Spanish River Athletic Park
1000 Spanish River Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33431
It is a good place to skate. There is nice gravel, which is easy on the wheels. There are climbing ropes, swings, slides, a climbing wall and places available to sit. There are restrooms nearby and parking. For July 4 there is food, music, and fireworks.
Patch Reef Park
2000 Yamato Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431
This park boasts an electronic playground as well as abundant sports & recreation facilities, including a tennis center. There’s a large area for kids with a sprinkler. It’s safe and quiet. The parking lot is huge and there are places to sit in the shade.
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
1801 N Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33432
The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is operated by the city. Gumbo Limbo helps save the sea turtles. The beaches here are a nesting habitat for the green, leatherback, and loggerhead turtles. The Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex also is a research facility for FAU. They focus on researching things like sea turtle behavior. Visitors are welcome to chat with the research personnel.
Children’s Science Explorium
300 S Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33486
This location has programs for kids including interactive exhibits and covering a wide range of science-based topics. There are a walk and a garden area. There is a spot for water play, a play structure and places to sit in the shade. Parking is free.