Senior’s Outdoor Active Recreation (S.O.A.R)

Two senior adults hiking in a park

Join us for our senior's outdoor active recreation (S.O.A.R.) program, where our staff take you off the beaten path for guided hikes and other outdoor activities.

These exciting adventure's are designed for active, older adults to enjoy fun-filled days while visiting sites around Florida.

Dates and locations

Click on the park name to see the dates and locations for the programs. Register by contacting the park where the event is taking place.

  1. Brandon Park- (813) 635-8179
    • March 25 - Lithia Springs
    • April 22 -Carrollwood Village Park
    Brandon Park Info
  2. Gardenville Park - (813) 672-1120
    • March 17 - Lithia Springs
    • April 21 -Carrollwood Village Park
    Gardenville Park Info
  3. Jackson Springs Park - (813) 554-5004
    • March 5 -Tampa Bay Watch - St. Pete Pier ($5*)
    • April 2 -SOAR Picnic - Picnic Island Park

    *Optional admission fee if you choose to tour the main attraction

    Jackson Springs Park Info
  4. Northdale Park - (813) 264-8956
    • March 24 -Spree Hike - Alderman’s Ford Park
    • April 14 -Sugar Sand Festival ($10*)

    *Optional admission fee if you choose to tour the main attraction

    Northdale Park Info
  5. Roy Haynes Park - (813) 903-3480
    • March 25 -Spree Hike - Branchton Pk/Eureka Springs
    • April 15 -Tampa Bay Watch - St. Pete Pier ($5*)

    *Optional admission fee if you choose to tour the main attraction

    Roy Haynes Park Info
  6. Ruskin Park - (813) 672-7881
    • March 19 - Aldermans Ford Park
    • April 16 -Carrollwood Village Park
    Ruskin Park Info
  7. Westchase Park - (813) 964-2948
    • March 26 -Caladesi Island ($14)
    • April 16 -Florida Aquarium ($21)
    Westchase Park Info

Things to know

  • All trips include FREE transportation from these recreation centers
  • Bring the following:
    • picnic lunch
    • hat
    • bug spray
    • comfortable shoes
    • water