400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo, FL 33770
Features: Baseball/softball fields, Basketball courts, City parks, Classes offered, Kid-friendly, Picnic shelters, Playground, Public restrooms, Showers, Skatepark, Sprayground, Swimming area, Tennis courts
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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.