St. Petersburg is fortunate to have a year-round outdoor climate and the parks, facilties and programs to support a healthy lifestyle. In the Sunshine City, enjoy quality recreation centers that offer hundreds of classes, athletic leagues, swimming pools, gymnasiums, outdoor fitness centers, one of the largest network of off-road bicycle and walking trails in the southeaast, 2,500 acres of parkland, including one of the largest downtown waterfront park networks in North America, canoe and kayak trails, beaches and more. St. Petersburg has the physical attributes as well as the infrastructure in place to be fitness-focused health city right here!
Community Resource Directory: Find information on nonprofit organizations, community and business programs dedicated to improving the health of our citizens.
Rollin’ Oats – We know how important (and fun!) it is to come together with like-minded community members to gather ideas, share expertise and find mutual support. http://rollinoats.com/events/category/st-pete-location/
St. Anthony’s Hospital – Memory Care Centers, Diabetes Education Program, Pathways to Hope behavioral health programs. https://baycare.org/sah
All Children’s Hospital is helping children and teens manage their weight and make healthy choices about food and exercise. www.fit4allkids.org
The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts. http://pinellas.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/index.html
Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc., a not-for-profit health care organization, has been providing affordable, quality primary health care services to the residents of Pinellas County for nearly 30 years. http://www.chcpinellas.org
2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. provides the only free, confidential, multi-lingual, 24-hour dialing code – 2-1-1 – for access to community information, services and resources for the residents of Pinellas. http://www.211tampabay.org/services/211-pinellas
Our Mission: Strengthening, protecting and restoring lives for a healthy community. Suncoast Center promotes our mission with services focusing on three core areas, Child Abuse, Behavioral Health, and Family Stability. http://www.suncoastcenter.org
Suncoast Health Council is the designated health planning agency for Pinellas and Pasco County. Our mission is to ‘make health happen’ through planning, education and service delivery. Activities include educating local residents about community health needs and resources; assessing HIV/AIDS service; securing free medications for Pinellas residents enrolled in the Pinellas County Health Plan; and providing financial support for the payment of health insurance premiums, co-payments and deductibles for People Living with HIV/AIDS. www.suncoasthealthcouncil.org
The Holistic Network of Tampa Bay serves as a community resource for locating and learning about holistic health options in the Tampa Bay area: Online directory of holistic practitioners, quarterly online journal, and online calendar of FREE holistic health classes and workshops. holisticnetworktampabay.com
Ligon Dental Group provides free dental health screenings at local health fairs. They also provide oral health information and particiate in healthcare forums at churches, schools, and other events. Internships and shadowing opportunities available for persons interested in the dental profession. www.ligondental.com
Back 2 Normal is a physical therapy, wellness and sports performance center with a synergistic team approach. We provide a personalized, caring, holistic environment coupled with skilled hands-on care that promotes healing, expedites recovery, maximizes function and accelerates pain relief. Through our programs and services, we offer natural solutions that empower our clients to be proactive and implement self-care strategies to optimize their health. For more information on promotions, classes, and services visit www.back2normalpt.com.
Our mission at Nutriception is to enable individuals to drastically improve their quality of life and reverse Westernized diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease, and many of the autoimmune diseases via whole food plant-based nutrition. Visit www.nutriception.net for more information
The Mesothelioma Center is an advocacy group that hopes to help victims of asbestos-related diseases by providing free resources and support. They offer informational books, packets and a Patient Advocacy program that works 1-on-1 with individuals to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups. For more information visit www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma
City Assets: The City’s Parks and Recreation division consists of 17 recreation facilities, 9 swimming pools, more than 150 parks spanning more than 2,400 acres, 70 athletic fields — which translates into hundreds of programs for all ages and abilities.
- Recreation Centers, Fitness Zones and Outdoor Fitness Centers
- Swimming Pools
- City Trails
- Canoe and Kayak Trails
- Fitness Classes
- Athletic Leagues for all ages
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