For Parents

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With more than 10,000 school age children and a median age in the lower 40s, the City of North Port is a community filled with families.

Here are some resources for parents and grandparents:

Assistance/Social Services
The City's Social Services Division provides assistance for local families. There are also many resources available at the Family Service Center.

Event Calendar
Check out the City's event calendar and see what is happening month-to-month.

Family Disaster Preparedness
Life in Florida often means the risk of tropical storms, hurricanes, fires, and other natural disasters. Disaster planning with your family is an important task.

History Book
Take time to learn about the City of North Port's history through the purchase of its "Out of the Wilderness" book. This is a great book to have on the shelf for any family.

Park Finder Map
Looking for something to do this weekend? The City offers a variety of outdoor parks. This interactive map lets you find parks near you.

Parks and Recreation
The City's Parks and Recreation Division offers a variety of recreational programs for children - and adults - of all ages.

The Sarasota County School District is one of the top school districts in the State of Florida! The City of North Port is home to many public schools as well as within a short distance to higher education.

Special Events
North Port hosts a variety of festivals and events throughout the year for families. Check out our Special Events page to learn more.

Youth Scholarship Program
The City of North Port's Parks and Recreation Division and Social Services Division offer a youth scholarship program for North Port children who need financial assistance to register for Parks and Recreation programs.

Youth Sports
The City of North Port is home to many youth sport leagues, from soccer and football to cheer and softball. Check out the local youth sport leagues to get your child involves.