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Residents were promised four new athletic fields nearly four years ago. And elected officials have yet to deliver. The latest tie-up, officials say: a strained relationship between the two partners charged with building the fields — the city and the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District.

Gumbo Limbo Boardwalks on Path to Reopening

Date: June 3, 2016
BOCA RATON — Plans are moving forward for renovations to a well-known wooden passageway that has been in place for the public since 1986. The man-made, one-quarter-mile loop at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center winds through the area's natural hardwood hammock environment and leads to the 40-foot observation tower. It has been shut down for repairs for more than a year.

The Start of Something New

Date: March 9, 2016

No full court closures at club during season

Date: December 17, 2015
Twenty members of the Swim & Racquet Club of Greater Boca Raton came to protest, but went away happy after finding all their tennis courts would probably not be closed temporarily and especially not during season.

The Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District has promised its Swim and Racquet Center will remain open while $2.7 million in renovations are completed at the site.

Swim & Racquet Center Improvements are Coming Soon!

Date: October 27, 2015

Sugar Sand Park to Undergo Renovations

Date: August 4, 2015
Two decades after people built Sugar Sand Park by volunteering their time and effort, the Boca Raton Beach & Park District is moving forward with plans to improve the park, which serves the eastern Boca community.

An independent review of benefits and issues associated with artificial turf and natural grass.

With hundreds of hatchlings squirming in the tanks below, dignitaries from Florida Atlantic University, the city of Boca Raton and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center celebrated an improvement in their accommodations.

Facelifts in Boca: Entire slate of District parks to get upgrades

By: Anne Geggis
Source: Sun-Sentinel
Date: April 17, 2014
The field of play throughout the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District is going to be getting a lot greener. And it's not just new grass.