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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.​

FEBRUARY

  • FULL MOON BIKE RIDE
    Friday, February 2, 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. Appropriate safety gear is required. Please note that rental concession is currently unavailable.

  • GUIDED PEDAL
    Saturday, February 10, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $5/person (Reservation 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.

  • ARCHERY- FULL
    Saturday, February 17, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations 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. Note: Bows may be difficult to pull for smaller children.

MARCH

  • FULL MOON BIKE RIDE
    Friday, March 2, 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. Appropriate safety gear is required.​ Please note that rental concession is currently unavailable.

  • GUIDED PEDAL
    Saturday, March 10, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $5/person (Reservation 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.

  • ARCHERY
    Saturday, March 17, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations 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. Note: Bows may be difficult to pull for smaller children.

  • ORIENTEERING
    Saturday, March 24, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations required)
    Lost in the park? This program will cover the basic parts, terms and proper usage of a compass so you may take a bearing and walk a course. Compasses will be provided for usage during the program. Good walking shoes are recommended.

  • ARCHERY
    Saturday, March 31, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations 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. Note: Bows may be difficult to pull for smaller children.