​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Public Programs

 

Return to Riverbend

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

  • ARCHERY 101
    Saturday, February 16, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 8 and up, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Join a USA Archery certified instructor to learn the basics of archery. There will be a demonstration of the archery basics, followed by outdoor target practice!
    All equipment provided, please wear closed-toe shoes and bring water and sun protection for the outdoor portion.

  • FULL MOON BIKE RIDE
    Friday, February 22, 6:30 p.m.
    All ages, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Come ride the trails of Riverbend Park at night, with a park naturalist guiding the way.

 

MARCH

  • NIGHT HIKE
    Friday, March 8, 6:30 p.m.
    All ages, $5/person (Reservations required)
    Take a walk through the park at night and experience the park's nocturnal creatures, with a park naturalist guiding the way.

  • SAWMILL SATURDAY
    Saturday, March 16, 9:00 a.m.
    All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)
    Come experience Old Florida at the Farmstead Sawmill. Learn about the sawmill and see how it works.

  • FULL MOON BIKE RIDE
    Friday, March 22, 6:30 p.m.
    All ages, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Come ride the trails of Riverbend Park at night, with a park naturalist guiding the way.

  • GUIDED PEDAL
    Saturday, March 23, 9:30 a.m.
    All ages, $5/participant (Reservations required)
    Enjoy a guided leisurely bike ride through the park and observe the native wildlife of the park, with a park naturalist guiding the way.​​

  • ​ARCHERY 101
    Saturday, March 23, 11:30 a.m.
    Ages 8 and up, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Join a USA Archery certified instructor to learn the basics of archery. There will be a demonstration of the archery basics, followed by outdoor target practice!
    All equipment provided, please wear closed-toe shoes and bring water and sun protection for the outdoor portion.​​

  • GUIDED PADDLE
    Saturday, March 30, 9:00 a.m.

    All ages, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Experience the historic Loxahatchee River first hand! Join our ACA Certified kayak guides as they take you up river and throughout the park viewing wildlife. *IMPORTANT* date is subject to weather and river conditions.