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Frequently Asked Questions - Recreation Programming Division


Q: What are the administrative office hours for the Parks & Recreation Department at the Municipal Service Building (MSB)? Where is the MSB?

A: The administrative hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, excluding holidays. The MSB is located at 100 S. Myrtle Ave. between Pierce St. and Park St.

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Q: Who do I call for athletic league rainouts or rescheduling of league games?

A: The Athletic Section may be reached Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, at (727) 562-4802. The Rainout Hotline is (727) 562-4810 after 4:00pm.

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Q: Who do I call for specific programming information (classes, activities, seasonal events, activities fees, and schedules)?

A: Call the Parks & Recreation Programming Office at (727) 793-2339.

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Q: Who do I call for parks and recreation information including special events, cultural affairs, bicycle and pedestrian trails, office on aging and volunteers?

A: Call the Parks & Recreation Administrative Office at (727) 562-4800.

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Q: How do I reserve an athletic field?

A: Fields are available for rental on an hourly basis when not in use for department programming. To reserve a field, contact us at (727) 562-4802 ext. 3811.

  • Field Reservation: $22.50 per hour plus tax (2-hour minimum)
  • Lights (if needed): $17.50 additional per hour plus tax

Reservations will be approved and a copy of the reservation receipt slip will be given out.

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Q: How do I join a league or team?

A: Call the Athletic Section of the Parks & Recreation Department at (727) 562-4802.

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Q: How can I rent a recreation center or facility for a private function?

A: Depending on the size of your function, recreation centers range from neighborhood centers featuring small meeting rooms to centers with mulit-purpose rooms, kitchen facilities, and outdoor pools. Fees vary according to space (basic rental, equipment, personnel, utilities and user group). Centers can be rented by contacting:

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Q: Which recreation center is located closest to my home? What are their operational hours? How do I get there (directions)?

A: Visit our online Facilities Map , use our Facilities Locator search tool, or check out our complete list of Parks and Recreation Facilities for locations, addresses, and/or telephone numbers. This question can also be answered by calling the Parks & Recreation Department Administrative Office at (727) 562-4800. They will provide the necessary information and provide you with the telephone number of the closest facility, which can then give you more detailed information about the facility.

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Q: How do I get information about Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training or the minor league Clearwater Threshers?

A: To obtain general information or ticket information about the Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training or Clearwater Threshers, call Bright House Networks Field, (727) 467-4457; or stop by the stadium located at 601 N. Old Coachman Road, Clearwater, FL 33765.

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Q: How do I register a concern or a complaint?

A: You may register a concern by contacting us online, or by calling the Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices at (727) 562-4800, at which time it will be directed to the appropriate division manager.

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Q: How do I get program literature about the Department?

A: You can stop by any of the City's recreation centers and pick up literature or call the Parks & Recreation Department Administrative Office and ask for literature to be sent to you.