St Pete Health Education Programs

Educational Programs

Health Education

Our Health Education programs cover a wide range of topics including physical, emotional, social, and financial health. Classes are offered both virtually and in-person, with limited class sizes and required registration, all free of charge.


Bereavement Support Group – presented by AccentCare. In-Person. Bay Vista Recreation Center

Bereavement support group provides a comforting environment that support the grieving process. All adults associated with your loss are welcome to attend.

To register call or email Kimberly Glem (727) 270-9800 or kimberly.glem@accentcare.com

Ongoing, 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Healthy Cooking Demos – presented by Healthy St. Pete. In-Person. Roberts Recreation Center

Come join us for a live cooking demonstration! Chef Garrett will lead an interactive, healthy cooking demo on preparing the Fresh Rec Stop recipe of the month.

For more information contact Healthy St. Pete at (727) 892-5994 or gwsimpso@stpete.org

7/27/24, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

8/28/24, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Healthy for Life – presented by Healthy St. Pete.

Healthy for Life is a FREE community-based nutrition and well-being program created by Aramark and the American Heart Association that focuses on empowering people to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices. For more information contact Healthy St. Pete at (727) 892-5994.

New programs returning soon!


Laughter for Wellness – presented by Empath Health. In-Person.

Join Empath Health for a free one-of-a-kind fitness and socialization activity. Laughter Yoga is an aerobic exercise that combines guided deep breathing with laughter sounds. Created in 1995 by Dr. Madan Kataria, laughter yoga improves circulation, promotes digestion, reduces pain, promotes emotional balance and more. For more information  contact Healthy St. Pete at (727) 892-5994.

New programs returning soon!





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Fresh Rec Stop

Healthy St Pete Fresh Rec Stop

The Fresh Rec Stop program aims to increase access to fresh produce at affordable prices in convenient locations throughout the community. There are eleven Fresh Rec Stop locations throughout the city including ten Recreation Centers and Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.  Additionally, healthy recipe tasting opportunities are available every other month at each Fresh Rec Stop location.

Check out one of these Fresh Rec Stops near you!

Azalea Recreation Center – 1600 72nd St. N., (727) 893-7150

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve – 1101 Country Club Way. S., (727) 893-7326

Campbell Park Recreation Center – 601 14th St. S., (727) 893-7733

Childs Park Recreation Center – 4301 13th Ave. S., (727) 893-7463

Gladden Park Recreation Center – 3901 30th Ave. N., (727) 893-7458

J.W. Cate Recreation Center – 5801 22nd Ave. N., (727) 893-7751

Lake Vista Recreation Center – 1401 62nd Ave. S., (727) 893-7744

North Shore Aquatics Complex – 901 North Shore Drive NE, (727) 893-7727

Roberts Recreation Center – 1246 50th Ave. N., (727) 893-7754

Thomas “Jet” Jackson Recreation Center – 1000 28th St. S., (727) 893-7750

Walter Fuller Recreation Center 7891 26the Ave. N., (727) 893-7443

Willis S. Johns Recreation Center – 6635 Dr. MLK Jr. St. N., (727) 893-7756