Located just north of Fort Lauderdale, in the heart of Florida's Gold Coast, the City of Pompano Beach is home to some of the warmest and clearest waters, welcoming golden fine sandy beaches and calming breezes. It's the perfect place for a beach vacation, with lots of fun and adventure. Enjoy exciting water sports, from deep sea fishing, scuba diving to paddle boarding or a game of sand volleyball, use the fitness equipment, there are playgrounds, picnic areas, Broward B-Cycle bicycle rentals, and an interactive water fountain all overlooking the ocean! The public beach is guarded seven days a week from 9:00 am - 4:45 pm and 6:45 pm during daylight saving time. All are welcome.
Visit one of our many fabulous parks and take in a game of golf or tennis. Enjoy unique shopping, fabulous dining, harness racing or try your luck at the smoke free casino.
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Getting here is easy
Air - Fly into Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, Pompano Beach is only 16 miles north, just off Interstate 95. For those arriving into Miami International Airport, Pompano Beach is 38 miles north, off Interstate 95. By private plane, fly directly into Pompano Beach Air Park.
Driving - From Interstate 95 take Exit 36 Atlantic Blvd, Exit 38 Copan's Road or Exit 39 Sample Road. From the Florida Turnpike take Exit 69 Sample Road.
Railway/Bus - Visitors taking Amtrak, your station will be Deerfield Beach or Fort Lauderdale. For local Tri-Rail visitors, Pompano Beach station is your stop. If you prefer bus, it's Greyhound to the Fort Lauderdale station.
For the Kids
The Funky Fish Ocean Adventure Camp is located at the Residence Inn by Marriott (K-5), Pompano Beach. Treat the kids (ages 4-14) to a day of fun and learning oceanside. While they are entertained, educated and making new friends, parents can enjoy a vacation while on vacation. Info: funkykidsday.com or 954.712.9900.
Sky Zone (C-8) offers the largest trampoline surfaces of any park in South Florida. The patented all trampoline walled playing courts offer open jump, a Foam Zone and SkyFitness classes, Ultimate Dodgeball and three SkySlam basketball courts. It's the ultimate fun and fitness experience. Info: skyzone.com/fortlauderdale or 954.417.3999.
Parks & Recreation
Parks - Pompano Beach has some of the most beautiful parks in the County throughout the City. One of which is the ever popular Community Park (I-6) offering a ton of family fun activities from BBQ grills to volleyball. Adjacent is the 4.4 mile paved Air Park Jogging Track and Canine Corner Dog Park (I-5). Pools – The Pompano Beach Aquatic Center (H-6) Olympic size pool is 50 meters by 25 yards, with two one-meter spring boards. The other 25 meter pool is perfect for an easy swim. The Houston/Sworn Aquatic Center (E-5) hosts nine 25-yard lap lanes with two one-meter spring boards. Community Centers - The Emma Lou Olson Civic Center (H-6) offers a variety of organized activities for all, from aerobics, yoga, zumba and line dancing to fencing. Sign up for a day class or a series of classes. The Herb Skolnick (B-9), E. Pat Larkins (F-7), and Mitchell/Moore Community Centers (E-5) as well as over 40 other beautiful parks and facilities offer numerous programs also. Info for above: pompanobeachfl.gov or 954.786.4111
For those planning a destination wedding, Pompano Beach is perfect; be it a romantic beach wedding at one of the popular beach hotels, a private cruise on the intracoastal or reception at a popular restaurant overlooking the golf course or the historic and very traditional Sample-McDougald House. The weather is almost always accommodating. Beach permits are needed, and can be purchased at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center (H-6), 1801 NE 6th Street, Pompano Beach. Marriage licenses must be purchased from the Broward County Clerk of Courts. Info: browardclerk.org or 954.831.6565
The establishments listed are provided for informational purposes only and accordingly their listing should NOT be considered as an endorsement by the City of Pompano Beach.