***Sugar Sand Park Community Center is open Monday-Friday from 9am-8pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 9am-4pm for walk-in permit sales and customer service questions.
2020-2021 Beach, Boat, & Dog Permits are available NOW for purchase at City Community Centers. City beach, boat, and dog park/beach permit-holders are still encouraged to renew permits online. Facial coverings are required in all City facilities.
The Science Playground, Splash Pad, walking paths & outdoor basketball courts at Sugar Sand Park are open for public use. Athletic fields are open for individualized or family use only.
Please remember to practice #ResponsibleRecreation, and continue to utilize hand sanitizer, wear face masks, and keep physically distant while visiting our parks and facilities.
Please be advised that the Children's Science Explorium, Willow Theatre, Carousel, and Field House are currently closed.
Pavilions are not being rented at this time. They are available on a first-come first-serve basis, for ten people or less. Decorations are not permitted.***
To celebrate the Children’s Science Explorium's theme for August, Body Science, we are offering you one of two free CurbsideSTEAM Kits to pick up and take home, each focusing on different systems found in your body.
Belly & Brains Kit
Click here to access the fun instructional video for this kit!
- Gutsy Apron
Learn about the digestive system with this fun, wearable craft!
- Brain Cap
Explore the different parts of your brain with this fun matching challenge!
Ever wondered how your body sends and receives "text" messages? Create a crafty neuron to find out!
Bones & Breathing
Click here to access a fun instructional video for this kit!
- Articulated Hand
Build a hand that moves and bends just like yours!
- Know Your Bones
Smush, squash and roll play-doh to learn the importance of bones and joints!
- Paper Bag Lungs
Breath in and breathe out as you build a pair of colorful lungs!
How does curbside pick-up service work?
1. Once you know which CurbsideSTEAM kit you'd like, call 561-347-3900 Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm to reserve it! **Limit 1 per child, per month. Adult assistance is required for each activity.
2. There will be no same day pick up options available. Pickup options will be available between 9am and 6pm Mon-Sat and 9am and 4pm on Sun throughout the month of August. You will select a pickup date and time at the time of your reservation.
*Reservations will be forfeit if not picked up within three days of reservation date. Please call 561-347-3900 to make any changes to your reservation.
3. Come to the Sugar Sand Park Community Center parking lot during your reserved time slot and call 561-347-3900 to inform staff that you have arrived.
4. A Science Explorium team member in a mask and gloves will bring your order out to your vehicle. Please have your vehicle trunk open to receive your materials.
5. Have fun, and remember to post pictures of your awesome creations using #CurbsideSTEAM!!
Supplies are limited, so reserve your kit today!