Broward County > Parks > The Latest > Park Groundbreakings, Openings, and Other Ceremonies
May 1963 Sunview Park - Opening
January 1965 Easterlin Park - Opening

December 1971

T.Y. Park - Opening
May 1973 Markham Park - Opening
May 1974 Lafayette Hart Park - Opening
June 1975 Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park - Opening
February 1977 Tradewinds Park North - Opening
May 1978 Secret Woods Nature Center - Opening
September 15, 1980 Deerfield Island Park - Opening
March 13, 1982 C.B. Smith Park - Opening
June 1982 West Lake Park - Opening
March 1983 Quiet Waters Park - Opening
December 11, 1983 Tree Tops Park - Opening
September 16, 1984 Markham Park - Target Range Opening
December 16, 1984 Plantation Heritage Park - Opening
January 13, 1985 Tradewinds Park South - Opening
August 25, 1985 North Broward Park* - Reopening
November 17, 1985 Fern Forest Nature Center - Opening
May 1, 1987 Tradewinds Park - Butterfly World Groundbreaking
July 29, 1987 Sandspur Park* - Dedication of Playground Equipment/Picnic Area
April 21, 1988 Tradewinds Park - Butterfly World Opening
April 25, 1989 Cresthaven Park* - Opening
October 1989 Brian Piccolo Park - Opening
November 11, 1989 McTyre Park* - Community Center Opening
December 7, 1989 West Ken Lark Park* - Community Center Groundbreaking
December 9, 1989 Markham Park - Clubhouse Opening
December 14, 1989 Osswald Park* - Community Center Groundbreaking
December 21, 1989 St. George Park* - Community Center Groundbreaking
February 22, 1990 Pine Island Ridge - Opening
January 12, 1991 West Ken Lark Park* - Community Center Opening
March 23, 1991 Hollywood North Beach Park - Environmental Enhancements/Recreation Amenities Opening
June 15, 1991 Osswald Park* - Community Center Opening
March 21, 1992 Brian Piccolo Park - Velodrome Groundbreaking
June 6, 1992 St. George Park* - Community Center Opening
June 20, 1992 Tequesta Trace Park* - Opening
June 27, 1992 Markham Park - Island Recreation Area Opening
September 19, 1992 Osswald Park* - Community Center Dedication
October 1992 Plantation Heritage Park - Gazebo Dedication
February 13, 1993 North Broward Park* - Concession Building Opening
March 13, 1993 Tradewinds Park - Home Run Batting Cages Opening
April 17, 1993 Brian Piccolo Park - Velodrome Opening
March 3, 1994 Plantation Heritage Park - Fountain Meeting Room Opening
May 21, 1994 West Pompano Beach Highlands Park* - Opening
June 23, 1994 Melrose Community Park* - Groundbreaking
July 28, 1994 North Andrews Park* - Opening
December 10, 1994 West Ken Lark* - Community Center Rededication
March 1995 Quiet Waters Park - Splash Adventure Water Park Opening
June 10, 1995 Melrose Community Park* - Opening
February 1996 Anne Kolb Nature Center - Opening
June 7, 1997 Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park - Recreation Center Opening
September 11, 1998 T.Y. Park - Castaway Island Water Park Opening
August 27, 1999 Woodmont Natural Area - Opening
August 21, 1999 Brian Piccolo Park - Skate Park Opening
August 28, 1999 Franklin Park - Groundbreaking
September  18, 1999 Palm Aire Park Playground* - Opening
November 1999 Osswald Park* - Golf Facility Opening
January 14, 2000 Boaters Park - Opening
March  25, 2000 Carver Ranches Park* - Opening
June 17, 2000 Franklin Park - Opening
March 9, 2001 Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve* - Opening
February 7, 2002 Tall Cypress Natural Area - Opening
August 2002 Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park - Canoe Launch - Opening
September 28, 2002 Lafayette Hart Park - New Shelter/Bridge Opening
October 21, 2002 Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub - Opening
October 25, 2002 Secret Woods Nature Center - Monarch Interpretive Center Opening
May 9, 2003 Lewis-Chisom Park - Opening
June 27, 2003 Quiet Waters Park - Skate Park Opening
July 12, 2003 Vista View Park - Opening
January 21, 2004 Snake Warrior's Island Natural Area - Opening
February 24, 2004 Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area - Opening
April 9, 2004 C.B. Smith Park - Paradise Cove Water Park Opening
March 17, 2005 Markham Park - Barkham Dog Park Opening
June 10, 2005 Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium - Groundbreaking
September 29, 2005 McTyre Park* - Renovations/Expansion Opening
September 22, 2005 Riverland Woods Park* - Opening
March 27, 2006 Boulevard Gardens Community Center - Opening
June 16, 2006 North Andrews Gardens Park* - Opening
October 5, 2007 Highlands Scrub Natural Area - Opening
October 27, 2007 T.Y. Park - Improvements Opening
November 9, 2007 Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium - Opening
November 26, 2007 Roosevelt Gardens Park - Opening
February 1, 2008 Helene Klein Pineland Preserve - Opening
March 2008 Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium - Tropical Splash Water Park Opening
March 14, 2008

Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center - Opening

November 13, 2009 Vista View Park - Expansion Opening
May 7, 2010

Herman & Dorothy Shooster Preserve - Dedication

June 23, 2010 Quiet Waters Park - Reopening of Splash Adventure
April 15, 2011 Military Trail Natural Area - Opening
March 9, 2012 Carpenter House at Hollywood North Beach Park - Sneak Preview
June 3, 2012 Everglades Holiday Park - reverted to Broward County management
March 1, 2013 Miramar Pineland - Opening
April 26, 2014 C.B. Smith Park - Paradise Pipeline Waterslide Opening
May 22, 2014 Deerfield Island Park - Intracoastal Dock Opening

*No longer Broward County Parks and Recreation Division parks.