Category Archives: Parks and Recreation

International honors for WPB City community events

4th on Flagler wins several awards in a world-wide INTERNATIONAL competition WPB GreenMarket receives international honors West Palm Beach (October 1, 2012) – When it comes to putting on events for the public, no one does it better than the West Palm Beach Community Events Division! The City of West Palm Beach has received nine…YES […]

4th on Flagler 2012: ‘This 4th was made for you & me’

Event to feature military salute, 640-lb. cheese sculpture of Mount Rushmore, “face-in-hole” photo opps of famous moments, live music and Pops of Patriotism leading up to event West Palm Beach will host its annual free Independence Day celebration – 4th on Flagler – on July 4, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 10 pm. on the […]

The Great American Clean Up

The City of West Palm Beach, The Solid Waste Authority, Roosevelt Estates South Homeowners Association, And Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful present THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN UP April 21 , 2012  8 a.m. – noon in the ROOSEVELT ESTATES SOUTH NEIGHBORHOOD VOLUNTEERS – Join Us! Join millions of volunteers of all ages across America taking […]

Currie Park Fishing Pier and Boat Ramp Improvements

When:     Monday, March 19, 2012 City Commission meeting Where:      Currie Park, 2300 block Flagler Drive Contact:    Christine Thrower, Parks and Recreation Director, 561-644-0623 Faced with a reduced capital budget and dwindling resources, the City of West Palm Beach is hoping the Florida Inland Navigation District (F.I.N.D.) can help improve one of the few […]

City and FPL Lights Coleman Park Neighborhood

The City of West Palm Beach and Florida Power and Light will provide street lighting to targeted areas of Coleman Park. Following meetings with neighborhood leaders, city staff developed a lighting plan consistent with the improvement plan and revitalization of the historic area. New lighting will be installed and some existing lighting will be moved […]

West Palm Beach Summer Camp Programs

City of West Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Summer begins on Monday. Below are some Summer Sports offerings for the Week of June 6 – 10! What are your children doing? Consider registering them for one of our fantastic camps! BASKETBALL CAMP Ages: Itty Bitty 4 – 6 / All-Star 7 – 13 Date: June […]

Top Dog Competition: This Saturday, April 2nd

Hosted by the City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation When: April 2, 2011 Noon – 3:00 p.m. Where: Dreher Park South Dog Park 1301 Summit Blvd, WPB Come early to visit vendor booths for all your pet needs. Children’s arts and crafts on site. Prizes will be awarded in 3 weight […]

Massive one day community ‘Build a Playground” project this Saturday in West Palm Beach

Designed by kids, Built by Volunteers in a single massive one day community effort Funds and support provided by Kaboom, National PAL, PNC Bank What: COMMUNITY TO BUILD PLAYGROUND IN ONE DAY When: Saturday, February 12 8:30AM-3:00PM Where: Police Athletic League West Palm Beach, 720 Tamarind Ave. Join Mayor Lois Frankel, the West Palm Beach […]

City Kicks Off Infrastructure Improvement, Bike Path Extension

When: Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Where: North Flagler Drive just north of Currie Park (11/29/10) City of West Palm Beach officials and neighborhood leaders will kick off a $3.7 million improvement project at a special groundbreaking ceremony at North Flagler Drive just north of Currie Park on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at […]

More than 100 Kids Volunteering at Grassy Waters Preserve

When: Wednesday, August 4, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. Where: Grassy Waters, 8264 Northlake Boulevard, WPB (details on location below) (08/03/10) More than 100 kids from across Florida, mostly 12-13 year olds, will spend their day volunteering at Grassy Waters Preserve on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The teens will be planting thousands […]

27th Annual Peanut Carnival

When: Friday, July 30, 10 AM – 2 PM Where: Gaines Park, 1501 N. Australian Ave. Join Mayor Lois Frankel and hundreds of kids as they participate in the most unique event in Palm Beach County…the 27th annual Peanut Carnival! The carnival celebrates the end of summer camp for 500 participants. The kids pay $1.00 […]

100 Local Kids Spend Spring Break Volunteering

When:  Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. Where:  Grassy Waters Preserve, 8264 Northlake Boulevard (03/16/10)  One hundred teenagers from King’s Academy will be spending part of their Spring Break planting new trees, removing invasive plants and doing other volunteer work at Grassy Waters Preserve in the City of West Palm Beach. The kids will […]

WPB Fall Flea Market

When: Saturday, November 14, 2009 Time: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; set up at 6:30 a.m. Where: South Olive Community Center Event: Fall Flea Market Get rid of your old junk and find great deals at the South Olive Fall Flea Market being held on Saturday, November 14, 2009. Presented by the City of West […]

Free Beginning Skateboarding Classed in WPB

Where: Phipps Skate Park From: Chase Scott/West Palm Beach Public Information Officer When: Saturday November 14, 21, and 28, 2009 Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Event: Beginner Skaters The City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation will be offering skateboarding classes for beginners between the ages of 6 and 12.  Classes […]