LARGO – The city of Largo was named the recipient of the 2014 Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council’s Future of the Region Award for the new state-of-the-art Highland Recreation Complex.
“Highland Rec adds a truly unique cultural, sports, and recreational venue to the region’s offerings,” according to the council.
The 40,000-square-foot building features PlayWorld, a three story indoor playground, ExerPlay, an active gaming room, indoor walking track, double gymnasium, fitness room and party rooms.
Highland Recreation Complex, at 400 Highland Ave., opened on June 2, 2013. Facility hours are Monday/Wednesday 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 6 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and Sunday 12:30-5 p.m.
Turtle Trot 5K is April 26
LARGO – The 4th annual Turtle Trot 5K will be Saturday, April 26, 8 a.m., at McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St. N.
Registration is $18 in advance or $30. The race, along paved roads and well-kept trails coursing through both McGough and Bonner Nature Parks, is a fundraiser for the Friends of Largo Nature Parks. To register or for more information, visit www.nature