Boynton Beach Places of Interest
Little League Park in Boynton BeachThe park, which is owned by the City of Boynton Beach, is located in Easy Boynton on Woolbright Avenue. Little League Park features 4 different baseball fields, sized for players from Teeball up to Teenage leagues, batting cages with pitching machines, a well-equipped concession stand, picnic pavilion, public restrooms, and a memorial walkway. In 2003 The East Boynton Little League team was the 2003 US SE Region Champions and runner up in the 2003 Little League World Series.
Alberts & Merkel Brothers Tropical Gardens & Wildlife RefugeAlberts & Merkel Brothers Rainbow Tropical Garden and the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge are a nature lover's delight. There are numerous playgrounds for children providing hours of enjoyment. Kid's Kingdom built by dedicated community volunteers, is the community's pride.
Boynton Beach Oceanfront ParkBoynton Beach Oceanfront Park is one of the best in Palm Beach County. It offers swimming, barbeque and picnic areas, concessions and restrooms. The adventurous can enjoy deep sea or reef fishing or relax while trolling or drift fishing. Sports lovers can play golf, tennis or go on long bike rides. Deep diving and skipping across a waves surface are also popular options. Indoor activities include bowling or billiards and one can enjoy spectator sports like world-class polo, dog racing and professional baseball, football, basketball and hockey.
Boynton Beach Regional SymphonyThe Boynton Regional Symphony Orchestra an intergenerational orchestra dedicated to bringing classical symphonic music to Boynton Beach and Palm Beach County. The orchestra has growing roster, current player backgrounds include devoted and experienced amateurs, extremely talented students from our local schools, and musicians who have retired from major symphony orchestras. Their expanding repertoire as Beethoven, adding instruments and balancing the sections, allowing the great works of musical literature derived from the 18th century through the present time.
Boynton Beach's First Places of Worshipthe Boynton Methodist Episcopal Church South was established in 1905 Saint John Baptist Church in 1908
Boynton Woman's Club & Their Meeting PlaceCelebrating its 100 anniversary the club was founding in 1909. Their clubhouse built in 1925, is the home of a mural for history of Boynton Beach, painted by noted muralist, Bernard P. Thomas (1918-1994) for the Boynton Woman's Club. The artist also held classes and his students painted the background scenery for the ballroom stage. The building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 and has received the League of Cities - Great Florida, and housed the first public library for the City of Boynton Beach.
Mangrove Nature ParkBoynton Beach's ecological experience without traveling west, is Mangrove Park. Enjoy a relaxing stroll along a boardwalk over a natural Mangrove preserve, with its' native trees and animals, and enormous spider webs. At the end of the boardwalk, take in the Intra-coastal Waterway, where you can spot manatees during high tides.
Palm Beach Citrus GrovesFamily Owned since 1946, Boynton Beach's Palm Beach Citrus Grove The Grove's rich soil is produces a heavenly crop of fruit each season, which is picked at its peak and sorted by hand for flawless perfection. Open to the public.
Schoolhouse Children's MuseumThe original schoolhouse built in 1913, and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994, the building now serves as a museum for children featuring various indoor and outdoor exhibits and activities, and educational programs. Noted artifacts found at the Schoolhouse Children´s Museum are documents dating back to 1919 Palm Beach County in the new Community Archives Gallery exhibit. Vintage cheerleading skirts, poms-poms, pennants, banners and yearbooks from days gone by are displayed along with photographs, lunch boxes, diplomas, scrapbooks and report cards. School t-shirts, mascots, bumper stickers and awards are showcased. An original portrait of Ione Woolbright, the Boynton area´s first schoolteacher who was married to pineapple farmer Thomas Woolbright. A copy of Christa McAuliffe´s 7th grade report card, along with other childhood items belonging to the woman who was the first teacher to participate in NASA´s Teacher in Space Program are on display. McAuliffe was aboard the ill-fated Space Shuttle Challenger.
Boynton Beach Fishing Inlet
Located near Atlantic Gulf Stream there are two local marinas. The Gulf Stream is abundant ... Sailfish, Marlin, Black-fin Tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi), King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper, Sheepshead, Pompano and Bluefish. Enjoy chartering a boat, or hop aboard a drift boat and you are thirty minutes from great fishing! Notable catches off of Boynton Beach include a 60 pound Wahoo, 41 pound Dolphin, 28 pound Black-fin Tuna, and drift boat loads of Sailfish, Snapper and King Mackerel.