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The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade understands the important role park systems play in a community, and is committed to ensuring Miami-Dade’s park facilities, programming and connections provide a world-class experience for residents and visitors. Behind every great community is a great park system. We invite you to support our cause and ensure that our park system thrives for this and future generations.
News & Events
29th Annual In the Company of Women
Nominations are now being accepted for the 29th Annual In the Company of Women Awards Ceremony, scheduled for March 8, 2017 at the Coral Gables Country Club in honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month.
Hosted by the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, in partnership with the Miami-Dade County Commission for Women and Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, In the Company of Women recognizes women who have shown professional development, community responsibility, contribution to women's progress, leadership and vision, and promotion of pluralism in 12 categories. Deadlines to submit a nomination is October 14, 2016.
The Underline plan designs unveiled
The plan designs for The Underline were revealed during the dedication of a ''pop-up gym'' at the Underline's ''Brickell Backyard,'' which is underneath the Metrorail at the Brickell Avenue station.
Shopping for back-to-school items? Support Parks too
Support parks when you shop for back-to-school items at smile.amazon.com. Amazon donates to the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, helping us in our mission to preserve park lands and recreational programming.
Protect yourself from Zika
Protect yourself and your family from the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases when out at Miami-Dade Parks. Cover bare skin with protectant clothing or use repellent. Mosquito repellant spray is also available at our parks for camp participants and their parents or guardians.
Register for Fit2Play Afterschool
Registration for Miami-Dade Parks Fit2Play Afterschool program is open. This nationally-acclaimed and proven program is designed to help kids discover the ''fun'' in fitness and develop healthy habits for a lifetime. Kids receive homework help, followed by fully-supervised activities focused on fitness, nutrition and wellness, while also developing their appreciation of nature, science and the cultural arts.
Support the Fit2Play Scholarship Fund
Donate to the Fit2Play Scholarship Fund to help at-risk youth have a safe place to go after school where they receive homework help, physical fitness activities, learn about nutrition and lifelong sports like Golf and tennis, keeping kids engaged, learning, active and off the streets.
Find a park at Parks305!
Parks and recreation services are vital for our communities – from protecting open spaces and natural resources, to helping fight obesity, to providing fun activities and great experiences for all walks of life. Parks305 brings all parks to your fingertips.
Great Park Summit Sponsors
Thank you to all who believe in the power of parks and shared their stories about how parks have influenced and impacted their lives at the 2016 Great Park Summit.
A special thanks to the Great Park Summit Sponsors.