Parks and Recreation
Boca Raton has all of the amenities of an urban center…only in a tropical environment surrounded by the beauty of nature. If fun and relaxation are what you are looking for, then look no further than Boca Raton.
Boca Isles Park
1200 S.W. Second Avenue
Play areas and picnic facilities (8 a.m.-sunset)
- Boca Raton Community Center
150 Crawford Blvd.
Two lighted baseball/softball fields, lighted basketball, open field, shuffleboard courts, playground, community center and teen center. The park's community center provides activities and organizes summer camp recreation. Classes include fitness, bridge, gymnastics, judo, yoga, cheerleading, ballroom dancing and weight training.
- Boca Tierra Park
2601 N.W. 43rd Street
Two tennis courts, playground, basketball/volleyball court, sheltered picnic area, barbecue grill and an open field. (8 a.m.-sunset).
- Camino Villas
580 W. Camino Real and El Rio Canal
Basketball/volleyball court, passive park and park bench. (8:00 a.m.-sunset)
- Florida Atlantic University Soccer Fields
Florida Atlantic Blvd.
Four lighted football/soccer fields. (Open 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.)
- Gumbo Limbo Environmental Education Center
1801 N. Ocean Blvd. (A1A)
One mile North of Palmetto Park Road
561.338.1473 (Nature Information)
Indoor exhibits on local natural history, observation, tower, outdoor salt-water tanks, boardwalk, butterfly garden and gift shop. (See environment section for further details) Open 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. during the week and noon-4:00 p.m. on Sunday
- Hidden Lakes Park
N.W. Fourth Avenue and Country Club Blvd.
Two tennis courts, picnic shelter and tables, barbecue grills, children's playground and play area. (Open 8:00 a.m.-sunset)
- Hughes Park
200 N.E. 14th Street
Two lighted basketball/volleyball courts, sheltered picnic area, lighted baseball/softball field, playground, an open field and picnic tables. (Open 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.)
- James A. Rutherford Park
600 N.E. 14th Street
561.393.7845 (Canoe rentals)
Playground, picnic tables, sheltered area, barbecue grills, boardwalk and canoe rental (Surise to Sunset)
- Lake Wyman Neighborhood Park
1500 N.E. Fifth Avenue
Tennis court, baseball/softball field, football/soccer field/ basketball/volleyball court, a fitness trail, playground, picnic tables and barbecue grills. (8:00 a.m.-sunset)
- Meadows Park
1300 N.W. Eighth Street
561.393.7851 (Swimming information)
Lighted tennis courts, lighted baseball/softball fields/playground, swimming pool, sand volleyball, an open field, barbecue grills and sheltered picnic area (7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)
- Memorial Park
150 Crawford Blvd.
Two lighted softball fields, a lighted football/soccer field, a lighted basketball court, an open field, a skateboarding/roller-blading facility, a playground and picnic tables.
(8:00 am-10:00 p.m.)
- Memorial Park Tennis Center
271 N.W. Boca Raton Blvd. (Second Avenue)
There are 10 lit tennis courts at this center that offer private, as well as semiprivate lessons for all levels and ages, as well as clinics, open play and tournaments. The center won the 1992 U.S. Professional Tennis Association Facility Award.
- Mizner Park Amphitheatre
Federal Highway and Mizner Blvd.
Outdoor stage featuring several performances and concerts during various times of year.
- Omni Middle School
5775 Jog Road
Multipurpose fields and courts. Use of school facilities is limited to after school hours, typically 5 p.m. on all school days.
Patch Reef Park
2000 Yamato Road
561.997.0791 (Community Center)
561.997.0881 (Tennis Center)
Three lighted baseball/softball fields, three lighted football/soccer fields/ three lighted basketball courts, a community center, 17 lighted tennis courts, fitness trail, concession area, playground, an open field, picnic tables and facilities, barbecue grills and sheltered area. (8:00 a.m.-11 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.-Sundown on Sundays)
- Pine Breeze Park
1100 S.W. 20th Street
Basketball/Volleyball court, playground and picnic tables (8:00 a.m.-sunset)
- Por La Mar
Spanish River Trail and Park Drive West
Open field, passive park and park bench (8:00 a.m.-sunset)
- Red Reef Park
1400 N. State Road A1A
Dune boardwalk with observation gazebos, protected beach, play areas, tables and grills, snorkeling reef and picnic facilities. Professional lifeguards on duty. (8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.)
- Sanborn Square
72 N. Federal Highway
Park benches and an outdoor stage. (8:00 a.m.-sunset, however, park may schedule activities after sunset)
- Sand Pine Park
300 Newcastle St. N.E.
Two lighted tennis courts, lighted baseball/softball fields, lighted football/soccer field, lighted basketball/volleyball court, four lighted racquetball courts, picnic tables, a playground and barbecue grills (8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.)
- Silver Palm Park
600 E. Palmetto Park Road
Only recreational boat-ramp facility with waterfront park benches (24 hours)
- South Beach Park
400 N. State Road A1A
More than 2,700 feet of ocean beach, parking, walkways, pavilion, elevated dune crossovers and lifeguards. (8:00 a.m.-sunset)
- Spanish River Community High School
Lit tennis courts, baseball/softball field, lighted football/soccer field, lighted basketball/volleyball court, lighted racquetball courts and a gymnasium. Use of school facilities is limited to after-school hours, typically after 5 p.m. on all school days.
- Spanish River Park
561.393.7815 for reservations & information
3001 N. State Road A1A
Municipal park with 3,460 feet of coast. Three tunnels under A1A link a natural hammock and wooded preserve with the beach. Ten covered shelters, picnic tables, grills, boat dock, campsite and nature trails.
- Sugar Sand Park
300 S. Military Trail
Included in 132 acres of woods are six baseball/softball fields, picnic areas, and a science playground. The park includes a 24,000-square foot community center, gymnasium, and outdoor hockey/basketball arena and additional picnic tables and walking trails.
- University Woodlands Park
2501 St. Andrews Blvd.
Two lighted tennis courts, two lighted football/soccer fields, three basketball/volleyball courts, lighted baseball/softball field, playground, picnic facilities and pavilion. (8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.)
- Verde Elementary
6590 Verde Trail
Two basketball/volleyball courts, football/soccer field, baseball/softball field, playground and picnic tables. Use of facilities is limited to after-school hours, typically after 5:00 p.m. on all schooldays.
- Sandalfoot Cove Park
22334 S.W. 57th Avenue
561.966.6654 (Ball field Permits)
Baseball/softball fields, football/soccer field and children's play area. (Sunrise-sunset, lighted facilities open until 11 p.m.)
- South County Regional Park
11200 Park Access Road
561.966.6611 (pavilion/ball field rentals)
Two little league baseball fields, a major league baseball field, four softball fields, a practice field, four softball fields, a practice field, three football/soccer fields, 19 tennis courts, 12 racquetball courts, two basketball courts, two sand volleyball courts, three paved volleyball courts, four children's play areas, picnic pavilions, bike path, exercise course, and Canine Cove dog park. Also located in the park: Daggerwing Nature Center and interpretive nature trails (561.629.8760), Tennis Learning Center (561.477.9660), Coconut Cove Waterpark (561.274.1140), Sunset Cove Amphitheater (561.488.8069), and Palm Beach Training Center for Water Skiing (561.739.9135).
- South Inlet Park
1288 S. Ocean Blvd.
561.276.3990 (Beach Conditions)
561.966.6611 (Picnic Pavilion Rental)
561.930.4111 (Only in Palm Beach County)
Guarded beach frontage (850 feet), fishing (salt water), pier/jetty, reserved group picnic pavilion, volleyball area, and picnic area with grills (sunrise-sunset)
- Veteran's Park
9400 W. Palmetto Park Road
Football/athletic field, basketball courts, tennis courts, picnic areas with grills, playground, a community center and a teen center (sunrise-10:00 p.m.)
6631 Palmetto Circle South
Facilities include a heated indoor pool, Nautilus exercise room, a steamroom, sauna, outdoor basketball and indoor racquetball courts. It also has outdoor baseball/softball fields. The Boca YMCA has a number of membership programs.