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Posted on: July 2, 2020

City of Destin Parks and Recreation Department Programs and Events

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PROGRAMS

  • **NEW** PICKLEBALL: Play Pickleball at Destin Community Center! The fee is $3 per session. Racquets and balls are available, just bring your gym shoes! Session times vary, so call for available days and times 850-654-5184.
  • HALF DAY SUMMER ...
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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Harbor CRA Advisory Committee to Utilize Communication Media Technology for July 8th Meeting

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Destin, FL. – On Monday, April 20th, 2020, the Destin City Council unanimously approved Resolution 20-08 – which provides for Uniform Rules When Using Communications Media Technology. The Harbor CRA Advisory Committee will mee...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 29, 2020

City of Destin Council to Utilize Media Technology for July 6th Council Meeting

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Destin, FL. – On Monday, April 20th, 2020, the Destin City Council unanimously approved Resolution 20-08 – which provides for Uniform Rules When Using Communications Media Technology. The next regular city council meeting will...

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City of Destin
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Happy 4th of July

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City facilities will be closed on July 3rd, 2020. Have a safe and Happy 4th of July.

City of Destin
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Coed Recreation Fall Softball League

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Destin, FL. – The City of Destin will host Coed Recreation Softball Leagues. Starting Wednesday nights, on August 12th, 2020. A mandatory team captains’ meeting will be held on Thursday, July 16th, at 6:00 p.m. at Destin Community Cent...

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City of Destin
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Men’s Recreation Fall Softball League

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Destin, FL. – The City of Destin will host two Men’s Recreation Softball Leagues. Upper Division league will play on Tuesday nights, starting on August 11th, 2020. Lower Division league will play on Thursday nights, starting on August ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Youth Fall Soccer

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Destin, Fla. Youth Fall Soccer registration is June 29 - July 24, 2020 for ages 3-15 (age as of August 1, 2020). The fee is $25 for residents and $40 for non-residents. All games are held on Friday nights at the Morgan Sports Center. ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Destin Library Presents Renowned Storyteller Donna Washington

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Destin, FL. – As part of the Destin Library’s Summer Reading Program – Imagine Your Story! – National Storytelling Festival performer, Donna Washington, will be here “virtually” for one week only...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Seawall Replacement to Begin at Clement Taylor Park

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On June 24, 2020, crews will be working at Clement Taylor to replace the seawall. Most of the park and portions of the parking lot will be closed for the public’s safety due to the large construction equipment that will be utilized to repair the...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 12, 2020

City of Destin Parks and Recreation Department Programs and Events

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PROGRAMS

  • HALF DAY SUMMER CAMP: A summer day camp will be offered at the Destin Community Center from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with a lunch program from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. The camp is for ages 5 - 12 years of age and costs $65 p...
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Posted on: June 11, 2020

34th Annual City of Destin Independence Day Fireworks Show

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Destin, Fla. –The City of Destin will host the 34th Annual Independence Day Fireworks Show on Saturday, July 4th, 2020. The fireworks show will begin promptly at 9 p.m. and can be seen over the Destin Harbor, East Pass. Spectators may tune in to...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 10, 2020

New Adult Summer Reading Program at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Summer reading isn’t just for kids anymore! We are excited to invite library patrons ages 18 and up to participate in our first ever Adult Summer Reading Challenge using our new Beanstack reading tracker. Create your FREE...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Destin Library Presents Page Turner Virtual Adventures

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Destin, FL. – The Destin Library’s 2020 Summer Reading Program (Imagine Your Story!) is excited to present a wonderfully unique virtual experience starting June 1. The Page Turner Adventures team of zany and fun Page Turner and Kenny w...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Youth Fall Soccer

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Destin, Fla. – Youth Fall Soccer registration is June 29th - July 24th, 2020 for ages 3-15 (age as of September 1st, 2020). The fee is $25 for residents and $40 for non-residents. All games are held on Friday nights at Morgan Sports Center. Regi...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Destin City Council Approves Free Resident Beach Parking Pass Program

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Destin, FL. – Beginning June 8, 2020, residents who reside full-time within the incorporated area of Destin are now eligible to receive up to two free beach parking passes (per household) for use in paid parking areas along Scenic Highway 98 in ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 21, 2020

2020 Summer Reading Program Presents Virtual Performers

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 Destin, FL. – As part of the Destin Library’s 2020 Imagine Your Story! Summer Reading Program, we are excited to offer access to great programs virtually from the library’s web page. Visit cityofdestin.com/library a...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Beanstack Reading Tracker App Now Available

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Destin, FL. – Beginning Thursday, May 21, the Destin Library’s Beanstack reading tracker app will go live! Patrons can either download the app to their mobile phones and tablets or access the web version at cityofdestin.beanstack.org t...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

City of Destin 2020 Hurricane Information Guide is Now Available

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Destin, Fla. – Hurricane season begins June 1st and ends November 30th. The 2020 City of Destin Hurricane Guide is now available on the City of Destin website and City of Destin Government Facebook page. This guide is designed to provide valuabl...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Henderson Beach State Park and Joe's Bayou Annual Pass Requests Available Online

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 Destin, Fla. – The City of Destin is now asking residents to submit their Henderson Beach State Park annual pass requests online. Rebate requests are also available through online submission. Joe’s Bayou Boat launch passes fo...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Free Notary Services Now Available at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – The Destin Library now has a full-time, certified notary on staff. Kitti Capps will be available to provide notary services Monday through Friday during normal library hours. There is no charge for this service and appointments are...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Short Term Rental Application, Review Process, and Fee Schedule Available Online

Destin, Fla. – On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Destin City Council approved an amendment to the short-term rental ordinance that limits the number of overnight occupants of each short-term rental home in the city to two people per bedroom, plus an addit...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 13, 2019

New Fax and Printing Services at the Destin Library

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Destin, Fla. – In response to numerous requests, the Destin Library now offers faxing and wireless printing services at their circulation desk. These services are available to everyone, no library card required. Fax costs are $1.00 a page for a ...

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