CORONAVIRUS: Some City Of Boca Raton Beach Parks Open Tuesday Morning

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: City of Boca Raton verbatim) — City of Boca Raton beach-front parks and parking lots will open to the public Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 8am – sunset forpermit holders and patrons paying the daily rates. Daily rates: ($20/Class 1 vehicle or $65/Class 2 vehicle)with credit or cash at the gates.

  • Lifeguards will be on duty.
  • Restrooms will be available (limited facilities open within parks)
  • Parties accessing the beaches shall follow CDC guidelines by limiting gatherings to no more than 10 persons and distancing themselves from other parties by 6 feet.
  • All City of Boca Raton beach parks playgrounds, picnic pavilions and the Dog Beach will remain closed until further notice.    
  • Get updates on City beaches here.

City of Boca Raton beach parks include:

  • Red Reef Park    
  • South Beach Park    
  • Spanish River Park Reef Park     
  • Palmetto Park Pavilion     
  • (Gumbo Limbo Nature Center remains closed)      
  • (Bark Beach remains closed)

Beach Permits: For beach permit information, patrons can visit  Beach Permits to view eligibility requirements. Beach permits can be purchased and picked up at the Boca Raton Community Center (Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm).

  • Curbside processing and pick-up will take place from the west entrance of the Boca Raton Community Center. The Community Center building remains closed to the public.
  • For the health and safety of City staff and customers, all individuals must wear a face covering while speaking with City staff.
  • Credit cards will be accepted only.  Cash payments will not be accepted.
  • Customers will place all required documents on a clipboard.
  • Staff will process the permit, place the documents, the permit and the receipt on the clipboard and give to the customer.
  • The clipboard/pen will be wiped down with a disinfectant between customers.

*Other parks not listed on the table below remain closed. * Group exercising, sports and fitness classes in parks are prohibited.

Park/Trail/Nature AreaType StatusHoursStatus of Activities
Alan C. Alford Golf Course at Red Reef ParkGolf CourseOPEN (5/26)TBD
Bark Beach at Spanish River ParkDog Beach ParkCLOSEDTBD
Blazing Star PreservePreserveOPENSunrise – SunsetTrail open only.  
Boca Isles ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks and walking areas open only. No use of playgrounds. 
Boca Raton Municipal Golf CourseGolf Course OPENSunrise – SunsetView information regarding tee time reservations, available amenities and more.
Boca Raton Tennis CenterSpeciality Use ParkOPENMon. – Thurs. 8am – 8pm
Fri. – Sun.
8am – Noon
Singles and Doubles play only (No spectators will be allowed). Reservations will only be accepted (no walk ups) beginning at 10am on Monday, May 11 to reserve and pay for courts for the following day. Face coverings must be worn inside at all times. Bring your own tennis racquet, hand sanitizer, water, ice and towel. Do not arrive more than 10 minutes before reservation time. More info…
Boca Tierra ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks, walking areas, tennis courts (singles play only) and basketball court open play only. No use of playground or picnic areas. 
Countess DeHoernle ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks and walking areas open only. No use of athletic fields, restrooms, playground or picnic areas.
Downtown LibraryLibraryOPEN for curbside pick-up9am – 5pm, Mon-SatDrive-through book drop is open. Curbside pickup available Mon-Sat from 9am-5pm.
El Rio TrailPreserve/Nature TrailOPENSunrise – SunsetMulti-purpose path open only.
George SnowNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks and walking areas, tennis court (singles play only), basketball court for open for singles and doubles play. No use of playground or picnic areas.
Gumbo Limbo Nature CenterNature CenterCLOSEDTBD
Hidden Lakes ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am – SunsetTennis courts (singles and doubles play only) open only. No use of playground or picnic area. 
Hillsboro El Rio Park SouthSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks, walking areas, tennis and pickleball courts for singles and doubles play (No spectators will be allowed at this time), basketball court for open play, and canoe/kayak launch open only. No use of restrooms, picnic area, fitness equipment or playground. 
Hughes ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks, walking areas, basketball courts for open play only. No use of restrooms, playground or picnic area. 
Lake WymanCommunity ParkOPEN8am – SunsetTrails, sidewalks, tennis court for singles and doubles play (No spectators will be allowed at this time), basketball court for open play only. No use of athletic fields, restrooms, playground or picnic areas. 
Meadows ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am – Sunset
Park sidewalks, walking areas and tennis courts for singles and doubles play are open (No spectators will be allowed at this time). No use of playgrounds or picnic areas. 
Meadows Park PoolSpecialty Use ParkOPEN11am – 5pmPool is open for single lap swimming only. Face coverings must be worn inside buildings at all times. Pool use shall be limited to one person per lane (6), at 45-minute increments – once per day. Patrons must call ahead to schedule swim- swims cannot be scheduled more than 1 day in advance. Patrons must bring their own swimming equipment such as goggles, towels, kickboards, fins, noodles, and water bottles. Locker rooms will be closed.More info…
Mizner Bark Dog ParkDog ParkOPENSun. – Sat. 7am – Dusk
Wed. 12pm – Dusk starting May 27
Open Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The port-o-let at the dog park will remain closed. CDC guidelines are to be followed.
Palmetto Dune ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks and walking areas open only.
Patch Reef Park Community ParkOPEN8am – SunsetWalking trails and basketball courts only.
Patch Reef Park Tennis CenterSpeciality Use ParkOPENMon. – Thurs. 8am – 8pm
Fri. – Sun.
8am – Noon
Singles and doubles play only (No spectators will be allowed). Reservations will only be accepted (no walk ups) beginning at 10am on Monday, May 11 to reserve and pay for courts for the following day. Face coverings must be worn inside at all times. Bring your own tennis racquet, hand sanitizer, water, ice and towel. Do not arrive more than 10 minutes before reservation time. More info…
Patrick A. Lynch/Golden FigNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks and walking areas open only. No use of playground.
Pine BreezeNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks, walking areas and basketball courts. No use of playground. 
Red Reef ParkBeach ParkOPEN (5/26)8am – SunsetLimited restrooms will be open. Beach parks playgrounds, picnic pavilions and the dog beach will remain closed until further notice. Parking for permit holders and patrons paying daily rates. Parties accessing the beaches shall follow CDC guidelines by limiting gatherings to no more than 10 persons and distancing themselves from other parties by 6 feet.
Rutherford ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks and walking areas open only. No use of playground or restrooms. 
Sanborn SquareSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks and walking areas open only. No use of picnic areas.
Sand Pine ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks, walking areas, tennis courts for singles and doubles play (No spectators will be allowed at this time) and basketball court for open play. No use of fields, exercise equipment, restrooms or playground. 
Serenoa GladePreserve/TrailOPENSunrise – SunsetTrails and sidewalks open only.
Silver Palm ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN24 hours a daySidewalks, walking areas and boat ramps open only. No use of restrooms or picnic areas.
South Beach ParkBeach ParkOPEN
(5/26)
8am – SunsetLimited restrooms will be open. Beach parks playgrounds, picnic pavilions and the dog beach will remain closed until further notice. Parking for permit holders and patrons paying daily rates. Parties accessing the beaches shall follow CDC guidelines by limiting gatherings to no more than 10 persons and distancing themselves from other parties by 6 feet.
South Beach PavilionBeach ParkOPEN (5/26)8am – SunsetLimited restrooms will be open. Beach parks playgrounds, picnic pavilions and the dog beach will remain closed until further notice. Parking for permit holders and patrons paying daily rates. Parties accessing the beaches shall follow CDC guidelines by limiting gatherings to no more than 10 persons and distancing themselves from other parties by 6 feet.
Spanish River LibraryLibraryOPEN for curbside pick-up9am – 5pm, Mon-SatDrive-through book drop is open. Curbside pickup available Mon-Sat from 9am-5pm.
Spanish River ParkBeach ParkOPEN
(5/26)
8am – SunsetLimited restrooms will be open. Beach parks playgrounds, picnic pavilions and the dog beach will remain closed until further notice. Parking for permit holders and patrons paying daily rates. Parties accessing the beaches shall follow CDC guidelines by limiting gatherings to no more than 10 persons and distancing themselves from other parties by 6 feet.
Sugar Sand ParkCommunity ParkOPEN8am – SunsetWalking trails, basketball courts and roller hockey rink (for single use play) open only.
Swim CenterSpecialty Use ParkOPEN9am-3pmLap swimming only. (No use of hot tub, splash pad, playground). More info…
The Racquet CenterSpeciality Use ParkOPENMon. – Thurs. 8am – 8pm
Fri. – Sun.
8am – Noon
Singles and doubles play only (No spectators will be allowed). Reservations will only be accepted (no walk ups) beginning at 10am on Monday, May 11 to reserve and pay for courts for the following day. Face coverings must be worn inside at all times. Bring your own tennis racquet, hand sanitizer, water, ice and towel. Do not arrive more than 10 minutes before reservation time. More info…
Tim Huxhold Skate & Shuffleboard ParkSkate Park & Shuffleboard CourtsOPENMon. – Fri. 5pm – 8pm
Sat. 1pm – 8pm
Sun. 1pm – 6pm
Skate Park opens Tuesday, May 19, 2020. CDC guidelines are to be followed.
Shuffleboard Courts remain CLOSED.
University WoodlandsCommunity ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks, walking areas, tennis courts for singles and doubles play (No spectators will be allowed at this time), basketball courts for open play. No use of athletic fields, restrooms, playground or picnic areas. 
Wildflower ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks and walking areas only.
Yamato Scrub Natural AreaPreserve/TrailOPENSunrise – SunsetTrails and sidewalks open only.
Yale NewmanNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am – SunsetSidewalks and walking areas open only. No use of playground or picnic area.
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