Recreation cards are available to residents and non-residents. Fees for city-sponsored programs and activities are reduced for those who purchase any of the following cards or passes.
Clearwater residents can obtain a resident recreation card by completing an application and showing two proofs of residency (utility bill, voter registration card, tax receipt or rent slip). Non-resident recreation cards are for people living outside Clearwater city limits and who do not pay Clearwater property taxes.
Individual Recreation Cards:
$7 (Resident) | $180 (Non-Resident)
Family Recreation Cards:
$35 (Resident) | $450 (Non-Resident)
Programs that typically reach capacity will have registration procedures that give Clearwater residents priority.
Recreation Card PLUS Add-On
Add value to your recreation card by purchasing a PLUS add-on. The PLUS allows the card holder unlimited use of certain amenities during open hours without having to pay a daily fee. Amenities offered to recreation card PLUS holders include access to all city of Clearwater fitness centers, swimming pools, open gym (including open basketball, volleyball, table tennis and pickle ball) and skate park admission.
PLUS card holders also have the option to pay monthly dues at the Henry L. McMullen Tennis Complex for free daily court use and priority court registration. The PLUS option is available to recreation card holders only. All fees are subject to 7 percent sales tax.
Individual - $100
Additional Family Member - $50
Youth - $20.50
Adult - $27.50
If your Medicare health plan includes SilverSneakers® benefits, you may have access to Clearwater’s cutting edge recreational facilities for exercise, seminars and fun social events. SilverSneakers® members are entitled to "with-card" rates for classes and programs, unless specified in class description. To inquire or verify eligibility, visit silversneakers.com, call (888) 423-4623 or stop by a Clearwater recreation facility.
Corporate PLUS Pass
Clearwater businesses can purchase corporate passes for their employees at a reduced rate. For information and rates, call Rich Auskalnis at 793-2320, ext. 252.
Youth: 18 years of age or younger or a full-time college student less than 23 years of age. Verification of current full-time college status is required.
Senior: 55 years of age or older.
Adult: 19 years of age or older.
Family: Husband and wife or two people with a Registered Domestic Partnership with the city of Clearwater or Pinellas County or legal guardian and their children who live in the same household, who are 18 years of age or younger, or younger than 23 years of age and a full-time college student. Verification of any age or family status may be required.
Visitors: Visitors are those staying in Clearwater hotels/motels or in Clearwater rental properties for three months or less. Proof is required in the form of a receipt or confirmation from the business with business name, guest name and dates of stay. Guests are those staying in the home of someone with a recreation card. Proof is required in the form of an "in-person" statement of the recreation cardholder or by showing your host’s recreation card.
*Able to get "with-card" rates for daily classes or drop-in programs
Daily Admission Fees (plus 7% tax):
Pool | Fitness Center | Gymnasium
Youth (Ages 18 and younger):
- With PLUS or SilverSneakers | Free
- With Recreation Card, Visitors and Guests* | $1.87
- Without Card | $3.74
Adults (ages 19 and older):
- With PLUS or SilverSneakers | Free
- With Recreation Card, Visitors and Guests* | $2.80
- Without Card | $5.61
The Clearwater Parks & Recreation Department accepts credit cards and debit cards (MasterCard and Visa).
NEW! – Installment Billing Option
For those who wish to spread the payment of a recreation card or PLUS card over the course of a year, the city now offers a convenient installment billing option. For a small installment fee, monthly payments can be set up using a MasterCard or Visa. Talk to recreation staff at your local center for details.
All refund requests are subject to administration approval. Allow four to six weeks for refunds to be processed.
Recreation Programs or Activities Refunds
Requests for refunds must be received in writing 10 business days prior to the start of the program. A $10 processing fee will be charged, or you can receive a 100 percent credit toward another program. No refunds will be issued after the program begins, except for documented* medical reasons.
*A medical form signed by a doctor stating the individual
is unable to participate for the remainder of the program will entitle the individual to a prorated refund from date of notification or credit toward another program. Please notify staff as soon as possible of any medical reason for withdrawal.
Recreation cards will not be refunded after 10 business days from date of issue. Requests for refunds must be submitted in writing with the card or pass attached. A $10 processing fee will be deducted from all refunds.