"To strengthen our community by offering exceptional leisure,
cultural and innovative recreational opportunities."
Even long-term residents might be surprised to learn that Port St. Lucie boasts over 40 unique parks and recreational facilities, all offering endless opportunities to relax, play, exercise, learn, or enjoy the Florida sunshine. The Parks & Recreation Department is proud to facilitate a variety of special events that residents look forward to year round. In connection with these events and other activities, there are a number of great sponsorship and volunteer opportunities available to businesses and individuals alike.
We've made it easy for you to browse online for classes and programs offered by the Parks and Recreation Department. You can also register and pay for classes and programs online, or if you prefer, come into one of our recreational facilities and a staff member will be glad to assist you.
Leisure Time Magazine
|Leisure Time Magazine
(Oct 2019-Apr 2020)
Leisure Time Magazine is a bi-annual catalog of events, programs, and classes hosted by the Parks & Recreation Department. This is a free magazine that can be found at any of the City's facilities. A digital copy can be viewed by visiting www.cityofpsl.com/leisuretime.
The City is proud of its beautiful and extensive park system, with over 40 parks and recreational facilities that offer a wide variety of leisure activities to residents and visitors of all ages. The interactive parks map shows the location of all City parks, along with links to pages containing the address, hours, size and amenities offered at each park.
The City operates several recreation facilities, which are available to rent, and offer residents unique recreational, educational and cultural opportunities. Many of the programs and events at these facilities are free and open to the public.
|10 Year Parks & Recreation Master Plan||Fitness & Recreation Opportunities|
Parks & Recreation News
- 10/15/2019 4:01 PM
City’s Job Shadowing Day will give students a career glimpse for 2019 Florida Government Week
Sixteen Port St. Lucie students will trade in their textbooks and classroom lectures for safety glasses, cameras, computer software and customer service skills as a part of the City’s Job Shadowing Day on October 25, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- 10/02/2019 3:06 PM
Get into the fall feeling with an abundance of events in the City of Port St. Lucie
Hayrides, bonfires, costume contests and, of course, candy! The City of Port St. Lucie has an abundance of seasonal activities in the upcoming weeks that will help residents and visitors get into the fall feeling.
- 10/02/2019 9:15 AM
NPRA Recognizes Parks & Recreation with Awards
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is proud to recognize the City of Port St. Lucie Parks and Recreation with its Best in Innovation Award and Innovation in Health Award.
- 09/30/2019 1:58 PM
Don't miss KIDMania: In the Land of Literacy
A free interactive family event that will feature an incredible drum circle that stars YOU and your family, a bike rodeo, princess and puppet shows and even two soccer obstacle courses, where kids can test their skills.
- 09/25/2019 12:26 PM
Join us at the Winterlakes Neighborhood Park Groundbreaking
The City of Port St. Lucie invites residents to celebrate as we break ground on construction of the 28-acre Winterlakes Neighborhood Park in the community of Torino.
- 07/17/2019 1:30 PM
Prepare Your Pup! New McChesney Dog Park now open
The City of Port St. Lucie’s four-legged residents have a new place to run and play at the City’s third dog park which opened on Saturday, August 3, at McChesney Park.
- 07/12/2019 2:26 PM
PSL Achieves Pet-Friendly Certification
Port St. Lucie is now a certified BETTER CITY FOR PETS™, as part of a partnership between Mars Petcare and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, showcasing our city’s commitment to creating a pet-friendly community.
- 07/03/2019 3:48 PM
It’s Game On! This July at the City of Port St. Lucie
Summer is here, which means it’s time to get out and explore great things happening at your local parks & recreation centers. This July, join in on the fun and games offered by local parks and recreation with the City of Port St. Lucie as they celebrate Park & Recreation Month.
- 06/20/2019 2:12 PM
Parks & Recreation Department Unveils a New Look
The City of Port St. Lucie Parks & Recreation Department proudly announces its new branding, coinciding with the completion of its 10-Year Master Plan, National Parks & Recreation month and the commencement of its national accreditation process.
- 06/18/2019 4:23 PM
Parks & Recreation Receives National Innovation in Health Award
The department was recently selected to receive the national Innovation in Health Award by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).
- 05/22/2019 3:53 PM
Humana’s Senior Appreciation Day
Enjoy live demos from Zumba and fitness instructors. Raffles and prizes will be awarded every hour.
- 04/02/2019 3:58 PM
PSL offers affordable Summer Camp options
The City’s Parks & Recreation Department will host three fun-filled camps this summer aimed at filling your child’s day with age-appropriate activities and field trips.