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Step Up Your Horse Sense

DATE: February 28, 2018                                                                      


Parks and Recreation Division

PHONE: 954-357-8115

Tradewinds, 954-357-8870



BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Treat your youngster(s) to a fun, educational day camp this spring break. Tradewinds Park & Stables (3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek) has two to choose from. Both run from Monday through Thursday, March 26th-29th. The Spring Break Horse Camp runs in full-day sessions, from 8:30AM to 4PM, at a cost of $75 per day (plus sales tax). Participants ages 9 to 16 will spend their days riding and learning the basics of horse care and maintenance. Campers will also be involved in traditional camp activities, including horse-themed games and crafts.

Junior Farmers' Camp is geared to ages 5 to 8 and is offered in half-day sessions, from 8:30AM to noon and from 12:30 to 4PM. Participants will learn about the barnyard animals that live in the park's farm complex, including how to feed, groom, and maintain the animals. (Animal residents include cows, goats, sheep, chickens, pigs, and a miniature donkey.) Campers will also learn to work with ponies and go for pony rides. The fee is $40 per half-day session.

For further information, call the park at 954-357-8870.

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About the Parks and Recreation Division

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 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in programs, services, and activities must contact the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or TTY 954-537-2844 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event.