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Parks and Recreation offers a variety of programs, activities and special events to everyone in the community as well as guests and visitors. Parks and Recreation maintains over 40 parks and recreational facilities including two pools, a splash park, athletic fields, skate park, and one and a half miles of public beach that is guarded 365 days a year.

Parks and Recreation Department Mission Statement:

The Parks and Recreation Department will enrich the quality of life for the people of Delray Beach by providing significant recreational opportunities in exemplary park environments.

Temporary Closures:   "505" Teen Center's Basketball Courts, Atlantic Dunes Park Parking Lot, Sarah Gleason Park Restrooms.

Special Events

Delray Beach Holiday Parade ~ "Seas & Greetings", December 8, 6:00 pm. Winners Announced. Sponsored by Braman Motorcars, Johnson's Memorial Chapel, and Arrow Exterminators.

Delray Beach/Boynton Beach Boat Parade ~  December 14

Movie Night in the Park ~ December 21.

Walk Against Violence ~ January 12, 2019

Delray Beach Senior Games ~ March 1 - 8, 2019. 

Amazing Mom and Son Challenge ~ May 11, 2019

Dad & Daughter Date Night ~ June 14, 2019, Delray Beach Golf Club

32nd Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk   ~ November 17, 2018. Results Posted


Winter Break Camps ~ Starts December 26

Out of School Registration ~ Registration for the 2018-2019 aftercare program is now open. 

Sailboat Storage Available

 ~ Spaces for sixty sailboats are available on the north end of the beach.


“Pac-Man” Bike Parking Rack Appears at Teen Center

 ~ There are a few interesting new creatures now located at the “505” Teen Center on S.E. 5th Avenue.
The Park and Facilities Catalog recently donated a “Pac-Man” custom bike rack to the Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department and it’s now available out

 50 NW 1st Ave.
 Delray Beach, FL 33444

Parks and Recreation Director
(561) 243-7000 x5001


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