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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.

​OCTOBER


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.

​OPEN RANGE ARCHERY
Saturday, October 30, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/person (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.

NOVEMBER


NATURALIST WALKS
Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. (Note: There will be no walk on November 25)
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.

PIONEER KIDS DAY
Saturday, November 6, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)
Venture out to the Riverbend Farmstead for a day of outdoor activities, games, pioneer activities, animal encounters, crafts and more!  
                                                                              
ARCHERY 101
Saturday, November 13, 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.

HISTORY IN THE PARK
Saturday, November 13, 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.

FULL MOON BIKE RIDE
Friday, November 19, 6:30 p.m.
Ages 8+, $5/person (Reservations required)
Join a naturalist on a moonlit, nighttime bike ride. See the park after hours and look at nature from the point of view of its nocturnal residents. Appropriate safety gear and water is required. Bring your own bike or rent from the park vendor, Jupiter Outdoor Center, 561-747-0063. 

OPEN RANGE ARCHERY
Saturday, November 20, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/person (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.

FISHING FUN
Monday, November 22, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations required)
Learn basic fishing techniques and safety while fishing for the big one! Proper outdoor clothing, water, sunblock and sunglasses are recommended. Fishing gear is provided.

ARCHERY 101
Tuesday, November 23, 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.