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  • County Parks & Recreation Department honored as one of the top agencies in nation


    The Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation Department accepted the National Gold Medal Finalist Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management for agencies serving a population over 400,000 during the National Park and Recreation Association’s (NRPA) Annual Conference in New Orleans on Tuesda...

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  • Turkey Shoot Contest at Westgate Park and Recreation Center


    14th Annual Turkey Shoot Contest – A festive holiday event with games and activities such as a family free throw shooting contest, arts & crafts, turkey sack races, turkey pop, and other numerous contests in which participants can compete for prizes. Members of the community ages two and up will ha...

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  • Inaugural Carlin Park After Dark Concert Series kicks off October 14 at Seabreeze Amphitheater


    The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce Carlin Park After Dark, a FREE community concert series bringing some of the best tribute bands to northern Palm Beach County! Every other month, from October through April, Seabreeze Amphitheater will feature an amazing t...

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  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled November 4 at Riverbend Park


    County officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 4 to celebrate the opening of the park’s recent improvements. The ceremony will take place as part of the free annual Pioneer Farmstead Day event being held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m....

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  • October 2017 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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  • October 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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  • October 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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  • October 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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  • Halloween Hoot ‘N’ Howl at Daggerwing Nature Center


    Bring the kids in costume and enjoy not-so-scary Halloween games and crafts* while learning about nocturnal creatures such as owls, toads, snakes and spiders! Remember to bring a flashlight and bug spray to continue the adventure outside along the boardwalk at night! *While supplies last...

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  • Palm Beach County Golf Recertified by Audubon International


    Southwinds and Park Ridge Golf Courses continue to be recognized for their eco-friendly efforts by the Audubon International, as both have been named “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuaries” for the eighth straight year. Five of the 912 courses in the world that are currently designated as such,...

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  • County partners with Loggerhead Marinelife Center to prohibit balloons at beachfront parks


    In an effort to promote the safety and protection of sea turtles, Loggerhead Marinelife Center and Palm Beach County have partnered to prohibit the use of balloons at the following county-operated beachfront parks effective September 1, 2017...

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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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  • 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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​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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