Sports & Recreation

When it comes to sports in the Pensacola Bay Area, there's always something to cheer about. A full calendar of amateur competitions and professional sporting events keeps the heart pumping year-round. Whether it is just for fun or for serious competition, you can do more than watch by taking part in events such as the Double Bridge Run, Pensacola Marathon, Santa Rosa Triathlon, fishing tournaments and a variety of golf tournaments.

With bays, rivers and the Gulf of Mexico, water sports abound. Take the plunge by diving a local reef or exploring Florida's paddling trail. Or, try your hand at sailing with a private lesson.