You have been waiting all year for this. Your summer vacation in the communities that run up and down 30A is just a few short weeks away and you are more ready than you could have imagined. Picturing long days sitting out on white sand beaches working on your tans and sipping margaritas while your kids, um, wait a minute, what exactly ARE your kids going to do during these magical days? They can only build so many sandcastles, and the salty waters of the Gulf of Mexico will begin to irritate their delicate eyes, so frolicking in the sea isn’t an option for every day.
Before you start to worry about the potential your sweetest little travelers have to make this a getaway you wish you could forget, we at 30A Beach Properties have created this Rosemary Beach family activities guide to summer fun for your kiddos. No matter how old or how young they are, our guide will ensure that Mom and Dad will get to enjoy plenty of margaritas and plenty of relaxing downtime!
Swim Like a Fish, wholelifefitnessfl.com
Whole Life Fitness offers swim classes for your tiniest travelers. Perhaps the most important program for the littles, especially during this beach vacation. There are various locations along 30A, so there’s sure to be one near the 30A Beach Property sanctuary that you have chosen to make your own. Feeling safe about your kiddos around water is vital and this class will help!
They’ve Got Rhythm, 30Aballet.com
Dance is a popular children’s activity and if you have little girls, chances are you already have them participating in dance classes back home. But why let their new skills disappear with the wind during your extended stay in Florida? 30A Dance offers a variety of programs for kids from ages 3 to 18. Tutus to Tea & Ballet to Broadway may be an exciting adventure for your little dancers!
More Choices to Keep Those Toes Tapping, studioA@sowaldance.com
Having choices is an integral part of life and just as you had a selection of beautiful homes and condos to choose from for your Florida journey, South Walton Dance Company offers another selection of dance classes for your children. Lasting multiple weeks, this program is perfect for families that are staying for the summer and will give parents a little bit of relaxation time while the kiddos are dancing away some extra energy.
Under the Sea, 30Asealife.org
30A Sea Life Discoveries combines education and adventure with a program that teaches about the life under the sea, including sea turtles and fish. Although surfing takes place on TOP of the sea, it includes surfing in its classes as well. This is an ideal program for the curious at heart and will answer many of the questions you couldn’t answer!
Just for the Day, campskyway.com
Not all travelers are able to stay for longer than a week at a time, so the day long programs offered by Camp Skyway are perfect for short-term vacationers. Held at Camp Helen State Park, they offer a variety of outdoor activities that will engage the interest of your tweens as they cook on campfires and learn a variety of outdoor skills!
The Great Outdoors, 30Alearningacademy.com
The outdoor programs at the 30A Learning Academy are two-day events, offering different adventures every week that take place at a variety of locations throughout 30A. Offering daily field trips that take the children to some of our more beautiful natural locations including the E.O Wilson Biophilia Center, Topsail State Park, and Morrison Springs, you can purchase a single session or multiple sessions if you are going to be here for a longer period of time. All classes are taught by a certified Florida educator.
Love of Learning, compassroseacademy.com
Fostering a love of learning is important and even in the summer months, perhaps especially in the summer months, the desire to learn something new may cut through the boredom active children often feel when left to their own devices. The Compass Rose Academy is a local middle school in Santa Rosa and offers a Summer Enrichment Program that may end up being your child’s favorite part of the summer vacation. Allowing parents to choose between full and half-day programs and the number of days they want their children to attend, the classes cover arts, crafts, science, music, and many other topics that will engage the interest and imagination of children from 3 to 12 years of age!
At Home with 30A Beach Properties
No matter how you and your family spend your daylight hours, coming home to 30A Beach Properties every evening of your stay is sure to be the highlight of your fantastic Florida getaway! Play hard and relax even harder as you rebuild family bonds in comfort and style; reserve your favorite escape today!