1040 E. Newport Center Dr.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Phone: (954) 570-8887
Fax: (954) 428-7638
Water is a major focus of this park, as the name suggests, so you'll find plenty of fun activities during a visit here. Among the most unusual is a water skiing training center where you can rocket around attached to a mechanical tow rope - no need for a boat. In the 430 acres (174.01 hectares) of space here, you can also go canoeing, paddle boating, swimming, windsurfing, camping, picnicking, bicycling and miniature golfing. Or you can just revel in this pretty park that is, indeed, quiet.
Ski over calm waters year round at this fantastic facility located within the Quiet Waters Park. Ski Rixen offers a controlled environment and placid waters perfect for a whole range of watersports from wakeboarding to slalom. Top-of-the-line equipment and experienced professionals ensure a safe and fun environment for visitors. The facility has a pro shop offering equipment rentals as well. For those who wish to take up cable skiing, the center also offers a range of lessons.
Located on an island bordered by the Royal Palm Waterway, Hillsboro Canal and the Intracoastal Waterway, this "urban wilderness area" features an 8.5-acre mangrove swamp filled with wildlife and two nature trails, the Coquina and the Mangrove Trail. Self-guided trail maps are available at the Deerfield Island Park's office. The park can only be accessed by boat, but the Park Department provides free boat service to and from the island. Boats depart from and return to the Sullivan Park floating boat dock, located along Riverview Road and Hillsboro Boulevard. Opens daily at 8am.
Located on the beautiful eastern coast of Deerfield Beach, a charming coastal community, the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier is the hot spot for avid fishermen, where they can fish all day long, seven days a week. The pier stretches for 976 feet (297.48 meters). Live bait is available on site from pier vendors. The pier offers beautiful views of the ocean and beach, and curious non-fishers can walk the pier for a small fee.
Located on either side of Coconut Creek's Sample Road, Tradewinds Park offers 627 acres (253.73 hectares) of tranquility. The north side of the park includes a farm and farmhouse museum, that aims at providing education along with recreation. Guests can enjoy pony rides, guided horse trail rides or hop onto a steam train that operates once a month. The south area features a fishing lake with pier, disc golf course and trails for walking and hiking. South Florida's famous attraction, Butterfly World, is also nestled here.
Bolo Sportfishing charters operates from Pompano Beach; minutes away from Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami. This 43' charterboats, with crew of two, takes up to six anglers fishing the reefs for Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Sharks, and King Mackerel. Offers four, six and eight hour charters. Split parties arranged.
A heated 25 yard by 25 yard swimming pool with two one-meter diving boards is located at this aquatic center and a variety of swimming lessons are offered for all ages.
Ten lighted tennis courts are available at this center that won the 1992 U.S. Professional Tennis Association Facility Award. Private and semiprivate tennis lessons for all ages are also available.
Pompano Beach Golf Course is located approximately seven miles north of Fort Lauderdale and remains very busy year round. It offers two courses, each 18 holes. The Palms Course is 6,366 yards, par 71, The Pines Course is 6,886 yards, par 72. Although caddies are not available, unrestricted walking is permitted and golf carts are included in the greens fees. The facility permits shoes with metal spikes on both courses.
Excitement is nonstop at this bowling center that features 64 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, as well as numerous fun filled activities for adults and children of all ages throughout the week.
Lessons and league playing are conducted on a regular basis at this tennis center that features 16 clay tennis courts which are open to the public.
Located in the University Center on Boca Raton's Florida Atlantic University campus, this 2400-seat auditorium is used for several University functions including comedy shows, homecoming ceremonies and FAU Theatre Department performances. The venue also hosts big-name concerts and musicals. In fact, the most exciting theater programs in the southeastern United States are mostly held here.