With the Local Tallahassee Community!

Discover why people love living in Tallahassee

Whether you’re new to town or just looking for a new way to get involved in the local community we’ve got you covered!

 This city’s got perks you won’t want to miss.  These groups will give you the opportunity to meet your neighbors or dive into new hobbies. There’s not just people to meet, there’s also plenty of things to do in town! From street fairs to local gigs, getting involved means you’re not just a spectator; you’re shaping the city’s story. You’ll be high-fiving friends at the farmer’s market, cheering on local teams, and maybe even joining a quirky club you never knew existed.

Tallahassee’s more than a place to live – it’s where you truly live it up!

Arts, Music and Culture

The Council on Culture & Arts (COCA): COCA’s mission is to serve and support the community by promoting and advocating for arts and culture in Florida’s capital region. 

Fitness Groups

Fitness is more fun with friends! Connect with one of the many Tallahassee fitness groups to try a new workout routine, keep you on track to your fitness goals, or meet new people with similar interests.

Black Girls Run! Tallahassee: In 2009, Black Girls RUN! was created in an effort to tackle the growing obesity epidemic in the African-American community and provide encouragement and resources to both new and veteran runners. The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to encourage African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority.

F3:
The Mission of F3 is to plant, grow and serve small workout groups for men for the invigoration of male community leadership. There are several groups that meet weekly in Tallahassee, and it’s free!

Gulf Winds Track Club: This club encourages health and fitness, especially through participation in jogging and running, whether for competition, physical fitness, or pleasure. They exchange information about health, fitness, and running to encourage individuals to pursue opportunities to participate and compete in races and other fitness activities and to provide organized events in which interested individuals may participate

Gulf Winds Triathletes: Their goal is for all athletes, regardless of age, gender, or experience, to feel supported in the journey towards achieving their multi-sport goals. 

Move Tallahassee: A group of walkers who meet 2 – 3 times a month for planned walks. They encourage walkers of all levels and have a turnout of between 50-200 walkers a meet-up!

Tallahassee Ultimate League: Tallahassee Ultimate League is dedicated to the growth and promotion of the sport of Ultimate Frisbee in Tallahassee and the surrounding areas. 

Foodies

Tallahassee Foodies: A membership-based organization sharing blog articles, holiday directories, restaurant directory, events calendar, newsletter and more to local foodies! 

Professional Associations

Find business and professional support through one of these local Tallahassee professional associations!

Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce: The Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce seeks to strengthen and infuse the local economic and entrepreneurial ecosystems by providing the support needed to empower, stimulate, grow and sustain business enterprises owned and operated by women and minorities. The BBMC works to fill the gaps in opportunities for these targeted groups by providing a comprehensive menu of programs and services.

Capital City Chamber of Commerce: Your local resource organization for business development, community outreach, partnerships and advocacy in the community.

NAT20 (Nerds Around Tallahassee): This is a networking group that focuses on people who self-identify as nerds (techies, accountants and everyone in between is welcome)! They meet every couple of months for different social events around Tallahassee. 

Tallahassee Area Chamber: The Tallahassee Chamber is an extension of your business, focusing on the issues that ensure a pro-job climate, regional industry advancement, and prosperity for all. 

Seniors (55+)

If you’re over 55 and looking to connect with seniors in the area check out one these local Tallahassee groups!

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: This is a scholarly and exciting program of classes targeted to mature adults who want to learn in a stress-free environment where there are no tests and no required homework: It’s learning for the fun of learning! No college required!

Tallahassee Senior Center: Join in on the fun! The Tallahassee Senior Center offers a variety of learning opportunities, health and fitness classes, activities and games for active adults of all ages. 

Sports & Outdoors

Whether you’re looking for adult or children’s sports leagues, open courts for casual matches, or the best parks in the area, Tallahassee has you covered.

City of Tallahassee Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs Department: Adult and youth sports leagues are available year-round at local parks and courts. Learn more and sign up or volunteer online!

Tallahassee Disc Golf Association (TDGA): The Tallahassee Disc Golf Association (TDGA), Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in May, 2011 to promote and expand the sport of disc golf within the City of Tallahassee and surrounding areas. 

Tallahassee Pickleball Association: There are hundreds of Pickleball players in Florida’s Big Bend area. Tallahassee Pickleball Association, Inc. has been formed to bring these players together in one organization that can work with the government and the business community to provide much-needed improvements and access to Pickleball courts and services.

Tallahassee Tennis Association: The purpose of the Tallahassee Tennis Association (TTA) is to organize, promote and grow the sport of tennis at all ability levels and for all populations in the greater Tallahassee area. 

Women's Groups

Tallahassee has plenty of options for women looking to get involved in the local community and connect with other women. If you’re searching for a way to connect with other moms, support local charities, volunteer, or just meet other women in a casual setting check out these popular Tallahassee groups!

Junior League of Tallahassee: The Junior League of Tallahassee is creating real change in the Big Bend by advancing social activism-focused projects that directly benefit our local community! They make a positive impact through effective action and leadership.

Tally Moms Stay Connected: Tally Moms Stay Connected is a Facebook page for Tallahassee and local area moms, expectant moms, aunts, and grandmothers to share advice, information, encouragement, and support.

The Woman’s Club of Tallahassee: The GFWC Woman’s Club of Tallahassee is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, an international women’s organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.

Women Wednesdays: This organization is a community for women to collaborate, be visible, and share knowledge to foster each other’s success.

100 Women Who Care: If your time is limited and you want 100% of your donation to stay in Tallahassee keep reading! Through this group, you’ll learn about and have the opportunity to share information about local non-profits and be part of a powerful new group of women making an immediate, direct, positive impact in Tallahassee.