CLEARWATER, Fla – As the new school year approaches, the city of Clearwater wants to remind parents and guardians about the series of back-to-school events taking place at various recreation centers and libraries across the city.
These events are designed to provide students and families with essential supplies and a way to kick-start their academic year on a positive note.
Ross Norton Recreation & Aquatic Complex School Swag Summer Wrap Up
- Date: Thursday, July 27
- Time: 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Location: Ross Norton Recreation & Aquatic Complex, 1426 S. MLK Jr. Ave.
Ross Norton and its community partners are delighted to present a free backpack and school supplies giveaway, aiming to equip children with some swag as they prepare for the new school year. The first 350 children to arrive at the event will receive a backpack, supplies, and treats.
Clearwater Library Back to School Free Backpack Giveaway
- Date: Monday, July 31 to Friday, Aug. 4
- Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Clearwater Beach Library, 69 Bay Esplanade
- Countryside Library, 2642 Sabal Spring Drive
- East Community Library, 2465 Drew St.
- Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave.
- North Greenwood Library, 905 N. MLK Jr. Ave.
All Clearwater library locations will be offering free backpacks, books and school supplies for students in grades K-12, with generous support from the Clearwater Library Foundation. Stop by any of the five Clearwater library locations from July 31 through Aug. 5, during open hours. While supplies last; limited to one backpack per child if the child is present. If the child(ren) is not present, limited to two backpacks per family.
To learn more about this event, visit myclearwater.info/2023librarybackpackgiveaway
North Greenwood Rec Back-2-School Bash
- Date: Saturday, Aug. 5
- Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Location: North Greenwood Recreation Center, 900 N Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
The North Greenwood Recreation Center is thrilled to host a free Back-2-School Bash in collaboration with multiple community partners. The event will offer the first 500 patrons free backpacks, along with various activities such as food, music, games and physicals.
Morningside Back-2-School Bash
- Date: Saturday, Aug. 5
- Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- Location: Morningside Recreation Center, 2400 Harn Blvd.
Cool off from the summer heat and join us for a celebration at the Morningside Recreation Complex Back 2 School Bash! Bring your friends and family for a fun-filled day of swimming, music and delicious hamburgers and hotdogs. The cost is $2 with recreation card) and $3 without recreation card.
Register at https://myclearwater.info/morningsideback2school.
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