Department of Parks and Recreation, Director Fanny Carmona

Upcoming Special Events & Programs:

Various Locations & Programs  |   Year-Long Program   |  Various Times

Get Fit Palmetto Bay 2017” is a year-long series of events, programs, and seminars focused on wellness, nutrition, and fitness, including the Mayor's Fitness Challenge.  The Village has partnered with other organizations to bring you a holistic program, full of informative seminars and fitness programs.

Check out Upcoming Special Fitness and Wellness Events that are part of the Get Fit Palmetto Bay 2017 Program.

Play by Play Recreation Guide

A comprehensive quarterly guide containing information about each park in Palmetto Bay, recreational and sports programs, after-school and youth programs, park rental information and special events.  Don't miss a beat with our "Play by Play" Recreation Guide.




Monthly Calendar of Events & Programs

See what the Village's Parks & Recreation Department is bringing to you this month:



Village Park Webpages

Please click on the park name below to learn more about each Village park:

See our Facility Rentals page for a quick guide on park areas and facilities available for event and party rentals. 

Visit the Palmetto Bay Branch Library webpage for hours and other information about the Palmetto Bay Library site which is part of the Miami-Dade County Library System.

For park photography & film information and guidelines, please visit the Media Center.

About Parks and Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the planning, organizing, supervising, directing and administering of all activities related to parks and recreation, special events and community outreach programs.  The Parks and Recreation Department manages the Village of Palmetto Bay system of local and regional parks which create a compilation of beautiful park facilities.  Ranging from serene to active, educational to recreational, and relaxing to exercising, the parks offer a myriad of rewarding activities for all to enjoy.

The "Village of Parks" is home to seven recreational facilities, including the beautiful Charles Deering Estate and Bill Sadowski Park, which are managed by Miami-Dade County.


  • Organize and implement special events, home games and tournaments in our park facilities and village-wide.
  • Seek sponsorships and donations for programming, special events and enhancement of parks.
  • Expand in-house/outsourced recreational programming for youth, adults and seniors.
  • Encourage the cooperation between the Village and neighborhood schools regarding use of respective recreational facilities.
  • Improve operational efficiency and effectiveness; including delivery of services; strategic expenditures and opportunities to increase revenues.
  • Maintain a high level of park maintenance with well trained and motivated staffing and effective maintenance programs.
  • Expand the park system by identifying potential properties for to acquire for recreational purposes.
  • Continue to assess park amenities for possible upgrades to be presented via the Capital Improvement Program

Online Forms and Documents

Hours of Operation & Contact Information

Administrative Staff:
Monday through Friday (except observed holidays)
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

IMPORTANT:  Park hours vary by facility.  Please contact the park directly for park operating hours.

Administrative Operations:
Village of Palmetto Bay Municipal Center
9705 East Hibiscus Street
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

Phone: 305-259-1234
Fax:  305-259-1290


Programming Contacts

Administrative Operations

Thalatta Estate & Ludovici Park

Coral Reef Park

Palmetto Bay Park & Perrine Wayside (Dog) Park

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