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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)

The City of Sunny Isles Beach has issued a Declaration of Local Emergency. Read Emergency Orders The City of Sunny Isles Beach is closely monitoring the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and the Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management. As the State of Florida …

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SIBeHealthy Wellness Series

SIBeHealthy logo

The City of Sunny Isles Beach Cultural & Community Services Department wants to help our residents stay active and healthy while we remain at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We have put together a virtual wellness series called SIBeHealthy to keep our program participants engaged from the safety of home. Mark your calendars for these upcoming dates. SIBeHealthy …

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New Hours at Pelican Community Park Effective Monday, August 19

Pelican Community Park New Hours effective Monday, August 19

Beginning Monday, August 19, Pelican Community Park will be closed to non-program participants at certain times during the school day. This is for the safety and security of After School Program participants. The park is closed school days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 2:30–3:30 pm Wednesday 1:30–2:30 pm During these times, entrance will be allowed only at the north gate on …

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Thor Guard Lightning Prediction System

Large lightning strike hits the ocean at night close to Sunny Isles Beach.

(Tuesday, May 21, 2019) – Florida leads the country in both number of fatal hits and density of lightning strikes each year, and residents should be aware that all of our City parks are equipped with a Thor Guard Lightning Prediction system that provides advance notice of lightning conditions. This system is active 365 days a year in our City. …

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The People of Pelican Community Park: Kathy Fernandez

Kathy Fernandez, Sunny Isles Beach Media Manager.

How One Employee is Blazing Trails in Sunny Isles Beach Kathy was first introduced to Pelican Community Park as a volunteer in early 2010. At just 16 years old, Fernandez donated her time assisting with special events and camps, slowly receiving more and more responsibility. When she was 18, and old enough to apply for a job with the City, …

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The People of Pelican Community Park: Susan Simpson & Sylvia Flores

Assistant City Manager, Susan Simpson, and Cultural and Community Services Director, Sylvia Flores, at Pelican Community Park.

How Two Women Revolutionized Recreation in Sunny Isles Beach For the past 10 years, Pelican Community Park (PCP) offers a haven for the Sunny Isles Beach community to bond socially, grow culturally, and participate recreationally. Following its grand opening in August 2008, PCP shortly became the center of the City; the hub for all that is recreation, athletics and community …

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The People of Pelican Community Park: Norelli Liguori

Pelican Community Park Community Services Manager, Norelli Liguori.

How One Manager is Transforming Lives For Norelli Liguori, making a difference in the community by developing and changing lives of young children has always been her passion. In February 2008, she discovered the City of Sunny Isles Beach’s Afterschool Care Program part of the then-Cultural and Human Services Department. As a Recreation Leader, Norelli developed her skills as a …

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Celebrating Pelican Community Park’s 10th Anniversary

Pelican Community Park aerial.

Ten years might seem like a lifetime or just a blink of the eye depending on your perspective. For the last 10 years, Pelican Community Park has offered a place to play, new skills or sports to learn, and endless memories just waiting to be made. On August 23, 2008, Pelican Community Park celebrated its grand opening quickly becoming the hub for …

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Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8 School Important Traffic Information

Photo: School drop-off and pick-up location

School Traffic Information There are several modes of transportation to and from school for students including school bus, carpool, bicycles and skateboards and the SIBshuttle. For students who ride the school bus, the drop-off and pick-up location is on the south side of the school on 182nd Drive. Driving Drop-off & Pick-up If driving your child(ren) to school, use the …

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