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Latest News & Calendar Notices


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    County Wins Public Relations Award for Sharing Powerful Park Stories


    The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department (PBC Parks) was selected by the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) as the winner of the 2020 Public Relations Award, in the category of Electronic Media, for its Power of Parks podcast. The award was presented during FRPA’s 2020 Annu ...

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    PBC Parks Assistant Director Installed as FRPA President


    Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Assistant Director, Jennifer Cirillo, was installed as President of the Florida Recreation and Park Association on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 during FRPA’s Annual Conference at the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate ...

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    PBC Parks Director Awarded FRPA Distinguished Service Award


    Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Director, Eric Call, was awarded the Florida Recreation and Park Association Distinguished Service Award on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 during FRPA’s Annual Conference at the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate ...

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    Boardwalk Reopening at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands


    Effective August 31, 2020, the boardwalk at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands will reopen to the public. The boardwalk hours are sunrise to sunset, while public restrooms will be accessible from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The nature center building will remain closed ...

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    Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation to Participate in 'Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz'


    Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation is participating in the national Parks for Pollinators campaign, which is aimed at raising public awareness of the importance of pollinators and positioning parks as national leaders in advancing pollinator health. Organized by the National Recreation and Park ...

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    COVID-19 Update: What's Open and What's Closed


    See what's currently open and closed and view the current facility/activity status list ...

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    PBC Parks Staff making a Difference during COVID-19


    During these unprecedented times, PBC Parks continues to work for our community ...

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    pbcParks@home


    Watch educational videos and park tours, check out animal feedings, story time & more from park facilities and learn fun activities that you can do from home ...

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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 November 4, 2019 and May 31, 2020 and at the Okeeheelee Park South Natural Area located at 7500 Fo ...

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Check out our NEW magazine! Enjoy inspiring stories and valuable information about your park system! Click here​ to view the Autumn 2020 issue.