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Challenge Yourself to Get Healthy

Make 2017 your year to get healthy by joining St. Petersburg’s newest wellness initiative--the Healthy St. Pete Fitness Challenge. Now through March 31, everyone is encouraged to participate in the 12-week Healthy St. Pete and St. Pete Parks and Recreation Department wellness initiative, designed to increase activity in the community while promoting healthy eating. Participants may choose from five fitness categories; those who sign an online commitment card will receive weekly fitness and nutrition tips, updates from Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin and five city Wellness Champions and be eligible for prize drawings. The Fitness Challenge finishes April 1 with a community Fit City Celebration and wellness fair in North Straub Park.

Join Us for the State of the City January 14

Join Mayor Kriseman and city staff at the State of the City Address at The Palladium on Saturday, January 14. The 10 a.m. event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available in the Palladium parking lot.

MLK Parade Marches Monday -- No Trash or Recycling Pickup Monday

NEW ROUTE this year! The 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Dream Big" Parade on Monday, January 16, begins at 11 a.m. at Central Ave. and 2nd St., proceeds west to Dr. MLK/9th Street, turns south for one block to 1st Ave. S., then turns west to 16th St. and disbands near Tropicana Field. Following the parade, the public is invited to enjoy the 2nd Annual "MLK Dream Big" Family Fun Festival in Tropicana Field Lots 8 and 9, from 2:30 to 8 p.m. Free admission. More Info. 

For St. Petersburg residential customers, trash and recycling: Monday collections will be made Tuesday; and Tuesday collections will be on Wednesday instead.

St. Petersburg city government offices will be closed on Monday, January 16 for the MLK holiday. The Coliseum will be open Monday morning for the 31st Annual MLK Leadership Awards Breakfast, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Other facilities OPEN on Monday include three golf courses: Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links & Twin Brooks; North Shore Aquatic Complex; recreation centers; Sanitation Department Brush Sites; and Sunken Gardens attraction. -Read More-

Share Ideas with Marina Master Plan Survey

Interested citizens and boaters are encouraged to help the city improve the St. Petersburg Marina by sharing ideas in a Marina Master Plan survey, available through January 20. The city is looking to improve efficiency and boating conditions at the Marina, which could include replacing the Central and South Yacht Basin Docks, reduce maintenance costs and accommodate newer model boat sizes. Completed surveys may be returned to, by U.S. mail, or dropped off at the Marina Office, on Demen's Landing next to the boat ramp, 500 1st. Ave. SE. Survey deadline is January 20.

Recycle Your Tree This Saturday, Jan. 14

St.  Petersburg residents are encouraged to extend the life of their Christmas trees this holiday season by recycling them into useful mulch. Residents may either drop off Christmas trees at one of the city’s five brush sites or let city Sanitation crews collect them on Saturday, January 14, 2017. More Details

This week in St. Pete


From our Mayor

Rick Kriseman

"Welcome to St. Petersburg, where our vision is to be a city of opportunity where the sun shines on all who come to live, work, and play. With your help, our neighborhoods, businesses, every individual, will enjoy a new opportunity to be lifted into the light of our St. Petersburg sun." 
Mayor Rick Kriseman Signature

City Initiatives

We're working hard for your city. Here are the latest projects and announcements.

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