Contact Parks & Recreation
Monday through Sunday,
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
2195 SE Airoso Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
For information about City services affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit www.cityofpsl.com/covid19.
"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
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In abundance of caution due to COVID-19, all Parks & Recreation events and programs are postponed until further notice.
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.
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Parks & Recreation News
The City of Port St. Lucie’s live 2020 Freedomfest celebration and fireworks show has been canceled. To honor Independence Day, the City will premiere a virtual firework show.
06/09/2020 4:41 PM
The Parks & Recreation Department is using the Mindbody app to make registering for fitness classes quick and easy.
07/01/2020 9:52 AM
Lucido & Associates, a land planning and landscape architectural firm, and Mattamy Homes invites residents to a neighborhood meeting to help plan Tradition Regional Park located just west of the current Tradition Parkway terminus.
06/29/2020 4:23 PM
The City of Port St. Lucie, along with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc., is holding a virtual public meeting to seek input on a Master Plan for a state-of-the art Adventure Park.
06/25/2020 4:22 PM
The City of Port St. Lucie welcomes the community to enjoy this new, state-of-the art playground.
06/19/2020 4:33 PM
She loves it so much, in fact, she decided to explore – on two wheels -- each of the City’s 46 parks. Kingsley, a retired English and reading teacher, created a bike route, the PSL Park Challenge, and she’s hoping it encourages other residents to visit Port St. Lucie’s parks, too.
06/04/2020 8:09 AM
Starting Monday, June 1, 2020, the City of Port St. Lucie is removing the barriers to the 20 playgrounds located inside City parks. The City understands that recreation is a good way to relieve stress, get some fresh air and vitamin D, stay active, and safely connect with others.
05/29/2020 2:21 PM
Effective Wednesday, May 20, 2020, the City's three dog parks will reopen to the public: Lyngate Park, McChesney Park and Woodland Trails Neighborhood Park.
05/21/2020 12:53 PM
The City of Port St. Lucie and our local veterans’ groups did not want COVID-19 to stop us from honoring those who have served our country this Memorial Day. We have teamed up to create a virtual ceremony.
05/21/2020 12:08 PM
The Saints Golf Course, Select Outdoor Sports Courts and Picnic Pavilions to Reopen Friday, May 1, 2020
Select Parks & Recreation facilities and amenities will reopen for public use, which includes The Saints Golf Course, McCarty Ranch Preserve Campground, picnic pavilions, and some outdoor sports courts. CDC Social distancing guidelines are to be adhered to at City facilities and parks.
04/29/2020 4:52 PM
Join the Parks & Recreation Department and the Friends of the Botanical Gardens as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Botanical Gardens!
02/14/2020 2:26 PM
The City of Port St. Lucie and St. Lucie Public Schools have partnered once again to provide additional open-space fields, sports courts and playground areas for residents to enjoy in the evenings, holidays and the weekends.
11/26/2019 9:28 AM
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.
10/15/2019 4:01 PM
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 3:06 PM
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.
10/02/2019 9:15 AM
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.
09/30/2019 1:58 PM
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.
09/25/2019 12:26 PM
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.
07/17/2019 1:30 PM
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.
07/12/2019 2:26 PM