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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Recreation Updates

COVID-19 Update Hillsboro El Rio playground

Updated: April 1, 2021

  • The Friends of the Library Bookstore reopening changes, starting April 2nd:
    • Monday-Thursday, donations by appointment only 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, please contact Friends by email
    • Friday and Saturday, open for visitors to browse 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    • Closed Sunday
    • All volunteers and visitors must wear masks
    • Limit of 4 people (visitors & volunteers) allowed in Bookstore at a time.

Contact Information:

Spanish River Library: 561-393-7852
Downtown Library: 561-393-7852
Boca Raton Community Center: 561-393-7807
Patch Reef Park Community Center: 561-367-7035
Sugar Sand Park Community Center: 561-347-3900

*Other parks not listed on the table below remain closed. Group exercising and fitness classes in parks are prohibited. Athletic fields are open for open play usage & approved/permitted organized team sports with a maximum of 50 people per field (including sidelines).

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
7:30am - Sunset
Bark Beach at Spanish River ParkDog Beach Park
Fri - Sun
7am - 9am &
5pm - Sunset
Blazing Star PreservePreserveOPENSunrise - Sunset
Boca Isles ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Boca Raton Community CenterCommunity CenterOPEN
Permit sales only
Mon - Fri
9am - 8pm
9am - 4pm
Boca Raton Municipal Golf CourseGolf Course OPEN7am - Sunset
Boca Raton Tennis CenterSpeciality Use Park
Mon - Thurs:
Sat - Sun:
Boca Tierra ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Countess DeHoernle ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPENMon - Sat
8am - 8pm
Downtown LibraryLibrary
Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm
Curbside 9am - 5pm
El Rio TrailPreserve/Nature TrailOPENSunrise - Sunset
George SnowNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Gumbo Limbo Nature CenterNature Center

Gumbo Limbo Boardwalk
OPEN7:30am - Sunset
Hidden Lakes ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Hillsboro El Rio Park NorthSpecialty Use Park
8am - Sunset
Hillsboro El Rio Park SouthSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am - 10pm
Hughes ParkNeighborhood ParkOPENMon - Sat 8am - 11pm
Sun 8am - 8pm
James A Rutherford Community CenterCommunity CenterOPEN
Permit Sales Only
Mon - Fri 9am - 8pm
Sat 9am - 4pm
Lake WymanCommunity ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Meadows ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPENMon - Sat 8am - 11pm
Sun 8am - 8pm
Meadows Park PoolSpecialty Use Park

for resurfacing starting 2/1 for approximately 8-12 weeks

Mon - Fri 10am - 6:45pm
Sat 10am - 5:45pm
Sun 12pm - 5:45pm
Memorial Park (Park near City Hall / BRCC)Community Park
8am - 11pm
Mizner Bark Dog ParkDog ParkOPEN
Sun - Sat 7am - Sunset
Wed 12pm - Sunset
Pod 1 closed (re-sodding) for approximately 3-4 weeks
Palmetto Dune ParkNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Patch Reef Park Community ParkOPENMon - Sat 7:30am-11pm
Sun 8am - 8pm
Patch Reef Park Community CenterCommunity CenterOPEN
Permit sales only
Mon - Fri
9am - 8pm
9am - 4pm
Patch Reef Park Tennis CenterSpecialty Use Park
Mon - Thu 7:30am - 10pm
Fri 7:30am - 8pm
Sat - Sun 7:30am - 1pm
Patrick A. Lynch/Golden FigNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Pine BreezeNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Red Reef ParkBeach Park
Guarded hours: 9am - 6:30pm
Rutherford ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Sanborn SquareSpecialty Use ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Sand Pine ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPENMon - Sat 8am - 11pm
Sun 8am - 8pm
Serenoa GladePreserve/TrailOPENSunrise - Sunset
Silver Palm ParkSpecialty Use ParkOPEN24 hours a day
South Beach ParkBeach ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Guarded hours: 9am - 6:30pm
South Beach PavilionBeach ParkOPEN8am - 11pm
Spanish River LibraryLibrary
Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm
Curbside 9am - 5pm
Spanish River ParkBeach ParkOPEN8am - Sunset
Guarded hours: 9am - 6:30pm
Sugar Sand ParkCommunity Park
Carousel open on weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) from 10am - 5pm. Rider capacity is limited.
OPENMon - Sat 8am - 11pm
Sun 8am - 8pm

Sugar Sand Park Community CenterCommunity CenterOPENMon. - Fri.
9am - 6pm
Sugar Sand Park Field HouseGymnasiumCLOSED
Swim CenterSpecialty Use ParkOPEN7:30am - 6:45pm (March - October)
The Racquet CenterSpecialty Use Park
Mon - Thu 7:30am - 10pm
Fri 7:30am - 8pm
Sun 7:30am - 1pm
Tim Huxhold Skate & Shuffleboard ParkSkate Park & Shuffleboard Courts
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
to the public
Yamato Scrub Natural AreaPreserve/TrailOPENSunrise - Sunset
Yale NewmanNeighborhood ParkOPEN8am - Sunset

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