District Dispatch Newsletter - May 2023
Meet some of the volunteers who make Sugar Sand Park hum, Boca Raton's newest waterfront park is open, the Racquet Center upgrades are nearly complete and more.
Sugar Sand Park's Volunteer Army
An army of volunteers ensures children have great experiences at the Science Explorium within Sugar Sand Park.
See The Racquet Center In A New Light
Upgrades to the Racquet Center, including new lights and resurfaced tennis courts, will be completed in the coming weeks.
Ocean Strand Park Opens
Ocean Strand Park, Boca Raton's newest natural waterfront park, is now open for the community to enjoy.
District Honors Boca Raton Coaching Legend Hurley With Proclamation
Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District Commissioners honor national TOPSoccer Coach of the Year Lin Hurley at public meeting with proclamation thanking her for service to Boca Raton.
District Achieves Final Approval For Ocean Strand
Ocean Strand Park clears permitting hurdle, ready for conversion into natural waterfront park.
Voting Now Open To Win $75,000 For Ocean Strand Park
The Boca Raton community can visit https://niagaraperkyourpark.com/parks/ocean-strand-park/ to vote today – and every day for six weeks – to help win $75,000 toward development of Ocean Strand Park.
Ocean Strand Park A Finalist For $75,000 Prize
The Boca Raton community can bring additional funding to the development of Ocean Strand Park by voting in free contest.
Public Invited To View Latest Possibilities For Ocean Breeze
District to debut concepts for Ocean Breeze development, invites feedback from Boca Raton community at public workshop.
Request for Proposals For Grant Writer for the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District
The Board of Commissioners of the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District (the “District) will receive proposals until April 29,2022 at 1:00 p.m. for the purpose of selecting a grant writer or multiple grant writers for multiple projects of the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District. The proposals will be publicly opened in the District’s office, Room 204, in the Swim and Racquet Center, 21618 St. Andrews Blvd., Boca Raton, Florida, in the presence of District officials.
Online Survey Affords Another Chance To Provide New Park Input
Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District creates another way for community residents to suggest amenities for the former Ocean Breeze golf course.
District To Host Workshop To Field Public Visions For Boca Teeca
Greater Boca Raton Beach And Park District Commissioners invite residents to share their ideas for the creation of Boca Raton's newest park.
District Meetings Return to Swim an Racquet Center
Beginning with the Monday, June 7 meeting Boca Raton Beach and Park District Commissioners will resume holding public meetings at their main office in the Swim and Racquet Center.
District Agreement Ensures Gumbo Limbo Project Funding
District Commissioners approve Memorandum of Understanding with Friends of Gumbo Limbo, pumping project set to begin.
Beautification of Boca Teeca to Begin Shortly
Commissioners approve contract with CSR Athletic Construction, beautification of District-owned property at Boca Teeca expected to begin in early May.
District Approves Funding of Gumbo Limbo Pumping Project
District Commissioners demonstrate support of Gumbo Limbo and respect for taxpayers by confirming budget commitment to fund saltwater pumping project.
District-Owned Property Near Boca Teeca To Undergo Beautification
District Commissioners accept the bid of CSR Athletic Construction to give the east portion of District-owned former Boca Teeca golf course a facelift.
Patch Reef Pickleball Courts Open To Rave Reviews
Greater Boca Raton Beach and Parks District opens six new lighted pickleball courts at Patch Reef Park.
Residents' ideas for Boca Teeca Excite Commissioners
The District has already received several interesting ideas since issuing an RFI for Boca Teeca recreational development two weeks ago.
District Issues Ocean Breeze RFI
Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District Commissioners want to hear what residents would like created on the site originally purchased for Boca National Golf Course.
District To Begin Ocean Strand Phase II Clearing
Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District Commissioners vote to fund additional clearing at Ocean Strand Park, begin Phase II work.
On The Wright Path
District Commissioner Erin Wright “super excited” about the progress being made at Ocean Strand Park.
Ocean Strand Clearing Begins
Construction crews begin removing invasive vegetation from Ocean Strand Park, Boca Raton's newest waterfront park.
District to Conduct Hybrid Meeting
Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District to transition to hybrid in-person/teleconference assembly for Nov. 2 meeting.
Langford's Legacy Everywhere In Boca Raton
As its first Executive Director, Bob Langford guided the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District through its formative years to produce some of its greatest successes.
Lighted Public Pickleball Courts Coming To Boca
Boca Raton Beach and Park District Commissioners approved a plan to convert some of the tennis courts at Patch Reef Park into pickleball courts.
Maracore Builders To Design/Build Ocean Strand Park
District Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to accept Maracore's bid to turn Ocean Strand into a passive park by year's end. Aug. 11 meeting set for public Q&A.
Commissioners Primed To Advance Boca National Golf Project
District commissioners still focused on Boca National Golf Course development, awaiting design approval from the City before taking next step.
District Commissioners Vote To Lower Tax Rate
Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District commissioners voted on Monday to lower the millage rate for 2021, giving the local community an economic break.
RFP for Ocean Strand Phase 1
Request for Proposals for Ocean Strand Phase 1 Development The Board of Commissioners of the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District (the “District) will receive proposals until July 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. for the design and construction of a pedestrian accessed waterfront park on an 11-acre property located at 2300 N. Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL., 33431. The proposals will be publicly opened in the District’s office, Room 204, in the Swim and Racquet Center, 21618 St. Andrews Blvd., Boca Raton, Florida, in the presence of District officials. The site location of the work is 2300 N. Ocean Boulevard, (located…