On April 2, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission (Sports Commission) awarded the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department (PBC Parks) its first Sports Hall of Fame Outstanding Sports Contributor award for its contribution to transforming the Palm Beaches into a leading and diverse sports destination.Continue reading PBC Parks & Recreation Recognized as Outstanding Sports Contributor
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Volunteers are the Heart of PBC Parks!
Volunteers are the heart of the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department (PBC Parks). They supplement our existing workforce, help us reach our goals, engage with the community and raise awareness about our facilities, programs and services. In 2022, PBC Parks’ volunteers contributed over 130,000 hours at nature centers, recreation centers, golf courses, and beach and park cleanups and hosted more than 200 park and beach cleanups.Continue reading Volunteers are the Heart of PBC Parks!
Volunteer Spotlight: Winnie Lo
Winnie has been a PBC Parks volunteer for the last five years, first volunteering at Green Cay Nature Center and then volunteering at Morikami Museum for the last two years. She is a “jack of all trades”! From day one, Winnie has been willing to assist and provide the Morikami with a wide variety of support several days each week. She serves as a greeter at both the main museum and the Yamato-kan and is always ready to help wherever needed.Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Winnie Lo
New Program Aims to Increase the Number of Lifeguards in Palm Beach County
Pools nationwide have suffered from a shortage of lifeguards and swim instructors and Palm Beach County is no exception. That’s why the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County are launching a pilot program that will allow lifeguards and water safety instructors to become certified for free.Continue reading New Program Aims to Increase the Number of Lifeguards in Palm Beach County