Deuter Packs Takeover

Through March 31st

Looking for a backpack before hitting the trail? Spending a summer traveling abroad? Need a child carrier for the theme parks? Visit Bill Jackson’s as we showcase the different products from Deuter. Feel the comfort that comes from using a properly fitted pack. Throughout March, customers who purchase a Deuter pack of 30 liters or […]

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Shark Dive

April 7th

In a collaborative effort, Bill Jackson’s and the Florida Aquarium are offering divers the opportunity to swim among sharks, giant sea turtles, barracuda, moray eels and goliath grouper during the Diving with Sharks Experience on April 7. This shark dive event also includes parking, a $10 lunch voucher, admission to the aquarium, a T-shirt, a […]

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Tampa Bay Sea Kayakers

March 12th, April 9th, May 14th, June 11th

Join the Tampa Bay Sea Kayakers: TBSK holds its monthly meeting, which features information on kayaking and related topics by speakers from across the area, from 7 – 8:30 pm, generally on the second Monday of the month.

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Suncoast Research & Recovery Club

March 26th, April 23rd, May 28th, June 25th

“Dedicated to Preserving Florida’s History” The Suncoast Research and Recovery Club: SRARC meets the fourth Monday of almost every month at 7 pm for those interested in or finding out about the hobby of metal detecting.

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St. Anthony’s Triathlon Kayak Support

April 29th

Volunteer kayakers are needed to support triathletes during the swim portion of the annual St. Anthony’s Triathlon near the pier in downtown St. Petersburg. Show your support of these athletes, neighbors and visitors, and show your community spirit. Call the shop at 727-576-4169 to sign up. Meet at the Coffee Pot Park Boat Ramp at 5:15 […]

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The Adventurous Woman

March 21st, April 18th, May 16th, June 20th

The Adventurous Woman is the only Tampa Bay-area club just for ladies who love outdoor adventure. Fishing, camping, kayaking, hiking and more for women of all skill levels. We encourage you to attend a meeting to meet the members and see what we are about. We meet the third Wednesday of every month at Bill […]

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Snorkel Camp

June 18th-22nd and July 22nd-27th

Beat the summer heat at Bill Jackson’s Snorkel Camp. During this NAUI-inspired camp, you’ll learn about the equipment and how to care for it, the buddy system, water entry and exit, surface dives, proper fin kicks, how to clear your mask, equalizing and bouyancy skills. Who: Open to kids ages 6 to 12 who know how to swim. Class size limited to […]

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Intro to Backpacking Clinic


Before you head into the woods, get yourself oriented at Bill Jackson’s FREE Introduction to Backpacking clinic. This 2 1/2-hour informational talk starts at 10 am and will cover gear options, techniques for hanging food, hygiene tips and much more. So if you don’t know how to properly pack your backpack, you will after this […]

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Ocean Reef Full Facemask Demo

April 21st

Come experience the future of scuba diving at the Ocean Reef Full Facemask Demo on April 21 at the Bill Jackson Shop for Adventure. We’re offering three sessions for this FREE event, but space is limited (four spots in each time slot), so call the Dive Shop at 727-576-4169 to reserve your spot to learn […]

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Bay Area Canoe and Kayak Fishing Club

March 20th, April 17th, May 15th, June 19th

Bay Area Canoe & Kayak Fishing Club invites you to join them as they meet to exchange information about kayak and canoe fishing in the Bay Area. Meetings start at 6:30 pm on the third Tuesday of every month. For more information, Click Here!

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