With summer still in full swing, what better time to enjoy the outdoors by visiting one of your neighborhood parks! Pinecrest has a variety of parks for your entertainment, six to be exact.
Coral Pine Park: This nine acre park has 6 lighted tennis courts, a recreational center, a playground and open field area. In 2001, the tennis courts were equipped with a $52,000 lighting system. Open daily from 8 am-10 pm and is located at 6955 SW 104 St.
Evelyn Greer Park: A ten acre park with multipurpose athletic fields for baseball/softball and soccer, a playground, batting cages, community gazebo and recreation center. In 2001, the Village dedicated it as “Pinecrest Park” and was redesignated as “Evelyn Greer Park” in 2004, after Pinecrest’s first mayor. Parenting Magazine named it one of the best playgrounds in South Florida in 2005. Located at 8200 SW 124 St. Open 10 am-10 pm Mon-Thursday, 10 am-8 pm on Fridays and 8am-8 pm Saturdays and Sundays.
Flagler Grove Park: The newest park to be added to the city, it features 3 acres of youth soccer fields and a playground. Located at 7551 SW 104 St, the hours are 10 am-9 pm Monday-Thursday, 10 am-8 pm Fridays and 8 am- 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Red Road Linear Park: This is a 2.5 mile lighted bicycle/walking path along the Snapper Creek Canal on Red Road. There are three rest areas enhanced with coral rock walls and landscaping along the historic road.
Suniland Park: Situated on 10 acres, the park has batting cages, athletic fields for baseball and football, basketball courts, a rec center, a playground and a gazebo. The Gazebo features Wi-Fi. In 2002-2003, the park received $1.2 million in improvements, including the new walking/jogging path, enhancements to the fields, and the new building and gazebo. Located at 12855 Pinecrest Parkway. Hours of operation are 10 am-10 pm Monday-Thursday, 10 am-8 pm Fridays and 8 am-8 pm on the weekends.
Veteran’s Wayside Park: This 4.5 acre park has a freshwater lake, picnic tables and open recreation areas. The park honors the service of the men and women in the Armed Forces. Located at 11111 Pinecrest Parkway, it’s open daily from sunrise to sunset.