The Indian Harbour Beach Recreation Center is located in beautiful 27-acre Gleason Park on the corner of South Patrick Drive and Yacht Club Boulevard. The Recreation Department offers a wide variety of classes, services and activities, ranging from those for toddlers and preschoolers, to a Senior Leisure-time Club, and something for everyone in between. Also located in the park is the City’s heated competition-size swimming pool – open seven days a week year-round, shuffleboard courts, two playgrounds, a walking/exercise trail and picnic facilities.
The million-dollar Algonquin Sports Complex located off Wimico Drive is home to senior baseball, major Little League, softball and soccer fields serving multiple age groups. Other city ball fields are located next to Ocean Breeze School and serve minor Little League teams as well as T-ball participants.
Some of the special activities offered through our Recreation Department include the annual Art & Crafts Show held the third Saturday in November, the annual Breakfast With The Easter Bunny, and numerous pool activities including American Red Cross instructed summer swim lessons. The City’s premiere event is our annual Christmas In The Park celebration, featuring our beautiful lit tree on the lake, caroling, children’s shows and a visit by Santa who is transported via our 1960 American LaFrance fire truck to meet with all the youngsters or young at heart.
The Recreation Center office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The center complex has rooms that can be rented for various functions. The main hall, with a maximum capacity of 250 people, is ideal for wedding receptions and parties; and smaller meeting rooms are also available.