Gulf Breeze Community Center

Popularity of pickleball leads to league

Popularity of pickleball leads to league

Steve Nicholson has played racquetball most of his life. He didn’t start playing pickleball until a few years ago after he retired. Now he’s hooked on it. He’s also the captain for the team that plays at the Gulf Breeze Recreation Center. Read the full article in the April 19 issue of Navarre Press. Visit […]

Gulf Breeze students STEAM through after school

Gulf Breeze students STEAM through after school

Gulf Breeze Middle School students end their school day at 1:35 p.m. leaving a significant gap between the time students are free and the time most parents finish their work shift. This caused a bit of a problem for the compact community said Gulf Breeze Parks and Recreation Director Ron Pulley. “Basically the middle schoolers […]

Seagrass festival teaches conservation lessons

Seagrass festival teaches conservation lessons

Gulf Breeze Shoreline Park south was busy Saturday as volunteers, scientists and community members celebrated Santa Rosa Sound’s seagrass beds during the Seagrass Awareness Festival. Organizer Chris Verlinde of the UF/IFAS Extension Office’s Sea Grant program said the festival combines education and fun. Read the full article in the March 23 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Developer eyes Gulf Breeze medical project

Developer eyes Gulf Breeze medical project

Michael Spiker has met with considerable community opposition to his  past proposals for development of the vacant four-acre parcel adjacent to the downtown Gulf Breeze shopping center anchored by a Walmart Neighborhood Market. Resistance has been so strong that last July he tabled his plan for an apartment complex of about 140 units, which he […]

Trivia Trek exercises brain and body

Trivia Trek exercises brain and body

The first Sunday in January, the Gulf Breeze Community Center rolled out Trivia Trek, a fun way to exercise and test your knowledge. The center is located at 800 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze. The concept was developed locally by Cissi Milford of 3SIXTY Studio in partnership with the City of Gulf Breeze. “Trivia Trek […]

Gulf Breeze passes Halloween rain test

Gulf Breeze passes Halloween rain test

Bob Richards watched stormwater creep up the driveway toward his garage on Dracena Way in Gulf Breeze on the first Sunday in November and had visions of the record flooding on April 29-30, 2014. Although the Halloween weekend rain, estimated at between 7 and 10 inches in Richards’ neighborhood, totaled less than half the deluge […]