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EVENTS

Get active with your friends at the Sunshine Center. Check out our list of upcoming events at the Center or sign up for one of our travel trips to beautiful locations around the country.

Activities at the Sunshine Center

Numerous activities, programs, and special events are available at the Sunshine Center! Check out the Sunshine Center Newsletter (PDF) for a complete schedule. 

 

The Sunshine Center is open and ready for you to come out and have fun! Post-Covid, we have now removed our masks (for vaccinated persons) and are jumping back into the game of life. Read supervisor's message

 

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40th Annual Senior Hall of Fame:
Shining a Light on Senior Volunteers

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN through Monday, March 4. 

The annual Senior Hall of Fame honors senior volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to enhancing the St. Petersburg community. To make a nomination, visit stpeteparksrec.org/seniorawards to view guidelines and complete the nomination form. 


The Awards Ceremony will be on Wednesday, April 17, at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First Street S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701. For more information, visit stpeteparksrec.org/seniorawards or call 727-893-7101.

Would you like to be a sponsor? View Sponsorship Info (PDF) for more information. 

PHOTO CONTEST:
Embracing a Multigenerational World
March 22, 2024
Sunshine Senior Center, 330 5th St. North

 

The Sunshine Senior Center is excited to announce a photo contest themed around the thriving, multigenerational community in St. Petersburg. We invite amateur photographers of all ages and abilities to submit photos that capture the multigenerational relationships that empower each of us to create a better future together. 

Entry Categories:

  • Senior (55+)

  • Adult (18-54)

  • Youth (under age 18)

Prizes Awarded in Each Category:

  • Photos must be taken between January 1 and March 7, 2024

  • Entries accepted until March 8, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.

  • Camera or phone images are acceptable.

  • Each photo must contain at least two generations.

  • Reception and announcing of winners on March 22, 2024. 

>> Submit Your Photos

Ongoing Activities

Ongoing Activities
Days Offered
Times
Cost
Fitness Center
Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
FREE
Ageless Grace Fun Fitness
Tuesday
9:30 a.m.
FREE
Arthritis Exercise Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:30 a.m.
FREE

Travel Trips

  • TRAVEL TRIP:  Nashville Show Trip, March 11-16, 2024
    TRAVEL TRIP:  Nashville Show Trip, March 11-16, 2024
    Mon, Mar 11
    Mar 11, 2024, 7:00 AM – Mar 16, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Legendary entertainment at the Grand Ole Opry, icons of country music's past and present, and much more. .$1,050 for 6 days/5 nights; Per Person, Double Occupancy; Monday, March 11 - Saturday, March 16 in 2024.
  • TRAVEL TRIP: Washington, D.C. Trip, Sept. 12-18, 2024
    TRAVEL TRIP: Washington, D.C. Trip, Sept. 12-18, 2024
    Thu, Sep 12
    Sep 12, 2024, 7:00 AM – Sep 18, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Tours will feature the WW II Memorial, Capitol Hill, Embassy Row, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Smithsonian, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and more! $1,050 for 7 days/6 nights; Per Person, Double Occupancy;Sep. 12-18, 2024
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