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:


Jars of granola lined up on a table

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

Sundays, January 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  | 8am-1pm
City Hall Municipal Complex, 10500 N. Military Trail

Every Sunday, shop from over 160 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! Live music every Sunday. More Information

"Jupiter Haven" by Carey Chen

Meet & Greet the Artist: Carey Chen 

Tuesday, January 10  |  5:30-7pm
City Hall Lobby, 10500 N. Military Trail

“Marine Life” Acrylic Paintings
Come and view the latest GardensArt exhibition featuring fascinating colorful and detailed portraits of life at sea by Carey Chen. Exhibition runs through January 12, 2017.  More Information

Three male actors holding books with comical faces

The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival presents “All the Great Books”

Generously sponsored by BallenIsles Charities Foundation, Inc.
Friday and Saturday, January 13-14  |  7pm
Veterans Plaza Amphitheater, 10500 N. Military Trail

Join us for this fast-paced, hilarious show featuring three madcap veteran performers with the Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival as they take you on a 90-minute roller coaster ride of all the books you didn’t get around to reading in school. This outdoor, family-friendly event is complimentary. Bring a picnic or purchase refreshments on site. Limited seating is provided or bring your own folding chair. More Information

Gardens GreenMarket logo with the number 15 in the flower

15th Season Anniversary of the GreenMarket

January 15  | 8am – 1pm
City Hall Plaza, 10500 N. Military Trail

Join us as we celebrate with music by Westminster Trio and enjoy “The Freshest of the Fresh” strawberry shortcake made by our GreenMarket vendors! Strawberry shortcake will be served at 10am and complimentary Gardens GreenMarket shopping bags will be available while supplies last.  

A large group of skate boarders

Skate Jam

Friday, January 20  |  6-8pm
Gardens Skate Park, 10113 Plant Drive

Pizza, Music and Prizes! This is a FREE event for all ages sponsored by Locals Surf Shop and the City of Palm Beach Gardens. Locals will be on hand to judge contests (kids and 18+ competitions). No pre-registration is required. All skaters must wear a shirt and helmet.


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

2017 Happy New Year with streamers and confetti

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017! 

We hope you have a very happy and healthy New Year. Why not get started on some of those New Year’s resolutions by signing up for one of our many active or educational programs? Learn a skill such as painting or dancing, get fit in a wellness class, or just come and have some fun! Registration has already begun for January and February classes, so don’t miss out. Register online or at any Recreation service desk, or just show up for those classes that have drop-in rates. More Information

Gardens Life Brochure

The January-February 2017 edition of the Gardens Life brochure listing classes, programs and events is currently available, online or in print. Download a copy from www.pbgrec.com or pick one up at any Recreation service desk.

GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club

Wednesday, January 18

The PBG Woman's Club will host an Art Festival and Jewelry Making Program on the 18th of January at Lakeside Community Center, 10410 N. Military Trail, PBG.  The meeting will begin at 7pm - members will be displaying various forms of art in competition for the District 10 art show. There will be refreshments following the program.  You are invited to come and share this time.  For additional information contact Ronnye Sands, Membership Chairman, at 561-622-3751. Follow on the web at www.pbgwomansclub.org


Boys and girls with laptop computers in a robotics class

Robotics Discovery

Robotics Discovery class for 7-10 year olds begins January 13. Classes meet on Fridays at the Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road, from 3:15-4:15pm for 6 weeks. Res/NR Fee: $120/$150. Come and explore robotics with Green Mouse Academy. More Information

School’s Out Days

After the holidays, public schools have Monday, January 16 off, so send your kids to us! We offer care from 7:30am-6pm in our fun and active School’s Out Day program or School’s Out for Sports. Sign up soon before the spaces are filled. Res/NR Fee: $40/$50 More Information


Sing with Me interactive music classes begin on Friday mornings at 9am starting January 20 for ages 15 months-3.5 years. This new parent and child class is an educational and fun way to spend time with your child. Each class is taught by fully licensed Musikgarten teacher, classically trained musician and early childhood educator, Jules Castro. Res/NR fee: $108/$135 for 12 weeks. There is an additional materials fee of $45 for a CD, parent activity book and instrument. More Information

Baby Steps* & Leaps and Bounds – Back by Popular Demand!

Come to the recreation center for your child’s first dance experience! Miss Nicole’s Wednesday morning program runs January 11-March 15. Children 18 months-3 years meet at 10:15am and the 3-4 year olds meet at 11am. Res/NR Fee: $110/$138. *Parents are required to attend Baby Steps class. Both boys and girls are welcome to participate. More Information

A young girl standing on a balance beam


Professional instructors from Gymnastics Revolution coach several classes for gymnasts of all ages (1 thru 15) and abilities, including the popular new class, Ninja Fitness, for 7-15 year olds.  Classes meet one day per week on Tuesday or Thursday beginning the week of January 10.  Res/NR Fee: $108/$135 for the 9-week session.  Click here for the class schedule.

Clay Time

New  art class for 9-12 year olds that teaches hand-building and sculpting techniques, as well as some time on the pottery wheel. Thursdays, January 26-March 16, 4:30-6pm. Res/NR Fee: $120/$150. More Information


Two women working out with hand weights

Resolution Solutions

Determined to get fit in 2017?  The City offers a number of wellness classes for a fraction of the price of private studios.  We currently offer Barre, Yoga, Zumba, Stretch & Strengthen, Stroller Power (women’s fitness), and Water Aerobics classes.  Awesome instructors, great prices, and no long-term commitments – let us be the vehicle for your transformation!  Click here for a complete schedule of classes.

Watercolor & Acrylic Painting: 6 week session

Learn to use both mediums. Classes will include color theory, perspective, wet on wet and other techniques. There will be daily demonstrations and the class will encourage experimentation and development of your own style. Beginners are welcome. Thursdays, January 12- February 16 from 12:30-3:30pm. Res/NR Fee: $156/$195. Supply list is available at the front desk. More Information

A Majolica pottery bowl

Ceramics Class: High Fired Majolica -
Food Safe & Functional Pottery

Students will learn coiling, slab building and throwing on the pottery wheel as well as working with ‘under glazes’ to produce a range of functional and artistic works of art. After glaze firing, the surfaces are brilliantly colored and ready to use or display. Wednesdays, Jan 25-Mar 15 from 6:15-8:45pm. Res/NR Fee: $240/$300. First 25 lb. bag of clay and glazes are included; additional 25 lb. bag including glaze and firing is $25 payable to the front desk. Extra lab time will also be offered on Thursday evenings. More Information 


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.

Four ladies playing Mah jongg

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

The Adult/Seniors Club is playing Social Bridge, Poker, Mah Jongg and Hand, Knee & Foot on Fridays, as well as informal Social Bridge Lessons on Mondays and Fridays. We also offer Mexican Train Dominoes classes & games on Fridays. Please call ahead to 630-1120 or 630-1100 and join us at Lakeside Center at 1pm sharp. More Seniors Club Information


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

A tennis instructor teaching a special needs participant to play tennis

“Jamie’s Angels” Special Needs Tennis Instruction 

Saturday, January 25, 1-2pm - Underwritten by the Frank family in memory of their daughter Jamie Alexa, “Jamie’s Angels” is meant to make young people with special needs into tennis players. Local teaching professionals will be joined by other volunteers in this effort. The program will continue on the fourth Saturday of each month, January-June of 2017. Thanks to the Frank family, there is no charge for this program.

Adult 1-Day Singles

Saturday, January 7, 11:30am-3pm – Singles players, meet your match in three rounds of ladder or compass 8-game Pro-set format. Women, men, and highly-skilled older juniors are invited to enroll. Refreshments served. Resident/Non-resident Entry: $19/$24; Activity # is 132101-1. Enroll online or call (561) 775-8277. More Information

Adult Holiday Mixed Doubles

Saturday, January 14, 10:30am-2pm  – Start the new year with a bang! Pairs meet in ability-based groups for 3 rounds of short-set matches. (Start each set at 2-all.) Refreshments served and trophies awarded! PBG Resident/Non-resident Entry: $19/24; Activity # is 132101-1D. Enroll online or call (561) 775-8277. More Information

Four older boys holding tennis trophies

USTA-sanctioned Level 6 “Take It to Court” Boys & Girls 18-16-Under Singles and Doubles Tournament

Saturday-Monday, January 21-23, 8:30am-8pm – Highly-skilled players through age 18 contend for trophies and ranking points. Singles is with first match losers’ consolation (FMLC); Doubles is single elimination (SE). Play if you qualify, or come to see some outstanding tennis! Entry is online.


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



We are excited to announce that Danny Ahonkhai has recently been promoted from Lead Lifeguard to Aquatics Coordinator, and Juan Nunez has been promoted from Lifeguard III to Lead Lifeguard. We look forward to this team leading our Aquatic Complex into a state of the art water experience with safe and innovative fun opportunities for all! 

PBG Makos Swim Team

Swim Team combines stroke refinement, drills, endurance training, and fun games to improve a swimmer’s overall swimming abilities in a fun team environment.  For those who are interested in the swim team, you can join at any time during the year. The Spring season starts January 17th. Please visit the Makos Swim Team web page for more details.

Water Aerobics

This class provides an exciting, high energy, low impact workout in our heated pool. Water aerobics is a great way to increase muscle strength and flexibility while alleviating pressure in the joints. All equipment is provided. Resident/Non-Res Fee: $4/$5. Click on this link for a weekly schedule.

A swim instructor and young girl taking swim lesson

Private Swim Lessons & Coaching

Private lessons are offered by appointment only on a one-on-one basis at times that fit your schedule. Our qualified instructors make learning more enjoyable for swimmers that are beginners through advanced competitive levels. Fee is $45 Res/$80 Non-Res per 30-minute lesson or $243/$432 for a 6-lesson pass (30 mins each) with 3-month expiration.  More Information


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

Fall Registration 

Registration will begin for the fall 2017-2018 school year for all pre-school classes on Monday, February 6, 2017.  Please call us to schedule a tour and come out to see the school this month to be ready to register. VPK vouchers are accepted. For more information call 630-1130. Hours of operation are from 7am-6pm Monday-Friday. 

Young children shoveling dirt onto tree roots

Arbor Day Celebration and Field Trip

The Riverside Youth Enrichment VPK classes will take part in the annual Arbor Day celebration by planting a tree at the City of PBG’s Lake Catherine Passive Park. Come out and enjoy the morning with us on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 10am. For more information, call 561-630-1130.

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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