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For Immediate Release:
April 22, 2015
Media Contact:
Laura Phillips
laf@miamidade.gov
305-755-7842

"Miami-Dade Marina SMS Alerts" helps boaters plan ahead for safe recreational trips


(MIAMI, April 22, 2015) — With the summer boating season just around the corner, the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department advises boaters to plan and prepare for a safe day on the water by signing up for “Miami-Dade Marina SMS Alerts.” This service keeps boaters up-to-date on such issues as hazardous weather conditions and boat ramp closures and re-openings, via text alerts to their email or mobile phone. For registration details visit the web page.

For a complete list of Miami-Dade Marinas visit the Miami-Dade County Parks web page.

About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department
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 dedicated to placemaking, health and fitness, and conservation. For information about Miami-Dade County Parks visit their website or call 3-1-1.

Miami-Dade County Parks is supported by The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization helping 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. Visit the Parks Foundation website for more information.

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