Special Events and Activities

Islamorada, Village of Islands
Founders Park

September 2021
Programs and Activities at Founders Park


NOTICE:
Non-Village Resident Holiday Rates will apply during Labor Day Weekend
(September 4th, 5th and 6th)
Holiday Park Entry Fee: $15.00 per Adult, $10.00 per Youth/Senior. Pool Fees Apply.

Virtual Labor Day Memorial Service:
Monday, September 6th at 9am. In memory of the Civilians and War Veterans that perished in the Labor Day Hurricane of September 2nd, 1935. Visit www.islandcommunitychurch.org. For more information contact Barbara at 305-393-0940.

Virtual 9/11 Ceremony:
Saturday, September 11th. Viewable on Facebook, check out the Islamorada, Village of Islands page. For more information contact Lt. Glenn Taylor at 305-664-6159.

Coral Shores High School Swim Meet:
September 1st and 29th at the Ron Levy Aquatic Center beginning at 3pm. Come out and cheer them on! Free admission for spectators! Lap lanes and Dive Well will be closed to the public.

Adult Co-Ed Kickball League:
Seeking teams and players! Games will be held Tuesday nights starting September 21st. Register your team by September 12th. To register and for more information, contact David Nero at 305-853-1685.

6th Annual “Swim for Alligator Lighthouse”:
Saturday, September 11th at the Amara Cay Resort. Sponsored by Friends of the Pool. Meet & Greet Swim Practice on September 10th from 6:00am-9:30am at the Ron Levy Aquatic Center. For more information visit www.swimalligatorlight.com.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course:
Skills test on September 15th. Course dates: September 24, 25 and 26. Must be 15 years of age. Course fee: $175. Must pass all pre-requisite skills tests, complete online content, and attend all course sessions beginning September 15th. Registration deadline is Tuesday, September 14th. Contact Instructor Anne Onsgard at 305-853-1685 for more information.

Seeking Youth Council Members:
The Youth Council is a youth advisory board that gives students grades 9-12 an opportunity to participate in local government in giving recommendations and planning youth programs and events. Contact Anne Onsgard at 305-853-1685 for more information.

LIFEGUARDS WANTED! WE WILL TRAIN YOU!
Contact Anne Onsgard at 305-853-1685 for more information.

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. 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. Mondays and Thursdays 3:30-6pm, Saturdays 8:30-11:30am. 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! Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30-6pm. 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. LIMITED PROGRAM WILL RESUME IN SEPTEMBER – TBA!

NEW! Freediving Program:
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 mike@othersideboardsports.com 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 ifp@islamorada.fl.us

or visit www.islamorada.fl.us

This program is 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 this program because of that disability should contact the ADA Coordinator at ADA@islamorada.fl.us or 305-664-6448 at least 48 hours before the scheduled event