City of Largo, Florida

City of Largo, Florida
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Highland Programs - Youth & Teen

Highland Programs - Youth & Teen

Recreation Membership and Registration Information

(R) = resident, with recreation card (NR) = non-resident with recreation card (Guest) = non-recreation card holder


Before & After School Care
K through 5th Grade

Offered to children at Ponce de Leon and Mildred Helms Elementary Schools. Registration begins Monday, August 4. For more information please call the number below.
Ponce de Leon: Contact Highland Complex Staff at 727-518-3016

Mildred Helms: Contact Southwest Complex Staff at 727-518-3125


 Artsy Explorations

 (Ages 7-12)

Have fun while exploring your creative side! Artists will
produce drawings, paintings, sculptures and more. A
$15 supply fee will be due the first day of class. Please

Instructor: Latonya Hicks

173132-B1 Feb 3-24 Tue 6:45-7:45p $28/$35
173132-C1 Mar 3-31 Tue 6:45-7:45p $35/$44
173132-D1 Apr 7-28 Tue 6:45-7:45p $28/$35



Bricks 4 Kidz - LEGO'S

Participants build animals, machines, buildings, vehicles
and other structures out of Lego Bricks, using one-of-akind
model plans designed by Bricks 4 Kidz. Each class
begins with an instructor led discussion related to the
model of the day, while introducing S.T.E.M (Science,
Technology, Engineering and Math). After model is built,
everyone enjoys a period of free-play. Preregistration is
required. No class March 17.

Instructor: Bricks4Kidz Katzman

173680-B1 Feb 3-24 Tue 5-6p $48/$60
173680-C1 Mar 3-31 Tue 5-6p $48/$60
173680-D1 Apr 7-28 Tue 5-6p $48/$60



 (Ages 4-10)

 Coed classes are designed to provide kids with an introductory approach to cheerleading in a fun, upbeat atmosphere. Participants will learn focus, synchronization and simple routines. A one time $10 fee for t-shirt and pom poms is due the first day of session. No class on Dec 23.

 Instructor: I9 Sports

(Ages 4-6)

173501-B1 Feb 3-24 Tue 5:15-6p $30/$38
173501-C1 Mar 3-31 Tue 5:15-6p $38/$48
173501-D1 Apr 7-28 Tue 5:15-6p $30/$38

(Ages 7-10)

173501-B2 Feb 3-24 Tue 6:15-7p $30/$38
173501-C2 Mar 3-31 Tue 6:15-7p $38/$48
173501-D2 Apr 7-28 Tue 6:15-7p $30/$38



 Comic Book & Cartooning, Beg/Int

 (Ages 7–12)

Learn the basics of comic book art and cartooning from award–winning illustrator and comic book artist, Peter Pachoumis. This class will focus on structure and pinup/cover art. Peter has worked on properties such as Batman, Star Trek, Star Wars, and many others. Additional $30 materials fee paid to instructor.

Instructor: Peter Pachoumis
173111-B1 Feb 7-28 Sat 12-1:30p $32/$40
173111-C1 Mar 7-28 Sat 12-1:30p $32/$40
173111-D1 Apr 4-25 Sat 12-1:30p $32/$40


Comic Book & Cartooning Int/Ad

 (Ages 13 to adult)

Learn more comic book, cartooning, cover design, storytelling, and pinup art. Award–winning illustrator and comic book artist, Peter Pachoumis’ intermediate/advanced class is the perfect place for you. Additional $30 materials fee paid to instructor.

Instructor: Peter Pachoumis
176112-B1 Feb 4-25 Wed 5-6:30p $32/$40
176112-C1 Mar 4-25 Wed 5-6:30p $32/$40
176112-D1 Apr 1-29 Wed 5-6:30p $40/$50




(4 & up)

Participants will gain coordination and confidence, while learning tumbling skills.

Instructor: Diane Whitcher

Beginners (Ages 4-6)
173502-B1 Feb 3-24 Tue 4-4:30p $24/$30
173502-C1 Mar 3-31 Tue 4-4:30p $30/$38
173502-D1 Apr 7-28 Tue 4-4:30p $24/$30

Intermediate (Ages 6 & Up)
173502-B2 Feb 3-24 Tue 4:30-5p $24/$30
173502-C2 Mar 3-31 Tue 4:30-5p $30/$38
173502-D2 Apr 7-28 Tue 4:30-5p $24/$30

Advance Beginners (Ages 6 & Up)
173502-B3 Feb 3-24 Tue 5-5:30p $24/$30
173502-C3 Mar 3-31 Tue 5-5:30p $30/$38
173502-D3 Apr 7-28 Tue 5-5:30p $24/$30

Advance Invite Only (Ages 6 & Up)
173502-B4 Feb 3-24 Tue 5:30-6:15p $26/$33
173502-C4 Mar 3-31 Tue 5:30-6:15p $32/$40
173502-D4 Apr 7-28 Tue 5:30-6:15p $26/$33

Intermediate (Ages 9 & Up)
173502-B5 Feb 3-24 Tue 6:15-6:45p $24/$30
173502-C5 Mar 3-31 Tue 6:15-6:45p $30/$38
173502-D5 Apr 7-28 Tue 6:15-6:45p $24/$30

Advance Beginners (Ages 7 & Up)
173502-B6 Feb 3-24 Tue 6:45-7:15p $24/$30
173502-C6 Mar 3-31 Tue 6:45-7:15p $30/$38
173502-D6 Apr 7-28 Tue 6:45-7:15p $24/$30

Beginners (Ages 5 & Up)
173502-B7 Feb 3-24 Tue 7:15-7:45p $24/$30
173502-C7 Mar 3-31 Tue 7:15-7:45p $30/$38
173502-D7 Apr 7-28 Tue 7:15-7:45p $24/$30



Fishing Class & Deep Sea Excursion

(Ages 8 to senior)

 Learn fish identification, angler etiquette, knot-tying, casting, rules, regulations, types of equipment, lures and bait. After this four week class, you will jump aboard the Double Eagle for a deep sea fishing trip. Bait, poles and tackle are included. Legal guardian must register and accompany minors during class and excursion. All parties must have a valid Largo membership card. Call (727)587-6740 x 5008 for more details. 

 Instructor: Sensing Nature



Friday Night Fever
(Grades 3-5)

Open gym, activities, snack shop and more! Registration
form required for each child. Preschool children are
separate from school age children and must be potty
trained. No program January 30, March 27 & April 3.

173665-AA Jan 9-Apr 24 Fri 6:30-9:30p $50/$63

Drop in fees: $6/$7.50/$10.50


 Hip Hop, Youth


 Learn modern hip hop and jazz dance moves in this high energy class! Learn routines you can show your friends.

Instructor: Tracy Eckert
173627-B2 Feb 4-25 Wed 4:30-5:15p $32/$40
173627-C2 Mar 4-25 Wed 4:30-5:15p $32/$40
173627-D2 Apr 1-29 Wed 4:30-5:15p $40/$50



Home School Chorus

(Ages 7-12)

This course is designed to provide students with positive
musical and educational-experiences through the
process of singing fundamentals, rehearsals and performances.
No class January 19 & February 16.

Instructor: Jennifer Renfroe

173524-B1 Feb 2-23 Mon 11:30a-12:30p $21/$26
173524-C1 Mar 2-23 Mon 11:30a-12:30p $28/$35
173524-D1 Apr 6-27 Mon 11:30a-12:30p $28/$35

(Ages 7-adult)
Develop skills used in every day life. This program improves the ability to focus and concentrate. Other advantages of karate include building strength, balance, coordination, and learning respect for others. Uniforms available through instructor. No class January 19 & February 16.

Instructor: Grace Haeusler, 4th Degree Black Belt in Uechi Ryu Okinawan Karate

Level 1 Beginner (Ages 7-12)
173503-B1 Feb 2-26 Mon,Thu 5:30-6:15p $70/$88
173503-C1 Mar 2-30 Mon,Thu 5:30-6:15p $90/$113
173503-D1 Apr 2-30 Mon,Thu 5:30-6:15p $90/$113

Level 2 Intermediate (Ages 7 to Adult)
173503-B2 Feb 2-26 Mon,Thu 6:15-7p $70/$88
173503-C2 Mar 2-30 Mon,Thu 6:15-7p $90/$113
173503-D2 Apr 2-30 Mon,Thu 6:15-7p $90/$113

(Ages 7 to Adult)
173503-B3 Feb 7-28 Sat 12:15-1:15p $40/$50
173503-C3 Mar 7-28 Sat 12:15-1:15p $40/$50
173503-D3 Apr 4-25 Sat 12:15-1:15p $40/$50
Drop in fees: $10/$12.50/$15.50-Saturday only


Smart Sports

(Ages 7-12)

Your child will learn academics while they play. This
unique class will work on math skills through sports. The
session will start with a homework/tutor time and then
we go and play some sports. Where else can you play
basketball, kickball, soccer and other fun games, while
working on math skills? Classes are taught by certified
classroom and physical education teachers. No class
January 19 & February 16.

Instructor: Ron Tuttle

(Ages 7-9)
173848-B1 Feb 2-23 Mon 4-5p $24/$30
173848-C1 Mar 2-30 Mon 4-5p $40/$50
173848-D1 Apr 6-27 Mon 4-5p $32/$40

(Ages 10-12)
173848-B2 Feb 2-23 Mon 5-6p $24/$30
173848-C2 Mar 2-30 Mon 5-6p $40/$50
173848-D2 Apr 6-27 Mon 5-6p $32/$40

 Sports of Sorts

(Ages 6–10)

Coed instructional sports that focus on drills, techniques and sportsmanship. Preregistration required. September is baseball, October is hockey, November is kickball and December is basketball.

Instructor: Jay Sullivan

173832-B1 Feb 5-26 Thu 5:30-6:30p $28/$35

173832-C1 Mar 5-26 Thu 5:30-6:30p $28/$35

173832-D1 Apr 2-30 Thu 5:30-6:30p $35/$44



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Zumba Kids


Classes are rockin’ high energy fitness parties packed
with specially choreographed, kid friendly routines
and all the music kids love. Parents love it because it
increases focus and self confidence, boosts metabolism
and enhances coordination. No program November 27
and December 25.

Instructor: Yineth Zuniga

173420-DB Feb 5-26 Thu 5:30-6:15p $16/$20
173420-DC Mar 5-26 Thu 5:30-6:15p $16/$20
173420-DD Apr 9-30 Thu 5:30-6:15p $16/$20
Drop in fees: $4/$5/$8