Tuesday, March 19, 2013
City leaders look to purchase cardio, strength training and specialty equipment for the new fitness center at Highland Recreation Center which is expected to open in May.
What is a state-of-the-art recreation center without some 21st century fitness equipment? City leaders look to purchase nearly $190,000 of cardio, strength training and specialty equipment for the soon-to-be-opened Highland Recreation Complex at their commission meeting Tuesday. The $122,000 of cardio equipment includes 12 treadmills, four elliptical machines and two recumbent bicycles from Fit Rev. Similar equipment is also used at the Southwest Recreation Complex. “Their treadmills have the largest weight capacity, more programming variety for the user, and the best warranty for the equipment,” according to city documents. The new fitness center also will have $52,000 of strength training equipment including six weight sets, an Olympic …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
As staff moves into a new facility, hours will be reduced at the Highland Recreation Center in April. Programs will be moved to the Cultural and Community centers in April and May.
Programs, rentals and drop in activities will not be available at Highland Recreation Complex as crews move into its new space in April. Staff starts the move into the new, adjacent facility April 1. Regular programs will be relocated to the Largo Cultural Center and Largo Community Center for April and May. The office will be open limited hours to facilitate summer camp registrations and to book rentals of the new center. Office hours will be from 7-10 a.m. and 5-8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday starting April 1. Related coverage: Sign up for the free Largo Patch email newsletter to stay connected to your community.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Here are our picks for fun things to do this weekend in Largo and around Pinellas. Have an idea of your own? Share it in the comments!
1. Open Air Market. Largo's fresh market returns to the community center Saturday. Shop for local produce, food, crafts and jewelry. There will be entertainment and family fun. 2. Glow Bowling. Head to Liberty Lanes on Sunday and help the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at the "Glow in the Dark Cosmic Bowling Event." Call (727) 543-4536 for more information. 3. Belle of the Ball. For Homecoming 2012 the Belle of the Ball Project is distributing dresses Saturday to high school girls in need. The organization is also accepting donations of gently used or new party dresses, purses and shoes on Saturday. 4. Full Monty. Largo's Eight O' Clock Theatre presents "The Full Monty." Some unemployed steel workers decide to make some quick cash by …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The fundraiser benefits the City of Largo Summer Camp Scholarship Fund.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Want to buy out Boardwalk and Park Place? Head to the Monopoly Tournament Saturday at the Highland Recreation Center. All proceeds from this event will go toward the City of Largo Summer Camp Scholarship Fund, providing financial assistance to youth campers in Largo. The tournament will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will consist of three rounds. Prizes valued at $250, $150, and $75 will be awarded to the top three winners overall. Players must complete all three rounds to be eligible for prizes. Entry cost is $25 per player, $20 for students or military, or $100 for a team of six. Highland's Monopoly Tournament is proudly sponsored by Hasbro, Regions Bank, Chick-fil-A Largo, Pinch-a-Penny, Largo Cultural Center, and Holiday Inn …