T.Y. Park Now Offers Paddleboarding Instruction
  
  
DATE: June 26, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Mills
PHONE: 954-357-8115
EMAIL: mmills@broward.org

WHAT: Learn stand-up paddleboating and paddle fitness when T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park, in conjunction with Walk on Water Fitness, offers Paddleboarding Instruction, for all ages, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Fees vary.

Paddleboarding has been documented as early as 1781, when a nautical artist accompanying Captain James Cook to the Sandwich Islands included a Polynesian paddleboarder in a drawing. Enthusiasts use surfboards or paddleboards, including increasingly popular inflatable models. The activity has enjoyed periods of popularity ever since the 1930s.

WHERE: T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park
3300 N. Park Rd., Hollywood 33021
954-357-8811

WHEN: Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 8:30 a.m.

WHO: For all ages.

HOW: Fees vary.

For further information, call the park at 954-357-8811 or Walk on Water Fitness at 954-331-0531. T.Y. is accessible via Broward County Transit Routes #3, #12, and #17. 


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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 almost 6,500 acres, encompassing nearly 50 regional parks and nature centers, neighborhood parks, and 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.
 
 
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