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Fresh Rec Stop makes fresh produce easily accessible! Did you know there are produce coolers at six St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation Department facilities where you can purchase healthy fruit and vegetables for as little as 50 cents? Starting this year, Healthy St. Pete will create meal prep kits that promote fresh ingredients as well as offer cooking demonstrations of healthy recipes. Check out one of these Fresh Rec Stops locations near you! Frank Pierce Recreation Center 2000 7th St. S., (727) 893-7731 Lake

By: Coach Rob Perry     Sowing Seeds Tennis is a nonprofit dedicated to building great citizens through tennis and education one kid at a time. We tirelessly work with under served kids in a safe, trusted environment to ensure academic excellence. We make sure meaningful values are developed and critical life skills are learned. We empower each student to reach their highest potential to ensure success.   The 13th Annual Sowing Seeds Classic Tournament will be held March 7th and 8th at Lake Vista

Social and emotional learning (SEL) enhances students’ ability to succeed at home and beyond by teaching them how to self-regulate their emotions, problem solve, make responsible decisions, maintain positive friendships, and more.   The Conflict Corner is a designated spot where children can visit and solve conflicts with another child. They realize they don’t need adults to solve everything. By giving children the tools they need to solve problems, this is great practice for the real world.   Healthy St. Pete's HealthyKids program is

  Make healthy Holiday snacks and crafts! Games and Activities One Mile Jingle Bell Walk Register for FREE Health360 Classes Learn more about Healthy St Pete Programs   December 5 - Campbell Park Recreation Center, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. December 6 - Child's Park Recreation Center, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. December 11 - Roberts Recreation Center, 4:45 - 6:15 p.m. December 14 - Gladden Recreation Center, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. (Breakfast with Santa) December 17 - Walter Fuller Recreation Center, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. December 19 -

    By: Gail Eggeman, Director St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market   As the St Petersburg Saturday Morning Market begins its 17th season, it continues to make farm food affordable to folks in need in our community. With startup funding from the Allegany Franciscan Ministries in 2011 and a $10 match incentive, we launched what has been 9 years of successful food assistance programs amounting to over $350,000 of fresh, healthy food to St. Petersburg and beyond.   Our latest partner is Feeding Florida, Inc. They extend

    Everyone who lives, works & plays in St. Petersburg has a story, what's yours?   Tell us your Healthy St. Pete story.   How do you, your family, and your community EAT, SHOP, LIVE and PLAY healthy in the 'Burg?   Use the #HealthyStPete hashtag on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to share your story and your pictures.  Each month, six Instagram photos will be chosen to be featured on the Healthy St. Pete website (HealthyStPeteFL.com).    We'd like to hear about your experiences, your accomplishments and

  Get Into Fitness Together (G.I.F.T.) ia a free program offered to the community and made possible through BayCare's partnership with the Florida State Department of Health.  GIFT was developed by registered dietitians, nurses and health educators, and uses science-based information to reduce chronic diseases through obesity prevention.  GIFT emphasizes improving your nutrition and increasing physical activity in your daily life, both of which help facilitate weight reduction.   During this 12-week program, teachers provide you educational information and health tools to support

Healthy St. Pete is part of the Health in All Policies (HiAP) Pinellas County Collaborative. The HiAP Pinellas County Collaborative releases a monthly newsletter, The Policy Brief, which provides an overview of the initiative’s happenings, partner biographies, community perspectives on the interrelation of health and various sectors, opportunities for engagement, and more. Click here if you would like to subscribe to The Policy Brief

From Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, KidsHealth® Healthy St. Pete partners with Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and their Fit4AllKids program   Gobbling Down Halloween Goodies Offer a filling meal before your kids head out to trick-or-treat so they won't scarf down too much of their haul. Consider purchasing Halloween treats other than candy. Stickers, erasers, crayons, pencils, coloring books, and sealed packages of raisins and dried fruits are good choices. Know how much candy your kids have collected and store

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG Parks and Recreation Department   Healthy St. Pete Launches Healthier Together, Healthy St. Pete Ambassador Programs   St. Petersburg, FL (October 2019) – On Tuesday, October 8, Healthy St. Pete will launch the Healthier Together and the Community Ambassador Program, giving voice to community leaders and providing a new way for community members to interact.   Healthy St. Pete, working towards a culture of health, has created the Healthier Together Initiative. Healthier Together aims to begin conversations with local health