‘Say Cheese’ Photo Policy
Photographs taken by any city of Clearwater department at
city programs and events are often used in presentations, social
media, display boards, flyers, brochures and city publications.
If you do not wish to have your picture or a family member’s
picture taken, please let the photographer know in advance.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
A primary objective of the Recreation Programming Division
is to offer a broad range of programming to residents and
visitors. Programs need to be accessible to all, regardless of
economic status. Fee assistance is available to Clearwater
residents for staff-led programs. More information about fee
assistance is available by asking the supervisor at any recreation
All recreation facilities will be closed on observed city holidays
unless otherwise noted.
Non-Resident Youth Co-Sponsor Card/Family Card
These cards are good only for participating in the following
recreational youth co-sponsored sport leagues:
Clearwater Basketball Club
Clearwater Chargers Recreational Soccer Program
Clearwater Jr. Tornadoes
Clearwater Little League
Countryside Jr. Cougars
Countryside Little League
The cost is $120 plus tax.
Safety Harbor Resident Youth Athletic Card
Safety Harbor residents can purchase a youth athletic card for
$7.49. The card can be used only to participate in Clearwater
Chargers Soccer, Countryside Junior Cougars, Clearwater
Junior Tornadoes and Greenwood Panthers. Proof of Safety
Harbor residency is required.
Non-Resident Disabled Veteran Discount
A discount is available based on the percentage of disability;
documentation from the Veterans Administration must be
provided. No family benefit is provided.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The city complies with ADA. If you require special
assistance to participate in a program, please contact the
facility supervisor prior to the activity. All reasonable
accommodations will be made. If you have a concern about a
city facility, call 562-4884.
The Clearwater Parks & Recreation Department accepts
credit cards and debit cards (MasterCard and Visa).
All refund requests are subject to administration approval.
Allow four to six weeks for refunds to be processed.
Recreation Programs or Activities Refunds
Requests for refunds must be received in writing 10 business
days prior to the start of the program. A $10 processing fee
will be charged, or you can receive a 100 percent credit toward
another program. No refunds will be issued after the program
begins, except for documented* medical reasons.
*A medical form signed by a doctor stating the individual
is unable to participate for the remainder of the program
will entitle the individual to a prorated refund from date of
notification or credit toward another program. Please notify
staff as soon as possible of any medical reason for withdrawal.
Recreation cards will not be refunded after 10 business days
from date of issue. Requests for refunds must be submitted in
writing with the card or pass attached. A $10 processing fee
will be deducted from all refunds.
Open Swim/Open Skate Refunds
If the city must close a pool or skate park unexpectedly,
participants who have been at the facility for less than an hour
may be given a rain check for another visit.
Existing Clearwater Parks & Recreation customers can
register online for swim lessons and pool team programs. To
get started, visit myclearwater.com/parksrec. User ID is your
telephone number without spaces or dashes. Your password is
your household’s last name. Currently, online registration is
not offered for daily programs. Patrons interested in taking a
daily class must check-in and pay for the class at the front desk
on the day of the class.
Play Safe…Be Safe!
The city of Clearwater assumes no responsibility for personal
injury or loss of personal property while visitors use city
facilities or participate in recreation activities. Be aware of
safety factors regarding your own physical limitations, and use
common sense when participating in leisure activities. If you
notice a safety hazard or potential risk, please notify staff or
Although the Parks & Recreation Department and the
city of Clearwater have made every effort to ensure that
the information in this magazine was correct at press time,
all activities, dates, times, fees, etc. are subject to change or