Play suspended

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the city of Destin is suspending activities through March 30 at the Destin Community Center, Morgan Sports Center, Buck Destin Park and the Destin Library.

However, Destin’s beach parks and facilities will remain open.

The Destin Little League has suspended play until Okaloosa Schools return to the classroom, which is currently scheduled for March 30.

Youth Flag Football registration

Registration for the city of Destin‘s Youth Flag Football league is currently underway until March 20.

The league is for youth ages 11-13 as of Aug. 1, 2019.

Fee is $95 with a $30 discount offered to Destin residents with a valid driver‘s license. Registration can be completed in person at the Destin Community Center Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Games will begin April 9 and well be played on Saturday mornings at Morgan Sports Center.

Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information, call 650-1241 or email

Run for The Health

The eighth annual Run for the Health of It is set for March 21 at AJ’s Oyster Shanty on Santa Rosa Boulevard on Okaloosa Island.

Entry fee for the 5K/8K is $25 for adults and $20 for children.

Participants will take off at 9 a.m. Runners and walkers of all ability levels are invited to participate. Both the race and the after-party are stroller and dog friendly.

The race will be followed by an after party at AJ's Oyster Shanty. There will be children's activities, including a bounce house, face painting and art stations. Awards will be given for the top three finishers from each 10-year age group.

All proceeds will help provide health services for community members in need. For more information on the White-Wilson Community Foundation and it's work in the community, visit