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    Adult Softball Leagues at Okeeheelee Park


    Adult Softball Leagues are available for men’s and mixed teams, ages 18 and older. Registration is July 30 – August 26, 2018. Leagues start the week of September 4-7, 2018. Leagues are unsanctioned. Rules are established by recognized rule book (A.S.A.) and department supplemental rule book. League...

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    September 2018 Program Guide at Riverbend Park


    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. A...

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    September 2018 Program Guide at Okeeheelee Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 233-1400 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Please make reservations at least two days in advance. Fees (if applicable) are due upon arrival to the program by form of cash or check. All participan...

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    September 2018 Program Guide at Daggerwing Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 629-8760 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for eve...

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    September 2018 Program Guide at Green Cay Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call 561-966-7000 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for every pr...

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    Palm Beach County Golf Shines in Audubon International’s Annual BioBlitz Competition


    For the second straight year, a Palm Beach County golf course has taken home the award for most participants in Audubon International’s BioBlitz. Southwinds Golf Course in Boca Raton had 242 participants for this competition...

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    County reopens Bert Winters Park boating amenities


    County officials cut the ribbon today to reopen Bert Winters Park’s boating area after being closed for construction since September 2017...

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    Raptor Day for Nature Photographers at Okeeheelee Nature Center


    Friends of Okeeheelee Nature Center will host Raptor Day for Nature Photographers for the fourth time on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at Okeeheelee Nature Center in Okeeheelee Park...

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    Palm Beach County and Orange Bowl Break Ground on Glades Pioneer Park Renovation


    The Orange Bowl Committee and Palm Beach County broke ground today for a $3 million renovation of the existing football stadium and field at Glades Pioneer Park in Belle Glade, Fla...

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    August 2018 Program Guide at Riverbend Park


    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. A...

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    August 2018 Program Guide at Okeeheelee Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 233-1400 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Please make reservations at least two days in advance. Fees (if applicable) are due upon arrival to the program by form of cash or check. All participan...

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    Introducing PBCPARKS | TV


    PBCPARKS | TV features a number of exciting video series that allow you to travel through our parks, stay in the know about what's happening, stay healthy, and more...

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    August 2018 Program Guide at Daggerwing Nature Center


    ​All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 629-8760 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for ev...

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    August 2018 Program Guide at Green Cay Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call 561-966-7000 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for every pr...

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    Inaugural Scott Cowan Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Daggerwing Nature Center Volunteer


    Friends of Daggerwing Nature Center, Inc. (FOD) announced that the inaugural Scott Cowan Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Anna (Anya) Al-Salem. Anya, a 2018 graduate of Olympic Heights High School, received the $500 award to pursue advanced studies in the environmental sciences. She will en...

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    County Announced as Finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation


    The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department as a finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and...

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    Nature Ninja Warrior Spring 2018


    Through the vision of our Director, Eric Call, a new department initiative kicked off this spring. The Nature Ninja Warrior Program provides underrepresented middle and high school youth with diverse experiences in parks and recreation. This free program highlights youth development opportunities i...

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    Osprey Point Golf Course Nominated as World’s Best Eco Friendly Golf Facility


    Osprey Point Golf Course has once again been nominated as the World’s Best Eco Friendly Golf Facility by the World Golf Awards -- an award the course won in 2016. Osprey Point is one of eight courses to be nominated in 2018 and joins a list that includes two major championship venues in Pinehurst N...

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    Prescribed Burns Planned for Okeeheelee Park Natural Areas


    The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a series of prescribed burns at the Okeeheelee Park Natural Area located at 7715 Forest Hill Boulevard, West Palm Beach between December 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018 and at the Okeeheelee Park South Natural Area located at 7500 Fore...

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