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News & Events
New Arcola Lakes Park Senior Center
Senior residents of the Arcola Lakes community are invited to the park at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, for the dedication ceremony and a tour of the new facilities.
This new development marks Miami-Dade County Parks’ first recreational facility specifically built for seniors.
FEE-FREE ''P.L.A.Y.'' DAY at the Deering Estate
Enjoy FREE admission to the Deering Estate at Cutler on August 16 and September 20, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guests can enjoy complimentary admission as well as hands on science activities and historic house tours.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information call 305-235-1668 ext. 233.
Zoofari Summer Camp
Kids, ages 4-13, can spend the summer at the Zoo interacting with animals and zookeepers. Camps will be held June 16 – August 8, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with extended care available. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.
- For more information call the Zoological Society of Florida at 305-255-5551 or visit Zoo Miami.
2014 Achievement Awards
The National Association of Counties (NACo) granted Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces with two 2014 Achievement Awards for its programs titled Youth Sports Championship Series and BIKE305.
The National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States. NACo promotes sound public policies, fosters county solutions and innovation, promotes intergovernmental and public-private collaboration and provides value-added services to save counties and taxpayers money.
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The GreenLink, is an initiative to transform the land underneath Metrorail into a contiguous 10-mile walking/biking/exercise path and linear park, from Brickell Station to Dadeland South Station.
Heads Up: Concussion in youth sports
To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports initiative to offer information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports.
The Heads Up initiative provides important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion. It's Better to Miss One Game Than the Whole Season!
Walkability in Miami-Dade County
The video focuses showing effects of health on creating a walkable neighborhood. It touches on the dangers of our city becoming car-centric.
In addition, the video shows how Miami already has neighborhoods based on walkable designs and community participation in the promotion of healthy neighborhoods. See this is a short public health video focused on Walkability in Miami-Dade County.
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