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Riverbend offers various environmental and historical programs for the public throughout the year.

  • Program Price: $5-10 per person, depending on the program.
  • Payment is due the day of program. We will accept either cash or check.
  • Reservations are required in advance (before 2:00 p.m. the day before) unless otherwise noted.
  • Programs require a minimum number registered participants.
  • Programs will run approximately 90 minutes.
  • Program runtimes are approximate depending upon age level of participants.

 

Please call the park office at:   561-741-1359 for reservations and any questions. Joining the guest list on Facebook will not be accepted as a reservation for a program. For every program, participants/guardians are required to sign a Program Participation Form.

WEEKLY

  • Naturalist Guided Park Walk*
    *FREE PROGRAM
    Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.
    Join our 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 Riverbend. Walking daily can increase your energy, improve your mood, recharge your vitamin D, stimulate bones, prevent brain shrinkage, burn calories, ward off disease, get your blood pumping and fill your lungs with fresh forest air. Participation is limited to 25. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Drinking water, sun protection and insect repellant. Good walking shoes recommended.​

​JUNE

  • GUIDED PEDAL
    Saturday, June 3, 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. If needed, bicycles are available to rent from Canoe Outfitters (561) 746-7053. When renting, mention the program name.

  • DIP NET
    Saturday, June 10, 9:30 a.m.
    All ages, $5/person (Reservations required)
    Wear closed-toed shoes to explore the park wetlands and observe the aquatic creatures that make Riverbend their home. (Students will get their feet wet.)

  • GUIDED PADDLE
    Saturday, June 17, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8 and up, $10/person (Reservations required)
    Enjoy Old Florida by canoe or kayak and explore 5 miles of the backwaters of Riverbend with a naturalist as a guide. If needed, canoes and kayaks are available to rent from Canoe Outfitters (561) 746-7053. When renting, mention the program name.

  • ARCHERY
    Saturday, June 24, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8 and up, $10/person (Reservation 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 (provided) before getting to practice on the range.​

​JULY

  • GUIDED PEDAL
    Saturday, July 1, 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. If needed, bicycles are available to rent from Canoe Outfitters (561) 746-7053. When renting, mention the program name.

  • GUIDED PADDLE
    Saturday, July 8, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8 and up, $10/person (Reservations required)
    Enjoy Old Florida by canoe or kayak and explore 5 miles of the backwaters of Riverbend with a naturalist as a guide. If needed, canoes and kayaks are available to rent from Canoe Outfitters (561) 746-7053. When renting, mention the program name.

  • ARCHERY
    Saturday, July 15, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8 and up, $10/person (Reservation 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 (provided) before getting to practice on the range.​

  • GUIDED PEDAL
    Saturday, July 22, 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. If needed, bicycles are available to rent from Canoe Outfitters (561) 746-7053. When renting, mention the program name.

  • GUIDED PADDLE
    Saturday, July 29, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8 and up, $10/person (Reservations required)
    Enjoy Old Florida by canoe or kayak and explore 5 miles of the backwaters of Riverbend with a naturalist as a guide. If needed, canoes and kayaks are available to rent from Canoe Outfitters (561) 746-7053. When renting, mention the program name.​