Burns Road Recreation Center Playground


Following is just a sampling of the many recreation programs and events taking place
at the City of Palm Beach Gardens:


A cottage-shaped, decorated mailbox for letters to Santa

Santa’s Mailbox 

December 1-18
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road
Riverside Youth Enrichment Center,
10170 Riverside Drive

Drop off your letters to Santa in our special holiday mailboxes inside the Burns Road Recreation Center and Riverside Youth Enrichment Center. From the North Pole, Santa will personally answer each letter. Note: to receive a letter back from Santa, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your child’s name on it. More Information

A lighted holiday tree with a star at the top.

Tree Lighting Festival

Wednesday, December 2  |  6-8pm
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road

Join the City of Palm Beach Gardens for a night full of magic and fun as we light the big Holiday Tree. The event features a magical tour along the trail thru Santa’s Village, children’s crafts, activities, face painting and, of course, a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus.
More Information 

Vendor craft booths set up in the gymnasium with people shopping

32nd Annual Gardens Holiday Bazaar 

Friday, December 4  |  11am-7pm
Saturday, December 5  |  9am-4pm
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Rd.

Shop local for all your holiday needs with 100 booths of handcrafted and gift items for all of your friends & family! More Information

Jars filled with vegetables in a basket

The Gardens GreenMarket 
sponsored in good health by
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center

Sundays, December 6, 13, 20, 27  | 8am-1pm
City Hall Municipal Complex, 10500 N. Military Trail

Every Sunday, shop from over 130 vendors selling the freshest of the fresh in produce, plants, flowers, bread, seafood, bakery items, cheese, sauces, crafts, prepared food & drink items and much, much more!
More Information

An oil painting of a landscape entitled "Snow in Vermont"

GardensArt presents ‘Canvas Journey’ 

Oil Paintings & Drawings by Hugh O'Neill, Irish Born, American Master Artist  
December 7, 2015 - January 14, 2016
Meet & Greet the Artist:
Wednesday, December 9  |  5-7pm      
City Hall Lobby, 10500 N. Military Trail
Exhibit Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Pirate's Well Restaurant and Bar logo

Pirate’s Well Wiffleball Tournament

Saturday, December 12  |  10am-4pm
Lake Catherine Softball Complex,
9470 MacArthur Boulevard

Teams of four will compete to be crowned champions in this fun-filled tournament. Pirate’s Well Restaurant and Bar will be hosting an after-party with free chicken wings and one free drink per person.  Adult and Family divisions are available. $75 per team. For more information call 561-630-1123.


For a full, detailed listing of classes, programs and events, please visit our website at www.pbgrec.com.  

Gardens Life Brochure

The October-December edition of the Gardens Life brochure listing classes, programs and events is currently available. Download a copy from www.pbgrec.com or pick one up at any Recreation service desk. The January-February edition will be available in mid-December. 

Gift card with a red ribbon and "Recreation, Palm Beach Gardens"

Recreation Gift Cards

Give the gift of activities! Recreation Gift Cards may be purchased at the Burns Road Recreation Center and PBG Tennis Center and used for class fees, admission fees, rentals and even snacks at the Snack Shack. It’s a great gift for the holidays!

Class Registration

Starting Thursday, December 10th, register online or in person for new classes and programs starting in January and February. Most classes have a minimum number of students that they need in order to run. Sign up in advance so they don’t get canceled due to low enrollment!

GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club

Wednesday, December 16  |  7pm 
The Woman’s Club will celebrate the holidays with a dinner for members at a local restaurant on Wednesday, December 16th at 7pm. Also, join them at the City of Palm Beach Gardens Annual Holiday Bazaar on December 4th and 5th. They will be serving goodies and fresh coffee in the lobby of the Burns Road Recreation Center. Call Ronnye Sands, Membership Chairman, at 561-622-3751 for further information. 
Follow on the web at www.pbgwomansclub.org


Boys and girls standing inside a "web" on the playground

Holiday School’s Out Days

The Burns Road Rec Center is the place to be when school is out for the holiday break, December 21-January 4 (no program Dec 25 or Jan 1). Sign up your K-8th grader for fun activities and entertainment. Program hours are 7:30am-6pm. Res/NR: $40/$50 per day. Register online or in person. More Information

Holiday Winter Camps

A variety of camps are offered during the winter break to keep your kids learning, active and entertained. In addition to our School’s Out Days, there are Sports Camps at Mirasol Park, Tennis Camps at the Tennis Center, Golf Camps at the Sandhill Crane Golf Club, and Volleyball, Basketball, Reel Film Making and “C-LEGO” Stop Motion Animation camps at Burns Road Recreation Center. Pre-register online or in person. More Information


For ages U8 thru U18, this fast-paced, indoor version of soccer improves players’ creativity, passing, and dribbling by focusing on play within tight quarters.  
Fridays, 6-8pm, December 11 & 18, January 8 & 15 at the Burns Road Recreation Center. Res/Non-res drop-in fee: $10/$13. Play concludes on January 22 with the Puma Cup Futsal Tournament, R/NR $35/$43.

Seven hands of different colors in a circle with "Gardens Gives Back Community Service Experience"

Gardens Gives Back
Community Service Experience

Youth ages 14-16 can give the gift of JOY over the holiday break as the Gardens Gives Back Community Service Experience assists non-profit agencies in making the holiday season better for those less fortunate. Community service hours earned go towards hours needed for graduation and scholarship eligibility. December 21-23, 7:30am-6pm, Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road. Res/Non-Res Fee is $40/$50 each day.  For more information, please contact Louise Jordan at (561)630-1147, 
ljordan@pbgfl.comRegister online or in person.


Hatha Yoga

Strengthen, stretch, build muscle, and learn important breathing techniques for your heart and lungs. Mondays, 6-7:15pm at the Lakeside Center, 10410 N. Military Trail (no class 12/21). Ages 10+. Res/Non-res drop-in fee: $12/$15. More Information

Three women and one man in a yoga pose

Lunchtime Health Yoga

The holidays can get SO stressful! Use your lunch hour on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:45am-12:30pm at the Burns Road Rec Center to destress and re-energize during the holiday season. Concentration is on balance, stretching and relaxation. This class is also great for the beginner yoga student who may be intimidated to try a yoga studio. Res/NR drop-in fee is $10/$13 per class or purchase a 10-class pass at a discounted rate. More information


Dance to the beat in LaBlast class, a partner-free, interval based cardio workout that incorporates the dances seen on “Dancing with the Stars.”  Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30am, at Burns Road Rec Center, ages 16+.  Res/Non-res drop-in fee: $10/$13.   


Join the 55 and over PBG Adult/Seniors Club for only $25 per year for residents/$50 per year non-residents. Membership includes weekly activities and some special events.

Three ladies wearing holiday beads at the Holiday Luncheon

Adult/Senior Club Annual Holiday Luncheon

Wednesday, December 16  |   11:30am-1:30pm
Club members and guests can enjoy a special Holiday Luncheon at the Burns Road Recreation Center, served by Recreation staff, with entertainment to follow. Senior Club Members: $5, Senior Club Guests: $10.
Pre-registration is required; final day of registration is Friday, December 11, 2015.


BINGO is at Burns Road Rec Center on Mondays from 1-4pm. Arrive early at 12:30pm to purchase your tickets. Free entrance for first time guests. Regular Res/Non-res Guest Fee is $3/$5 per person or join the club for an annual fee of $25 Res/$50 Non-res. Free coffee, tea and snacks are served, as well.  

Mah Jongg

Lessons and games take place at the Lakeside Center,10410 N. Military Trail, on Tuesdays from 1-5pm, while games only are on Wednesdays, 1-5pm.

Movies and Book Club

Movies are shown every Tuesday and Thursday at the Lakeside Center from 1-3pm, except on the third Thursday of the month when the Book Club meets. Book Club is on the third Thursday of the month from 1-2pm, and this month’s book is “Ruby” by Cynthia Bond.

Holiday Food Drive

Benefiting children attending Grove Park Elementary School and their families
Thru Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - The Adult/Seniors Club is hosting this holiday food drive and is requesting that donations of non-perishable food items be dropped off at Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road and Lakeside Center, 10410 North Military Trail. Click here for requested items. Call 561-630-1100 for building operating hours.


5110 117th Court North, PBG 33418

Male instructor teaching a young girl how to hold a tennis racket.

Youth Development Program

Our weekday youth development program is a 6-week, multi-day activity for players seeking rapid improvement. Classes are divided by age and ability level.  (NOTE: classes break for the holidays after December 18. A new session starts January 4. Meantime, please consider the Tennis Intensive Holiday Camps, listed below.) 
More Information 

Youth Recreational Instruction

Saturday youth instructional classes continue in session through January 9 (no class December 26 and January 2). In general, players are grouped by age: 4-6 yrs, 7-8 yrs, 9-10 yrs, 11-16 yrs. Enrollment in current classes is still available, space permitting, with a pro-rated fee. 16-Under also meets on Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm. New session starts the week of January 11-16. More Information 

Youth Holiday Tennis Camps

Players, stay active over the holidays! Two sessions are available: Dec 21-24 and Dec 28-31, with three options: Little Pros (9-10am, ages 4-6); Tennis & Fitness (9am-Noon, ages 7-17); and Tennis Intensive (9am-4pm, ages 10-18) More Information

Two women playing tennis at the PBG Tennis Center

Cheer the Old Year’s Passing!

Friday afternoon, December 18, 1-3pm, join us for a sociable get-together and cookie exchange! Bring the beverage of your choice. (We’ll supply a tasty punch and soft drinks.) Tennis? Well, there will be lots of open courts. Serendipity rules!

“Little Mo’s” International Florida

December 5-7
Over 350 kids from all around the world will compete in this tournament, and the Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center is one of the host sites! Boys and girls 12 & under will play singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Tournament sites: PGA National, BallenIsles and Palm Beach Gardens. For more information, call 561-775-8277.


4404 Burns Road, PBG 33410

Women in the pool participating in a water aerobics class

Water Aerobics

Deep Water Aerobics will continue throughout the winter! Enjoy the Florida sun in December and a no-impact workout. Cardio, strength training and new friends are all included in this one-hour class. Equipment is provided. Click here for a full schedule. (Class will not be held if the "feels-like" air temperature is below 60 degrees F, 30 minutes before the start of class.)  R/NR Drop-In: $4/$5; R/NR 10-Class Pass: $40/ $50

Lap Swim Hours

Get through the holiday stress this winter by staying active and improving your overall health. Don't worry, the water is warm! Lap swim hours available Monday-Saturday. Visit our Aquatics web page for our full lap swim schedule. R/NR Drop-In: $3/$10; R/NR Quarterly Lap Pass: $68.90/$137.50.

Makos Swim Team

Save the date! The Makos Swim Team is wrapping up their winter season this month, but save the date for spring tryouts on Saturday, January 16 from 10am-Noon. Call 630-1126 to make an appointment.

Contact Us

City of Palm Beach Gardens
Recreation Division
4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

www.pbgrec.com      recinfo@pbgfl.com      561-630-1100

Palm Beach Gardens Recreation logo with a sun, paintbrush and basketball
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