St Pete Health Education Programs

Educational Programs

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The Health360 program offers nutrition education, obesity prevention classes, family cooking experiences, financial wellness; and social-emotional learning opportunities. Classes are offered virtually and in-person. Class size is limited and registration is required. All sessions are FREE.



AllKids in the Kitchen – presented by Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Virtual

9/11/23 – 10/16/23, Mondays, 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

AllKids in the Kitchen is a FREE six-week series special online series designed for children ages 7 and up that focuses on making healthy choices and gaining valuable culinary skills.

If you are interested in registering please contact Mallory at – mcartea1@jhmi.edu 



Healthy Food Demo – presented by Healthy St. Pete. In-Person. Childs Park Recreation Center

9/19/23, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

10/18/23, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

11/15/23, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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 contacts Healthy St. Pete at (727) 892-5994 or gwsimpso@stpete.org



Healthy For Life  – presented by Healthy St. Pete. In-Person. Enoch D Davis Center

9/27/23, Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Register here. 

10/25/23, Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Register here. 

11/29/23, Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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. This class focuses on choosing healthy means of hydrating.




Healthy Steps – presented by YMCA. In-Person. Bay Vista Recreation Center

10/2/23, Monday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and

10/4/23, Wednesday, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

In this community-based fall risk screen and education class for adults aged 65 and older, participants attend workshops addressing proper footwear, safety at home, good nutrition for bone health and the importance of exercise to prevent falls.

Register here.



LIVESTRONG – presented by YMCA. In-Person. Jim and Heather Gills YMCA.

10/3/23 – 12/19/23, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-1:30 p.m.

The 12-week program focuses on creating a welcoming community in which cancer survivors improve their strength and physical fitness, develop supportive relationships and improve their quality of life. *Participants must commit to 80% of the classes

Register by logging onto stpeteymca.org/livestrong to complete an interest form, email communityhealth@stpeteymca.org or call (727) 235-6472



Enhance Fitness  – presented by YMCA. In-Person. Jim and Heather Gills YMCA.

Next Offering To Be Announced

This 16-week evidence-based arthritis and fall prevention program helps participants increase strengths, balance and flexibility. These fun, low-impact classes promote movement and help older adults stay more active, energized and independent.

Register by logging onto stpeteymca.org/enhance to complete an interest form, email nwalker@stpeteymca.org or call (727) 328-9622

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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

Frank Pierce Recreation Center – 2000 7th St. S., (727) 893-7731

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

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

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

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