No, County and Village Ordinances do not allow pets at any of our parks.
Do I need a permit to shoot commercial film in a park?
Yes, a permit is required from both the Building and Planning Department and the Parks and Recreation Department. You can obtain one by calling 305-234-2121 for Building and Planning and 305-284-0900 for Parks and Recreation.
Is alcohol permitted in the parks?
Pursuant to Sec. 18-1 of the Code of Ordinances, drinking of alcoholic liquors or beverages and the bringing of such into the park areas shall be permitted only for Village sponsored or sanctioned events and only upon the written authorization by the Parks & Recreation Director.
Can I volunteer?
Yes, if you are interested in becoming a Parks and Recreation Department volunteer for community events and programs throughout the year contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 305-284-0900.
Can athletic fields be reserved?
Yes, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 305-284-0900.
I only have a small group of guests, do I need to make a reservation?
If your group consists of ten or more guests, you need to make a reservation.
What methods of payment do you accept?
We accept cash, checks and most credit cards.
Can I have a DJ, live or amplified music in the park?
Music is allowed but must be kept at a reasonable decibel level to avoid disturbance to other park patrons and nearby residents.
Are the parks equipped with electrical outlets?
Yes, all rental areas are equipped with electrical outlets.
Are there kitchen facilities available?
No, kitchen facilities are not available at any of our parks.
Do you have a list of preferred caterers?
We do not have a list of preferred caterers, however many are familiar with our park facilities.
Can the gazebos at Suniland or Evelyn Greer be reserved for a private function?
No, gazebos are for the general public usage and cannot be used for any organized function.
What if it rains on the day of my event?
All rentals are rain or shine. There will be no refunds given if it rains the day of your event.
What if I need to cancel or make changes to my reservation?
All cancellations are subject to a $20 service fee. Cancellations must be made in writing and sent to the Parks and Recreation Department. Any cancellations made 30 days in advance of your event will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after that time will only receive security deposit.
What happens in the event of a hurricane?
For the protection of our patrons and park employees, all park events will be cancelled during an official “Hurricane Watch” and all monies paid to the Village of Pinecrest will be refunded in full to the patron.
Do I need to be a Pinecrest resident to use the Community Center facilities?
The Community Center is open to Residents and Non-residents, however membership is required to utilize the Wellness Center.
How many times around the track at the Village Green equals a mile?
Three times around the track equals a mile.
How can I contact the Miami-Dade Pinecrest Branch Library?
Contact the Pinecrest Branch of the Miami-Dade Public Library System at 305-668-4571.
Are rooms in the Community Center available for rent?
The main function of the Community Center is to provide recreation programs and classes therefore there is no rental policy at this time.
How do I register for a class?
You may register online, over the phone or in person.
What happens if I need to cancel my class?
Cancellation requests made before the start of the second class will receive a full refund. Requests made after the start of the second class will not be refunded.