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For Immediate Release:
February 14, 2013
Media Contact:
Laura Phillips

Crandon Park Marina boat launch temporarily closing February 18 - 22

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department announces that the Crandon Park Marina boat launch (4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne) will temporarily close February 18-22, to allow for paving of the facility.



Alternate launch sites are available at the following Miami-Dade County Parks Marinas:

Bill Bird Marina, Haulover Park
10800 Collins Ave., Miami
(305) 947-3525
Herbert Hoover Marina
Homestead Bayfront Park
9698 SW 328 St., Homestead
(305) 230-3033

Pelican Harbor Marina
1275 NE 79th St., Miami
(305) 754-9330

Black Point Marina
24775 SW 87th Ave., Miami
(305) 258-4092

Matheson Hammock Marina
9610 Old Cutler Rd., Miami
(305) 665-5475

About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces Department:
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award and winner of 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, or visit

Miami-Dade County Parks is supported by The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade a non-profit 501(c)3 organization supporting the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department's efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County's world-class parks system for residents and visitors.  Its mission is to create a healthier, more livable and sustainable Miami community by ensuring the implementation of the Parks Open Space Master Plan and the development of year-round park and recreation programs for local children, adults and people with disabilities.  For more information on the Parks Foundation, please visit

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