The City of Sunny Isles Beach has reopened select parks on a limited schedule for Sunny Isles Beach residents only. Due to the high density of our city and the nature of our parks, it is important that we have rules and guidelines in place to keep our community safe. The City welcomes its residents to enjoy the reopened parks for passive use only such as walking and/or jogging while adhering to specific guidelines and restrictions. Following these guidelines will ensure a safe and healthy experience for everyone!
- Gateway Park, 151 Sunny Isles Blvd
- Heritage Park, 19200 Collins Ave
- Intracoastal Parks, 16100 Collins Ave
- Samson Oceanfront Park, 17425 Collins Ave
- Senator Gwen Margolis Park, 17815 N. Bay Rd
- Town Center Park, 17200 Collins Ave
- Bicycle Zone under Lehman Causeway
(New area for kids to ride bicycles)
Parks Remaining Closed:
- Golden Shores Park, 201 191 Terrace
- Newport Fishing Pier, 16501 Collins Ave
- Pelican Community Park, 18115 N Bay Rd
Hours of Operation
In order to mitigate a large number of residents crowding the parks at the same time, we will be following a usage schedule, based on residents’ home address.
- Residents living in even numbered houses or apartments can visit parks on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
- Residents living in odd numbered houses or apartments, can visit parks on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Daily Hours (CLOSED Tuesdays)
9 am – noon, 4 pm – 8 pm
Senior Priority Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
8 am – 9 am
- All playground equipment, fitness equipment, water fountains, picnic tables and shelters, bike racks, and water features will remain closed.
- Sidewalks will be marked for one-directional use.
- Restrooms will be open, but limited to only 1 person/family at a time. Restrooms will be sanitized throughout each day.
- Parking lots and garages will remain open only to Sunny Isles Beach residents. The Ellen Wynne Lot and Pier Park lot remain closed. Parking fees continue to be enforced.
- No organized practice or games.
- No groups larger than 10 people may gather in the same place.
Guidelines for Use
- Sunny Isles Beach parks will be open for residents ONLY. Please bring your Sunny Isles Beach Resident ID card or a photo ID with your address listed.
- We ask that residents limit their time in parks to one hour per visit in order to reduce crowding.
- Facial coverings must be worn in accordance with Miami-Dade County Emergency Order 20-20 and CDC/Health Department guidelines, except that facial coverings shall not be required:
- For children under the age of two years
- For persons who have trouble breathing
- Where Federal or state safety or health regulations prohibit the wearing of facial coverings
- For persons engaged in strenuous physical activity
- Residents must adhere to social distancing guidelines by keeping a distance of at least six feet between yourself and others.
- Minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian when in the park.
- No animals permitted in parks with the exception of recognized service animals.
- Dogs are allowed at Intracoastal Parks. Dogs must remain on a leash and you must pick up after your pet. Containers are available for you to be a responsible pet owner.
- Visitors should bring their own water as water fountains will be closed.
The City is implementing strict enforcement of social distancing and all rules, and offenders are subject to penalties and fines. City staff will be monitoring each park and will require those not following the rules to leave.
Please be advised that the operational changes and time periods described herein are subject to change at any time due to the evolving situation.