lake Vista Recreation Center - Outdoor Fitness Zone

Lake Vista Recreation Center is situated in Lake Vista's beautiful park with a scenic lake, the city's first outdoor fitness center, walking trails extending to the Pinellas Trail, tennis courts, bask...

  • Cost: FREE
  • Neighborhood: St. Petersburg

Have a (healthy) picnic in the park with the whole family at Highlander Park

Highlander Park, with approximately 70 acres, is the City's second largest park and offers a wide variety of fun activities for all ages The park has a multi-use recreation area which features the Dun...

  • Cost: FREE
  • Neighborhood: Dunedin

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