District Cancels March 16 Meeting

BOCA RATON – To guard against the potential spread of COVID-19, the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Parks District has canceled its public meeting scheduled for Monday, March 16.

The District's next meeting is tentatively scheduled for April 6. The District will continue to monitor news and guidelines regarding COVID-19 in the coming weeks and will make an informed decision about the status of that meeting as the date approaches.

For operation of its parks, the District is following the City of Boca Raton's lead with regard to any precautionary actions deemed necessary during the current coronavirus pandemic.

The District encourages everyone to check the civic alerts page ( on the City's website before heading to one of the parks owned by the District.

The civic alerts page contains general updates regarding the COVID-19 virus, as well a link to all events canceled or postponed because of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.

Should the need arise to close any parks, news of those closings will be listed on the civic alert's postponements and cancellations page (

Community residents using the parks are strongly encouraged to follow all guidelines issued by Florida's Department of Health.

The District owns Sugar Sand Park, Patch Reef Park, the Boca Raton Swim and Racquet Center and Ocean Strand. Through its continued partnership the City of Boca Raton, the District funds the operating expenses of the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Red Reef Park, Spanish River Athletic Facilities and Mizner Bark Dog Park.

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