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Broward parks reduce hours; closings on Tuesday, Wednesday

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Effective today August 26, 2010, Broward County regional parks, nature centers, and natural areas will resume Tuesday and Wednesday closings* through September 30, 2010, due to Fiscal Year 2010 budget reductions. The following four County parks, however, will continue to be open daily:

  • Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium, 3700 N.W. 11th Place, Lauderhill;
  • Markham Park, 16001 W. State Rd. 84, Sunrise;
  • Topeekeegee Yugnee (T. Y.) Park, 3300 N. Park Rd., Hollywood;
  • Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek;

Campgrounds will remain open daily to registered campers, with the exception of Quiet Waters’ Rent-a-Tent campground, which will be closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Neighborhood parks will continue daily operations. Private facilities – AllGolf (at C.B. Smith), Butterfly World (at Tradewinds), Ski Rixen (at Quiet Waters), and the tennis centers (at Brian Piccolo and C.B. Smith) – will continue their normal operating schedules. Polling sites will be open for voting purposes only on election days.

Regional Parks, Nature Centers, and Natural Areas Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays:

  • Boaters Park, 26º 4’ 5.45” N 80º 10’ 17.76” W; north side of the Dania Cutoff Canal, west of Anglers Ave./Ravenswood Rd., Dania Beach;
  • Brian Piccolo Park, 9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City; (exception: open 5-10 p.m. on Wednesdays)
  • C.B. Smith Park, 900 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines;
  • Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area, 3299 N.E. Third Ave., Pompano Beach;
  • Deerfield Island Natural Area, 1720 Deerfield Island Park, Deerfield Beach;
  • Easterlin Park, 1000 N.W. 38th St., Oakland Park;
  • Fern Forest Nature Center, 201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek;
  • Helene Klein Pineland Preserve, 4701 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Coconut Creek;
  • Highlands Scrub Natural Area, 4050 N. Dixie Hwy., Pompano Beach;
  • Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area, 5591 N.W. 74th Pl., Coconut Creek;
  • Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center, 3501 S.W. 130th Ave., Davie;
  • Pine Island Ridge, 3900 S.W. 100th Ave., Davie;
  • Plantation Heritage Park, 1100 S. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation;
  • Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach;
  • Secret Woods Nature Center, 2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach;
  • Snake Warrior’s Island, 3600 S.W. 62nd Ave., Miramar;
  • Tall Cypress Natural Area, 3700 Turtle Run Blvd., Coral Springs;
  • Tree Tops Park, 3900 S.W. 100th Ave., Davie;
  • Vista View Park, 4001 S.W. 142nd Ave., Davie;
  • West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St., Hollywood;
  • Woodmont Natural Area, 7250 N.W. 80th Ave., Tamarac;

* The following nature centers will remain closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays year round and daily hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:  Anne Kolb, Fern Forest, Long Key, and Secret Woods.

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Aug 26 2010. Filed under Families, Local news, Recreation. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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