DATE: January 24, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Mills
WHAT: Be at the dock at Sullivan Park in Deerfield Beach at 6:30 p.m. if you want to catch the boat shuttle to Deerfield Island Park for a Nature at Night Hike. The naturalist-led hike will run from 7 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 9. Preregistration is required, and sturdy shoes are a must.
Deerfield Island is one of the most historical chunks of real estate in Broward County, with a link to gangster Al Capone along the way. The 53.3-acre park includes nature trails, a shelter, a playground, and a marina among its amenities. The park is also rich in wildlife.
Tentative future dates for this program will be April 13, November 9, and December 14.
WHERE: Deerfield Island Park
1720 Deerfield Island Park, Deerfield Beach 33441
WHEN: Saturday, February 9, 7-8 p.m.
WHO: For all ages.
HOW: Fee: $5/person. Preregistration is required by calling Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100.
For further information, call Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100. Deerfield Island is accessible via Broward County Transit Routes #48 and #50.
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Founded in February 1956 and accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, Broward County Parks and Recreation Division manages nearly 6,500 acres, encompassing 19 regional parks and nature centers, six neighborhood parks, and 21 natural areas at various stages of development. Facilities include water parks, campgrounds, a target range, a stadium, a skate park, an observatory, mountain bike trails, an educational farm with stables, and a velodrome and other sports facilities. Hours and fees vary by location. For more information, visit broward.org/parks.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in County programs, services, and activities must contact the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or TTY 954-537-2844 at least 10 business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.