AREA PARKS

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West Palm Beach DYER PARK

7301 Haver­hill Road, West Palm Beach. (561) 9666600. Hours: Sun­rise to sun­set, lighted fa­cil­i­ties open un­til 11 p.m.

Fa­cil­i­ties: Base­ball and soft­ball fields, foot­ball/ soc­cer fields, bas­ket­ball courts, sand vol­ley­ball courts, chil­dren’s play area, bi­cy­cle path (4.12 miles), moun­tain bike trail (3.2 miles) and an eques­trian trail (3.4 miles). Pic­nic ar­eas with grills and re­served pavil­ions avail­able. Re­strooms avail­able.

GRASSY WA­TERS PRE­SERVE

8264 North­lake Blvd., West Palm Beach. (561) 627-8831.

Hours: Mon­day-Thurs­day and Fri­day-Satur­day 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wed­nes­day 8 a.m.-dusk and Sun­day 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Grassy Wa­ters is also the city of West Palm Beach Wa­ter Catch­ment area.

Fa­cil­i­ties: 20-square miles of wet­lands of­fers guided ca­noe­ing and a 2000-foot board walk on the south side of the pre­serve. Pic­nic ar­eas. Re­strooms avail­able.

PHIPPS PARK/ SANC­TU­ARY SKATE PARK

4715 South Dixie High­way, West Palm Beach. (561) 8357025. Hours: Sun­rise to sun­set. Fa­cil­i­ties: T-ball field, base­ball fields (lighted), soc­cer field, skate ramps and pavil­ions.

CEN­TEN­NIAL SQUARE AND FOUN­TAIN

Clema­tis Street at Nar­cis­sus Av­enue, West Palm Beach.

Fa­cil­i­ties: Benches, ta­bles and chairs and an in­ter­ac­tive foun­tain for chil­dren’s play. There is street side as well as garage park­ing.

CUR­RIE PARK

North Fla­gler and 23rd Street, West Palm Beach.

Fa­cil­i­ties: Boat ramps and park­ing, three hard ten­nis courts, open green space, a pier, play­ground, Mar­itime Mu­seum, Martin Luther King Me­mo­rial and re­stroom

fa­cil­i­ties.

GAINES PARK

1501 N. Aus­tralian Ave., near 15th St., West Palm Beach. (561) 804-4960.

Fa­cil­i­ties: Olympic-sized heated out­door pool of­fer­ing swim­ming lessons from May to Novem­ber. Gym­na­sium, ten­nis and rac­quet­ball courts, pic­nic shel­ters, run­ning and bike trails, soft­ball fields, play­ground and out­door stage.

HOWARD PARK

1302 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach (one block south of Okee­chobee Boule­vard, off Parker Av­enue). (561) 8044950.

Hours: 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. week­days; 9-10 a.m. Satur­day

Fa­cil­i­ties: Soft­ball field, play­ground, bas­ket­ball courts, soc­cer field, com­mu­nity cen­ter, shuf­fle­board courts.

LAKE LYTAL PARK

3645 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach. (561) 964-4420.

Fa­cil­i­ties: 525 acres, base­ball, and foot­ball/soc­cer fields, ten­nis, bas­ket­ball, rac­quet­ball/hand­ball courts, snack bar, play­ground, re­strooms and Olympic­sized pool.

WESTGATE COM­MU­NITY CEN­TER

3691 Oswego Ave., West Palm Beach. (561) 233-1415.

Fa­cil­i­ties: Mul­tipur­pose field, shuf­fle­board, bas­ket­ball and rac­quet­ball courts, play­ground, ex­er­cise course and pic­nic shel­ter.

Riviera Beach OCEAN REEF PARK

3860 N. Ocean Blvd., Riviera Beach. (561) 966-6600. Hours: Sun­rise to sun­set.

Fa­cil­i­ties: 700-foot beach. Two beach en­trances, life­guards, chil­dren’s play area and good snor­kel­ing. Dis­abled ac­ces­si­ble. Pic­nic ar­eas with grills avail­able. Re­strooms and out­door show­ers avail­able.

Haver­hill HAVER­HILL PARK

5470 Belvedere Road, Haver­hill. (561) 964-4420.

Fa­cil­i­ties: Base­ball field, ten­nis and hand­ball courts, pic­nic shel­ters and heart trail.

Palm Beach R. G. KREUSLER PARK

2695 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach. (561) 966-6600. Hours: Sun­rise to sun­set.

Fa­cil­i­ties: De­vel­oped beach (450 feet) with life­guards. Lawn area with palm trees. Re­strooms and show­ers avail­able.

PHIPPS OCEAN PARK

375 Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach. (561) 966-6600.

Hours: Sun­rise to sun­set.

Fa­cil­i­ties: Beach, a small pav­il­ion, a play­ground, and open green space. Pic­nic ta­bles and grills avail­able on a first-come first serve ba­sis, Re­strooms avail­able.

Lake Worth

BARTON PARK Lake Worth Beach lower park­ing lot Size: 1 acre Hours: Dawn to dusk

Fa­cil­i­ties: Cov­ered pic­nic pav­il­ion with ta­bles, bar­be­cue grills and re­strooms, play­ground, me­tered park­ing, ad­ja­cent pub­lic swim­ming pool and beach fa­cil­i­ties

Man­aged by: Lake Worth

BRYANT PARK

Golfview and Lake av­enues on the In­tra­coastal Wa­ter­way Size: 2 acres Hours: Dawn to dusk

Fa­cil­i­ties: Con­cert band shell, seat­ing for about 500, re­strooms, heart trail, boat ramp with four launch­ing pads, boat trailer park­ing, horse­shoe pit and ad­ja­cent fish­ing pier

Man­aged by: Lake Worth

BRYANT PARK SOUTH

4th Av­enue South at Lake­side Drive on the In­tra­coastal Wa­ter­way Size: N/A Hours: Dawn to dusk Fa­cil­i­ties: Cov­ered pic­nic pav­il­ion with ta­bles and bar­be­cue grills, play­ground and tot-lot equip­ment. Man­aged by: Lake Worth

NORTH­WEST PARK

900 22nd Ave. N. Size: 10 acres Hours: Dawn to dusk

Fa­cil­i­ties: T-ball field, Pinto field, Mustang field, Pony field, Colt field, Lassie field — fields’ sched­uled use is un­der the Lake Worth Youth Leagues, Lake Worth Girls Soft­ball and Lake Worth High School

Man­aged by: Lake Worth

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