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Palm Beach County Park facilities closing in preparation for Hurricane Irma

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department is currently making preparations to secure parks and recreation facilities as we closely monitor Hurricane Irma.

• The Juno Beach Pier is closed as of today, Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

• Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Administrative offices will be closed at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 7.

• All County-operated parks and recreational facilities will be closed to the public beginning Friday, September 8 and will reopen after they have been inspected for safety following the storm.

• All public recreation programming and rentals will also be suspended beginning Friday, September 8.

For the most up-to-date information regarding the status of all our parks and recreation facilities following the storm, please closely monitor our Facebook and Twitter pages #pbcparks.

For continuing information on Hurricane Irma and hurricane preparedness, please visit the Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management hurricane preparations Facebook page.

The mission of the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department is to make the quality of life for Palm Beach County residents and visitors better by providing diverse, safe and affordable recreation services, welcoming parks, and enriching social and cultural experiences. We achieve this by promoting wellness, fostering environmental stewardship, contributing economic value, and by improving our community every day for this and future generations.