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 Groundbreakings, Openings and Ceremonies

  

 

​May 1963

​Sunv​iew​ Park Opening

January 1965

Easterlin Park Opening

​December 1971

​T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park Opening

May 1973

Markham Park Opening

May 1974

Lafayette Hart Park Opening

June 1975

Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park Opening

February 1977

Tradewinds Park North Opening

May 1978

Secret Woods Nature Center Opening

September 15, 1980

Deerfield Island Park Opening

March 13, 1982

C.B. Smith Park Opening

June 1982

West Lake Park Opening

March 1983

Quiet Waters Park Opening

December 11, 1983

Tree Tops Park Opening

September 16, 1984

Markham Park - Target Range Opening

December 16, 1984

Plantation Heritage Park Opening

January 13, 1985

Tradewinds Park South Opening

August 25, 1985

North Broward Park* Reopening

November 17, 1985

Fern Forest Nature Center Opening

May 1, 1987

Tradewinds Park - Butterfly World Groundbreaking

July 29, 1987

Sandspur Park* - Dedication of Playground Equipment/Picnic Area

April 21, 1988

Tradewinds Park - Butterfly World Opening

April 25, 1989

Cresthaven Park* Opening

October 1989

Brian Piccolo Park Opening

November 11, 1989

McTyre Park* - Community Center Opening

December 7, 1989

West Ken Lark Park* - Community Center Groundbreaking

December 9, 1989

Markham Park - Clubhouse Opening

December 14, 1989

Osswald Park* - Community Center Groundbreaking

December 21, 1989

St. George Park* - Community Center Groundbreaking

February 22, 1990

Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Opening

January 12, 1991

West Ken Lark Park* - Community Center Opening

March 23, 1991

Hollywood North Beach Park - Environmental Enhancements/Recreation Amenities Opening

June 15, 1991

Osswald Park* - Community Center Opening

March 21, 1992

Brian Piccolo Park - Velodrome Groundbreaking

June 6, 1992

St. George Park* - Community Center Opening

June 20, 1992

Tequesta Trace Park* Opening

June 27, 1992

Markham Park - Island Recreation Area Opening

September 19, 1992

Osswald Park* - Community Center Dedication

October 1992

Plantation Heritage Park - Gazebo Dedication

February 13, 1993

North Broward Park* - Concession Building Opening

March 13, 1993

Tradewinds Park - Home Run Batting Cages Opening

April 17, 1993

Brian Piccolo Park - Velodrome Opening

March 3, 1994

Plantation Heritage Park - Fountain Meeting Room Opening

May 21, 1994

West Pompano Beach Highlands Park* Opening

June 23, 1994

Melrose Community Park* Groundbreaking

July 28, 1994

North Andrews Park* Opening

December 10, 1994

West Ken Lark* - Community Center Rededication

March 1995

Quiet Waters Park - Splash Adventure Water Park Opening

June 10, 1995

Melrose Community Park* Opening

February 1996

Anne Kolb Nature Center Opening

June 7, 1997

Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park - Recreation Center Opening

September 11, 1998

T.Y. Park - Castaway Island Water Park Opening

August 27, 1999

Woodmont Natural Area Opening

August 21, 1999

Brian Piccolo Park - Skate Park Opening

August 28, 1999

Franklin Park Groundbreaking

September  18, 1999

Palm Aire Park Playground* Opening

November 1999

Osswald Park* - Golf Facility Opening

January 14, 2000

Boaters Park Opening

March  25, 2000

Carver Ranches Park* Opening

June 17, 2000

Franklin Park Opening

March 9, 2001

Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve* Opening

February 7, 2002

Tall Cypress Natural Area Opening

August 2002

Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park - Canoe Launch - Opening

September 28, 2002

Lafayette Hart Park - New Shelter/Bridge Opening

October 21, 2002

Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Opening

October 25, 2002

Secret Woods Nature Center - Monarch Interpretive Center Opening

May 9, 2003

Lewis-Chisom Park Opening

June 27, 2003

Quiet Waters Park - Skate Park Opening

July 12, 2003

Vista View Park Opening

January 21, 2004

Snake Warrior's Island Natural Area Opening

February 24, 2004

Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Opening

April 9, 2004

C.B. Smith Park - Paradise Cove Water Park Opening

March 17, 2005

Markham Park - Barkham Dog Park Opening

June 10, 2005

Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium Groundbreaking

September 29, 2005

McTyre Park* - Renovations/Expansion Opening

September 22, 2005

Riverland Woods Park* Opening

March 27, 2006

Boulevard Gardens Community Center Opening

June 16, 2006

North Andrews Gardens Park* Opening

October 5, 2007

Highlands Scrub Natural Area Opening

October 27, 2007

T.Y. Park - Improvements Opening

November 9, 2007

Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium Opening

November 26, 2007

Roosevelt Gardens Park Opening

February 1, 2008

Helene Klein Pineland Preserve Opening

March 2008

Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium - Tropical Splash Water Park Opening

​March 14, 2008

​Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Opening

November 13, 2009

Vista View Park - Expansion Opening

​May 7, 2010

​Herman & Dorothy Shooster Preserve Dedication

June 23, 2010

Quiet Waters Park - Reopening of Splash Adventure

April 15, 2011

Military Trail Natural Area Opening

March 9, 2012

Carpenter House at Hollywood North Beach Park - Sneak Preview

June 3, 2012

Everglades Holiday Park - reverted to Broward County management

March 1, 2013

Miramar Pineland Opening

​November 9, 2013

​Plantation Heritage Park - Anne Kolb Memorial Trail Reopening

​December 13, 2013

​T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park - Memorial Fitness Zone Opening

April 26, 2014

C.B. Smith Park - Paradise Pipeline Waterslide Opening

May 22, 2014

Deerfield Island Park - Intracoastal Dock Opening

​September 6, 2014

​Saw Palmetto Natural Area Opening

September 6, 2014

​West Creek Pineland Natural Area Opening

October 16, 2014​

​Deerfield Highlands Nature Preserve Opening

​January 24, 2015

Markham Park & Target Range - Adaptive Mountain Bike Trail Opening

December 18, 2015

​Brian Piccolo Sports Park & Velodrome - Memorial Fitness Zone Opening

​December 15, 2016

​Markham Park & Target Range - Memorial Fitness Zone Opening

​March 3, 2017

​Carpenter House - Marine Environmental Education Center Opening

​April 29, 2017

​Tradewinds Park & Stables - Micro-Apiary Opening

​May 12, 2017

​C.B. Smith Park - Memorial Fitness Zone Opening

June 21, 2017

Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park - Destination Fitness Opening

​September 28, 2017

​Vista View Park - Memorial Fitness Zone Opening

​November 2, 2017

​Tree Tops Park - Memorial Fitness Zone Opening

​June 20, 2018

​Lafayette Hart Park - Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony - Park Improvements

​June 23, 2018

​Washburn Park - Opening Ceremon

​October 12, 2018

​Quiet Waters Park - Woofing Waters Dog Park & Marina


*No longer Broward County Parks and Recreation Division parks.