Parks and Recreation - A Lifetime of Discovery

JULY 2018

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


Parks and Recreation - A Lifetime of Discovery

July is Park and Recreation Month

This July, the City of Palm Beach Gardens and the National Recreation and Park Association are celebrating A Lifetime of Discovery as the theme of National Park and Recreation Month. Go to PBGREC.COM to explore the “undiscovered” roles of your local Leisure Services Department that offers a variety of fun activities for residents and guests of all ages and abilities. For more information on Park and Recreation Month, go to or search Twitter and Instagram using #DiscoverJuly.
The Gardens Summer GreenMarket at STORE logo

Gardens Summer GreenMarket at STORE

Sundays through September 30  |  9am - 1pm
STORE Self Storage & Wine Storage
11010 N. Military Trail

Your local GreenMarket has not gone away; it’s just gone under cover! Join us under the cool breezeway at STORE Self Storage and Wine Storage and shop for fresh produce, flowers, handmade crafts, prepared foods and so much more!

On Sunday, July 1st, the first 80 patrons to arrive and request a BOGO pass will receive one free admission with one paid admission to the Splash into the 4th at the PBG Aquatic Complex on Wednesday, July 4th.

A boy splashing into the pool from a water slide.
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Splash Into the 4th!

Wednesday, July 4  |  10am - 4pm
PBG Aquatic Complex Splash Zone, 4404 Burns Road
Cool off on a hot Fourth of July at the PBG Aquatic Complex SPLASH ZONE and enjoy the diving board, 2 enclosed slides, rock climbing wall, splash playground and spray play areas, or just swim a few laps in our lap pool. There will be music, games and fun activities for the kids, as well as refreshing snacks available for purchase at the Splash Shack on the pool deck. Pool admission fees are $3.30 PBG Residents/$10.40 Non-residents (tax not included) 

Vendors and shoppers at the Gardens Indoor Yard Sale

Accepting Registrations for September Gardens Indoor Yard Sale 

Spend your summer cleaning out that clutter and then bring it to the Gardens Indoor Yard Sale at Burns Road Recreation Center on Saturday, September 22 to sell! Spaces are $25 + tax. Click here to download the application or to get more information. 


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

4th of July Operating Hours

City Hall offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, and our Leisure Services facilities will have amended hours of operation in celebration of the holiday. Click on this link for the schedule at each facility. We hope you have a very safe and fun Fourth of July!

The front cover of the Gardens Life brochure

Check out our Leisure Services Programs

The summer issue of the Gardens Life brochure is available and contains detailed information regarding Leisure Services classes, programs and events offered by the City of Palm Beach Gardens for the months of May through August. Download a copy or pick one up at any  service desk, as well as many other locations throughout the city. Registration for classes may be done online or in person.

Don’t wait until the first day of class to register! Sign up in advance so classes don't get cancelled due to low enrollment.


A girl doing the peace sign and holding a camera with her instructor

Camp Gardens 2018 

We’ve had lots of fun with such a great variety of camps so far this summer! There are still a few spaces left in some of our weekly camps, so sign up before they fill. Camps with current vacancies include:
S.T.E.M. for 4/5 year olds  -  Vocal Vibrations  -  Stop Motion Animation  -  Inventors & Explorers  -  Make A Masterpiece  -  Wild Adventures  -  Express Yourself  -  Rhythm & Soul  -  Film Making  -    Wired!  -  Basketball  -  Fishing  -  Soccer  -  Skate Jam  -  Tennis  -Aquatics  -  Sports R Us  -  Classic Camp: Marlins (age 7-8) and Panthers (age 11-13)

Full day camps run 7:30am-6pm and half day camp hours vary. Register online or in person at any Leisure Services front desk. More Information

Youth Summer Dance Classes

Ages 3-19
Keep active and stay on top of those dance skills through the summer with our recreational dance classes. We have our second session of summer classes beginning the first and second weeks of July. Enjoy different levels of Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz & Contemporary, Leaps/Turns/Tricks/Flexibility, and even a Leaps & Bounds class for children as young as 3. Classes take place on weekday evenings and Saturdays. Visit our website for schedules, fees and a complete description of youth recreational dance classes. 

Four boys in soccer gear

Futsal (Indoor Soccer)

Ages 7-18

Is it too hot to play soccer outdoors? No problem! Futsal is a fast-paced, street style form of soccer that continues to grow in popularity and it’s offered indoors at the Burns Road Recreation Center. Play happens on Wednesdays and Fridays (no July 4) from 6:15-8pm through August 10. Sign up for the rest of the session or drop in for $10 residents/$13 non-residents.


Women working out in the Boot Camp class

Stay Cool while you Work Out

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


Adult/Seniors Club summer activities are held at
Lakeside Center, 10410 N. Military Trail     561.630.1120 or 561.630.1108
A group of men and women playing Scrabble

Adults 55 and over can stay cool, socialize and have fun with a variety of games and activities throughout the week at our Lakeside Center from 1-5pm each day. Play BINGO, Scrabble, Mah Jongg, Canasta, Social Bridge, Duplicate Bridge, Rummy, Mexican Train Dominoes and more! Newcomers are welcome and your first visit is free! Resident/Non-resident Pro-rated Annual Fee: $12.50/$25 or daily admission $3/$5. More Information


5110 117th Court North, PBG 33418     561.775.8277

A man and woman participating in the Tennis Hitting Frenzy

4th of July Hitting Frenzy 

Wednesday, July 4, 8:30-10:30am – Get a double dose of our most popular tennis fitness class! This one is not a drop-in; please call (561) 775-8277 to sign up in advance. Fees are $20/$24/$30 for PBGTC Passport Holder/PBG Resident/Non-resident.

Independence Mixed Doubles and Cook-out

Saturday, July 7, 10:45am-3pm

Join the fun! These events are growing in popularity and feature three rounds of 8-game Pro-set paired mixed doubles in ability-based groups. Trophies are awarded to main-draw winners and finalists, and to consolation winners. After play, we’ll be firing up the grill for July 4th-style hamburgers and hot dogs (plus anything else you might care to bring and throw on!). Activity #232101-2D. PassHolder/Res/NR Fees: $17/$19/$24

A girl learning to play tennis with an instructor

Love Serving Autism Red Ball Rally Event

Saturday, July 28  |  3-5pm
Love Serving Autism provides a specialized therapeutic program focusing on tennis. We are teaming up with the USTA Net Generation Team Tennis Challenge event. The event is an introduction to tennis competition offering a low-pressure team environment for the participants, without an emphasis on instruction or results. All ages are welcome and there is no admission fee!


4404 Burns Road, PBG 33410     561.630.1100

A little girl getting a swim lesson from an instructor in the pool.

Now is the Time to Learn to Swim! 

According to figures released by the USA Swimming Foundation, drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death in children ages 1-4 nationwide and Florida leads the nation as the state with the most child drownings in 2017. Don’t let this happen to your child!  

The Learn to Swim program provides swim lessons for all levels and ages starting at 6 months old.  The next session of our Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday lessons will be held in the mornings and afternoons starting July 16.  Our Saturday classes include Adaptive Aquatics for those with special needs, Adult Beginners and Parent/Tot classes, which also begin in July. For more information and registration dates, please visit our swim lessons web page.

Makos Swim Team is a Great, Year-round Activity 

The swim team is for swimmers ages 4-17 of different skill levels and 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.  Our next session starts July 2. Please visit the Makos Swim Team web page for more details.

Children playing in the water at the Splash Zone

Parties at the Pool!

Celebrate your birthday or special event at the Splash Zone! We have five outdoor private party areas available for rent and lots of fun water features for your group to play on. Time slots fill up quickly, so get your reservation in now! Go to our rentals web page for more information or call 561-630-1103.


10170 Riverside Drive, PBG 33410     561.630.1130
License # 50-51-03149

Boys and girls with their creations at STEM Camp

S.T.E.M. Camp for ages 4* and 5!

*Must be 4 by September 1, 2018
Enjoy FUN and LEARNING all in one really cool, half-day camp for 4 & 5 year olds! S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Camp runs July 16-20 from 9am-Noon and we still have a few spaces available. Children will participate in many hands-on and fun challenges that stimulate real world problem-solving and intellectual learning. Resident/Non-resident Fees are $125/$157. Register online or at any Leisure Services front desk.  More Information

VPK Fall Spots Available

The Riverside Youth Enrichment Center is currently taking registrations for the upcoming Fall 2018 4-year-old VPK program. Please call 561-630-1130 to schedule an appointment to tour our facility or for more information. 

Contact Us

City of Palm Beach Gardens
Leisure Services Department
4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410      561-630-1100

Palm Beach Gardens Recreation logo with the flyover bridge artwork
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