The Gulfport Recreation Center is a community facility that offers quality activities, classes, and programs for all ages. Our courteous, caring and well trained staff provide the community and welcomed visitors with assistance about the facility itself and the great City of Gulfport. Feel free to check out what the Gulfport Recreation Center has to offer!


Gulfport Holiday Tree Lighting, Monday December 5 at Clymer Park!


Join in community singing and good cheer at the Gulfport Holiday Tree Lighting on Monday, December 5 beginning at 7 p.m. in Clymer Park located at Gulfport Blvd. S and Beach Blvd. S. Enjoy an evening of festive music by the Gulfport Recreation division. Meet the Mayor and City Council as they welcome us this Holiday Season. There will be refreshments and festive cheer as the Mayor lights the tree for another holiday season. Our official Gulfport Santa will make a visit and listen to little ones holiday wishes. This is a free admission event and all are welcome! For more information, contact 727-893-1118.

City of Gulfport Holiday Decorations Contest!

Gulfport residents, are you ready to get in the holiday spirit and brighten up our City for the holiday season? Then it’s time to enter the City of Gulfport’s Holiday Decorations Contest. “Santa and his Elves” will be judging on Monday, December 19th. No one knows what time the big red sleigh will travel through the City of Gulfport, but please be ready by 6:00 p.m. Deadline to enter the contest is Noon, Monday, December 19th. There are two theme categories: general and commercial. The general theme is for single home only and the commercial theme is for single business and professional locations, including home occupations. Stop by the Gulfport Recreation Center or City Hall to pick up an application to enter. Or go on the City’s website, under Events then Upcoming Events to print out an application to enter. All applications must be dropped off to the Gulfport Recreation Center. Winners will be announced in the December 22nd edition of the Gulfport Gabber. Winners will be recognized and presented a plaque at the Gulfport’s City Council meeting (televised) on Tuesday, January 3rd at 7:00 p.m. It’s time to show off your fantastic holiday creation! Call 893-1068 for further information.

Michael J. Yakes Recreation Complex & Gulfport Recreation Center
5730 Shore Blvd. S.
Gulfport, FL 33707


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