When can I register my child for summer camp?
Registration will open on Wednesday, Feb 1 for Largo residents and Wednesday, Feb 15 for non-residents. We recommend you renew your membership card prior to this date. All membership cards must be valid through the last day of summer camp. Families may register for camp at:
Highland Recreation Complex 400 Highland Ave Largo, FL 33770
Southwest Recreation Complex 13120 Vonn Rd Largo, FL 33774
Largo Community Center 400 Alternate Keene Rd Largo, FL 33771
Online registration can be completed for Sports, Specialty, and Golf Camps on or after February 1. Visit the camps registration site (coming soon!) and watch this video on how to register online.
What is due at registration?
Due at Registration: Membership Fee, Family Registration Fee, and two weeks of camp fees.
The City of Largo is set up with auto-pay. This allows you to have your camp fees automatically charged to your debit or credit card. Families will need to provide a debit or credit card at registration. Camp fees will be charged one week prior to the registered week. A $20 fee will be charged for any payments that are unable to be processed due to insufficient funds.
If you do not choose to register using the auto-pay option your camp fees must be paid in full for all registered weeks by Monday, May 1.
All sports and specialty fees are due in full at Registration.
Payments may be made by cash, check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover.
Where are Largo summer camps located?
Highland Recreation Complex
400 Highland Ave NE
Camp: Cool Kids, Sports
Southwest Recreation Complex
13120 Vonn Rd
Camp: Kid City, Tennis
13120 Vonn Rd
Camp: Triathlon, Synchronized Swim Camp
Largo Community Center
400 Alt Keene Rd
Bayhead Action Park
375 Seminole Blvd
Camp: Athletic Adventures
McGough Nature Park
11901 146th St N
Camp: Science & Nature
Largo Golf Course
12500 Vonn Rd
Central Park Performing Arts Center
105 Central Park Dr
Camp: Theater Camps
What do I bring to registration?
A Largo Recreation Card for your child valid through the last day of summer camp (Recommended to renew prior to February 1)
Payment for registration and 2 weeks of camp fees for full day camps and the full payment for sports & specialty camps
A credit or debit card will be used for autopay
Don't have a Largo Recreation card? Register online or visit Largo Recreation to become a member. Proof of residency and a photo ID is required. Largo Residents- $10 for a 1-Year Membership. Nonresidents- $24 for a 6 Month Membership or $39 for a 1-Year Membership
Is there a registration fee?
A Family Registration Fee will be applied at the time of registration for our full day camps. This is one fee per household of $25.
What does my enrollment in the Largo Full Day Summer Camps cover?
Your fees pay for all camp fees, one t-shirt, guest speakers, special events, and field trips. Campers are expected to bring lunch and snacks each day.
What does my enrollment in the Largo Sports & Specialty Camps cover?
Your fees pay for the instructor fees, facility usage, and travel (if necessary).
What if I need to cancel or transfer a week of my child's camp?
Full Day Camps: All requests must be submitted in writing no later than Monday, May 1. A $25 processing fee will be charged for any changes to camp registrations. In addition, if a participant received a discounted rate for a Play Package Summer Deal, participants would lose the discount for all weeks of summer registration by removing a week or more from a registration.
Sports and Specialty Camps: All requests must be submitted in writing no later than one week prior to the first day of camp. There is a $10 processing fee for all refunds and transfers.
Camps may be canceled due to a lack of enrollment. Please make every effort to pre-register weeks in advance so a camp will not be canceled unnecessarily.
What happens if my child's sports or aquatics camp is canceled due to inclement weather?
Every attempt will be made to make a timely decision on the status of the camp when inclement weather is possible. Parents can call 727-518-3016 for cancellation information.
If it is raining in the morning prior to camp beginning, a decision will be made by staff by at least ½ hour prior to the start time as to whether camp will be canceled or not. Call 727-518-3016 to confirm
If there is light rain (no lightning), the camp will continue. If the weather is more severe and the forecast calls for it to continue throughout the morning camp will be canceled. Call 727-518-3016 to confirm
If camp begins and bad weather appears during the program, campers will be taken indoors or under shelter, until the weather passes, or until the end of camp. Campers may be picked up if this occurs
If a day of camp is canceled a prorated amount for that day will be credited back to your membership
How do I receive information from my child's camp?
Please make sure we have the correct email address on file for you to receive important announcements.
Camp Information Phone Lines:
Call the Highland Complex for information on Cool Kids Camp & Athletic Adventures at 727-518-3016
Call the Southwest Complex for information on Kid City or Tennis Camp at 727-518-3125
Call the Largo Community Center for information on Specialty Camps at 727-518-3131
For other camp information call:
Sports Camps at 727-518-3016
Golf Camps at 727-518-3024
Theater Camps at 727-587-6751
Swim Lessons at Southwest at 727-518-3126
Swim Lessons at Highland Family Aquatic Center 727-518-3016
Dance Camps at 727-585-1232
All full day summer camps will be using the Remind Program for parent communication. If you would like to receive text messages with special announcements and reminders throughout the summer, please ensure we have the correct cell phone number for your household at the time you register. If other family members would like to receive notifications too, text the assigned code for your child’s camp to 81010. You may sign up to receive messages from any camp that your child(ren) is registered to attend.
• Kid City A @akidcity
• Kid City B @bkidcity
• Kid City C @ckidcityc
• Kid City D @dkidcity
• Athletic Adventures @athadvcmp
• Cool Kids Camp A @ckcampa
• Cool Kids Camp B @ckcampb
• Cool Kids Camp C @ckcampc
• Cool Kids Camp D @ckcampd
• Nature Camp @naturecp
What is Procare?
The City of Largo uses Procare. Procare is an online network that helps our department eliminate paper forms used to collect emergency contact information, waivers, consent, and medical information from families registering for our programs and activities. A valid email address is needed when registering for summer camp. All participants will receive an email following their registration inviting them to go online and complete the paperwork process. These emails will not go out until May.
How can I arrange accommodations for my child?
The City of Largo strives to make its programs, services, and activities accessible to qualified individuals with disabilities. The City will make reasonable modifications to the programs, services, and activities outlined in this brochure to ensure accessibility to such individuals. If you feel you need a particular modification to access any service, please call 727-587-6720 at least seven days prior to the first class for assessment. We encourage all children to receive the benefits of recreation.
Reasonable accommodations are assessed and made on a case-by-case basis. Campers should be able to:
Have the ability to follow basic instructions
Have the ability to function in a group structure
Have the ability to participate in group activities
Have independent bathroom skills
Are swimming lessons offered at summer camp?
Camp swim lessons are available at Kid City and Cool Kids. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
What is the photo policy?
Photographs taken by the Recreation, Parks & Arts Department at camps or programs are often used in marketing material including print and web. If you do not wish to be photographed or have a family member photographed, please let the photographer or camp directors know in advance.