Community Programs

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Daddy Daughter Dance
January 27 & January 28 2023
The City of Gulf Shores hosts two nights of the Daddy Daughter Dance at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center, located at 1930 West 2nd Street, during January. Dads are encouraged to take their daughter(s) out for a night of dancing, eating delicious food and making special memories together. 

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Camping 101
TBA- 2022 (FALL)
You and your friends and family are invited to sleep under the stars at our beautiful waterfront lagoon park! Camping 101 is hosted at Mo's Landing, located at 18068 Fort Morgan Road, and includes overnight camping, fire pits (great for hot dogs and s'mores!) and an outdoor movie on the big screen.  

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Purely Paddle
TBA- 2022
Purely Paddle is a fun, family-friendly guided kayak adventure along with yoga on the lawn. Friends and family are invited to bring their kayak (or rent one) and join us for an afternoon at Mo's Landing, located at 18068 Fort Morgan Road. Healthy snacks and refreshments will be provided. 

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Phone Calls from Santa
December 2022

Experience a memorable moment this Christmas season with a FREE, personalized phone call from Santa! This is guaranteed to amaze your child.  Watch for registration dates in November on this website or on Gulf Shores Recreation Facebook page. 

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Mingle & Jingle Paint Party
December 2022 
Come Mingle & Jingle with the Gulf Shores Recreation Department! This holiday paint party will consist of crafts, Christmas cookies, and hot chocolate! All art supplies are provided and paintings are pre-sketched. Watch for registration dates in October/November on this website or on Gulf Shores Recreation Facebook page. 

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AWFUL CRAFTY- Art & DIY Projects - 2022 Dates TBA
You're invited to join the Gulf Shores Recreation Department for DIY and Art workshops to include Flower Arrangement, Jewelry, Tie Dye projects! Classes will be held at the Cultural Center from 2 to 4p.m and 5:30-7pm. Watch for registration dates on this website or on Gulf Shores Recreation Facebook page.