Four young girls in dance costumes

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


Fresh peaches, grapes and other fruit

Gardens Summer GreenMarket at STORE 

Sundays, now through September 24  |  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. Having a Back to School party? This is the perfect place to pick up everything you'll need! 
More Information

A promotional picture of The Goonies movie

Movie Nights & Food Truck Bites 

“The Goonies”

Friday, August 18  |  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 adventure comedy, “The Goonies”. This is the last movie in our “Flashback to the 80’s” summer series. Food trucks open at 6:30pm and the complimentary movie follows at 8:15pm. Limited seating is available, so blankets and lawn chairs are suggested. Rain Location: Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Rd. More Information or call 561-630-1100. 

2nd Annual PBG Resident and Student Photography Contest 

Deadline to submit photographs is August 28th

The City of Palm Beach Gardens is pleased to announce its 2017 Photography Contest. This year’s contest will celebrate our ‘Signature City’ from the perspective of our residents and students. All photos must be taken in Palm Beach Gardens. Proof of residency is required. Please click on this link for details to enter the 2017 contest.

People shopping at the Indoor Yard Sale

Register now for Gardens Indoor Yard Sale

If you are ready to clean out those closets or cluttered rooms, we still have openings for the Gardens Indoor Yard Sale which will be held on Saturday, September 23, from 7:30-11:30am. Click here for more information if you are interested in selling.

A young boy running from the pool in the Splash and Dash event

Registration is Open for
Gardens Splash & Dash!

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

Women shopping at the Annual Holiday Bazaar

Seeking Vendors!

Applications are now available on our webpage for vendors interested in the 34th Annual Gardens Holiday Bazaar coming up on December 1-2.
Click here for Holiday Bazaar information.


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

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Registration for Fall Classes is Open!

Registration for our Fall classes starting in August and September is open and ongoing. Registration may be done online or at any Recreation service desk. Don’t wait until the first day of class to register! Sign up in advance so that classes don't get cancelled due to low enrollment.

Gardens Life Brochure

The August-September edition of the Gardens Life brochure listing classes, programs and events is currently available online or in print. This edition features new sessions of classes starting such as Tutu Toddlers, Ninja Fitness and Ceramics for Teens and Adults, as well as our recital dance classes and much more. Download a copy or pick one up at any Recreation service desk.


A group of boys and girls jumping in the air at camp.

One Week of Summer Camp Left! 

We only have one week of summer camp left but we still have a few spaces available in some camps during the week of August 7-11! Here are the ones that still have space (as of Tuesday, August 1): 

Sports R Us
Ages 7-14  |  7:30am-6pm
This camp is built for the sports enthusiast!

Advanced Robotics
Ages 9-12  |  8:30am-3pm
Learn all about the use of robotics in our world today and how technology will continue to affect our future.

PBGYAA Basketball Camp
Ages 5-14  |  9am-4pm | Coach: Butch Estes
Work on your  basketball skills with some of the area’s best coaches.

Jr. Lifeguard Camp
Ages 11-14  |  8am-3pm
Get a head start and learn what it takes to become a lifeguard.

Youth Tennis Summer Camps
Little Pros Camp – Ages 4-6   |   9-10:30am 
Tennis and Fitness Camp - Ages 7-17   |   9am-Noon 
Call (561)775-8277 for more information. 

Youth Golf Summer Camps
Golf Camp – Ages 5-14   |   9am-1pm 
Elite Training Camp - Ages 10-17   |   8am-2pm 
Call (561)630-1160 for more information. 

For schedules, pricing, and more details, please see the "Camp Gardens" web page and camp brochure.


School’s Out Day August 11

We still have a few spots open for the last day of summer in our School’s Out Day program on Friday, August 11. This is a single camp day offered to children entering K-8th grade. Prior School’s Out Days that week have already filled. Camp is held at the Burns Road Recreation Center from 7:30am-6pm. Res/NR Fee: $40/$50 per day. Click here for more information. Register online or in person at any Recreation service desk.

Three young girls in dance costumes

New Student Dance Open House

Does your child want to dance but you don't know where to start? For assistance choosing the correct class type and level for your child, please attend our Dance Open House on Monday, August 21st from 5:30-7:30pm at the Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road. Dance instructors will be available to confirm your class selections before you register. Returning students will receive their class recommendations at the front desk when they register for fall classes. Registration is now open. More Information

Boys and girls working on laptop computers
Photo courtesy of Kristen Stephens Photography

Robotics Discovery

Make science come to life through hands-on tasks with LEGO Education WeDo 2.0. This class for 7-11 year olds will be held on Fridays, Aug. 18 - Sep. 29, from 3-4pm. Limited spots are available, so sign up soon. Res/NR Fee: $120/$150. More Information


A woman standing and painting at an easel

Oil Paint Along with Nancy - 1 Night Class
Water & Oil Do Mix!!!

Ages 18+ - Wednesday, August 23, 6:30-8:30pm
 If you ever wanted to try oil painting but were afraid of the chemicals, try Water Mixable Oil Paints. These new oil paints are very environmentally friendly. “Paint and take” art workshops are all the rage and can be enjoyed by anyone…even if you can’t draw a stick figure! You can bring your favorite non-alcoholic beverage and a light snack 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, including canvas, paint, easel and brushes. You’ll leave with a finished painting and an experience you won’t soon forget! Resident/Non-resident Fee: $40/$50. More Information


5110 117th Court North, PBG 33418     561.775.8277

A boy and a girl holding tennis trophies

Recreational Monthly Singles and Occasional Doubles Tournaments: An Opportunity for Young Players 

Getting started in match and tournament play can be a formidable obstacle for the young player. The Tennis Center’s “Junior Futures” series offers a regular opportunity for match play in ability-based groups at levels from “Yes, I can play” to “Beginning to be ranked.” The format calls for everyone to play three timed, 8-game pro-set rounds in ability-based groups, followed by a pizza lunch, which is included. August will feature doubles on August 19, followed by singles on August 26, as follows:

Junior 1-Day DOUBLES Tournament (Timed) 

Saturday, August 19, 11:30am-3pm - Format is the same as for our monthly singles, except that you and a friend will partner for the competition. Doubles is fun! And it emphasizes skills essential for good singles play, but not always used. Activity #222101-3D 

Junior 1-Day SINGLES Tournament (Timed) 

Saturday, August 26, 11:30am-3pm – Activity #222101-3. 
More Information

Palm Beach Gardens Tennis logo with a ball in colorful flames

New Tennis Center Logo! 

The Tennis Center has a new logo, which will appear on various apparel items available for purchase at the Center, including the very popular dri-fit long-sleeve “art logo” shirts, which combine the logo on the front with colorful marine and flower-themed prints on the back! Come and check them out at the Tennis Center!

USTA-Sanctioned “Signature Summer” BG(14-12)s FMLC; BG10s RR

Saturday-Monday, August 12-14 
1) Highly-skilled players who will not have reached their 15th or their 13th birthdays by August 31 will compete in BG(14-12) main draw and consolation singles. 
2) Players who have not yet reached their 11th birthdays and have achieved the “Green-dot” level on the Youth Progression Pathway are invited to play in the BG10s -
Enroll onlineFor info on the “Pathway”, click here. 


4404 Burns Road, PBG 33410     561.630.1100

Girls on the swim team sitting around the shark mascot

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. You may choose a 2-day or 4-day per week program. For those who are interested in the swim team, come and get evaluated by our swim coaching staff. The next session of Swim Team begins on Monday, August 21st. Please visit the Makos Swim Team web page for more details.

Learn to Swim Program

The learn to swim program continues into the fall and provides swim lessons for all levels and all ages starting at 6 months old. The first fall weekday session will begin on Tuesday, August 22nd and the Fall Saturday session will begin on August 19.  For more information, please visit our website. Resident/Non-Res Fee: $60/$75 for six lessons. For more information, please visit our website.

Private Swim Lessons & Coaching

Private lessons are now offered on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings, by appointment only, on a one-on-one basis until October 19. Beginning October 23, they will be offered Monday-Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Our qualified instructors make learning more enjoyable for swimmers of all levels. The Resident/Non-resident Fee is $45/$80 per 30-minute lesson or 6 lesson pass (30 mins each) for $243/$432 with a 3-month expiration.

A water aerobics on deck teaching participants in the pool.

Water Aerobics

Water Aerobics provide an exciting, high energy, low impact workout in our temperature regulated pool. This activity offers a great way to increase muscle strength and flexibility while alleviating pressure in the joints. All equipment needed for the class is included. Resident/Non-Res Fee: $4/$5. Check online for the class schedule.


10170 Riverside Drive, PBG 33410


Two girls assisting a female instructor
A young boy standing in front of a pool
Two young children painting on easels

We had tons of FUN at Riverside Youth Enrichment Center this summer! The kids loved presentations from Safari Sue and the Bubble Man.  We also enjoyed Water Day once a week, ate fresh herbs and veggies from our garden, enjoyed our space shuttle crafts while learning about space, and loved hanging out with friends. It has been a fun and full summer!

Contact Us

City of Palm Beach Gardens
Recreation Division
4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410      561-630-1100

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(Picture at top of page of dance girls courtesy of Kristen Stephens Photography.)
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