Family Programs

Coast Riders
Get Wild Purely Paddle
Powder Puff Home Improvement
Get Wild Camping 101
Daddy Daughter Dance
Princess Tea

The City of Gulf Shores offers a variety of family programs. Our goal is to help families interact and bond in a fun environment.

Camping 101
The City of Gulf Shores will host three different sessions of Camping 101 on Nov. 16-17, Feb. 15-16 and March 22-23. You and your friends and family are invited to sleep under the stars at our beautiful waterfront lagoon park! The adventure begins at 6 p.m. on Friday and ends at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Mo's Landing, which is located at 18068 Fort Morgan Road. The cost is $30 per tent (up to four people) or $20 to bring your own tent (up to four people). Both prices include the fire pits and a movie on the big screen. Register online here.

Powder Puff Home Improvement
The Gulf Shores Recreation Department is hosting "Powder Puff Home Improvement," a four-course training program for women and teenage girls wanting to learn how to use basic tools to maintain and improve their home. Classes will take place on Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. Pre-registration is required. The cost to participate is $10 per class.  

Father Daughter Dance 
The City of Gulf Shores will host two night of a Daddy Daughter Dance on January 25 and 26. Dads are encouraged to take their daughters out for a night of dancing, laughing and delicious food. Each night will begin at 6 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. at the Erie Meyer Civic Center, which is located at 1930 W. 2nd St. The cost is $30 per couple ($5 for each additional daughter). Tickets can be purchased at the Recreation Center or the Cultural Center. Tickets go on sale December 1.

Princess Tea Party
The City of Gulf Shores will host a pure princess fun time on Saturday, Feb 9. Princess's will be asked to arrive at 11 a.m. to the Adult Activity Center, located at 260 Clubhouse Dr. Princess costumes are suggested. The cost is $10 per parent and 1 child ($5 for each additional child). Tickets can be purchased at the Recreation Center or the Cultural Center. Registration begins Jan 1.

Coast Riders
The City of Gulf Shores will host five rides on Oct 6, Nov 3, Jan 5, Feb 2 and March 3. You and your friends and family are invited to ride on the beautiful Gulf State Park Trails! Each ride begins at 9 a.m. Although this program is free, registration is suggested. Register online here.