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July 2019 Program Guide at Riverbend Park

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July 2019 Program Guide at Riverbend Park

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All programs are by reservation only. Please call (561) 741-1359 to make program reservations. Payment (cash or check) is due the day of program. Programs require a minimum number registered participants. For every program, participants/guardians are required to sign a Program Participation Form. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please register in advance by 2:00 p.m. the day before. All programs run approximately 90 minutes depending upon experience level of participants. Please bring drinking water, sunscreen, and insect repellant to each program. 

NATURALIST WALKS
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.
All ages, FREE (Reservations required)
Join a naturalist for a guided walk exploring the trails of Riverbend Park. It’s a great way to become familiar with the plant and animal communities, trails and historic events of the park. 

GUIDED PEDAL & ANIMAL WATCH
Saturday, July 6, 9:30 a.m.
All ages, $5/person (Reservations required)
Discover the trails of Riverbend with a naturalist guiding the way. This tour is a leisurely pedal of the trails. Enjoy looking for wildlife and stopping occasionally at points of interest.

GUIDED PADDLE                                                                                              
Wednesday, July 10, 9:30 a.m. 
Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations required)
Take a guided tour of Riverbend’s waterways with a naturalist who will point out many of the native plants and animals that can be found in the park, as well as some of its amazing history. Canoes are provided with the fee. If a kayak is preferred, bring your own or rent a kayak from the park vendor, Jupiter Outdoor Center, 561-746-7053.

ORIENTEERING
Saturday, July 13, 9:30 a.m. 
Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations required) 
Lost in the park? This program will cover the basic parts, terms and usage of a compass so one can take a bearing and walk a course. Good walking shoes are recommended.

NIGHT HIKE
Friday, July 19, 6:30 p.m.
Ages 8+, $5/person (Reservations required)
 Join a naturalist on a walk and observe the change from diurnal to nocturnal in the park. Good walking shoes and bug spray are recommended.

ARCHERY
Saturday, July 20, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations required)
Join USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff to learn about archery! This exciting program teaches archery safety and how to properly use the equipment before getting to practice on the range. Equipment is provided. Note: Bows may be difficult to pull for smaller children.

GUIDED PADDLE
Saturday, July 27, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations required)
Take a guided tour of Riverbend’s waterways with a naturalist who will point out many of the native plants and animals that can be found in the park, as well as some of its amazing history. Canoes are provided with the fee. If a kayak is preferred, bring your own or rent a kayak from the park vendor, Jupiter Outdoor Center, 561-746-7053.

Riverbend Park is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located at 9060 Indiantown Road, Jupiter. For more information on Riverbend Park, visit www.pbcnature.com.

The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department, recognized nationally for excellence in park and recreation management, operates more than 110 parks and recreational facilities and provides organized recreational programs and services for people of all ages and abilities. Visit www.pbcparks.com​ for more information.
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