A vendor selling produce at The Gardens GreenMarket

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


The Gardens GreenMarket logo

Opening Day!
The Gardens GreenMarket sponsored in good health by Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center  

Sunday, October 1  |  8am-1pm
Continues every Sunday
City Hall Municipal Complex
10500 N. Military Trail, PBG 33410

People shopping for fresh fruit at The Gardens GreenMarket
The GreenMarket returns to its winter/spring location on October 1st at the Municipal Complex, featuring: 
- Special swirl pops to be handed out while supplies last to celebrate the “Sweet 16” season
- Mayor and City Council will be handing out shopping bags to 500 lucky shoppers! 
- Live music by Westminster Trio
- Over 140 vendors selling the freshest-of-the-fresh in produce, plants, flowers, bread, seafood, bakery items, cheese, sauces, crafts, prepared food & drink items and much, much more! 
- Rain or shine, from 8am-1pm.
- Please leave your pets at home.
A woman in a hat looking through a camera

Resident and Student Photography Exhibition
Juried Contest

Exhibition: October 9 – November 16, 2017
Finalists Reception: Tuesday, October 24  |  6-7:30pm
City Hall Lobby, 10500 N. Military Trail
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

To celebrate Florida City Government Week in October, students and residents of Palm Beach Gardens have submitted images which reflect their perspective of our ‘Signature City’. Categories for the contest include Beauty Abounds, Digital Manipulation, PBG at Work and Play, and iGardens, which feature photos taken on an iPhone. A beautiful selection of the top photographs will be on display. A reception to reveal the finalists and present awards to our photo contest winners will take place on October 24. 

Two boys in costume standing in front of inflatable pumpkins

Fall Festival  

Friday, October 27  |  6-8pm
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road

This is a fun, family event featuring Trick-or-Treating on the trail, children’s activities, live music by Burnt Biscuit, and food & drink items available for purchase. No admission to attend. Don’t forget your costumes or trick-or-treat bag. The City supports children with food allergies, so look for the teal pumpkins while trick-or-treating on the trail for non-food treats! More information

Two girls running in the Splash and Dash

Gardens Splash & Dash

Congratulations to all 59 athletes who completed the Gardens Splash & Dash on Sunday, September 24. It was a great event and we are so proud of you! Results 


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

Cover of the Gardens Life brochure

Gardens Life Brochure

The October-December edition of the Gardens Life brochure listing classes, programs and events is currently available online or in print. We have some great new classes starting for both children and adults! Download a copy or pick one up at any Recreation service desk.
More Information

Marketing/Sponsorship Opportunities

Have you considered marketing your business in a fun, innovative way?  Don’t miss out on several upcoming marketing opportunities that Palm Beach Gardens Recreation has available:
Gardens GreenMarket – October 1, 2017 - May 6, 2018
Fall Festival - October 27               
Veterans Day Ceremony - November 11                      
Tree Lighting - December 6

For more information on how we can help you market your business, please contact Louise Jordan at (561)630-1147, ljordan@pbgfl.com or Ann Schilling at (561)630-1104, aschilling@pbgfl.com.

GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club 

Wednesday, October 18  |  7pm
Lakeside Center, 10410 N. Military Trail

The topic of the GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club October meeting will be the Hacienda Girls Ranch in Melbourne, FL, featuring speaker Nick Geinosky. The General Federation of Women’s Clubs has supported the Girls Ranch for over forty years with money and supplies. These girls had a bad home environment and live there in group homes with houseparents to guide them as they grow. Join the Woman's Club at the Lakeside Community Center in Palm Beach Gardens for the meeting starting at 7 PM, with a break for refreshments. For additional information contact Doris Karlik at 561-622-4410. 


Children working on laptop computers in Robotics class

Animate with DotBots

Green Mouse Academy is offering a new class for 7-11 year olds to learn basic stop-motion animation. This is a great skill to learn for school or just for fun! Class will meet Fridays, Oct. 20-Dec. 8 from 3:15-4:15pm. Res/NR Fee: $120/$150. More information 

School’s Out Day Canceled

Since the Palm Beach County School Board decided to use October 16 as one of the hurricane makeup days, the School’s Out Day originally scheduled for that day has been canceled. Please visit our website for a schedule of future School’s Out Days.  More Information

A female dancer in a jazz pose

New Recreational Dance Classes!
Teen Ballet/Jazz for ages 12-18 

Get a taste for dance technique with a ballet/jazz combo. Classes will start with a ballet barre, move to a jazz number across the floor, and finish with a different style combination each week. No previous experience needed. Classes run Thursdays, Oct 5-Nov 9 from 7-7:55pm (no class Oct 12). Resident Fee $55/Non-Resident $69. Recreational dance class registrations may be done online or in person.


An older woman standing in a yoga pose

Gentle Silver Yoga

Improve your mood, maintain or increase flexibility, ease arthritis pain, gain strength, and meet some great people. Class meets Wednesdays from 10-11am at the Lakeside Center, 10410 N. Military Trail. You may sign up for a session or pay as you go. 
More Information on Fitness/Wellness Classes

Adult Jazz & Stretch

Classes for ages 18 and older will consist of a jazz warm up, a small combination, then a long stretch and relaxation ending. Work on strengthening and toning as well as cardio and muscle lengthening. Classes run Thursdays, Oct 5-Nov 9 (no class Oct 12) from 8-8:55pm. Resident Fee $60/Non-Resident $75. More Information on Adult Dance Classes


Adult/Seniors Club activities are held at
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road and/or 
Lakeside Center, 10410 N. Military Trail

pbgrec.com/seniors    561.630.1120 or 561.630.1108

Four ladies playing Mah jongg

Fall Mah Jongg Tourney Luncheon

Join us for a friendly Mah Jongg Tourney Luncheon on Tuesday, October 24 at the Lakeside Center, 10410 N Military Trail, from 11am-4pm. Club members $5, Non-Club Members $10. Registration deadline is Tuesday, October 17.  More Information


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

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill logo

LIME is Sponsoring Fiesta Fridays!

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, 3331 Northlake Blvd, PBG 33403, is sponsoring “Fiesta Fridays” Mixed Doubles starting on Friday, October 27! Play some mixed doubles and enjoy Lime’s distinctive Mexican specialties. For more information on Lime, call (561) 626-5001 or visit their website or Facebook page

Volunteering at the Tennis Center

The Tennis Center welcomes volunteers in a variety of roles, but particularly in its programs for citizens with special needs. Most of these programs are held on Saturdays. All volunteers undergo a City-mandated background check at a charge of $6.25. Please contact Wendy at wtatum@pbgfl.com or Bill at wmcdermott@pbgfl.com or call (561)775-8277 if you would like to volunteer.

USTA-Sanctioned Level 6 “Chip and Rip”
BG(14-12)s FMLC and BG10s RR 

Saturday-Monday, Oct 7-9 - Highly-skilled players who have not reached their 15th birthdays by September 30 will compete in main draw and consolation singles. Players who have not yet reached their 11th birthdays and who have qualified for “green-dot” level play on the 10-Under Pathway, play singles round-robin. Enrollment is online

A man practicing tennis

Tennis, the “Sport of a Lifetime”

For New or Returning Players

At the Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center, tennis is a sport played by kids as young as four years old and by adults well into their eighties. Youth and Adult Instructional classes run throughout the year, with a new class session starting the week of October 24-28. Classes may be joined in progress if space allows, at a pro-rated fee.

Youth classes are on Saturdays from 9am-1pm and are generally grouped and scheduled by age (4-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-up), although ability may be considered if the instructor approves. Additionally, there is a Wednesday afternoon class for players 11-up. Adult classes are offered on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings at the beginner and intermediate level, and will be offered Wednesday mornings to beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Please be prepared to be guided by a teaching pro in your choice of level.

If you are returning to tennis after an absence, you might take a private lesson or one of the Tennis Center’s Cardio classes for an evaluation of your current level before registering for a class. Please call the Tennis Center at 561-775-8277. Click here for class offerings, schedules, and fees. For online registration, go to www.pbgrec.com/login .


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

A group of adults in the pool in the Masters Swimming Program

Masters Swimming Returns!!!

Come be a part of the rejuvenated masters swimming program.  If you are an adult looking to be a part of a team and improve your swimming, then this is the perfect program for you.  Practices will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm.  Please visit our website for more information.

Last Session of group Swim Lessons

This is the last chance of the year to sign up for our popular learn to swim program. The last session of swim lessons runs from October 3-19. The learn to swim program is available for all ages and swim levels starting at 6 months old. Tuesday/Thursday classes and Saturday classes are available.  Resident/Non-Res Fee: $60/$75 for six lessons. Please visit our website for more information.

A swim coach in costume with swim team members

Makos Swim Team Halloween Meet

Come support the Makos Swim Team at the exciting Annual Makos Halloween Swim Meet event. The meet will be held on Saturday, October 21 at 10am in the competition pool. Multiple teams will be competing while being cheered on by coaches in costumes and receiving Halloween prizes. More information on Makos Swim Team


10170 Riverside Drive, PBG 33410
pbgrec.com/ryec     561.630.1130

License # 50-51-03149
"Quackers" and Read for the Record logo

Jumpstart's Read for the Record®

Riverside Youth Enrichment Center is proud to participate in “Jumpstart’s Read for the Record 2017 Campaign”. Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® is a national campaign that was launched over a decade ago to address the educational inequities that leave too many children unprepared for kindergarten. On Thursday, October 19, children and adults will gather to learn, laugh, and read this year's campaign book, Quackers by Liz Wong, as part of the world’s largest shared reading experience. We look forward to having Palm Beach Gardens City Council and staff read this fun book to our students!

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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