A man, woman and two young girls in the pool

Following is just a sampling of the many recreation programs and events taking place
at the City of Palm Beach Gardens:


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Gardens Summer GreenMarket at STORE 

Sundays, June 4, 11, 18, 25  |  9am-1pm
STORE Self Storage & Wine Storage,
11010 N. Military Trail

Join us every Sunday from 9am-1pm at the Summer GreenMarket under the cool breezeway at STORE Self Storage and Wine Storage. Choose from fresh produce, flowers, handmade crafts, prepared foods, and much more! More Information

"Bad Hair Day" Acrylic painting of a bird by Tykie Ganz

GardensArt presents
“Wildlife” - Acrylic Paintings by Tykie Ganz

Meet & Greet the Artist: Friday, June 2  |  5:30-7pm
May 30-August 24, 2017  |  Monday-Friday,  8am-5pm 
Palm Beach Gardens City Hall Lobby,
10500 N. Military Trail

Tykie Ganz is a local artist who is an internationally known painter and an ardent preservationist. Her works feature nature and its beautiful creatures, from birds in the Everglades to a wolf in the Alaskan wilderness. More Information

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Movie Nights & Food Truck Bites 

"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"

Friday, June 16  |  6:30pm Food Trucks; 8:15pm Movie
Veterans Plaza Amphitheater, 10500 N. Military Trail

Flashback to the 80’s with Gardens Movie Nights & Food Truck Bites, featuring the Fantasy Sci-Fi, “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial”. Food trucks open at 6:30pm and the complimentary movie follows at 8:15pm. Some seating is provided, but please feel free to bring blankets or lawn chairs. For more information call 561-630-1100 or click here

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Gardens Splash & Dash
Registration is Now Open!

Sign your child up now to swim and run their way to the finish line in this exciting event on Sunday, September 24 at the Burns Road Recreation Complex. Registration is open to children born from 2003-2013. Res/NR Fee: $22/$28 (by Sep. 19) More Information


For a full, detailed listing of classes, programs and events, please visit our website at www.pbgrec.com.  

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Gardens Life Brochure

The June-August edition of the Gardens Life brochure listing summer classes, programs and events is available online or in print. Download a copy or pick one up at any Recreation service desk.

Register for classes and programs online or in person. Don’t wait until the first day of class! Sign up in advance so classes don't get cancelled due to low enrollment.

GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club

The GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club is taking a summer break. Meetings will resume on Wednesday, September 20th at 7 PM at Lakeside Community Center, and they will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary. The Woman’s Club is a community service club and would welcome any questions, so plan on joining them in September. Call Ronnye Sands, Membership Chairman at 561-622-3751.


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Camp Gardens 2017
Camp starts in less than 1 week!

This year’s summer camps have some awesome themes with lots of fun activities to go along with them. We start off with “Creature Feature”, throw some Harry Potter, Pirates and Superheroes in along the way, and end with “Gardens Goes Hollywood”. And that’s just Classic Camp! We have tons of sports, cultural arts, science and aquatic camps, as well, and even have a Community Service Experience for ages 14-17. Full day camps run 7:30am-6pm and half day camp hours vary. Register online or in person at any Recreation service desk. More information

Art Enrichment for ages 9-12

Use your summer to develop skills in drawing, painting, mixed media & much more! This class will enhance the necessary skills and understanding needed for students who are interested in auditioning for the Visual Department for Bak Middle School of the Arts. 11” x 14” mixed media pad, folder, ebony pencils and eraser are required. Tuesday nights, from 6:30-8pm from June 13-August 8. No class July 4. Res/NR Fee: $120/$150. More Information

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Youth Dance Summer Classes -
Saturday Mornings and Weekday Evenings

Palm Beach Gardens offers Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz & Contemporary dance classes all summer long! These classes are offered on a session basis for ages 3 and older. Visit our website for schedules, fees and a complete description of youth recreational dance classes.


Clay Exploration: Teens & Adults
“Get your Clay On!”

Learn beginning wheel throwing and hand building techniques to create original objects d'art. All clay, glaze supplies and firings are included. Classes take place on Thursday evenings, June 22-August 3 from 6:15-8:45pm. No class July 20. Res/NR Fee: $180/$225. More Information

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Oil Paint Along with Nancy 

For ages 18+ - “Paint and take” art workshops are all the rage and can be enjoyed by anyone…even if you can’t draw a stick figure! Our first workshop of the summer takes place Wednesday evening, June 21 from 6:30-8:30pm. You can bring your favorite non-alcoholic beverage and a light snack, if you wish, and settle in for a couple of hours of color and wonder as you create a unique work of art. The instructor-led session is easy to follow and all supplies are provided, which includes canvas, paint, easel and brushes. You’ll leave with a finished painting and an experience you won’t soon forget! Please sign up at least one week in advance to reserve your space. Res/NR Fee: $40/$50 More Information

Work Out & Stay Cool 

As it heats up outside, head indoors or to the pool to get your workout in. Indoors in the AC we have Yoga, Zumba, Barre Pilates and Stroller Power (HIIT it, In the Middle, Intense Intervals); or try Water Aerobics in the refreshing outdoor pool. Check out our Wellness programs web page.


5110 117th Court North, PBG 33418
pbgrec.com/tennis     561.775.8277

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“Jamie’s Angels” Special Needs Tennis

Saturday, June 24, 1-2pm - Underwritten by the Frank family in memory of their daughter, Jamie Alexa, “Jamie’s Angels” is meant to make young people with special needs into tennis players. Local teaching professionals are joined by other volunteers in this effort. There is no charge to participate, but please call (561) 775-8277 to register. Volunteers: ask for Wendy or Bill if you would like to assist the pros. 

USTA-Sanctioned PBG BG10s State Qualifier (Green-dot ball, 78’ court)

Sat-Sun, June 17-18, 8:30am-7:30pm (Sat) – Moderately-to-highly-skilled players 10-under play in main-draw and first-match-losers consolation.


4404 Burns Road, PBG 33410
pbgrec.com/aquatics     561.630.1100

New Summer Pool Hours

Starting Monday, June 5, the PBG Aquatic Complex will be open 7 days a week from 10am-5pm!

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Makos Swim Team 

The swim team combines stroke refinement, drills, endurance training, and fun games to improve a swimmer’s overall swimming abilities in a fun, team environment.  We compete against other teams in the South Florida Recreational Swim League. For those who are interested in the swim team, come and get evaluated by our swim coaching staff.  Please visit the Makos Swim Team web page for more details

Learn to Swim Program

The Learn to Swim program provides swim lessons for all levels and ages starting at 6 months old.  Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday sessions will be held in the morning and in the afternoon starting June 5th.  Starting on June 10, Saturday morning classes for Adaptive Aquatics, Adults Beginners, Parent and Tot, and Private Lessons will be offered. For more information, please visit our website.

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Lifeguard Training

June 5-9, 8am-3pm, for ages 15+
Interested in becoming a certified lifeguard? The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Res $260/ Non-Res $280. Please visit our website for important details.


10170 Riverside Drive, PBG 33410

VPK Fall Spots Available

The Riverside Youth Enrichment Center is currently taking registrations for the upcoming Fall 2017 school year. We currently have spots available for our 4 year old VPK program in the fall. Please call 561-630-1130 to schedule an appointment to tour our facility or for more information. 

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Magic Camp Spaces Still Available

The Magic Camp has spaces available for the summer for 5-6-year olds that wish to attend camp. Magic camp is held at the Riverside Youth Enrichment Center and consists of fun themes, games, activities and local field trips. Please call 561-630-1130 with any questions that you may have about camp or to schedule a tour. More Information

Contact Us

City of Palm Beach Gardens
Recreation Division
4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

www.pbgrec.com      recinfo@pbgfl.com      561-630-1100

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