North Shore Park St Petersburg

By Published On: September 15th, 2021

North Shore Park St Petersburg

Published on 09/15/21: Who knows North Shore Park? If you enjoy Downtown St Pete and are looking for the nearest park with an abundance of amenities, check out North Shore! In fact, this park offers potentially more amenities of any we’ve found thus far in Pinellas.


North Shore Park offers 6 beach volleyball courts, 4 tennis courts, and lighted softball field, all of which are available for rental! Rates are pictured. You can also take your chance with first come first serve, for no fee. Renting simply gives you confirmation for a certain day/time. You also have the North Shore Aquatic Complex, which is where Joe Finke coaches. Yes, the father of Bobby Finke who won the Olympic Gold a couple months ago! The pool is open to the public, rates and hours are pictured. This area includes a kids play pool which is now open again (their website will be updated soon).

While there’s plenty of sand nearby for kids to play (a “beach” of sorts), Colt’s focus is typically the playground. North Shore offers the usual slides and equipment, though he gets a kick out of the rock wall and other climbing opportunities provided. Seems the designer had a love for going vertical! There’s also an abundance of trees nearby for shade while playing, keeping our family dermatologists happy. Shout out to Dr. J.P. Galliani and Dr. Naomi Johansen at St. Petersburg Dermatology!

Finally, there’s a nice ‘Large and Small Dog Park’. Note it’s closed during these scheduled maintenance windows: Tuesday, 7:00 – 9:00am & Friday 1:00 – 3:00pm

North Shore Park is Waterfront

North Shore Park is waterfront and only a five minute scenic walk to the Vinoy and all that Beach Drive has to offer. If you take this stroll, you’ll often see dolphin as well as manatee in the Vinoy Basin. The wide sidewalks provide the most common route to downtown, where bikers, walkers, joggers and skaters often intermingle in the Florida sunshine with the skyline and Tampa Bay as the backdrop. However for the most scenic route, the seawall can be used, using discretion if you have kids.

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Address: 901 North Shore Dr. NE, St Pete

Phone: (727) 893-7298

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Written by : St Petersburg Realtor, Mike Braswell

Mike Braswell is a Tampa Bay Realtor, serving St Petersburg, Clearwater, all nearby beaches and more. Mike started LovingStPete in October of 2020 after a difficult year took its toll on local businesses. After being cooped up for portions of 2020 (lockdown) Mike and his son decided to get out and explore, helping spread the good word about the local area he loves so much. Often even doing gift card giveaways to support local. LovingStPete is now followed by over 48 thousand people on social media! The majority of posts are informative on fun parks, activities, day trips, great restaurants, and in general provide a comprehensive tour of the area!

Soon after receiving his bachelors in Management Information Systems, Mike developed and then operated a vacation rental advertising business for 10+ years as CEO/Owner. The business was eventually acquired by VRBO. Mike has earned the trust of many large clients over the years. Such as NFL, Wynn Resorts, Blue Cross Blue Shield, VISA, Genuine Parts Company (NAPA Auto Parts), AT&T, and other Fortune 500 companies.

When not spending time with his beautiful wife and energetic son, Mike enjoys boating and is also an avid tennis player. An interesting fact about Mike is that he grew up on an avocado farm with over 15 varieties, some of which you can find in our local Publix/Winn Dixie as his dad still farms the same farm at 87 years old!

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