July 2017
This July, discover the power of play and adventure at PBC parks. Hosted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), celebrate Park & Recreation Month with us by getting outside and showing us how you get your play on at PBC parks! Send us your photos or videos by email to pbcparks@pbcgov.org and tag them with #pbcparks and #PlayonJuly on your social media. Check out all the fun events planned at PBC parks in celebration!
10th Annual July 4th Celebration- Sunset Cove Amphitheater
Co-presented by the West Boca Community Council, celebrate the 4th of July with live music by Gypsy Lane, fireworks, a kids fun zone and more Tues, July 4, 5:30 p.m. at Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton. FREE ADMISSION
Food Truck Invasion- Sunset Cove Amphitheater
Enjoy a great selection of food trucks during Food Truck Invasion Wed, June 5 & 19, 5-9 p.m. at Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton. FREE ADMISSION
Intro to Archery- Daggerwing Nature Center
Join the USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff and learn about the sport of archery Thurs, July 6, 10 a.m. at Daggerwing Nature Center in Burt Aaronson South County Regional  Park, west of Boca Raton. Ages 8 and older, $10/participant. RSVP required.
Shakespeare by the Sea- Seabreeze Amphitheater
Co-presented by The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival, enjoy a modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost Thurs-Sun, July 6-9 & 13-16, 8 p.m.  at Seabreeze Amphitheater in Carlin Park, Jupiter.  FREE ADMISSION
Summer Junior Scramble Challenge- Okeeheelee and Osprey Point Golf Courses
Have fun in this 2-person scramble Thurs, July 6. This is a free event for all Palm Beach County Junior Golf Card holders. This will be the first of four events hosted Thursdays at Okeeheelee Golf Course in Okeeheelee Park, west of West Palm Beach and Osprey Point Golf Course in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton.
Special Olympics County Aquatics  Competition
Cheer on and watch as Special Olympic athletes from all over Palm Beach County compete in a variety of swimming events at Aqua Crest Pool, Delray Beach Sat, July 15, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Swimming events include individual relays and an opening ceremony. For more information, contact Dan Fawcett at 561-966-7018 or visit www.specialolympicspalmbeach.org.
Dog Park and Other Improvements to Open in John Prince Park July 29
County officials will cut the ribbon to a new dog park and other park improvements in John Prince Park at  9:30 a.m. A pooch party will follow after. Lake Woof Dog Park will feature five enclosed landscaped dog areas with designated areas for large to small dogs, spanning more than four acres. Click here for more information.

Guided Paddle- Riverbend Park
Enjoy Old Florida by canoe or kayak and explore 5 miles of the backwaters of Riverbend Park, Jupiter with a naturalist as a guide Sat, July 8 & 29, 9:30 a.m. Ages 8 and older, $10/person. RSVP required.
ArtStops- VSA Florida- Palm Beach County
Create works of art with "everyday" stuff and paint, glue, collage and more to make a collaborative mural and individual pieces! Taught by Sarah Gualtieri Saturdays, July 8-29, 10 a.m. at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex, Lake Worth. Maximum group size 10, open to all abilities. For ages 13 and older, $50/fee.
Story Time- Okeeheelee Nature Center
Introduce little ones to Mother Nature through stories Tues, July 11 & 25, 10:30 a.m. at Okeeheelee Nature Center in Okeeheelee Park, west of West Palm Beach. Topic varies for each class. Ages 2-5, $2/child. RSVP required.
Sushi & Stroll- Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Experience and explore the Japanese gardens with cold drink in hand during Sushi & Stroll at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach Fri, July 14, 5:30 p.m. Enjoy the Cornell Cafe for dinner and taiko drum performances by Fushu Daiko. $7/adults & $5/children online, $8/adults & $6/children at the door.
Sibshops- Therapeutic Recreation
This interactive program for siblings of individuals with disabilities is an opportunity for peer support while participating in exciting recreational activities. This program is offered in partnership with The Arc of Palm Beach County. Sat, July 15, 9 a.m. Ages 6-14, $5/child. RSVP required.
Fall I Programs- West Boynton Recreation Center
Registration for programs at West Boynton Recreation Center, Boynton Beach begins Mon, July 17 through July 29. Programs include dance, martial arts, start smart sports, tiny tot tumbling and more.
Summer Programs at Gleneagles Country Club Aquatic Center
Enjoy family and individual time in the pool this summer with fun and interactive programs at Gleneagles Country Club Aquatic Center located at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex, Lake Worth. Programs include family and individual swim, parent child aquatics and aqua arthritis. Click here for program dates, fees and more information.
Calypso Bay and Coconut Cove Waterpark Now Open 7 Days a Week
Make a splash at both Calypso Bay Waterpark in Seminole Palms Park, Royal Palm Beach and Coconut Cove Waterpark in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton! Both are open daily Mon-Sat, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Click here for admission fees, features and more information.

Green Golfer Day- Palm Beach County Golf Courses
All five Palm Beach County golf facilities are proud to be certified Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuaries. Help preserve their natural environments by participating in Green Golfer Day Mon, July 17. Take the green golfer pledge and pay one low rate for 18 holes with cart.
Stardust Dance Club- Therapeutic Recreation
Register for the Stardust Dance Club at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex, Lake Worth. Dance theme is "Star Spangled Summer" and takes place Sat, July 22, 6 p.m. $5/person, maximum enrollment 70. RSVP required.
Story & Craft Time- Green Cay Nature Center
Kids will discover nature through crafts and stories about animals and other nature-related themes at Green Cay Nature Center, Boynton Beach Sat, July 22, 10 a.m. Suggested ages 4-10 years, $2/child. RSVP required.
Rebelution- Sunset Cove Amphitheater
AEG Live presents: Rebelution with Nahko and Medicine for the People, Collie Buddz, Hirie and DJ Mackle at Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton Sat, July 29, 6:20 p.m. $32.50 in advance, $35/day of show.
Gentle Yoga- Therapeutic Recreation
Stay active, stretch muscles and reduce stress in this class modified for each individual Tues, 10 a.m.; Mon & Thurs, 12 p.m. year-round at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex, Lake Worth. Adults and seniors of all abilities. $8/class, $50/pass.
Destination Recreation: Episode 3
On this episode, we take you on an adventure through West Delray Regional Park. There are so many things to do in this large passive park, it's a hobby enthusiast's paradise! Park visitors can ride through the mountain biking course, fly hobby aircraft, control RC cars and boats, or just enjoy the scenery.  Don’t miss an episode – follow pbcParks on WordPress or subscribe to our YouTube channel to see each monthly episode of Destination Recreation.