The City of Pensacola Neighborhood Resources Department offers a wide variety of classes and programs throughout the year. Program times vary and are offered seven days a week. Programs are divided into four groups: Youth, Youth Camps, Adult, and Senior. Regardless of age we have something for you!
Winter Haven, Florida is a unique, Premier City. It has countless recreational, social and special events. The City recognizes the importance of a high quality of life to Winter Haven residents and visitors. The City strives to ensure outdoor activities for all ages and walks of life. Winter Haven has numerous nature parks, boat ramps, fishing docks and walking trails throughout the city.
The City of Haines City Parks Leisure Services Department's recreation programs are as diverse as its users. They encourage participants to challenge themselves, build confidence, connect with others, and develop new skills and hobbies that provide continued enjoyment.
Sitting on the northern shoreline of its namesake, Big Lagoon State Park's 655 upland acres separate the mainland from Perdido Key and the Gulf of Mexico. Natural communities, ranging from saltwater marshes to pine flatwoods, attract a wide variety of birds, especially during the spring and fall migrations, while the beaches, shallow bays, nature trails and open woodlands offer splendid opportunities for nature study. The park also beckons visitors to camp, swim, fish, boat, canoe and hike. Crabbing in the shallow waters of Big Lagoon is a popular activity as well.
The Key Biscayne Community Center has been a vital part of the community since it opened for use on October 30, 2004. The Community Center provides a central location for all residents, young and old, to participate in a wide variety of both active and passive activities in a two-story facility located adjacent to the Village Green. The Community Center includes a multipurpose gym, 25-meter pool, dance and aerobics studio, wellness/fitness center, computer lab, arts & crafts room, meeting rooms and underground parking.
YMCA Camp Wewa is a co-ed camp, located 15 miles north of Orlando in Apopka, Florida. Orlando and all of its attractions (Disney, Universal, Sea World, etc.) are all within a 30-minute drive. Daytona Beach (The World's Most Famous Beach) is just a short 60-minute drive away. Camp Wewa opened in 1950, providing fun, safe, and rewarding camp experiences to campers and staff on the same site.
The Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail is a 190-mile marked canoe and kayak trail that meanders through the coastal waters and inland tributaries of Lee County, Florida. The Paddling Trail allows modern paddlers to navigate ancient paths in Southwest Florida by kayak or canoe where Calusa Indians once traveled, past pristine islands and waters teeming with wildlife.
At Sandoway House Nature Center, we care about our community and the state of our environment. It is our mission to create the best experience for our visitors, our staff and our animals as a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting a nature center in a historic beachfront setting.
The Warren W. Willis Camp is the centerpiece of the Florida Conference of United Methodist Church’s camping ministry. Located in Fruitland Park it has a wide variety of outdoor activities for youth. The camp offers Summer Day Camps, Summer Residential Camps and Retreats. Willis Camp features four lodges, eight cabins and five wilderness cabins. Additonal amenities include a challenge course, nature tours, hiking, canoeing, volleyball, basketball,4-square and fishing.
The Hobe Sound Nature Center, Inc. is dedicated to environmental awareness and education. The Center is a cooperating association with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and located at the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. The center offers both on and off-site native wildlife presentations and field experiences to local natural areas.