''Connecting people and parks for life.''
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award, winner of the 2013 Florida Governor's Sustained Excellence Award and the 2009 Florida Governor's Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12,825 acres of land.
It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world. Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more. For information about Miami-Dade County Parks call 3-1-1.
Mission & Values
Our mission is to create outstanding recreational, natural and cultural experiences to enrich you and to enhance the quality of life for our community for this and future generations and we are proud to be of service.
Citizens Advisory Committee
The Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Citizens Advisory Committee (PRCAC), mandated by Miami-Dade County, was created June 9, 1994, to enable local citizens to make recommendations to improve and promote parks facilities and programs in Miami-Dade County.
Be a part of all the fun that's happening at Miami-Dade Parks! Individuals must be at least 17 years old to apply. All applicants selected for these positions will be required to successfully complete a drug/alcohol screen, and criminal background check prior to employment.
Awards & Recognitions
PRIDE is about the culture of how we conduct business at Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces that embraces a ''Passion for Excellence''.
Rules and Regulations
Rules and Regulations adopted by the Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department.
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