Castaway Island Is Open
September 9, 2021
Starting last week, Castaway Island will be open, on weekends until Sunday, September 26th, 2021 & they will also be open, on Monday, September 6th, 2021 for Labor Day.
Castaway Island (TY PARK) has opened! Just minutes from busy I-95, this park, T.Y. (TOPEEKEEGEE YUGNEE) Park named from a Seminole term for “meeting or gathering place” attracts walkers, picnickers and athletes. It’s also home to a campground and the parks Gem, Castaway Island, with two water playgrounds and a swim lagoon.
Topeekeegee Yugnee Park, commonly referred to as "TY Park," is a 138+-acre park. TY Park has many amenities, including picnic shelters, a Fitness Zone, playground, tennis courts, basketball courts and volleyball. A two-mile loop of paved pathways around the park are perfect for walking, jogging, skating and biking. One and two-seat bicycles may be rented within the park, if you don't want to, bring your own bikes.
Castaway Island is a favorite spot for families to come together and cool off, during a hot, summer afternoon. After entering the park, follow the signs to the Castaway Island Water Park. The road inside is shaded with lots of old trees and winds around past picnic shelters, covered playgrounds and a large lake, with a white gazebo, overlooking it. Please note, that due to COVID-19 Precautions, the Funbrellas at Castaway Island Water Park, will NOT be available to rent and The Marina, is currently closed. Castaway Island will be open on weekends until Sunday, September 26th, 2021.
The park is located in Broward County, 3300 North Park Road in Hollywood. For more information, on what is available, you can call: (954) 357-8811. Or, you can get more information from their website at: http://www.broward.org/parks/Pages/Park.aspx?=37.
To protect the health of guests and employees from exposure to COVID-19, a new County Administrative Policy, requires everyone to wear a facial covering and practice social distancing, inside all Broward County Park Buildings.