The facility has been serving the Fort Myers community for over 25 years. S.T.A.R.S. an acronym for Success Through Academic and Recreational Support, has been a safe haven and recreational venue for children. The complex offers everything from academic assistance to dance and sports.
The mayor created a partnership between the HUD, the City of Fort Myers, Fort Myers Housing Authority, Lee County School Board, Youth Partner Organizations and the corporate sector. All these groups have a common denominator: STARS.