Destin Vets Day 5K

The Destin Vets Day 5K is back and ready to hit the road Nov. 10.

The fifth annual run/walk will begin at 8 a.m. on Main Street in Destin.

Proceeds from the race go to the local chapters of Building Homes for Heroes, Team RWB, and The Main Street Betterment Alliance.

The course is flat and will start the American Legion on Main Street in Destin, and goes up to Indian Trail. The finish line is also at the American Legion.

The post-race party features food from local restaurants, a 50/50 raffle, beer, and the awards ceremony for the top finishers in each category.



Sessions for pickleball at Destin Community Center are Mondays from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.. Fee is $3 for non-residents and $2 for Destin (year-round) residents. Racquets and balls are available; just bring your gym shoes. For more information, call 654-5184.


Youth Basketball League

The city of Destin will be having a Youth Basketball League for ages 3-16, as of Sept. 1, 2018, at the Destin Community Center.

Evaluations and drafts will continue this week and go through Nov. 9. Practices will begin the week of Nov. 12 with games starting on Nov. 30. Fees are $45 for Destin residents and $65 for non-residents. Team sponsorships of $125 are needed.

For more information, call 654-5184.


Table Tennis

Table Tennis at the Destin Community Center is available for spirited competition on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Paddles and balls are provided. Fee is $3 for non-residents or $2 for Destin residents.

For more information, call 654-5184.


Recycle Run

The 2018 Recycle Run is set for Nov. 22 at The Landing in Fort Walton Beach at 139 Brooks Street.

Cost is $10 plus one non-perishable food item.

Runners can register online at

Bring the food item on race day.

The race begins at 8 a.m.



Capoeira classes are offered at the Destin Community Center on Thursdays at 7 p.m. for children and adults of all ages.

Capoeira is a Brazilian Martial Art that combines the elements dance, acrobatics and music.

For more information, call 654-5184.


Senior Walking Club

Join the Destin Senior Members for a walk around the Destin Community Center’s gymnasium on Monday-Friday from 8-9 a.m. All of the miles that you walk will be added to our “team map” as we travel from one region to the next.

The team’s miles are reported on the fourth Friday of each month at the Destin Senior Membership’s Potluck.

For more information, call 654-5184.