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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 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.

SEPTEMBER


NATURALIST WALKS
Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. 
All ages, FREE (Reservations required)
Join naturalists each week for a 1-hour 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. Call to 561-741-1359 reserve.

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 September 17, 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.

OPEN RANGE ARCHERY
Saturday, September 17, 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. 

NIGHT HIKE
Friday, September 23, 7:00 p.m.
Ages 8+, $5/participant (Reservations required)
Join a naturalist on a walk and observe the change from diurnal to nocturnal in the park. Good walking shoes and bug spray are recommended.

POLLINATORS
Saturday, September 24, 9:30 a.m.
All ages, $5/participant (Reservations required)
Join us to learn about the important job that pollinators do and benefits they provide to us. You may be surprised, not all pollinators are bugs! This program includes a trail walk searching for pollinators in the area, the plants they need to thrive, and the habitats they depend on for survival. Please wear closed-toe shoes.