Monthly Activities and Events:

Islamorada, Village of Islands, Founders Park
July 2021
Programs and Events at Founders Park

July 4th Independence Day Celebration:
Sunday, July 4th from 6-10pm at Founders Park
Family Fun, Food and FIREWORKS!
Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Food available for purchase. Beer, rum punch, soda and water will be available from the Rotary Club with proceeds to benefit the Upper Keys Rotary Foundation.
National Anthem sung by Bell: Live Music by the Carousers
Great view of the fireworks after sunset!
For more information visit

Non-Resident Holiday Park Entrance Fees will apply on:
Saturday, July 3rd,
Sunday, July 4th
Monday, July 5th
$15.00 per Adult (age 18-64)
$10.00 per Youth/Senior (age 3-17 and 65+)

Sign up NOW for Summer Camp!

Junior Tennis Camp:
July 12-16, July 19-23, Aug 2-6. Monday - Friday, Full day: 9am-3pm. Half day: 9am-12pm. Ages 6 and Up. Contact USTA Pros: Susie Jannach 954-290-7502 or Greg Pearson 517-285-5693.

Summer Recreation Camp:
Now through July 30th. Monday - Friday: 8:00am-5:30pm. Ages 6-10 ONLY. Sign up today! Contact the Park Office at 305-853-1685 for more information.

Synchro Splash:
Session 2: July 26-30. Monday - Friday: 9am-1pm. Ages 6-14. Participants must be able to swim in deep water. Contact Isla Crawford 856-473-4752.

Swim & Dive Combo Camp:  
June 28-July 2, July 5-9. Ages 6 & Up. Monday - Friday, 9am-12 noon. Contact Coaches Jon Olsen 305-393-5855 & Kelly Kater 215-622-6841.

Summer Swim (only) Camp:
July 12-16. Monday - Friday: 9am-11:30am. Check in at 8:45am. Ages 6 & Up. Contact Coach Jon Olsen at 305-393-5855.

NEW! iCan Swim Adaptive Swim Camp:
For children ages 3 and up with disabilities: July 19-23. Sponsored by Kids for Kids, a local 501c3. Contact Tana Carson at 305-394-1459. Visit the iCan Swim website HERE to register.

For more information on Camps, visit our Summer Camps page.

Limited Space in all programs.
Pre-registration Required.
No Drop-in/same day registrations.
Registration Forms and Instructions Available HERE
Payment secures your spot in the program. Contactless Registration is preferred.
Must submit payment no later than the Friday before camp session begins.

Now seeking Park Attendant and Lifeguard Staff: Full Time Openings! Contact Anne Onsgard at 305-853-1685 for more information.

But wait, there’s more!

AquaFit Water Aerobics:
Join Certified Aqua Fitness Instructors Ken Schryver and Paula Friedman for a fun filled class that includes Cardio, Strength Training, Stretching, Balance & Equilibrium, Increased Stamina, Muscular Endurance, and Improved Range of Motion. Classes are offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:00am-10:00am. 40 participants maximum due to social distancing requirements. First come, first “splashed! Contact Instructor Ken Schryver at 305-942-8005 or Paula Friedman at 773-860-8384 for more information.

Swim Lessons:
Private lessons available by appointment only. Contact Instructor Colleen Hammon at 305-393-2513 for more information.

Synchro Sirens Synchronized Swim Club:
A multidisciplinary program that is designed to help young athletes develop into competing synchronized swimmers. Regular program will resume in the fall. Contact Coach Isla Crawford at 856-473-4752 for more information.

Springboard Diving Lessons:
Students develop strength, flexibility, and confidence, while learning how to dive from springboards in safe progressions and a fun environment! Regular program will resume in the fall. Contact Coach Kelly Kater at 215-622-6841 for more information.

Masters Adult Swim Club:
Open to ages 18-80+, from beginners who want to increase their health and fitness levels, to triathletes and competitive swimmers in both pool and open water! Practices are held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 6:00am and 7:30am. Contact Coach Jon Olsen at 305-393-5855 for more information.

Florida Keys Swim Club:
Our Youth Competitive Swim Program! Practices are held Wednesdays and Fridays from 4pm-7pm. Contact Coach Jon Olsen 305-393-5855 or Abbie Kelley at 305-522-1120 for more information.

Tiki Tennis Program:
From beginners to advanced players, Tiki Tennis offers private lessons, clinics, bootcamps and Pickleball clinics & leagues! Contact Tennis Pros Susie Jannach 954-290-7502 or Greg Pearson 517-285-5693 for more information.

Plantation Key Fitness Program:
Get your fitness on with Instructor Heather Head! Classes include Beach Zumba, Beach Yoga, Beach Body Blast, Gentle Beach Yoga, Chair Yoga Dance and Intro to SUP yoga! Contact Heather Head at 305-304-6880 for more information. SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER, POP-UP CLASSES WILL BE OFFERED – FULL PROGRAM RESUMES IN SEPTEMBER.

NEW! Freediving Program:
Upcoming Session: July 24th and 25th

Two-day course on the fundamentals of the FII education system in an easy-to-learn course format between classroom, pool and open water setting. With a high emphasis on freedive safety training and technique development, students master the proper skills to effectively freedive up to depths of 66 feet/20 meters. Participants must be 16 years or older. Contact Certified instructor Mike Walsh at 305-394-5690 or for more information and registration.

Notice: All Programs are conducted with caution and in accordance with all CDC/State Health Department Guidelines.

For more information contact the Park Office at 305-853-1685 email or visit

These programs are open to the public. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, all persons who are disabled and who need special accommodations to participate in these programs because of that disability should contact the ADA Coordinator at or 305-664-6448 at least 48 hours before the scheduled event.