The City of St. Petersburg Leisure Services has a team of staff members dedicated to Therapeutic Recreation. This department focuses on recreational activities for persons with physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities. Visit their web page to learn more about the latest activities and resources available. Click here. www.stpeteparksrec.org/therapeutic-recreation.html
CAPI supports recreation for persons with disabilities. Below are some of the resources available to allow for inclusion and enjoyment of the recreational activities in the area.
Handcrank bikes and Tandem bicycles are available for rental by contacting the Therapeutic Recreation Office. Beach Wheelchairs are available for use at St. Petersburg's Treasure Island Municipal Beach and at North Shore Pool. Arrange for use at other locations through the Therapeutic Recreation office, 893-7899.
The City of St. Petersburg swimming pools have been adapted to meet the needs of our disabled community. Please note to check with the Aquatics Department for hours of operation and entrance fees by clicking here: www.stpeteparksrec.org/pools.html
CAPI has supported the renovation of Dell Holmes Park. This park offers an all-inclusive playground, accessible fitness trails and more.
The City of St. Petersburg is home to some of the best municipal golf courses in the nation. To help persons with mobility impairments enjoy the sport, CAPI has supported an adapted golf cart. Please call in advance to reserve the cart. Visit www.golfstpete.com to learn more and to make a reservation.