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Parents Nights Out
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PSJ Magic Show
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North Area Winter Camps
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Kids Nutrition Program
10th Annual Fox Lake Spring Festival of Crafts

Spring Art Show at Titusville's Fox Lake Park

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Help The Animals at Titusville's
North Brevard Animal Care Center

North Brevard animal shelters need supplies.
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This holiday season Manatee Hammock Campground, North Area Parks Operations are partnering with the Brevard County Sherriffs Office Pet Posse. We are collecting donations to take to the Brevard County North Animal Care Center located in Titusville to help pets in need.

Some examples of supplies needed are paper towels, cat toys, dog chewy toys (Nyla bones, kongs), plain milk bone dog treats, Puperoni dog treats, and etc. If you have any questions or would like to make a monetary donation please contact:

Manatee Hammock Office Staff at
(321) 264 - 5083
7275 S. U.S Hwy 1
Titusville, FL 32780
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Co-Sponsored by Brevard County Sherriff's Office Pet Posse
Brevard County Board Of County Commissioners
Parks & Recreation Department, North Area Parks Operations

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Port St. John Christmas Magic Show Scheduled for Dec. 20

PORT ST. JOHN, FLA. -- The Christmas Magic Show will be held at the Port St. John Community Center, 6650 Corto Road, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20.

This event is a magic show that will last approximately 50 minutes. A magician will provide balloon characters and there will be train rides for children. Light refreshments will be provided. The cost is $5 per adult and $3 per child.

This event is sponsored by Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, North Area Parks Operations. Please call Dan Cook at (321) 633-1904 for additional information on this and other recreational programs in the Port Saint John area.


Parents Nights Out

6:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Children ages 5 - 12 yrs.
Cost $12.00 first child, and $10.00 each additional child in same household.
Plan a date and leave your kids with us!

Offered at the following centers:

  • Friday, December 5th at Cuyler Community Center - (321) 264-5045
  • Friday, December 12th at Isaac Campbell Sr. Community Center - (321) 264-5040
  • Friday, December 12th at Port Saint John Community Center - (321) 633-1904
  • Friday, December 19th at Sandrift Community Center - (321)264-5037
  • Friday, December 19th at Walter Butler Community Center - (321)433-4448
  • All community centers will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


    North Brevard Winter Camps

    Winter day camps for children in first through eighth grade.
    Week 1: December 22, 23, & 26
    Week 2: December 29, 30, 31, & January 2
    Week 3: January 5

    Rates are as follows: $30 per day and $90 per week per child. Hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Late pickup fee (15 minutes after conclusion of program) is $25.00 per child/per time. Fees are due at the time of registration or on the first day the child attends. Each camp requires a minimum of 12 participants.

    Sandrift Community Center
    585 North Singleton Avenue.
    Titusville, FL
    For additional inrormation call
    Jann Faiga at (321) 264-5037

    Walter Butler Community Center
    4201 N. Cocoa Blvd (US Hwy 1).
    Cocoa. FL
    For additional information call
    Clifford Lett at (320433-4448

    Sponsors Needed for Movies in the Park Series in North Brevard

    PORT St. JOHN, MIMS, TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Advertising opportunities are available and sponsors are being sought for Brevard County Parks and Recreation's free movie series in North Brevard.

    Movies are shown on a giant, 23-foot, outdoor movie screen beginning at dusk in a selected north area park. The events are for all ages and are free to attend. Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, snacks, and drinks to enjoy during the movie. Concessions are available for purchase.

    Advertising opportunities are available as local sponsors will help make this a continual event. We will show a minimum of four movies per year. Sponsors will be advertised prior to the movie on the movie screen. For more information on sponsorships and vending, please contact Mike Herman by email at [email protected] or by phone at (321) 264-5105.


    MEETINGS, COMMITTEES & NOTICES

    NORTH BREVARD COMMISSION ON PARKS AND RECREATION MEETINGS

    TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The North Brevard Commission on Parks and Recreation will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, January 8, at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Brevard Room at 518 South Palm Avenue in Titusville. The public is invited to attend.

    Meetings are schedued for the 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:00pm. The Brevard Room is located in a building on the north side of the parking lot behind the Brevard County Government Center-North.

    For questions call Terry Lane at (321) 264-5105.

    2014-15 Meetings are scheduled for:
    January 8, 2015






    ACTIVITIES


    Activities at Parrish Park & Meeting Hall - Scottsmoor

    4055 Magoon Ave., Scottsmoor. A neighborhood gathering place since 1913, the Community Center was built with Community Development Block Grant funding in 1989 to house a gymnasium, activity room, Learning Center; with the Annex community room added in 1995. On the grounds are active sport facilities and a shaded area with a playground, benches, 3 pavilions with grills. An additional 1.45 acres of land was acquired in 2001 through the North Brevard Parks Referendum increasing the park to 13.31 acres. Facility Reservations: (321) 264-5037.


    Activities at Cuyler Recreation Center

    The community center is open from 11 am to 8 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 9 am to 6 pm on Friday. Weekend rental of the community center is available by reservation. For more information: 321-264-5045. Sammy Fairclough: [email protected]

    Cuyler Community Learning Center is open from 10 am to 2 pm and from 3 pm to 7 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 9 am to 6 pm and from 3 pm to 6 pm on Friday. For more information: 321-264-5121 Jermaine Curry or [email protected].

    A neighborhood gathering place since 1913, the Community Center was built with Community Development Block Grant funding in 1989 to house a gymnasium, activity room, Learning Center; with the Annex community room added in 1995. On the grounds are active sport facilities and a shaded area with a playground, benches, 3 pavilions with grills. An additional 1.45 acres of land was acquired in 2001 through the North Brevard Parks Referendum increasing the park to 13.31 acres.

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    Activities at Moore Memorial Park

    Sonya V. Mallard, Cultural Center Coordinator
    Office: 321-264-6595 — [email protected]website
    Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park & Cultural Center
    2180 Freedom Avenue, Mims, Florida
    For rental and additional information call Juanita Barton, Cultural Center Coordinator at (321)264-6595 • Fax (321) 264-6596
    Cultural Center hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-7p.m., Open Saturday & Sunday by group appointment only.
    Brevard County Parks & Recreation Department • North Area Parks Operations (321) 264-5105

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    Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Cultural Center

    Opened in April 2004, the 5,000-square-foot cultural center is located in the 11.93-acre Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park at 2180 Freedom Avenue in Mims, the site of the original Moore family home.

    On Christmas night 1951, the Moores were murdered for their involvement in the civil rights movement when a bomb exploded under their home. The park is dedicated to the celebration of their lives and to promoting awareness of their unique contributions to the early civil rights movement.

    This facility is managed by Brevard County Parks and Recreation, North Area. Call 321-264-6595 for more information on the park, cultural center, activities, and rentals.



    Activities at Chain of Lakes

    Mike Herman, Athletic & Aquatics Coordinator
    Office: 321-264-5105 • [email protected]
    Chain of Lakes complex is located at 2300 Truman Scarborough Way. The complex is accessed from Jay Jay Road and Truman Scarborough Way, east from North U.S. Highway 1 in Titusville; north of East Florida State College (BCC).

    Located near Brevard Community College and the Indian River, this 92.14 acre regional park features wetlands and lakes with walking bridges connected to 3-miles of paved walking trails. Facilities include an observation tower, pavilions, 2 multi-use fields, 2 lighted soccer fields and concession, 3 lighted youth softball fields and concession, 4 lighted adult softball fields and concession, restrooms and parking.

    Athletic League Information: Parks and Recreation sponsored adult and youth leagues at the Chain of Lakes Park, please call Mike Herman (321) 264-5105.
    Field Use: Call (321) 264-5105
    Pavilion Rentals: (321) 264-5037
    Watchable Wildlife: Osprey, Gulls, Terns, Waders, Waterfowl
    ADA Access: Parking, Restrooms, Walkway
    Park open: 7 AM until dark.



    Activities at Singleton Courts

    Jann Faiga, Recreation Program Coordinator - 321-264-5037 - [email protected]

    Located north of Sandrift Community Center, this 4.42-acre community park accommodates tennis and racquetball enthusiasts. Facilities include tennis courts and racquetball courts. Palm and hardwood trees shade the picnic area.

    Junior Tennis Clinics in Titusville

    Instruction is by United States Professional Tennis Association Teaching Professional Mary Ann Frederick. Pre-registration is required by calling 321-267-1178.



    Activities at Sand Point

    Sand Point Park is located at 101 N Washington Avenue, in Titusville. For more information on this park, rental reservations and other recreation activities in the Titusville area, please call (321) 264-5037.

    A 29.88-acre community river park on the Indian River. The Astronaut Memorial Plaza is located near the south side of the park. Dedicated on Flag Day, June 14, 1986 by City of Titusville, it commemorates the astronaut crews of the Apollo, the Challenger, and more recently, the Columbia Space Shuttle.
        A blacktop walkway with 0.66-mile stationed exercise trail meanders through open and shaded areas, and the shoreline invites fishing. Facilities include an athletic concession building, picnic tables, picnic shelters, small pavilions, grills, playground, benches, and restrooms. A large pavilion with kitchen and grills is located near the shoreline.




    Activities at Marina Park

    Open after 7:00 a.m. until dark, except for scheduled use.
    Located north of the Titusville Marina, the facilities at this 20.35-acre community riverfront park include a boat ramp and dock, softball fields, concession, and restrooms. Besides active sports, shoreline fishing along the Indian River is a popular pastime


    Dog Park Open at Marina Park

    TITUSVILLE, Fla. — Brevard County Parks and Recreation has opened an off-leash dog park at Marina Park, located at 501 Marina Road, Titusville.

    The enclosed off-leash dog park is open to the public from 7:30 a.m. to dusk. The public is encouraged to take their dogs to the park and enjoy either the small dog area (dogs less than 25 pounds) or the large dog area (dogs more than 25 pounds). Dogs are permitted only in the dog park areas. Animals are prohibited in the rest of Marina Park except for service animals.

    Marina Park is funded by North Brevard Recreation Special District Bond Referendum/Recreational Facilities dollars and is owned by the City of Titusville, operated and maintained by Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department's North Area Parks Operations. Contact Terry Lane at (321) 264-5105 for further information.


    Skate Park and Playground Open at Marina Park

    TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The Brevard County Parks and Recreation skate park and playground at Marina Park is located at 501 Marina Road, Titusville.

    The skate park and playground are open to the public from 7:30 a.m. to dusk, and the public is encouraged to come out and enjoy them. The skate park is free of charge and for skaters' use only; bicycle and BMX use is prohibited.

    Marina Park is funded by North Brevard Recreation Special District Bond Referendum/Recreational Facilities dollars and is owned by the City of Titusville, operated and maintained by Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department's North Area Parks Operations. Contact Terry Lane at (321) 264-5105 for further information.



    Activities at Sandrift

    Jann Faiga, Community Center Coordinator - 321-264-5037 - [email protected]
    585 North Singleton Avenue north of Garden Street
    The community center is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Weekend rental of the community center is available by reservation. It is home to adult dance groups, senior citizen activities and special interest classes for children and adults.

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    Seniors Meet at Sandrift Community Center

    Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon.

    Activities include cards, billiards, bingo, crafts, and fellowship. Participants wanting to do crafts should bring their own supplies. The coffee pot is always on.



    Activities at Fox Lake

    Fox Lake Park is located at 4400 Fox Lake Road, in Titusville. For more information on this park, rental reservations and other recreation activities in the Titusville area, please call (321) 264-5037. Jill Hill, Community Center Coordinator: [email protected]

    A popular regional park in North Brevard, this 31.57-acre scenic getaway is ideal for large community events. A paved road loops through the many palm and ornamental trees. Facilities include 5 family picnic shelters, grills, sand volleyball court, a fishing dock and a boat ramp (with access to South Lake from Fox Lake, and numerous channels to explore by canoe/kayak). 2 mid-sized pavilions and a large pavilion seating up to 1000 with kitchen and stage are available for rental.



    Activities at Campbell Recreation Center

    The community center is open from 10 am to 8 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 9 am to 6 pm on Friday. This 5-acre park features a community center offering special interest and drop-in activities and a computer lab. Landscaped with palm and hardwood trees, the tennis court, medium pavilion with kitchen, 3 grills, restrooms and gazebo invite civic and private gatherings. For more information: Tommy Myers, Community Center Coordinator - 321-264-5040 - [email protected]

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    Activities at Gibson Field

    Gibson Complex, 835 Sycamore Street, Titusville

    This 32.64-acre community park includes a gymnasium and community facility. The community facility serves groups such as Child Care Association, Boys & Girls Club of Brevard, Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation, Progressive Action Society, and Titusville Area Model Railroad Club (TAMRC). The gymnasium serves year-round as a site for youth and adult basketball, indoor active games and drop-in recreation. Outdoor fields are home for the North Brevard Bears Youth Football & Cheerleading Club. Parks Referendum Project field renovations include 2 football fields, lighting and concession. Click on Parks Referendum Project information.




    Enchanted Forest Nature Sanctuary

    444 Columbia Blvd., Titusville; 321-264-5185

    Ongoing activities in the Enchanted Forest include: Birdwatching, Photography, Toddler and Child Nature and Craft activities, Volunteer Guide Training, Lunch with Nature, Friends of the Enchanted Forest & Native Plant Society Meetings, Oyster Mat Making, Music Evenings, and more.
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    Activities at Tom Statham

    Tom Statham park is located at 7101 S US Highway 1, Titusville. For more information on this park, rental reservations and other recreation activities, please call (321) 633-1904. Dan Cook, Community Center Coordinator: [email protected]

    Serving the Port St. John and Titusville communities, this 5.15-acre community river park is located in Bellwood on the Indian River. The scenic environment, landscaped with palm and hardwood trees, invites picnics, play and leisurely strolls along the paved walkway and river boardwalk. Scattered throughout the park are picnic shelters, a medium pavilion, grills, with sheltered picnic tables along the boardwalk. Additional facilities include a playground, drinking fountain, benches, and a community center where activities and rental events are regularly scheduled.




    Activities at Port St. John Community Center

    6650 Corto Road, in Port St. John
    Dan Cook, Community Center Coordinator - 321-633-1904 - [email protected]

    The center is open Mondays-Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Schedule is subject to change. For latest information about any of these programs call the Center at 633-1904.

    This 5.48-acre community park features a Community Center with a large activity room and stage popular for rentals and youth programs. The center also includes a recreation room, meeting rooms and kitchen. Outdoors, the playground and basketball court are neighborhood favorites.

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    Fay Lake Wilderness Park

    Fay Lake Wilderness Park is located at 6300 Fay Boulevard (at the west end of the boulevard), in Port St. John. This 192.7-acre community park offers access to a 27-acre fishing lake. Facilities include 2 playgrounds, 2 pavilions, fishing piers, dog park and launch area for small non-motorized boats. For more information on this park, rental reservations and other recreation activities in the Port St. John area, please call (321) 633-1904.




    Activities at Butler Community Center in Sharpes

    Walter Butler Community Center at Bernice G. Jackson Park, 4201 North U.S. Highway 1 • Sharpes, Florida
    For more or latest information call or eMail Clifford Lett, Community Center Coordinator at (321) 433-4448 • Fax (321) 433-4477
    Center hours for rentals are Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Closed Saturdays
    For facility availability beyond posted hours please call (321) 433-4448
    Brevard County Parks & Recreation Department • North Area Parks Operations (321) 264-5105 • Fax (321) 264-6428

    The community center includes a gymnasium, showers, computer lab, game rooms, meeting rooms and kitchen. Athletic and recreational activities will be provided for all ages. Training on computer use for all ages and homework assistance for students will be provided in the computer lab. The community center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., for scheduled recreational, athletic, and drop-in activities. The gymnasium, meeting rooms, and kitchen are available for rental on weekends and when not in conflict with scheduled County-sponsored activities. The center is also a hurricane shelter.

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    Activities at Space Coast Communities Sports Complex in Canaveral Groves

    This 207.14-acre partially wooded regional park is located off Canaveral Groves Boulevard and is home of Port St. John Little League, Port St. John Rockets Youth Football and Cheerleading, Port St. John Soccer Club, and Sharx Football. Facilities include soccer, Little League baseball, and football fields, restroom/concession buildings, a model airplane field near a small lake, and a go-kart track.

    Call Mike Herman at (321) 264-5105 to register and for information on this and other athletic activities in North Brevard.




    Activities are sponsored by Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department, North Area Park Operations.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (321) 264-5105 or send us an eMail.


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