Opening Day of The Gardens GreenMarket October 7
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Following is just a sampling of the many programs and events taking place at
the City of Palm Beach Gardens Leisure Services Department:


The Gardens GreenMarket logo with shopping bag filled with food and flowers

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

Sunday, October 7  |  8am-1pm
City Hall Municipal Complex, 10500 N. Military Trail

Join us as we move back outdoors for the 17th season of The Gardens GreenMarket! Don’t miss out on 3D interactive chalk art featuring the Chalk Guys and enjoy the complimentary photo booth from Juju Booth at 10am! 
Rows of organic vegetables
The GreenMarket continues every Sunday thru May 6th from 8am-1pm. Choose from fresh produce, flowers, handmade crafts, prepared foods and so much more! You can also enjoy free Tai Chi from 8-9am next to the GreenMarket site at Veterans Plaza Amphitheater, as well as live entertainment each Sunday.
  • Oct 7    Westminster Trio
  • Oct 14  Eva-n-Papero
  • Oct 21  Regi & Kimi 
  • Oct 28  Jim Adle Jazz Quartet
Two little girls in Halloween costumes

Fall Festival

Friday, October 26  |  6:30-8:30pm
City Hall Municipal Complex, 10500 N. Military Trail

Spooktacular things are coming your way during the Fall Festival with a NEW location and NEW activities! Come out in your favorite costume and bring a trick-or-treat bag to join us in our first ever Trunk-or-Treat! In addition, enjoy an outdoor movie, food trucks, corn maze, photo opportunities, live music by Burnt Biscuit and more!
More Information

"Breckenridge Bliss" oil painting by Manon Sander

GardensArt Reception for “Color x 2”

Tuesday, October 30  |  6:00-7:30pm
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road

Join us for an opening art reception for fine artists Manon Sander and Julia Rose. Enjoy a viewing of their original oil and acrylic paintings.  Meet the artists and enjoy a relaxed and artful evening of lively conversation and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Visit our GardensArt website for more information on the award winning GardensArt program.

Ball Christmas ornaments with ribbons on them

Holiday Bazaar – Vendors may still apply

The Gardens Holiday Bazaar application deadline has passed; however, we will continue to take applications from non-jewelers to fill any vacant spaces. It is a two-day event Nov. 30-Dec. 1, and you must be in attendance both days. Apply now! More Information

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Health & Wellness Fair Applications Available

Calling all health and wellness vendors!  The City of Palm Beach Gardens is hosting a Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, February 23 at Burns Road Recreation Center from 9am-3pm. Showcase your specialty to people looking to improve their lifestyles. Vendor applications for this event are available beginning October 1, 2018, and must be submitted by January 11, 2019.  For more information, contact Louise Jordan at (561)630-1147 or


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

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New Class Sessions Start in October

The Palm Beach Gardens Leisure Services Department offers a wide variety of fun and educational classes, programs and events for all ages. New sessions are starting throughout the month of October. Please download or pick up a Gardens Life brochure to see everything that we have to offer! (Please don’t wait until the first day of class to register as some classes may get cancelled.) 

Let us Display your Banner

Contact us to discover how our Banner Program stretches your marketing dollar! We produce a 4ft X 5ft banner with your artwork to hang in any one of the following locations:
  • North Gymnasium at Burns Road Recreation Center – estimated 85,000 visitors annually
  • South Gymnasium at Burns Road Recreation Center – estimated 85,000 visitors annually
  • Palm Beach Gardens Aquatic Complex – estimated 50,000 visitors annually
  • Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center – estimated 80,000 visitors annually
Banner fees are $1000 annually or $500 semi-annually.  For more information about our Sponsorship Opportunities or Banner Program, call Louise Jordan at (561)630-1147 or

GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club

Wednesday, October 17   |  7pm
Lakeside Community Center, 10410 N. Military Trail

Please join the GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club on Wednesday October 17th, for a program on Abused Women and how you can help them. Please bring clothes for women and children, shoes, sheets for a single bed, toys (stuffed toys must be new by State Law), large diapers, dishes, lotions, etc. These will be given to the speaker, Director Mary Cauthen. The meeting will begin at 7pm with delicious goodies to enjoy afterwards. For additional information, call Robin Murphy, Membership Chairman at 561-762-1841.  


Boys and girls figuring out a cooking recipe

Kids Cooking Challenge:
Calling all Budding Chefs!

This has been a VERY popular class! Each week we have a delicious cooking lesson and all ‘chefs’ will be given a mystery basket to explore and create fun and exciting recipes! Students ages 8-13 meet for 6 weeks on Mondays, Oct 29-Dec 10 from 4:30-5:30pm. Res/Non-res fee: $120/$150. Please register online or in person by Wednesday, October 24.

Fun with Clay

Afterschool Art Activity starts October 25
Register your 8-12 year old in this new class where your child will develop their creative voice by explorations in clay. Expressive hand building and sculpting techniques will be demonstrated and used to create imaginative works of art. All materials are included. Thursdays, Oct 25-Dec 20 from 3:30-5pm. Res/Non-res fee: $160/$200 for 8 weeks. 

Click here for more information on Youth Art & Cooking classes.

October School’s Out Camp 

There is just one day off of school this month, so register your school-aged child now for Friday, Oct. 19 for a full day of fun!  More Information

A toddler dressed up in a cowboy costume.

Boo Bash!

Friday, October 19  |  10 – 11:30am 
Burns Road Recreation Center 
Children 4 and under are invited to wear their favorite costume and join us as we celebrate the Fall season featuring music, games, a story and a food craft. Please pre-register by Wednesday, October 17, either online or in person.  Res/NR $10/13 (no fee for parents).

*NEW* Totally Tots

Totally Tots for 2-3 year olds is a new program that introduces socialization skills, fun and learning all at the same time. Each class is based on a story and includes a craft, snack and free play.  Stories include “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”, “If You Give A Mouse a Cookie” and “Good Night Moon”, just to name a few.  Space is limited so don’t delay!  This six-week session begins Wednesday, October 17 from 9-9:45am at Burns Road Rec Center.  Please register in advance.  Res/NR $48/$60. More information or call 561-630-1147.

Young dancers in ballerina costumes

Experience the Joy of Dance!

Recital & Recreational dance classes are open for registration.
Weekly recital classes for dancers 3-19 years old are offered in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop and more! Join the program up until November 2018 and enjoy a relaxed, no pressure, fun experience with great instructors and a professional recital at the Eissey Campus College Theatre in May. New sessions for Recreational classes for ages 2 and older start late October or early November. Details for all of our dance classes are online. 


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FREE Tai Chi!

Tai Chi returns to Veterans Plaza, 10500 N. Military Trail, from 8-9am on Sundays starting on October 7th along with the opening of the new GreenMarket season.  Tai Chi is an excellent way to improve balance, heart health, and fight stress.  This popular class is offered free to the public on Sundays through May 5th, thanks to Palm Beach Heartstrong.  

*NEW* Let Clutter Go!  

Sign up now for a FREE introductory session on Thursday, October 4, to start learning how to Let Clutter Go. One of these classes may be just what you need to take action!     More Information


Activities are held at
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road and/or 
Lakeside Center, 10410 N. Military Trail    561.630.1120 or 561.630.1108

Four ladies playing Mah jongg

Mah Jongg Tourney & Luncheon

Burns Road Recreation Center is about to come alive with a fall Mah Jongg Tourney and Luncheon.  This exciting event will take place at Burns Road Recreation Center on Tuesday, October 9 from 11am-4pm. Time is running out to register, so stop by today!  Registration deadline is October 2. Club Member $5/Non-Club Members $10

Canasta Tourney & Luncheon

If you love Canasta, Burns Road Rec Center is the place to be!  This sensational event will take place on Thursday, November 8 from 11am-4pm.  Even though it doesn’t take place until November, you need to stop by the Rec Center and register this month because the deadline is November 1st.  Club Member $5/Non-Club Members $10


4404 Burns Road, PBG 33410     561.630.1100

New Pool Hours Go Into Effect

Monday, October 1, 2018, marks the first day of our new winter hours at the Aquatic Complex. As of Monday, the Splash Zone and main play pool will be closed until the spring. For all you year-round swimmers, the lap pool will remain open for laps, water aerobics, swim team and more. Please visit our Aquatic schedule online for current program and lap swim hours. 

Three kids on the swim team swimming laps

Next Session of Makos Swim Team Begins October 8 

The Makos Swim Team is the perfect program if you are looking for a fun, outdoor activity to keep your child active. Swim Team consists of 4 different levels of swimmers and includes conditioning and technique-based swim instruction in a team environment.  For those who are interested in competing, competition opportunities are available as well.  Please visit the Makos Swim Team web page for more details. Flexible swim options are available.

Last Session of Group Swim Lessons

There is still one final session of group swim lessons remaining for this season and it starts on Monday, October 1st, so register today! The learn to swim program provides swim lessons for all levels and all ages starting at 6 months old. Private and semi-private lessons are also available on a year-round basis.  For more information, please visit our aquatic website.


5110 117th Court North, PBG 33418     561.775.8277

A picture of a woman with the words "USPTA Star Award: Lisa Pugliese"

Tennis Center Awards & Achievements

The Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center has been named USTA Florida Member Organization of the Year. We thank you all for your support!
A USTA Florida Diversity Award has been awarded to our Lisa Pugliese for her “work in supporting and expanding tennis in any diverse population in Florida!” Lisa also received the USPTA Star Award for her Love Serving Autism not-for-profit organization.

Two tennis awards in wooden cases

Jeannette McGlone won the Canadian National Outdoor Women’s 70 Doubles Championship with her partner, Janet Turner. She trains with Ron Rainyn when in Florida during the winter. CONGRATULATIONS, Jeannette!

NEW at the Tennis Center:

Friday Night Hitting Frenzy

Rapid-fire drills and games conducted by Tennis Center pros. Fridays from 6-7:30pm starting October 12. Show up, sign in and get moving! $18/$22 per class

Monthly Friday Mixed Doubles Social

Round Robin play followed by food and drinks on the last Friday of every month at 6pm. Players bring something to share. Starts October 26 with a fun Halloween theme! Call (561) 775-8277 to enter.

Contact Us

City of Palm Beach Gardens
Leisure Services Department
4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410      561.630.1100

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