St. Pete Extra! May 2023 Edition
St. Pete Extra! May 2023 Edition
SAVE SOME COINS ON PARKING
Pro Tip: St. Pete residents can waive the $0.35 transaction fee on parking sessions in the ParkMobile app. If you're receiving St. Pete Extra, that probably includes you! Here's how to start saving:
Submit 2 out of 3 of the following documents referencing a St. Pete address to StPeteResidents@ParkMobileglobal.com:
- valid photo ID
- valid vehicle registration
- valid proof of residency
More info here: www.stpete.org/parking
THE SCORES ARE IN
The new Drinking Water Quality Report, AKA our report card for the city’s drinking water, is now available. The City routinely monitors for contaminants in your drinking water according to federal and state laws, rules and regulations to keep you safe, and reports on it each year.
Find this year’s report at www.stpete.org/WaterQualityReport
To request a physical copy of the report, call the Water Resources Department at 727-893-7261.
WE'RE WHEELIE EXCITED FOR THIS
Dust off that helmet because brand new downtown bike share bikes are here! The City has partnered with Lime to bring you their smooth, eco-friendly, and comfortable Gen4 e-bike!
Details at www.stpete.org/BikeShare
FREE EXERCISE CLASSES
Whatever fit looks like to you, we have programming to help you reach your goals with Get Fit St. Pete. Join us on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays for free group workouts. Current classes include Cardio Kickboxing, Pickleball 101, Tai Chi, Yoga, Kayaking Adventure, Water Aerobics, and more.
Details at www.healthystpetefl.com/get-fit
IT'S SUMMER CAMP SEASON!
Get those kids out of the house and out of your way this summer. The City offers many engaging summer camps for kids and teens at the pools, rec centers, and parks.
- Nature Camp
- Teen Technology Camp
- Junior Lifeguard Camp
- Swim Lessons
- And of course, good old summer camp at the rec centers
Learn more and register your little ones at www.stpeteparksrec.org/camps
MAKE YOUR HOUSE A HOME
Got a leaky roof? Electrical hazards? Need a wheelchair ramp? The Housing Rehabilitation Assistance Program could help! Residents needing rehabilitation to their homes for safety or accessibility can apply for funding from the City. Property must be located with the city limits Eligibility requirements apply.
Learn more at www.stpete.org/HomeRepair
MAYOR WELCH'S CITY HALL ON TOUR
We're bringing City Hall to your community! Figuratively, of course. This is your opportunity to meet with Mayor Welch and members of City leadership to get your questions answered and concerns addressed. Our next tour stop will be at Willis S. John Rec Center on June 14, 5:30 - 8 p.m. Join us!
More info and full tour schedule at www.stpete.org/CityHallOnTour
CALLING ALL ARTISTS
We've launched the Arts and Culture Grant program to contribute to St. Pete's colorful culture of art! These grants are intended to provide funding to eligible organizations that contribute to the artistic vitality of St. Pete. Does that sound like you? Get your application submitted by June 9!
Find more information and the application at www.stpete.org/artsgrants
MIND POWER FAMILY WELLNESS EXPO!
Join us for the free family-friendly Mind Power Family Wellness Expo on May 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Flora Wylie Park (1400 North Shore Dr. NE.). The free expo features interactive yoga demonstrations, healthy cooking demonstrations, engaging games for all ages, mindful crafts, and health and wellness vendors.
More info here: www.healthystpetefl.com/mind-power-family-wellness-expo/
INTRODUCING: THE SOUTH ST. PETERSBURG CRA MICROFUND PROGRAM
Eligible businesses in the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) can soon apply for funding of up to $10,000. Applications will be open Tuesday, May 9 through Wednesday, May 31 - or until maximum program numbers are met.
Find more information at www.stpete.org/microfund