News & Events at Parks
On-going Registration for Miami-Dade Parks' Fit2 Play, Green-It-Up Summer Camps!
Exciting Summer Camps are being offered by the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, June 10 through August 16, 2013, at its parks around the County. Programs are affordable and fully-supervised.
There's fitness, sports, nature-encounters, arts and crafts, field trips and more! Camp hours: 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., with early drop-off/ late pick-up available. Miami Dade Parks provides inclusion services for children with disabilities who want to attend typical summer camps.
Olinda Park Is Now Re-Opened with Newly Improved Facilities for Families to Enjoy!
Miami-Dade County Parks announces that Olinda Park is now open and newly improved with lots of new fun, family amenities! The kid's playground has a new artificial turf surface and a shade canopy.The other new amenities include: a new Fitness Court, lighting, a sports court, bleachers, benches, barbecue grills, ADA accessible picnic tables, a bike rack and an ''open play'' recreational sports field.
Florida Governor Rick Scott Honors Miami-Dade Parks with 2013 Sustained Excellence Award
Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Sterling Council have announced the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department (MDPROS) will be honored with the Governor's prestigious Sustained Excellence Award for 2013.
The coveted award was bestowed at the 2013 Governor's Sterling Award Banquet at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes on Friday, May 31.
The Florida Disabled Outdoors Association (FDOA) honored Miami Dade Parks Recreation and Open Spaces Department
Parks Disability Services with the 2013 Active Leisure for Life Award. The award recognizes organizations that provide opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in inclusive accessible recreation.In Miami Dade, "Each person with or without a disability is different and is motivated to be active by different activities, so we try to make sure that there is something to interest everyone," stated Lucy Binhack, Miami Dade Parks Disability Services Manager.
Enjoy FREE admission to the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler will offer free admission to all guests on Saturday, July 20th, Saturday, August 17th and Saturday, September 21st as part of their annual Fee-Free ''P.L.A.Y.'' Days.Enjoy hands on eco-art activities, science discovery programs, historic house tours, and more!
Age Friendly Initiative for Active Adults
At Miami-Dade Parks our goal is to make fitness fun for everyone -- and the Over-55 crowd is no exception! Create a healthier, happier lifestyle or kick your friends into gear at our outdoor-gym fitness courts, walking clubs and more! Check out these options and get your body moving today!
Heads Up: Concussion in youth sports
To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports initiative to offer information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports.
The Heads Up initiative provides important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion. It's Better to Miss One Game Than the Whole Season!
June 17 - June 23
- Soccer 5 Miami for Kids
The Soccer 5 Academy is a developmental academy for Miami's kids ages 3-12 who wish to 'get in the game' of soccer in a fun, safe environment.
- Eco-Action Days at Amelia Earhart Park
Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Come volunteer at Amelia Earhart Park and help our environment!
- Crandon Park's Sunset & Moonlight Kayak Adventure
This naturalist-led kayak trip explores the Bear Cut Preserve by the light of the full moon.
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