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Return to Riverbend

Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted). All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form and COVID-19 Waiver before each program.

​NOTE: Joining the guest list on Facebook will not be accepted as a reservation for a program.​

TO REGISTER and MAKE PAYMENT for PROGRAMS:
Online - Select the “Online Services” tab at the top of this page and click on Register/Pay for Program; Login with your username and password. (New users must create a household account online-please follow online instructions)

In Person - Visit the Riverbend Park office during operating hours.

MAY


NATURALIST WALKS
Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. 
All ages, FREE (Reservations required)
Join naturalists each week 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 the park. 

BATTLEFIELD TOURS
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.
All ages, FREE (Reservations required)
Join a Loxahatchee Battlefield Preservationist docent on a battlefield tour and learn of the Second Seminole War battles that occurred here.

​ARCHERY 101
Saturday, May 21, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant (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.

HISTORY IN THE PARK
Saturday, May 21, 10:00 a.m. 
All ages, FREE (Reservations not required) 
Join our non-profit group the Loxahatchee Battlefield Preservationists for a presentation by a guest speaker. Docents will conduct a walking tour of the battlefield following the presentation.

OPEN RANGE ARCHERY
Saturday, May 21, 12:00 p.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant​ (Reservations required - call 561-741-1359 to register)
Join USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff to hone your archery skills! This program is offered to archers who have attended 2 basic archery courses at Riverbend Park. Archers will shoot at different targets and different distances. Basic safety review will be conducted before heading to the range. Equipment is provided. Note: Bows may be difficult to pull for smaller children.

REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
Saturday, May 28, 9:30 a.m.
All ages, $5/participant (Reservations required)     
This program will take you through the differences between reptiles and amphibians and discuss their similarities and differences. Local and invasive species will be discussed as well as venomous and non-venomous. Please wear closed-toe shoes.