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Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center

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Categories: Community center, Education center, Sports center, Swimming pool

Features: Baseball/softball fields, Basketball courts, City parks, Classes offered, Kid-friendly, Picnic shelters, Playground, Public restrooms, Showers, Skatepark, Sprayground, Swimming area, Tennis courts

Parking: Lot

More in this neighborhood: Largo

Highland Recreation Complex in Largo offers programs, classes and special events for nearly every recreational interest. It features both indoor and outdoor facilities, a gym, a newly constructed skatepark and is home to to the tallest municipal water slide in Pinellas County at the Highland Family Aquatics Center. Amenities include: outdoor and indoor basketball courts, a fitness center, program rooms, picnic tables, a playground, softball fields, tennis courts and trails. The complex is open Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. to 12.p.m.

The Highland Family Aquatic Center is a family friendly mini-waterpark for all ages. In addition to a pool, amenities include a 214-foot corkscrew water slide, a three-story speed slide, a zero-depth sprayground with play structure and water sprays, and a double slide suitable for all ages. Water basketball and volleyball is available. The center offers swimming and exercise classes. Contact the aquatic center at (727) 518-3018.

The aquatic center can be rented for private parties and birthdays. Food is available at Splashes Snack Bar (food and drinks are not allowed in except during parties with rental contracts). There are umbrellas and shade structures.

The water zones are open daily from June 14 to Aug. 20, Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with three half-hour closings; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. It is open weekends only from May 15 to June 13 and Aug. 21 to Oct. 10 (Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Sundays, 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.) Admission is $5 per day with Largo resident recreation card, $6 with non-resident card, $8 guest. Children 2 and under are free. There are family discounts. Anyone entering the pool area must pay a fee, even spectators.

Events at Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center

Back to School Expo
Saturday, August 6, 2016 11:00am

Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:00pm
Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:00pm
Thursday, August 11, 2016 7:00pm
Thursday, August 18, 2016 7:00pm

Core Flexion
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7:45pm
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:45pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:45pm
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:45pm
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:45pm

Fun Family 5K and Pool Party
Saturday, August 6, 2016 8:00am

Here We Glow
Friday, July 29, 2016 8:45pm

Itty Bitty Pool Party
Friday, August 5, 2016 8:30am

Itty Bitty Splashtime
Monday, July 25, 2016 9:35am
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:35am
Friday, July 29, 2016 9:35am
Monday, August 1, 2016 9:35am
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:35am
Friday, August 5, 2016 9:35am
Monday, August 8, 2016 9:35am
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 9:35am
Friday, August 12, 2016 9:35am
Monday, August 15, 2016 9:35am
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:35am

Mother-Son Messy Madness
Saturday, September 17, 2016 6:00pm
Senior Adult Pool Party
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:00am

Teen Tidalwave Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 8:00pm

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