North Beach Skate Park Gains Support

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On May 25, 2016, the City of Miami Beach Parks and Recreation Facilities Advisory Board hosted a public workshop to gather input on a proposed skate park that could break ground in North Beach. The Commission unanimously agreed that the skate park should be built in North Beach and has allocated $400,000 for the project.

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Summer Camps in North Beach

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The weather is warmer and summer is nearing, which can only mean one thing… summer vacation is just around the corner. If you have little ones at home then you know that keeping them entertained during the summer months is no easy task. However, no need to stress! There are plenty of options right here in North Beach to make sure that your kids have fun all summer long.

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North Shore Open Space Park Redesign by West 8

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International design firm West 8 has been scouted and hired to head up the $6.5 million re-design of North Shore Open Space Park. Located east of Collins Avenue from 79th Street to 87th Street, this park is one of the largest in Miami Beach, and the only beachfront park that has public grills and picnic pavilions, making this a wonderful space for friends and families to gather on the weekends.

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Parkview Island Park Future Playground and Fitness Circuit: Join the Discussion

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Tomorrow, the City of Miami Beach Parks and Recreation department will hold a public input meeting to discuss the future of Parkview Island Park.

Plans for the park include a playground and outdoor fitness circuit, making it a destination for all ages. If you have input you wish to share for the future of Parkview Island Park, make your voice heard at the public input meeting tomorrow.

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New Year, New You: Fitness Center Opens in North Beach

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A new year has started, and for many of us this means an opportunity to start fresh. New Year’s resolutions are a long-held tradition, which allow us to plan a year of self-improvement and advancement.

The most popular resolutions are commonly centered around health and weight loss. After plenty of indulging during the holiday season, a commitment to a healthier lifestyle couldn’t come at a better time. Check out the following options in North Beach that will have you shedding pounds and feeling in tip-top form in no time.

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Blueways Master Plan Update

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The City of Miami Beach has selected the first location for a public kayak launch site in North Beach! It will be built at Dickens Ave – North of 73rd Street, at Parkview Island Park. This plan is part of a larger initiative called the Blueways Master Plan, which seeks to engage and connect people with the water.

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Holiday Events in North Beach

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North Beach residents are in for quite a treat this weekend! Two back-to-back events will be celebrating the holidays and offering up lots of fun for the whole family.

On Friday December 11th Miami Beach Parks and Recreation will be throwing a Winter Wonderland bash. Attendees will be able to enjoy dance performances, a tree lighting ceremony, take pictures with the Coca-Cola polar bear, plenty of rides and games and a visit from Santa Claus himself…

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Proposed Skate Park Might Come to North Beach

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In an effort to bring more family fun and excitement to North Beach, a group of locals have been lobbying for the addition of a non-traditional skate park to the area. This past summer, Jonathan Strauss, from Skateboard Supercross (SBSX), presented a plan to the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Panel to bring a multi-generational, as well as a multi-use skate park to North Beach.

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North Beach Parks Get a Facelift

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The City of Miami Beach Parks & Recreation department works throughout the year to make sure our parks are the best they can be. Recently, the Parks and Recreation Deputy Director Elizabeth Valera, presented a comprehensive plan regarding the improvements of many North Beach parks at a Blue Ribbon Panel meeting. North Beach news caught up with Valera who provided us with more details on these upgrades.

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