***Sugar Sand Park Community Center is open Monday-Friday from 9am-8pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 9am-4pm for walk-in permit sales and customer service questions.  2020-2021 Beach, Boat, & Dog Permits are available for purchase at City Community Centers. Facial coverings are required inside all City facilities. City beach, boat, and dog park/beach permit-holders are still encouraged to renew permits online.

The Science Playground, Splash Pad, walking paths, athletic fields, & outdoor basketball courts at Sugar Sand Park are open for public use and are to be used at your own risk.

Be advised that the Children's Science Explorium, Willow Theatre, Carousel, and Field House are currently closed.

Our park pavilions are open on a first come, first serve basis. We ask all park patrons to adhere to the directives and Emergency Orders put forth by Palm Beach County:

Park visitors must practice social distancing—remaining out of congregate settings, avoiding mass gatherings and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet or 2 meters) from others when possible.

Per Palm Beach County Emergency Order 12, facial coverings are required in public spaces, including any outdoor areas that are open and regularly accessible, where social distancing in accordance with CDC guidelines is not possible or not being practiced. Individuals are not required to wear facial coverings when actively engaging in exercise and maintaining social distancing in accordance with CDC guidelines.

We continue to encourage everyone to follow CDC Guidelines so that they can best protect themselves, as well as others during this time.***

Patrons must reserve the pavilion in person at the front desk. Residents of the City of Boca Raton and the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District (To view a map of Residency limits click here) must show proof of residency to get the Resident rate. The following may be used as acceptable forms of residency:

  • Driver’s License (current)
  • Cable Bill (most recent)
  • Tax Bill (most recent)
  • Utility Bill (most recent)
  • Vehicle Registration (current)
  • Letter from Director of Campus Housing
  • Original Deed to property
  • Lease Agreement
  • Declaration of Domicile
  • Mortgage statement
  • Property tax receipt

Patron must pay in FULL for pavilion at the time of the reservation.

Patron must sign waiver at time of the reservation.

Patron must be 18 years or older to reserve a pavilion.

Reservations are not taken over the phone.

Due to the constant change in availability of pavilions, inquiries regarding availability must be made in person at the front desk.

Pavilions may be reserved up to 90 days in advance.

Reservations may be taken no later than 5:00pm of the day prior to usage date with the exception of Sunday reservations which must be made by 5:00pm on the Friday prior.

The Chickee Hut inside the playground is SHARED SPACE for all users. There are no parties/organized gatherings allowed inside the Chickee Hut.

Pavilions are on a first come, first served basis unless reserved. 

Pavilions are equipped with grills, benches/tables; some pavilions are equipped with water fountains, electricity, and lights.

  • No alcoholic beverages are allowed in any area of the park.
  • Sugar Sand Park is a No-Smoking park as designated by the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District. 
  • Pets are not permitted in the park.
  • Propane is prohibited in the park.
  • Any entertainment must be approved upon making a reservation and may require a special event permit. Call 561-347-3900 for more information.
  • Additional equipment such as tables, chairs, sound equipment, cotton candy machines, etc. also require a special event permit. 
  • Bounce houses, kiddy pools, sprinklers. Hoses, and all other amusement apparatus are prohibited.
  • All decorations must be removed and discarded by the Permittee. 
  • Permittee must occupy the pavilion within 30 minutes of the reservation time.
  • Taping of signage throughout the park is prohibited. 
  • Pavilion fees are non-refundable.
  • All reservations are final.
  • When finished with grills, Permittee must water down coals with the hose provided at the pavilion.

The Chickee Hut inside the playground is SHARED SPACE for all users. There are no parties/organized gatherings allowed inside the Chickee Hut.

Family Pavilion or Classroom Pavilion: Resident $100.00, Non-resident $200.00

Pavilion 1, 2, or 3: Resident $60.00, Non-resident $120.00

Family Pavilion: 2 large grills, seats 80 adults

Patio Pavilion: 2 large grills, seats 46 adults

Pavilions 1, 2, 3:  1 large grill, seats 36 adults

Pavilions map