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             MARCH 2016
CITY OF PALM BEACH GARDENS
       PROGRAMS & EVENTS


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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Three male and female art students displaying their artwork.

PBG Student Artists' Reception 

Tuesday, March 1  |  5:30-6:30pm
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road

Oil & Acrylic Paintings
Exhibition: February 29-March 28, 2016
More Information

People shopping at vendor booths at the Indoor Yard Sale

Indoor Yard Sale  

Saturday, March 5   |   7:30-11:30am
Burns Road Recreation Center North Gymnasium

Come enjoy a morning of bargains as vendors sell their used treasures to the public. No early birds please! 
 More Information

Three women looking at plants at the Gardens GreenMarket

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

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

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

"Cherries in the Landscape" by Sue Archer

Meet & Greet the Artist: Sue Archer 

Friday, March 18  |  5-7pm
City Hall Lobby, 10500 N. Military Trail

GardensArt presents a new exhibition, "Past & Present: A Retrospective", watercolors by Sue Archer. Exhibition runs Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, through April 14, 2016. More Information

Two little boys sitting on either side of the Bunny on a bench

Egg Extravaganza

Saturday, March 19  |  9am
Gardens Park, 4301 Burns Road
Bring the whole family to the Egg Extravaganza! This is a complimentary family event where children are divided into different age groups (3 years and under, 4-6 years, and 7-10 years) for a traditional egg hunt featuring prizes and a visit from The Bunny. Don’t forget your camera and basket! More Information

GENERAL INFORMATION

For a full, detailed listing of classes, programs and events, please visit our website at www.pbgrec.com.  
561.630.1100

Camp Gardens logo of five sets of feet with different types of shoes

Camp Gardens 2016 Open Registration

Registration for summer camp begins at 8am on Tuesday, March 8. A "Play-Away" payment plan is available. Watch for the Camp Gardens newsletter COMING VERY SOON with a full listing of summer camps for ages 4-18 including sports, aquatics, classic day camp, art/dance/theatre and much more. More information

Calling all Businesses - Marketing Opportunity!

Advertise your business with a banner in our front lobby of Burns Road Recreation Center. Banners are hung beginning March 1 through August 31, 2016.  With over 2000 people entering the building each day during the summer, exposure is phenomenal!  For more information, contact Louise Jordan at (561)630-1147 or ljordan@pbgfl.com.


Front cover of the Gardens Life brochure

Gardens Life Brochure

The March-May edition of the Gardens Life brochure is now available online and in print. Download a copy or pick one up at any Recreation service desk. New class sessions are starting in March, so register now! Registration can be done online or in person. 

GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club 

Wednesday, March 16  |  7pm

Join the GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club for a program on Women's History, with speaker Arline Kiselewski. The meeting will be held at Lakeside Community Center, 10410 N. Military Trail, on Wednesday, March 16, starting at 7PM. Light refreshments will be served following the program. For more information, contact Ronnye Sands, Membership Chairman, 561-622-3751. Click on the link for information on the upcoming “Freedom to Soar” Fashion Show & Lunch on March 19th. Follow on the web at www.pbgwomansclub.org

YOUTH CLASSES & PROGRAMS

One little girl with her arm around another little girl, both in dance costumes

Recreational Dance Classes
Ages 18 months – 7 years old

Baby Steps  (parent is required to attend) – ages 18 mos.-3 yrs: A fun class with dance, creative movement & music for you & your toddler.
Leaps & Bounds – ages 3-5 yrs: This class is designed to introduce your child to dance through music, creative movement and the fundamentals of ballet. 
Toe Tappers – ages 4-5 yrs: Learn the basics of both ballet and tap while gaining awareness of tempo and coordination. 
Ballet Basics – 5-7 yrs: A beginner class that teaches the basics of ballet.
Click here for a schedule of youth dance classes starting in March.


180 Degree Hoops

A basketball program for players who are serious about improving their game. Former Palm Beach State College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Brian Mullican leads Monday night instruction for 10-16 year olds from 6-8pm, March 7 thru April 11.  Res/NR Fee: $150/$188. Register online or at the Burns Road Recreation Center.  More Information

SPRING BREAK PROGRAMS

Register in advance online or at the Burns Road Recreation Center

School’s Out Days

The Burns Road Rec Center is the place to be when school is out for spring break. Sign up your K-8th grader for fun activities and entertainment Friday, March 18 and Monday-Friday, March 21-25. Program hours are 7:30am-6pm. Res/NR: $40/$50 per day.
More Information 


Spring Break Basketball Camp 

PBG High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Drew Quinn and Brian Mullican bring decades of coaching experience to this March 21-25, 8:30am-noon camp at Burns Road Rec Center. Kids ages 5-15 will learn new skills and become better players. Res/Non-Res Fee is $100/$125. 

Spring Break "Beach" Volleyball Camp

Players ages 7-15 of all skill levels will benefit from practicing and playing on the “beach” with Coach Rachel Olds. Improve agility and strength, two key components of the indoor and beach game. Camp runs Monday-Friday, March 21-25 from 9am-noon at the Mirasol Park Sand Volleyball Court, 12385 Jog Rd. Res/Non-Res Fee is $100/$125. 

Spring Break Sports Camp

Campers will go to two Spring Training games! Sports-minded kids in K-8th grade will have a ball, learning and playing several sports throughout the week. Field trips to Roger Dean Stadium for Spring Training games will be on Tuesday and Thursday. Camp runs March 21-25 from 7:30am-6:00pm at Mirasol Park, 12385 Jog Rd.  Res/Non-Res Fee is $185/$231. 

Seven hands of different colors reaching into a circle; "Gardens Gives Back"

NEW! Gardens Gives Back Spring Break

This award-winning program provides each participant, ages 14-16, a hands-on experience helping local non-profit agencies with community service projects. Each day participants will work as a team and earn at least 6 hours of community service. This programs runs March 21-25 from 7:30am-6pm and meets at the Burns Road Rec Center. Res/Non-Res Fee is $185/$232 for the week. Spaces are limited. Register online or in person. (Court-ordered community service is not accepted for this program.)

ADULT CLASSES & PROGRAMS

One man and three women in a yoga position

Fitness/Wellness Classes

The City of Palm Beach Gardens hosts a wide variety of adult fitness and wellness classes, including numerous types of yoga classes, water fitness, Zumba, LaBlast, Stroller Power, Intense Intervals, Ageless Grace and more. Visit our website for descriptions of classes and more information such as times, prices and locations. More Information on Fitness/Wellness Classes

Battle for the Brick Pickleball Tournament

Winning teams will have their names engraved on a brick at the new outdoor pickleball courts. The doubles pickleball tournament will be held on Saturday, March 19 from 10am-3pm on the indoor courts at Burns Road Rec Center. Multiple divisions based on player ratings give every team a chance to win!  Fee is $20 per doubles team and $10 per single player (singles will be randomly paired). Register at the Burns Road Recreation Center.  

ADULT/SENIORS CLUB

Four women having fun playing Mah Jongg at a table

Mah Jongg and Canasta Luncheon

Enjoy some pleasant competition playing Mah Jongg and Canasta with your friends and maybe even win a prize! A light lunch is included in this sociable event on Tuesday, March 29 from 11am-2pm at the Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road. The cost for lunch and play is $5 for Club Members and $8/$10 for resident/non-resident non-members. Please sign up in advance at the Burns Road Rec Center front desk.

Happy Feet & Hungry Minds Food Drive

The Adult/Seniors Club is hosting a food drive to benefit the students of Grove Park Elementary School and their families. Food may be dropped off at Burns Road Rec Center or the Lakeside Center. All nonperishable food items including pasta, tomato sauce, canned tomatoes, assorted canned vegetables, soups, apple sauce, canned peaches, rice, beans, tuna, corn bread mix, waffle mix, cereal, etc., will be accepted. Call Gillian Kennedy Wright at (561) 630-1108 for more information.

Click here for more information on the Adult/Seniors Club. 


TENNIS CENTER

5110 117th Court North, PBG 33418
www.pbgrec.com/tennis
561.775.8277

Boys and girls on the Junior Tennis Team with their coaches

USTA-Sanctioned Level 6 Boys & Girls 14-12-Under Singles w/Consolation and Boys & Girls 10s Round-Robin

Sat-Mon, March 19-21 – Highly-skilled players ages 11-14 compete for ranking; click here to enter
10-Unders who are moderately-to-highly-skilled at the “green-dot-ball” level compete to prepare for state qualifying. Enter online as above if you are at the green dot level. (For 10-under eligibility rules, see “10-Under Tennis Pathway”

Spring Break Youth Tennis Camps

Session runs March 21-25. What better way for young players to spend their week? 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

Adult Tennis Boot Camp

Monday-Thursday, March 21-24, 10am-Noon
Work on fitness and skills! Bring your racquet and your work ethic and be ready for two
hours of fast-paced footwork, drill and live-ball, followed by a refreshing fruit platter. Register in advance online or in person. Activity #132106-1.


Men and women on the tennis court during a Hitting Frenzy class

“Jump Into Spring” Frenzy

Friday, March 25, 8:30-10:30am
Get a double dose of our most popular tennis fitness class! This one is not a drop-in! Please call (561) 775-8277 to sign up in advance. Fees are $30/$24/$20 for Non-resident/PBG Resident/PBGTC Passport Holder.

AQUATIC COMPLEX

4404 Burns Road, PBG 33410
www.pbgrec.com/aquatics
561.630.1100

Three young children sliding down a water slide

Play Pools Opening for the Season

Saturday, March 19 from 11am-5pm marks the first Saturday we are open for the spring! View our online aquatics schedule for our current play and lap swim hours. $3 Residents/$10 Non-Residents. 

Swim Lessons begin March 28. Register now!

The focus of these American Red Cross programs is to give participants the physical skills and safety knowledge necessary to maximize their enjoyment and safety in the water. Check out our swim lesson webpage for all the details.

A female lifeguard practicing CPR on a dummy

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training 
(ages 15 & up)

Need a job? We are hiring lifeguards for the summer and year-round. Take this Lifeguard Training class during the week of Spring Break, March 21-25, where students will learn the skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies, then pass the test and become lifeguard certified. After that, you’re ready to apply and interview! Visit our website for all the class details, fees and requirements of this course. (Ages 15 and up may take the class and become certified, but you must be 16 years or older to work as a lifeguard at the City of Palm Beach Gardens Aquatic Complex.)

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

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