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  • August 2017 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 every ...

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  • VSA Florida - Palm Beach County Celebrates the Arts


    VSA Florida - Palm Beach County will host their annual “Celebration of the Arts” on Friday, August 4, 2017, from 7 - 9 p.m. at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex in John Prince Park, Lake Worth...

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  • July 2017 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 2 days in advance. Fees (if applicable) are due upon arrival to the program. All participants are required to sign a...

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  • Dog Park and Other Improvements to Open in John Prince Park July 29


    County officials will cut the ribbon to a new dog park and other park improvements in John Prince Park on Saturday, July 29, at 9:30 a.m. Lake Woof Dog Park will feature five enclosed landscaped dog areas with designated areas for large to small dogs, spanning more than four acres. The dog park wil...

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  • 98 Teens to Swim, Snorkel on Snorkel Day


    On Tuesday, July 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., more than 100 Summer Camp participants, Palm Beach County staff, and Project Seahorse for Kids volunteers will gather at Phil Foster Park to swim and snorkel under the Blue Heron Bridge...

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  • County Parks & Recreation Department Selected as National Gold Medal Award Finalist


    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 2017 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and...

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  • July 2017 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. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for every program. If you are more...

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  • July 2017 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 every ...

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  • New Boater Access Park Opens in Jupiter


    County officials and residents cut the ribbon to a new park in Jupiter on Saturday, April 29 to add three new boat ramps and other new boating amenities to Palm Beach County’s park system. Representatives of partnering agencies also joined the celebration—the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIN...

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  • PBC Parks Receives NACPRO Awards


    ​The National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials selected the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department as the recipient of awards in the following categories: Environmental/Conservation and Planning Initiative...

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  • Spring and Summer Hours at Calypso Bay and Coconut Cove Waterparks


    Calypso Bay Waterpark, located in Seminole Palms Park, Royal Palm Beach and Coconut Cove Waterpark, located in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton will be open for Family Fun Fridays beginning May 5 and weekends through the month of May. Starting June 3, both waterparks wil...

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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 November 14, 2016 - May 31, 2017 and at the Okeeheelee Park South Natural Area located at: 7500 F...

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​Eric Call
Parks & Recreation Director

We make the quality of life for Palm Beach County residents and visitors better by providing diverse, safe and affordable recreation services, welcoming parks, and enriching social and cultural experiences. We achieve this by promoting wellness, fostering environmental stewardship, contributing economic value, and by improving our community every day for this and future generations.​

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