Park Closures & News

Parks and Recreation Master Plan

New Heights for Parks, Culture and Community.

Update (October 3, 2023): Following the collection of input from our residents through surveys and in-person public engagement events, we are pleased to announce significant progress in our Parks and Recreation Master Plan. Our consultant presented the results during the April 2023 Commission Meeting. Subsequently, the feedback provided by residents was consolidated into the comprehensive master plan and was presented …

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Senator Gwen Margolis Park Renovation Updates

Soccer Field at Senator Gwen Margolis Park

Senator Gwen Margolis Park Renovations Current Updates: Installation of the new sports lighting system is complete and the soccer field is illuminated with energy efficient LED lighting. Renovations continue on the fence surrounding the field. The park remains closed during daytime hours until the project is complete. The Senator Gwen Margolis Park soccer field is one of the most used …

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Artists in Residence Series

Artists in Residence Series

The City of Sunny Isles Beach’s new Artists in Residence series is a monthly community showcase featuring performances by Sunny Isles Beach residents. The series is open to visual and performing arts, music sets, visual artists and comedians. Sets should be approximately 20 minutes in length. Participants must be 18 years or older. The series runs from October – September. …

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Behind the Scenes with the Parks Division

Golden Shores Park

(Monday, December 30, 2019) – The Parks Division oversees maintenance of the City’s 11 parks. This division, with 25 employees, operates seven days a week, 14 hours per day, to ensure that these recreational spaces are available for our residents and visitors. Last summer, we conducted a survey to gather input from residents about areas of concern and needed improvements …

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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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