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Which City Recreation Facility Is Your Favorite?

Clearwater has a wealth of family-friendly parks and recreation facilities. Which do you like best?

Beautiful weather and spring break always bring people to the area’s myriad play spaces. 

With so many parks to choose from, Clearwater Patch wants to know where you like to go when you want to get away from the daily grind. 

  • Where: 1501 N. Belcher Road
  • What: The large complex includes an Olympic-sized pool, a fitness center, a gym, a playground, a football field, and paths and trails.
  • Cost: Youths 18 and younger get in free with a Play Pass, for $1.87 with a rec card, or $3.74 without a rec card. Adults get in free with a Play Pass, for $2.80 with a rec card, or $5.61 without a rec card.

  • Where: 1426 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
  • What: An aquatic complex with three pools, including a 15,000-square-foot activity pool for kids. A skate park with ramps, rails and a pro shop. Also a fitness center, baseball fields, tennis courts and a playground.
  • Cost: Youths 18 and younger get in free with a Play Pass, for $1.87 with a rec card, or $3.74 without a rec card. Adults get in free with a Play Pass, for $2.80 with a rec card, or $5.61 without a rec card

  • Where: 301 Drew St.
  • What: 20 acres of landscaped waterfront park area, plus available boat slips. Many concerts and events are held here throughout the spring and summer, including last weekend's .
  • Cost: The park is free, and concert fees vary by event.

  • Where: 900 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
  • What: A pool, a technology room, a double gym, a fitness center, and a multi-purpose room.
  • Cost: Youths 18 and younger get in free with a Play Pass, for $1.87 with a rec card, or $3.74 without a rec card. Adults get in free with a Play Pass, for $2.80 with a rec card, or $5.61 without a rec card.

  • Where: 69 Bay Esplanade
  • What: A library, a social hall, a fitness center, tennis courts, basketball courts, a swimming pool and a waterfront park.
  • Cost: Youths 18 and younger get in free with a Play Pass, for $1.87 with a rec card, or $3.74 without a rec card. Adults get in free with a Play Pass, for $2.80 with a rec card, or $5.61 without a rec card.

Vote for your favorite city recreation facility in the poll below. Voting is open until noon on Friday, and we'll announce the winner right here at 3 p.m. (Did we miss your favorite? Let us know in the comments, and any facility with two or more comments by 6 p.m. Tuesday will be added to the poll.) 

David Wilson March 20, 2012 at 05:28 PM
Countryside Recreation Center 2640 Sabal Springs Drive What: The large complex includes a fitness center, double gym, multipurpose rooms, a playground, a baseball/ softball fields, and paths and trails. Cost: Youths 18 and younger get in free with a Play Pass, for $1.87 with a rec card, or $3.74 without a rec card. Adults get in free with a Play Pass, for $2.80 with a rec card, or $5.61 without a rec card.
Jared Leone March 21, 2012 at 06:01 PM
Hey David you can also rate and review the Countryside Recreation Center on their page in our directory! http://clearwater.patch.com/listings/countryside-recreation-center

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