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Broward offers free recreation & library events & discounts for veterans

Free events & discounts for veterans are offered from Broward Parks & Recreation Department and Broward Library.

Broward Parks & Recreation

Free events include

  • 10 a.m. November 12  Vets Rock Swamp Walk  Fern Forest Nature Center in Coconut Creek, 954-357-5198
  • 10 a.m. November 12 nature walk Deerfield Island Park , 954-357-5100
  • 2 p.m. November  12 hike @ Secret Woods Nature Center, 954-357-8884
  • others, information online 

Fern Forest Photo/Broward Parks & Recreation

Parks offer discounts

Veterans and active military members receive a 25 percent discount in November on shelter and campsite reservations. Reservations need to be made in person with valid military ID. Camping discount is valid for one-week/seven-day reservation. 

Broward Library

VetFest includes book discussions and other events November 6-24 in person & online.

Registration is required for in-person events.

A list of events and registration is offered online.

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