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St. Pete Provides Free Meals to Youth During Summer Break

St. Petersburg, FL (May 2019) – During the months that Pinellas County Schools are closed, the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department and Healthy St. Pete partner with Summer BreakSpot for the City of St. Petersburg’s Summer Food Program. The program aims to provide free nutritionally balanced meals for children 18 years and younger during the summer break. The program runs June 3, through August 9, at several locations throughout the city.

Some locations serve breakfast and lunch, while other locations serve only lunch. No application or registration is required to receive a free meal. The program is offered at the following locations:

  • Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S., is serving lunch only from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Camp Redbird at Azalea Elementary School is serving breakfast and lunch, Monday through Thursday at 1680 74th St. N. and Friday at 1600 72nd St. N. from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.
  • Campbell Park Recreation Center, 601 14th St. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.
  • Childs Park Recreation and Fitness Center, 4301 13th Ave. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m.
  • Dell Holmes Park, 2741 22nd St. S., pavilion no. 1, is serving lunch only from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Frank Pierce Recreation Center, 2000 Seventh St. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m.
  • Gladden Park Recreation Center, 3901 30th Ave. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • J.W. Cate Recreation Center, 5801 22nd Ave. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • James W. Johnson Library, 1059 18th Ave. S., is serving lunch only from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Lake Vista Recreation Center, 1401 62nd Ave. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Main Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N., is serving lunch only from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Roberts Recreation Center, 1246 50th Ave. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Shore Acres Recreation Center, 4230 Shore Acres Blvd. NE., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.
  • South Library, 2300 Roy Hanna Dr. S., is serving lunch only from noon to 1 p.m.
  • TASCO Center for Teen Technology, 1320 Fifth St. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
  • Thomas “Jet” Jackson Recreation Center, 1000 28th St. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • Walter Fuller Recreation Center, 7891 26th Ave. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 12:45 p.m.
  • Willis S. Johns Recreation Center, 6635 Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m.

For more information about the Summer Food Program, contact the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department at 727-893-7441 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/programs.

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