May 2024
For select programs and events, signed waiver forms may be required from participants. Programs and events are subject to change.
Please check for updates.
Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department Community Engagement Survey for ADA Compliance
We invite the public to participate in a brief survey on ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance and your accessibility preferences and priorities regarding PBC Parks' facilities, parks and park amentities. Your valuable input will help us enhance accessibility for all.
Who Are You? The Stories Behind the Hapa Project
Morikami Theater at Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach
Learn more about the latest exhibition, with the artist and curator, Kip Fulbeck as he shares some of his behind-the-scenes experiences on Fri, May 3, 1:00 p.m. FREE with paid museum admission.
Citizen Science Saturday
Okeeheelee Nature Center in Okeeheelee Park, west of West Palm Beach
Train to be a citizen scientist, explore and discuss current conservation efforts and learn how you can help local species such as Purple Martins on Sat, May 4, 10:00 a.m. All ages, $5/participant. RSVP required.
Florida Animals: Purple Martin Conservation
Daggerwing Nature Center in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton
Celebrate Purple Martin Awareness Month with a special presentation by an Audubon Everglades Purple Martin Program Coordinator and tour the housing and conservation area on Sat, May 4, 10:30 a.m. Ages 5+, $5/participant. RSVP required.
2024 Fizzle Racing HydroDrags Nationals
Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, Boca Raton
Come out and watch Jet Ski watercrafts in a high speed sprint to the finish line or pre-register as a rider to compete in a race on Sat, May 11 and Sun, May 12, 7:00 a.m. Ticket prices vary.
World Water Safety Day
North County Aquatic Complex, Jupiter
Grab your swimsuit and sun protection and come out for a fun-filled day with water safety presentations, games, door prizes and more on Sat, May 11, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. FREE ADMISSION
Legends on the Lawn: Spider Cherry
Canyon Amphitheater, west of Boynton Beach
Legends on the Lawn - a FREE live music event series - on Sat, May 18, 7:00 p.m. with Spider Cherry (Pop Soul/Funk Rock).
Night Hike
Riverbend Park, Jupiter
Join a naturalist and explore the park after hours on a guided nighttime hike on Fri, May 24, 7:30 p.m. Ages 8+, $5/participant. RSVP required.
Reptiles & Amphibians: Awesome Alligators
Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, Boynton Beach
Join a naturalist on a guided tour and learn about Florida's reptiles and amphibians on Sat, May 25, 10:00 a.m. All ages, $5/participant. RSVP required.
Memorial Day Observance
Veteran's Memorial Park, Boca Raton
Join the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10556 in honoring veterans of our armed services at the Memorial Day Observance featuring a procession of colors, guest speakers, patriotic music and more on Mon, May 27, 9:30 a.m. FREE ADMISSION
Tai Chi
South County Civic Center, Delray Beach
A physical activity program focused on maintaining stability and enhancing overall well-being. Classes are held weekdays, 8:30 a.m. outdoors under the pavilion; second class held on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. FREE ADMISSION
Tai Chi
West Boynton Park & Recreation Center, Lake Worth
A physical activity program focused on maintaining stability and enhancing overall well-being. Classes are held Monday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. FREE ADMISSION
Functional Fitness
Morikami Park, Delray Beach
A physical activity program focused on balance, flexibility and strength training. Classes are held Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. RSVP required. FREE ADMISSION
Glades Fitness
Glades Pioneer Park, Belle Glade
A total body workout program for all fitness levels with a combination of short resistance and endurance training bursts focused on upper body, leg strength and cardio exercises. Classes are held Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. FREE ADMISSION
Open Riding Area and Trails
Jim Brandon Equestrian Center, west of West Palm Beach
Bring your horse and explore more than nine miles of scenic trails from sunrise to one hour before sunset. The open riding area is open daily from sunrise to sunset except when a permitted event is scheduled.
Indoor Pickleball
Recreation Centers
Enjoy playing pickleball indoors at one of PBC Parks' recreation centers. Days/times vary upon location. All ages, $5/participant.
Special Events- PBC Parks
From food trucks, runs and walks to festivals, check out all the special events happening this month at PBC Parks! RSVP required for select events.
Volunteer Opportunities
Sign up to volunteer for one-time special events and park/beach cleanups happening this month at PBC Parks! RSVP required.
Check out our online calendar of events for even more programs and events!
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