SCAVENGER HUNT: PLUNDERING PALMETTO BAY
On Friday, April 29th, detective skills – and an appetite – will be necessary for the ‘Plundering of Palmetto Bay’s’ interactive scavenger hunt starting at 7:00 pm at Thalatta Estate Park, beside the beautiful Biscayne Bay. Can you identify the thieves amongst you? Purchase your tickets to find out! Ticket are available here. APR 21, 2016
TAKE ADVANTANGE OF OUR EDUCATIONAL OFFERS FOR SENIORS
Palmetto Bay has teamed up with East Ridge Retirement to offer helpful seminars to our senior community. The workshops will take place on the last Thursday of every month February through May. Workshops will take place at the EAF Community Room at Ludovici Park, 11am. APR 01, 2016
LEARN TO GARDEN RESPONSIBLY
Palmetto Bay will be hosting several, free responsible gardening lectures at Thalatta Estate. Our next workshop is June 8 at 7 pm. Learn how to attract butterflies to your hand and sustain their life style. Registration is required; please RSVP by June 5. Check out our brochure for more information. APR. 01, 2016
GET FIT PALMETTO BAY CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Get Fit Palmetto Bay,” a year-long program focused on wellness, nutrition, and fitness, is up and running! Congratulations to our Mayor's Fitness Challenge winners: top female - Jacqueline Leon & top male - Ahmad Tavakoly. Check out our list of upcoming events that are sure to keep you on track. JAN 10, 2015
ENJOY "YOGA BY THE BAY", FREE OF CHARGE FROM MAY TO SEPTEMBER
Calling all yogis: Beginning in May, Yoga By The Bay will be free through September. for yogis. Registration is required, be sure to check out all of the other wonderful programs we are offering. APR 11, 2016
The Parks & Recreation Department offers a number of specialized After School Programming at Coral Reef Park. Check out the Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 program line-up, from soccer to volleyball and educational exploration programs. NOV 01, 2015
Special Messages from the Village of Palmetto Bay and your Parks & Recreation Department
Earth Week ... Thank you to all who celebrated Earth Week with us. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Our celebration included the popular ladybug releases, a free tree giveaway, Movie at the Park and our Bike-B-Que! Check out the photos here. APR 25, 2016
Comedy Fesitval ... Thank you to everyone who laughed for a cause with us on Friday, April 15 at Ludovici Park. Kira Soltanovich from the Tonight Show with Jay Leno headlined the Palmetto Bay Comedy Festival where a portion of the proceeds from every ticket sale will benefit local non-profit organization, The Everglades Foundation. See more. APR 18, 2016
For park photography & film information and guidelines, please visit the Media Center.
Parks & Recreation News Archive
Parks Programs & Community Events Calendar - April 2016
Please click on the park name below to learn more about each Village park, including facility rental information.
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
HOURS OF OPERATION:
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.
ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBERS:
Village of Palmetto Bay Municipal Center
9705 East Hibiscus Street
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
STAFF & PARKS DIRECTORY:
Party and facility rental information is provided on each individual park page. Click here for a list of Village park and webpage links.
Thalatta Estate & Ludovici Park
Coral Reef Park
Palmetto Bay Park & Perrine Wayside (Dog) Park
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