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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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  • June 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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  • June 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. ...

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  • 2 Steps Back on June 2 at Canyon Amphitheater


    The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and GL Commercial presents, 2 Steps Back, a free concert at Canyon Amphitheater! Come prepared to move and groove as 2 Steps Back keeps the music of artists like Etta James, Fontella Bass, Bobby “Blue” Bland and Hugh Masekela alive and well. Enj...

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  • Inaugural South Florida Goalball Mixer Tournament at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex


    Come out and watch Goalball athletes throw down for the championship! Goalball is a Paralympic sport for people with visual impairments. This mixer tournament is comprised of male and female players from all over the state as well as Michigan and Philadelphia. Come out and show your support for ada...

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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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  • June 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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  • June 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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  • Memorial Day Observance at Veteran’s Park


    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10556 will present their annual Memorial Day Program beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 28, 2018, at Veteran’s Park...

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  • May 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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  • May 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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  • May 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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  • May 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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  • 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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  • Palm Beach County Golf Facilities Receive National Recognitions


    John Prince Golf Learning Center, Osprey Point Golf Course, Okeeheelee Golf Course and Park Ridge Golf Course have all been awarded Top 50 honors by the Golf Range Association of America (GRAA) in its yearly ranking for best practice ranges in the United States...

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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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  • Parks and Recreation Department Wins International Marketing Award


    The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department was selected by the Learning Resources Network (LERN) as the winner of the International Award for Excellence in the Marketing category for its Prescription for Healthy, Happy Living campaign. The award recognizes best practices in marketing and...

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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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