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Posted on: February 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City of Destin Parks and Recreation Department Programs and Events

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SPRING BREAK CAMP: The Destin Community Center will offer a “Spring into Fun” Camp during Spring Break from Monday, March 21st through Friday, March 25th, 2022. Camp registration is open to residents of Okaloosa County between the ages of 5 – 12. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Cost is $100 for Destin residents and $125 for non-Destin residents within Okaloosa County. Camp begins at 9:00 am and will end at 5:00 pm. There will be water days, park days (weather permitting), recreation games, crafts, and different activities planned throughout the week. For more information, please call the Destin Community Center at 850-654-5184 or email:

HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW: The City of Destin’s 16th Annual Holiday Craft Show will be held at the Destin Community Center on Friday, November 18th from 9:30 am until 4 pm and Saturday, November 19th from 9 am until 3 pm. There will be hand-crafted jewelry, wreaths, books, concessions, and much more from over 60 vendors. Vendor booths are available for $45 for Destin residents and $55 for non-residents. This includes an 8ft x 10ft space, one 6ft table, and two chairs (+$10 for a corner booth or an extra table). Register early, as spaces are limited. Admission and parking to the public is free.  Please call the Community Center at 850-654-5184 for any additional information.

COED SOFTBALL: Beginning March 9th, 2022, the City of Destin will host Coed Recreation Softball Leagues on Wednesday nights. The last day to register a team is March 2nd. Space is limited to the first 16 teams. The team fee is $275 and must be paid before the team is placed on the schedule. Individual fees are $40, with a $20 discount offered to Destin residents (proof of residency required). There will be a $10 discount to players who sign up for the men’s league. Individual fees must be paid before a player is eligible to play and all players must be at least 17 to participate. For more information, please call 850-654-5184 or email 

GENTLE YOGA: A Gentle Yoga class will be held at the community center on Thursdays, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. This class is recommended for beginners as well as active older adults. Please bring a mat and towel.  

CHAIR YOGA: Classes at the Destin Community Center will be on Monday’s and Thursday’s, 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Chair Yoga consists of performing traditional yoga poses from a chair for lower impact. The cost is $5 per class and is open to everyone.  

LINE DANCING: Line dancing class will be held at the Destin Community Center on Thursday’s. Beginner lessons are from 12:30 - 1:15 pm, open dance is 1:15 to 1:45 pm, and intermediate lessons are from 1:45 - 2:30 pm. The class is $6 per session.  

CARDIO, SHAPE, AND STRETCH: Classes are on Monday’s from 8:30 to 9:30 am. This class features hi-low aerobics, strength & balance using body weight, core, & final stretch. The cost is $4 per class and open to all ages and fitness levels.  

TABLE TENNIS: Table Tennis at the Destin Community Center is available for spirited competition on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm. The fee is $3 per session for non-residents and $2 for Destin residents.  

ZUMBA GOLD: Classes are every Monday and Thursday from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. This is a low impact class using Latin music for fitness/dance. Fee is $6 per session.  

PICKLEBALL: Play Pickleball at Destin Community Center! Sessions are Monday’s from 12:30 until 3:30 pm & Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 10:30 am until 1:30 pm. The fee is $3 per session. Space is limited so please call the Destin Community Center to register for a time slot. Racquets and balls are available; just bring your gym shoes.

SHAPE AND SCULPT: Classes are Wednesday’s from 8:30 to 9:30 am. This light-weight workout is set to fun mu sic with a focus on strengthening your muscles, balance, and core. The cost is $4 per class and open to all ages and fitness levels.


DESTIN SENIOR MEMBERSHIP: Join the Destin Seniors Membership to enjoy multiple festivities including the senior lunch bunch, potluck, casino trips, bingo, chair exercise, knitting, scrabble, and Mexican dominoes. Members must be a Destin resident to join.  

DESTIN SENIOR CHAIR EXERCISE 50+ YEARS: Destin Senior Chair Exercise classes are offered at Buck Destin Park, 724 Legion Drive, on Monday and Wednesday morning’s from 10:00 am - 10:45 am for Destin residents. The chair exercise consists of performing light exercises to help improve balance, flexibility, strength, and circulation. The class is free for Destin residents. 

DESTIN SENIOR WALKING CLUB: Join the Destin Senior Members for a walk around the Destin Community Center’s gymnasium on Monday - Friday from 8 am – 9 am. All the miles that you walk will be added to our “team map” as we travel from one region to the next. The team’s miles are reported on the 4th Friday of each month at the Destin Senior Membership’s Potluck.  

SENIOR DROP-IN HOURS: The Destin Senior Center is located at Buck Destin Park, 724 Legion Drive. Senior drop-in hours are every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Seniors (50 years and older) meet to enjoy each other’s company, participate in games such as Mexican Train Dominoes, Scrabble, Poker, and more. 

Please call the Destin Community Center for more information call 850-654-5184.

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