At this time, Miami-Dade County is monitoring Hurricane Matthew.
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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
Fourth of July Spectacular
Celebrate our nation's birthday with friends and family at Black Point Park and Marina where you can enjoy an all-American day at the park with a fireworks spectacular show starting at 9 p.m.
Exercise water safety all summer long
Water safety should be exercised during summer vacation at pools, beaches, or on a boat. Be sure to swim near lifeguards, with a buddy, and wear life jackets while on a boat. Don't know how to swim? Sign up at any of our Learn2Swim classes.
Learn2Swim scholarship fund
Drowning is the leading cause of death among children 1 to 4-years-old in both Florida and our County. With the support of donors and corporate partners, we are working to prevent unnecessary drowning incidents in our County by providing children and families with Learn2Swim scholarships. Help keep children safe in and around water by donating to the Learn2Swim Scholarship Fund.
Park Conservation Corps accepting applications
Now through June 30, applications are being accepted for Park Conservation Corps, a signature volunteer group comprised of individuals, ages 21 and over, representing a variety of professions and businesses who are passionate about serving our community and playing an active role in enhancing our park system.
Fit2Play receives 2017 Sapphire Award
We have received the 2017 Sapphire Award for Outstanding Program for our Fit2Play childhood obesity-prevention afterschool program by the Florida Blue Foundation, a branch of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida.
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.