CITY OF DESTIN PROGRAMS/EVENTS
BIG TRUCK DAY: The annual Big Truck Day will be held in the Destin Community Center parking lot from 9:00-11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 3, 2018. The event welcomes children of all ages to come and see the unique trucks we have working in our community. There is no charge for the event. For more information, please call (850) 654-5184 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
REDBIRD ART CAMP: The Redbird Art Experience invites children 5 and older to come and express their creative side & imagination! Using a variety of recycle materials, their Art will be one of a kind and enjoyed for its beauty & originality. The camp will be Friday, July 27, 2018, from 1:30-3:00pm. The fee is $25 for non-Destin residents and $20 for Destin residents. Space is limited. Please register in person at the Destin Community Center Monday-Friday.
PEWEE CHEER CAMP: A Cheerleading camp will be held at the Destin Community Center on Wednesday and Thursday, June 27 and 28, 2018 (1:00-3:00 pm). Each participant will improve their coordination, enthusiasm, positive attitude, team spirit, and self-confidence with this fun filled camp. This camp is open to children ages 5-9 and costs $20 for Destin residents and $30 for non-Destin residents. For more information please call 850-654-5184.
BASEBALL CAMP: The City of Destin will hold a Baseball Camp, at Threadgill Park (711 Hickory Street), for children ages 7-14. Camp will be held on Tuesday, July 31st through Thursday August 2nd, from 1-2:30pm for children ages 7-8 and 2:30-4pm for children ages 9-10. Children will learn the fundamentals of baseball like hitting, fielding, and throwing. The fee for this camp is $20 for Destin residents and $25 for non-residents. Please call 850-654-5184 for more information.
KIDS ½ DAY SUMMER CAMP: A Summer Day Camp will be offered at the Destin Community Center from 9:00am-12:00pm Monday through Friday, with a lunch program from 12:00 – 1:00pm. The camp is for ages 5-12 years old and costs $65 per week for Non-Destin resident and $50 per week for Destin resident (lunch is $15/non-resident & $10/resident). Pre-registration is required! Each day will be a morning full of fun activities including games, crafts, swim days (towel and swimsuit required), structured playtime, and snacks. The camp runs every week from June 4 – August 3, with no camp the week of July 2 – 6. Please call 654-5184 for more information.
SOFTBALL CAMP: The City of Destin will hold a Softball Camp, at Threadgill Park (711 Hickory Street), for children ages 7-14. Camp will be held on Tuesday, June 26th and Thursday, June 28th, from1-3pm. Children will learn the fundamentals of softball like hitting, fielding, and throwing. The fee for this camp is $25 for Destin residents and $35 for non-residents. Please call 850-654-5184 for more information.
BABYSITTING SAFETY: A babysitting safety course will be taught by the Destin Fire Control District at the Destin Community Center this summer. This course is offered on June 7th 1-3pm and July 9th 1-3pm to children ages 11-15. The cost is $50 for non-residents and $45 for Destin residents. Students will be certified in CPR and First Aid by the American Heart Association. For more information please call: 850-654-5184.
KID’S NIGHT OUT: The Destin Community Center will be hosting two Kids’ Night Out events for ages 5-12. The first will be held Friday, June 1, 2018 from 6:00-9:00pm and the second will be Friday, July 20, 2018 from 6:00-9:00pm. Kids will have a night full of games, crafts, food, and lots of fun. The cost is $35 for non- Destin residents and $25 for Destin residents. Please pre-register to secure a spot! For more information call 850-654-5184.
TENNIS CAMP: A Tennis Camp will be held at Buck Destin Park (724 Legion Drive) for ages 5-15 on Tuesday, June 5th and Thursday June 7th. Children ages 5-8 will have camp from 9-10:30am while children ages 9-15 will have camp from 10:30am-12pm. Tennis pro, Pat Markey, will teach students the basics of tennis such as serving, hitting backhands, forehands and volleys. The fee for this camp is $25 for Non-Destin residents and $20 Destin residents. Please call 850-654-5184 for more information.
VOLLEYBALL CAMP: A Volleyball Camp will be held at the Destin Community Center on Monday, June 18th and Wednesday, June 20th. Camp is for ages 9-14 years old and will be held from 1:00-3:00pm. Fee: TBA. Students will learn ball control, spiking, setting, passing and serving. Space is limited so please register at the Destin Community Center. For additional information call 850-654-5184.
GARDENING CAMP: A Gardening camp for ages 5-12 will be held at the Destin Community Center Tuesday-Thursday, June 19th through the 21st, from 1:00p.m.-2:00pm. Participants will plant for themselves and areas around the Community Center. The fee is $30 for Non Destin-residents and $20 for Destin residents. Pre-register to reserve a spot! For more information, please call (850) 654-5184.
GOLF CAMP: A Golf Camp will be hosted by the City of Destin for ages 7-15 years on Tuesday, June 26th, from 10am-12pm & Thursday, June 28th from 10am-1pm. Participants will learn the basics of golf such as driving, putting and chipping on Monday. The fees are $40 for Destin residents and $50 for non-Destin residents. Space is limited so please register at Destin Community Center. For more information call 850-654-5184.
BASKETBALL CAMP: A Basketball Skills Camp will be held at the Destin Community Center on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, June 4th, 6th, & 8th for ages 5-8 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and ages 9-14 from 2:15-3:30pm. The fee is $45 for non-residents and $30 for Destin residents. Each participant will learn the basketball fundamentals of passing, shooting, dribbling and sportsmanship. Please wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothes. Space is limited so please register at Destin Community Center. For additional information please call 850-654-5184.
DANCE CAMP: A Dance Camp by instructor Michael “Turboh” Burton will be held at the Destin Community Center, Monday through Friday, July 16th through the 20th. Camp for ages 6-11 will be from 1:00-2:00pm and camp for ages 12 and up will be from 2:00- 3:00pm. The fee is $35 for non-Destin residents and $30 for Destin residents. The kids will learn various hip-hop styles including popping, breaking, locking. Please call 850-654-5184 for more information.
DODGEBALL CAMP: A Dodge Ball Camp will be held at the Destin Community Center for ages 8-14 years. Camp will be Tuesday & Thursday, July 24th & 26th from 1:00-3:00pm. Participants will learn the official rules of the National Amateur Dodge Ball Association, several different dodge ball games, sportsmanship, skill drills, special techniques and strategies of dodge ball. Fee is $30 for Non Destin-residents and $20 for Destin resident. Space is limited so please register at Destin Community Center. For additional information, please call (850) 654-5184.
COOKING & SERVING: A Cooking and Serving Class will be held at the Destin Community Center for ages 8-15 years. Two separate camps will be available. The first will be June 12th through the 14th, from 12:00-3:00pm. The second camp will be July 10th through the 12th from 12:00- 3:00pm. The fee for each 3-day class is $60 for non-Destin residents and $50 for Destin residents. Participants will plan a luncheon, make invitations, discuss manners and etiquette, cook, serve, clean up and write thank you notes for those who helped. Each student will invite one adult guest for the luncheon. Space is limited so please register at Destin Community Center. For additional information, please call: 850-654-5184.
YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL: Youth Tackle Football registration will begin May 1and will go thru July 31, 2018. Registration is for ages 5-12 (age as of August 1, 2018) and a birth certificate is required upon registration. The fee is $65 for residents and $95 for non-residents. Registration can be completed online at www.cityofdestin.com or in person at the Destin Community Center Monday-Friday. Space is limited. If interested in coaching, please call (850) 650-1241 or email email@example.com.
ADULT DODGE BALL: Beginning Friday, May 11, the Destin Community Center will host adult only dodgeball on Friday nights from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Participants must be 17 or older and the fee will be $3 for non-residents and $2 for Destin residents. For additional information, please call 850-654-5184.
DODGE BALL: Beginning Thursday, March 8, the Destin Community Center will host open Dodgeball on Thursday nights 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, allowing children ages 8 to 14 to participate in a night filled with friends, fun and dodgeball! Fee is $3/session non-residents and $2/session Destin residents. A waiver will be required for your child. For additional information, please call 850-654-5184.
TABLE TENNIS: Table Tennis at the Destin Community Center is available for spirited competition on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 9am-12pm. Paddles and balls are provided. Fee: $3 for non-residents or $2 for Destin (year-round) residents. For more information call 850-654-5184.
GAME ROOM: The game room at the Destin Community Center is open to children age 10 and older. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. The game room has a pool table, air hockey and foosball. The game room is open Monday through Thursday (8:00am-9:00pm) and Friday (8:00am-6:00pm). For more information call 850-654-5184.
CAPOEIRA: Capoeira classes are offered at the Destin Community Center on Thursdays: 7:00pm for children and adults of all ages. Capoeira is a Brazilian Martial Art that combines the elements dance, acrobatics and music. Please call 850-654-5184 for more information.
DESTIN SENIOR MEMBERSHIP : Join the Destin Seniors Membership to enjoy multiple festivities including the senior lunch bunch, pot luck, casino trips, cruises, bingo, chair exercise, knitting, scrabble, and Mexican dominoes. Members must be a Destin Resident to join. For more information about becoming a member of the Destin Seniors, please call the Destin Community Center 850-654-5184.
SENIOR KNITTING: Senior knitting sessions and lessons for beginners and all skill levels are held at the Destin Senior Center (at Buck Destin Park, 724 Legion Drive) every Wednesday, 1:00pm – 2:30pm. No registration required, just drop in. For more information call 850-654-5184.
DESTIN SENIOR CHAIR EXERCISE 50+ YEARS: Destin Senior Chair Exercise classes are offered at the Buck Destin Park Monday and Wednesday mornings 10:00am – 10:45am 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. For more information call 850-654-5184.
DESTIN SENIOR WALKING CLUB: Join the Destin Senior Members for a walk around the Destin Community Center’s gymnasium on Monday-Friday from 8AM-9AM. All of 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. For more information call the Destin Community Center 850-654-5184.
DESTIN SENIOR BOOK CLUB: The Destin Senior Members meet for their monthly Book Club Meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Destin Library at 10AM to review the chosen book of the month. The Destin Library is located at 150 Sibert Avenue, Destin, FL 32541. For more information call the Destin Community Center 850-654-5184.
SENIOR DROP-IN HOURS: The Destin Senior Center located at Buck Destin Park, 724 Legion Drive, offers senior drop-in hours every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm Seniors (50 years and older) meet to enjoy each other’s company, participate in games such as Mexican Train Dominoes, Scrabble, Poker, etc. For more information call 850-654-5184.