District Approves Budget

BOCA RATON, Fla. — The Boca Raton Beach and Park District approved a $39 million budget without a significant millage tax increase Tuesday evening.

Swim & Racquet redo nearly done

It’s nearly a wrap for the public Swim & Racquet Center’s $5.1 million redo.  Construction sign-off is expected in the next two weeks, said Briann Harms, interim executive director, Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District.

Get ready to critique city’s recreation services

Does Boca need more playing fields? A bigger swimming pool? More kayak launches? Residents asked for that and much more at the first public feedback session for Recreation Services’ needs survey.

Now anyone can climb the Gumbo Limbo tower

Big news for nature lovers, even with mobility issues. Boca’s famous 40-foot tower at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center can be rebuilt with access for all.  An incline used at a Maryland park complies with Americans With Disabilities standards. Friends of Gumbo Limbo have pledged a $500,000 donation to help fund the project, Michele Peel said Monday. Fundraising efforts for this campaign are expected to start in the next few weeks.