Burns Road Recreation Center Playground
Palm Beach Gardens logo with tower and artwork


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


An older girl running in the Splash and Dash

Gardens Splash & Dash

Congratulations to all 59 athletes who completed the Gardens Splash & Dash on Sunday, September 25. It was a great event and we are so proud of you! 
Results and Photo Gallery.
"Butterfly", string and nail art by Richard Dickhaus

GardensArt presents “String Fever”

String & Nail Art by Richard Dickhaus
Exhibition runs thru October 26, 2016
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road
Call (561)630-1100 for available viewing hours. 

View this unique and intricate art form made with precision and patience! The artwork is created with small nails and colorful string. Whether you’re ‘into’ sports, fishing, nature, or abstract design, you will enjoy these lovely thread sculptures. More Information

Colorful plants at The Gardens GreenMarket

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

Sunday, October 2  | 8am-1pm
City Hall Municipal Complex
10500 N. Military Trail, PBG 33410

The GreenMarket returns to its winter/spring location at the City Hall Municipal Complex on Sunday, October 2nd, featuring: 

  • Veggie Juice Stand onsite with tomato juice and all the fixin’s

  • Mayor and City Council handing out shopping bags to 500 lucky shoppers! 

  • Live music by Westminster Trio

  • 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! 

  • Continues every Sunday, rain or shine, from 8am-1pm

  • Please leave your pets at home.

  • More Information

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GardensArt presents 

Juried 2016 Photography Group Exhibition

Exhibition: October 10 - December 1
Finalists Reception: Tuesday, October 18  |  6-8pm
City Hall Lobby, 10500 N. Military Trail
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

To celebrate Florida City Government Week in October, students and residents of Palm Beach Gardens have submitted images which reflect their perspective of our ‘Signature City’. Categories for the contest include Beauty Abounds, Digital Manipulation, PBG Culture, Black & White and iGardens, which features photos taken on an iPhone. A beautiful selection of the top photographs will be on display. A reception to reveal the finalists and present awards to our photo contest winners will take place on October 18. More Information

Staff dressed up as fairy tale characters with three ladies and three young girls in costume

Fall Festival  

Friday, October 28  |  6-8pm
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road

A fun, family event featuring Trick-or-Treating on the trail, children’s activities, live music by Burnt Biscuit, food & drink items available for purchase and much more fun! No admission to attend. Don’t forget your costumes or trick-or-treat bag. The City supports children with food allergies, so look for the teal pumpkins while trick-or-treating on the trail for non-food treats! More information


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

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Nothing Kills a Program Quicker…

than waiting until the last minute to register. It’s hard to watch a good program die! There is a point where a decision must be made as to whether to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. Waiting to sign up until the first day of the class may mean that it has already been cancelled. Please register online or in person at least one week in advance so that this doesn’t happen!    

Gardens Life Brochure

The October-December edition of the Gardens Life brochure listing classes, programs and events is currently available online or in print. We have some great new classes starting for both children and adults! Download a copy or pick one up at any Recreation service desk. More Information

GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club

The Woman's Club is continuing to Sponsor the "Abused Women" through the YWCA of West Palm Beach. On October 19th at 7PM at Lakeside Community Center, 10410 N. Military Trail, PBG, the Woman's Club will have the Executive Director of Harmony House (Abused Women), Mary Cauthen, speaking about the abuse of these women and children. Ms. Cauthen will be accepting donations of women's and children's clothes, pots/pans, silverware, gently used toys (stuffed toys must be new by State Law), diapers and sheets that fit a single bed. Refreshments will be served. Come and join us. Call Ronnye Sands, Membership Chairman at 561-622-3751 for additional information. 


A counselor and three kids playing air hockey on a field trip

School’s Out Days

Public schools have three days off this month. If you need a fun and safe place for your child on Oct 3, 12 or 21, we have the program for you! We offer care from 7:30am-6pm in both our regular School’s Out Days or our School’s Out for Sports programs. Sign up soon before the spaces are filled. Res/NR Fee: $40/$50.

More Information

Animation Discovery

Learn basic stop-motion animation principles using step-by-step tutorials to become an animation master. Classes for ages 7-11 begin on October 21 and run for 6 weeks, Res/NR Fee: $120/$150. More Information

2 Great Classes for Young Visual Artists

Mini Masters (3-5 year olds) are introduced to the idea that behind every painting, drawing, and sculpture, stands a great artist. Once inspired by the artist of the day, our “Mini Masters” create their own dynamic pieces of art. Wednesdays, Oct 26-Dec 14 @ 1:40pm, 3pm or 3:55pm, R/NR $84/$105.

Clay Time is Back! for 11-16 year olds - Learn hand building and sculpting techniques and spend time on the pottery wheel. All clay and glaze fees are included. Thursdays, Oct 20-Dec 15 @ 4:45-6:15pm. Res/NR Fee: $160/$200.  No class November 24.

More Information

Next Level Basketball

PBGHS Boys Coach Drew Quinn leads these classes. Coach Quinn is passionate about teaching basketball fundamentals to young kids to help them learn to play the right way. Session 2: Sundays, Oct 30-Nov 20, Res/NR Fees: $50/$63

  • First Level (10-10:45am): Introduction to the game of basketball the right way, with a heavy emphasis on fundamentals, for ages 3 thru 7.    
Second Level (10:45-11:30am): Built for players who have a solid understanding of basketball rules and fundamentals and who are ready to develop and refine skills. Ages 3 thru 9. More Information
A young boy standing on a balance beam doing a "thumbs up".

Gymnastics Classes

The sport of gymnastics not only builds strength, flexibility, and coordination, but has a profound and positive effect on a child’s self-esteem and psychological development. Classes are offered Mondays through Thursdays, for ages 1 through 14, beginning October 13 and running through early-mid December. Ninja Fitness is a new offering that uses obstacles and circuit-based activities to increase endurance, strength, balance and coordination…come on out and show us your inner ninja!  Click here for a list of gymnastics classes.


Two women exercising with hand weights

Wellness Classes for Women 

Instructor Cindy Martling motivates participants to work hard and get the most out of the workout. She encourages women of all ages and fitness levels to give her classes a try.

  • Hiit It: Interval training program focusing on different muscles each class. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30-9am. Res/NR Fees: $3/4 or $27/$36 for 10-visit pass.
  • In the Middle: Strength training program using weights and reps to develop rock hard glutes and abs. Tuesdays, 9:15-9:45am.  Res/NR Fees: $3/4 or $27/$36 for 10-visit pass.
  • Intense Intervals: Combines cardio, muscle conditioning, plyometrics, and martial arts for a sweat-drenched, calorie-burning workout. Thursdays, 9:15-10:15am. Res/NR Fees: $5/$6 or $45/$56 for 10-visit pass. More Information

Adult Ballet

Keep dancing into your adult years! Learn the fundamentals of classical ballet technique, including barre exercises and center practice, to acquire harmony and expressiveness of movements with grace and agility. Wednesdays, Oct 5-Nov 2 from 5:55-7:10pm. $60 residents/$75 non-residents for a 5-week session. More Information

Clay Exploration - Teens & Adults (16+)

Discover the ceramic artist in you. Learn both hand building and wheel work while receiving individualized attention. Create, play and imagine in clay. Initial clay and glaze fees included. Each additional 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze is $20. Thursdays, Oct 20-Dec 15, 6:30-9pm. Res/NR Fee: $220/$275. No class November 24. More Information


Adult/Seniors Club activities are held at
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road and/or
 Lakeside Center, 10410 N. Military Trail

Mount Dora Fall Craft Fair Trip

Saturday, October 22, 7am to 8pm. Senior Club Members: $25, Non Senior Club Members: $30. Travel with us to one of Central Florida's favorite festivals with more than 400 talented crafters & artists from all over the country displaying and offering for sale their finest works.  More Information

Welcome Back Bingo 

It’s Bingo at Burns Road Recreation Center every Monday from 1-4pm. Join fellow Bingo lovers by arriving early at 12:30pm to purchase your cards. Sip a cup of coffee or tea and munch on the snack provided while you enjoy the game and get ready to win, win, win!  Be sure to take advantage of our free entry for first time guests.

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Scrabble, Mah Jongg & Canasta

Do you want to play or learn how to play Scrabble, Mah Jongg and or Canasta? Check us out at the Lakeside Center from 1-5pm for Mah Jongg Games: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; Mah Jongg: Lessons: Tuesdays; Scrabble: Wednesdays and Canasta on Thursdays. Your first visit is free! Res/NR Annual Fee $25/$50 or daily admission Res/NR $3/$5.

Friday is Variety Game Day

Mexican Dominoes classes & games start on Friday, October 7; join us at Lakeside Center at 1pm sharp. More Seniors Club Information 


5110 117th Court North, PBG 33418

A man playing tennis on the tennis court

Adult 1-Day Singles

Saturday, October 8, 11:30am-3:30pm -  Women, men, and older, highly-skilled juniors meet for three 8-game pro-set rounds in ladder or compass format. Light refreshments are served between matches. Register online or at the Tennis Center. 

Youth Recreational Singles 

Saturday, October 22, 11:30am-3pm - Players aged 8-17 play timed matches in ability-based groups. Ability may range from “starting to play” (can serve, rally & keep score) to “ready to be ranked” (some USTA tournament experience). An included pizza lunch is served at the end of play. Register online or at the Tennis Center.

More Information on Youth Tennis Programs

XGLOsive Tennis logo

XGLOsive Tennis Halloween “Spooktacular” 

Friday, October 28, Youth 7:30-8:30pm; Adult 8:30-9:30pm - Lights Out, Game On! A unique tennis experience under the black lights of this event. Costume definitely encouraged! Enter online.


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

A woman swimming laps in the pool

Play Pools Closed for the Season

The play pools at the PBG Aquatic Complex are now closed for the winter season. From now until spring, hours at the pool on Saturdays are 8am-noon for lap swim and water fitness programs only. However, we still have swim team for ages 4-17 on weekday afternoons/evenings and lap swim and water aerobics for adults that continue year-round in our heated pools! Aquatic Complex Winter Hours

Private Swim Lessons 

Our group swimming lessons have ended for the season, but for those who are still interested in lessons, we offer private swim lessons throughout the fall. More Information


10170 Riverside Drive, PBG 33410
www.pbgrec.com/ryec     561.630.1130

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Riverside Youth Enrichment Center logo with children holding hands under the sun
A picture of the cover of "The Bear Ate Your Sandwich"

Fire Truck Visit

Wednesday, October 19 from 9-11am -  The students of Riverside Youth Enrichment Center will be treated to an educational presentation about Fire Safety and Prevention by the City of Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue Department.  

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record

October 27, 2016 at 10am - The staff and students of Riverside Youth Enrichment Center will participate in the world’s largest shared reading experience. Over 700,000 children and adults worldwide will be reading the story “The Bear Ate Your Sandwich” by Julia Sarcone-Roach. JumpStart’s world record breaking campaign brings children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. This year the members of the City of Palm Beach Gardens City Council will be reading to our students.

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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