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Pre-Registration for the 2023-2024 Tot-Time & VPK Program

The Tot Time & VPK Program is a pre-school, hands-on program for children ages 3-5. VPK is FREE or children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Both programs aim to make learning fun for children and helps prepare them for Kindergarten. VPK parents must apply at the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. and the child must receive a Certificate of Eligibility. Contact the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. at 727-400-4411 for questions or call the Recreation Center at 893-1068 for more details.

The City of Gulfport's Tot-Time Program


Marivel Gutierrez, Recreation Supervisor

Jami Rowell, Recreation Coordinator

Alton Hooker, Staff Assistant II

Jessica McKinney, Preschool Teacher

Tot-Time Registration:

To receive a copy of the Parent Handbook and/or Registration Forms, contact Jami Rowell, or visit Recreation Center’s front office at 5730 Shore Boulevard South in Gulfport.

Residents – No Registration FEE
Non-Residents – Annual $20 Registration fee

2 Day- Res. 44/ Non Res. $55
3 Day- Res 72/ Non Res. $90
5 Day- Res 110/ Non Res. $138

(2, 3 & 5-day program)
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. – Drop-Off
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Class Times
12:30 p.m. – Pick-Up on Playground
– Nutritious snacks provided





VPK Registration Link Below:

Voluntary Pre Kindergarten

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