Facility Use policies & procedures

The City of Palm Beach Gardens strives to offer residents and guests premier facilities that complement the City’s high quality of life. Through our attractive, clean and accessible recreational facilities, the City helps those in the community create memorable experiences that bring people together. Whether you are planning a birthday party, family reunion, business meeting, or sporting event, the City has a multitude of options for the occasion. 

All permitters and City-licensed private instructors are required to comply with every policy and procedure listed herein. The City reserves the right to amend these policies and procedures as necessary. Should a permit holder or private instructor be found in violation the City may revoke permitting privileges indefinitely.  

City facilities and fields must be utilized for their intended purpose unless otherwise authorized by the City. Use which differs from the intended purpose must be noted when requesting a permit.

Group Facility Use Not Requiring a Permit

Some City facilities may be used by groups without a permit so long as:

  • There is not already a permit for the facility AND
  • Group participants are not being charged a fee to participate AND
  • The group does not exclude any other members of the public who want to participate OR
  • Other members of the public have an appropriate amount of the facility's space to conduct an activity themselves.

If the requirements above are met, groups may use the following City facilities without a permit:

  • All outdoor basketball and hard tennis courts
  • Plant Drive Park pickleball courts
  • Grassy area at Oaks Park
  • Grassy area behind Amanda J. Buckley Softball Field at Plant Drive Park

Non-Discrimination Statement

The City shall not discriminate against any individual on the basis of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familiar status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or genetic information, with respect to any activity occurring at City facilities.

  1. Facilities & Hours
  2. Permit Types & Qualifications
  3. Permit Applications & Fees
  4. Facility Maintenance & Closures
  5. Private Instructor License
  6. Group Fitness License
  7. Tennis & Pickleball Center Specific Rules

Palm Beach Gardens Operated Facilities

Normal permit hours for indoor City facilities are the corresponding business hours at each facility. Specific areas of a park which have been lighted for use at night, may be used until 11:00 p.m. Permit requests for time periods outside of these ranges will be at the discretion of the City of Palm Beach Gardens. Any requested change to these hours should be noted on the Facility Request Form. Events or other permits requiring staff coverage on Saturday, Sunday, or City-recognized holidays will incur additional fees.
Property Name Address Property Amenities
Burns Road Community Center 4404 Burns Rd Indoor basketball/volleyball/pickleball courts, aquatics complex, 
auditorium, dance studios, art studio, meeting/event
spaces, pavilions
Gardens North County District Park 5101 117th Ct N 8 multipurpose fields, pavilions, agility training course, concession stand
Gardens Park Baseball Complex 4301 Burns Rd 10 youth baseball fields, 1 high school baseball field, concession
Joseph R. Russo Athletic Complex
at City Park
5070 117th Ct N 2 multipurpose fields, 4 tennis courts, 6 pickleball courts, pavilion,
concession stand
Lake Catherine Sportsplex 9470 MacArthur Blvd 4 youth softball fields, concession stand
Lilac Park 4175 Lilac St 1 multipurpose field, 1 high school baseball field, concession
stand, dog park
Palm Beach Gardens Tennis &
Pickleball Center
5110 117th Ct N 20 Har-Tru clay tennis courts, meeting/event spaces, cafe
PGA National Park 1 Ryder Cup Dr 3 multipurpose fields, 2 adult softball fields, disc golf course
Plant Drive Park 10113 Plant Dr 1 youth softball field, 12 pickleball courts, 2 basketball courts,
Mirasol Park 12385 N Jog Rd 2 multipurpose fields, 1 adult softball field, concession stand