Recreation Updates

Updated March 10, 2022

Sugar Sand Park Carousel

The Carousel at Sugar Sand Park is closed for repairs for an unknown amount of time. This will be updated as we determine a timeline for reopening.

Boca Raton Golf & Racquet Club Driving Range

The driving range is NOW OPEN. Please check in to the golf shop to purchase tokens before heading to the driving range.

Driving Range Hours

  • Monday: 7am - 4pm
  • Tuesday-Sunday: 7am - 5:30pm*

*Last bucket will be sold 30 minutes before sundown.

Driving Range Rates

  • Large: $10
  • Medium: $8
  • Small: $5

To book a tee time:

  • Red Reef at 561-391-5014 or ONLINE
  • Boca Raton Golf & Racquet Club at 561-367-7000 or ONLINE


Contact Information:

  • Spanish River Library: 561-393-7852
  • Downtown Library: 561-393-7852
  • Boca Raton Community Center: 561-393-7807
  • Sugar Sand Park Community Center: 561-347-3900

City parks that are open, hours of operations, and activities/features available.

Park/Trail/Nature AreaType StatusHours
Alan C. Alford Golf Course at Red Reef ParkGolf Course
OPEN
7:30am - Sunset
Bark Beach at Spanish River ParkDog Beach Park
OPEN
Fri - Sun
7am - 9am &
5pm - Sunset
Blazing Star PreservePreserveOPENSunrise - Sunset
Boca Isles ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Boca Raton Community CenterCommunity CenterOPENMon - Fri
9am - 8pm
Sat
9am - 5pm
Boca Raton Golf & Racquet ClubGolf Course OPEN

Dawn - Dusk
Boca Raton Tennis CenterSpecialty Use Park
OPEN
Mon - Thurs
8am - 9pm
Fri:
8am - 8pm
Sat:
8am - 3pm
Sun:
8am - 1pm 
Boca Tierra ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Countess DeHoernle ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPENMon - Sat
8am - 11pm
Sun
8am - 8pm
Downtown LibraryLibrary
OPEN
Mon - Thurs
9am - 8pm
Fri - Sat
9am - 5pm
Curbside
1pm - 5pm
Sunday
CLOSED
El Rio TrailPreserve/Nature TrailOPENSunrise - Sunset
Friends of the Library BookstoreBookstoreOPEN
Donations accepted Mon - Thurs, by appointment only ([email protected])
Fri - Sat
10am - 3pm
George SnowNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Gumbo Limbo Nature CenterNature Center
OPEN
Mon
12pm - 4pm
Tues - Sun
9am - 4pm
Gumbo Limbo Boardwalk
OPEN7am - Sunset
Hidden Lake ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN

8am - Sunset
Hillsboro El Rio Park NorthSpecialty Use Park
OPEN
8am - 10pm
Hillsboro El Rio Park SouthSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Hughes ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN9am - 11pm
James A Rutherford Community CenterCommunity CenterCLOSED
All operations have moved to the Swim Center:
21618 St. Andrews Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33433. The Swim Center will now sell permits, registrations for classes, and pavilion rentals. 
CLOSED
Lake WymanCommunity ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Meadows ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPENMon - Sat 
8am - 11pm
Sun 
8am - 8pm
Meadows Park PoolSpecialty Use Park
OPEN
Mon - Sat
8am - 6:45pm
Sun 
12pm - 6:45pm
Memorial Park (Park near City Hall / BRCC)Community Park
OPEN
8am - 11pm
Mizner Bark Dog ParkDog ParkOPENSun - Sat 
7am - Sunset
Wed 
12pm - Sunset
Palmetto Dune ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Patch Reef ParkCommunity ParkOPENMon - Sat
7:30am - 11pm
Sun
8am - 8pm
Patch Reef Park Tennis CenterSpecialty Use Park
OPEN
Mon - Thu 
7:30am - 10pm
Fri 
7:30am - 9pm
Sat
7:30am - 6pm
Sun
7:30am - 5pm
Patrick A. Lynch/Golden FigNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Pine BreezeNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Red Reef ParkBeach Park
OPEN
8am-10pm
Guarded hours
9am - 6:30pm
Rutherford ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Sanborn SquareSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Sand Pine ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN
Scheduled to close on September 20, 2021 for upgrades.
Learn more...
Mon - Sat
8am - 11pm
Sun 
8am - 8pm
Serenoa GladePreserve/TrailOPENSunrise - Sunset
Silver Palm ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN
Silver Palm Park will be fully closed beginning Tuesday, September 7, 2021 due to construction for approximately 6 months. Learn more...
24 hours a day
South Beach ParkBeach ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Guarded hours
9am - 6:30pm
South Beach PavilionBeach ParkOPEN8am - 11pm
Spanish River LibraryLibrary
OPEN
Mon - Thurs
9am - 8pm
Fri - Sat
9am - 5pm
Curbside
1pm - 5pm
Sunday
CLOSED
Spanish River ParkBeach ParkOPEN
Restrooms #3 and #4 are closed for construction and a temporary restroom trailer is on-site.
8am - Sunset
Guarded hours
9am - 6:30pm
Sugar Sand ParkCommunity ParkOPEN

Mon - Fri
8am - 11pm
Sat - Sun
8am - 8pm
Sugar Sand Park CarouselPark FeatureCLOSED INDEFINITELY FOR MAINTENANCECLOSED
Sugar Sand Park Children's Science ExploriumPark FeatureOPEN
Beginning 10/1, the Explorium's main exhibit hall will be open for patrons to enjoy in addition to the Oak Room exhibit hall.
Mon - Fri
9am - 6pm
Sat - Sun
10am - 5pm
Sugar Sand Park Community CenterCommunity CenterOPENMon - Fri
8am - 10pm
Sat 
8am - 5pm
Sun
10am - 5pm
Sugar Sand Park Field HouseGymnasiumOPENMon - Sat
8am - 10pm
Sun
10am - 5pm
Swim CenterSpecialty Use ParkOPENMon - Sun
7:30am - 5pm
Pool Hours Only

Center open for permits, class registrations and pavilion rentals:
Mon-Thurs 7:30am-9pm, Fri 7:30am-7pm, & Sat-Sun 7:30am-5pm
The Racquet CenterSpecialty Use Park
OPEN
Mon - Thu 
7:30am - 10pm
Fri 
7:30am - 9pm
Sat
7:30am - 6pm
Sun 
7:30am - 5pm
Tim Huxhold Skate & Shuffleboard ParkSkate Park & Shuffleboard Courts
OPEN
M/W/F 
5pm - 9pm
Tu/Th
4pm - 9pm
Sat 
1pm - 9pm
Sun 
1pm - 6pm
University WoodlandsCommunity ParkOPENMon - Sat 
8am - 11pm
Sun 
8am - 8pm
Wildflower ParkSpecialty Use ParkCLOSED
For renovations until further notice
CLOSED
Yamato Scrub Natural AreaPreserve/TrailOPENSunrise - Sunset
Yale NewmanNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset