​​​​​​​​​​​Public Programs

 

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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. Please bring drinking water, sun protection and insect repellent. Good walking shoes recommended.​


OCTOBER

  • GUIDED PADDLE
    Saturday, October 7, 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. Please note that rental concession is currently unavailable.

  • GUIDED PEDAL
    Saturday, October 14, 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. Please note that rental concession is currently unavailable.

  • FULL MOON BIKE RIDE
    Friday, October 20, 6:30 p.m.
    All ages, $10/person (Reservations required)
    Discover the trails of Riverbend at night 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. Please note that rental concession is currently unavailable.

  • ARCHERY
    Saturday, October 21, 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 before getting to practice on the range. Equipment is provided.

  • GUIDED PEDAL
    Saturday, October 28, 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. Please note that rental concession is currently unavailable.