Bucky Dent Park Guide

Bucky Dent Park


Nestled in the heart of Hialeah, Florida, Bucky Dent Park is a 25-acre recreational facility and is a hidden gem just waiting to be discovered. Named after the renowned baseball player Bucky Dent, this park offers more than just athletic facilities. 

With its beautiful foliage, tranquil lakes, and well-kept amenities, the park is a recreational refuge for people of all ages. 

With its lush greenery, serene lakes, and well-maintained amenities, Bucky Dent Park provides a recreational haven for individuals of all ages. Enough said, let’s delve into the captivating features that make Bucky Dent Park a beloved destination and how much I enjoyed my visit there.


Bucky Dent Park is named after Bucky Dent, a former Major League Baseball player. Dent left an unforgettable imprint on the baseball world with his clutch exploits, particularly the memorable home run he hit in the 1978 American League East tiebreaker game. Bucky Dent Park honors his accomplishments and services to the sport. The park has a variety of baseball and softball fields for both casual and organized leagues. It is a training ground for aspiring athletes, developing a passion for the game in the hearts of young fans.

With its dedication to preserving Bucky Dent’s legacy, fostering community connections, and providing a sanctuary for outdoor enthusiasts, this hidden gem in Hiale


Bucky Dent Park features a variety of amenities:

  •  Four lighted youth softball fields
  •  A basketball gymnasium
  •  A children’s playground
  •  A gazebo
  • A recreation building
  •  A an outdoor fitness area
  • A skate and water park.

Water park

There are many things to do at bucky dent park for people of all ages and interests and this water park is one of the places in the park you do not want to miss especially if you are with your family.

So grab your kids and sprint down the twin, 150-foot-long water slides. 

If you are looking to swim, visit the neighboring water splash pool with your small children, or take a dip in the six-lane, zero-entry activity pool. It just measures nine inches deep. There is also a bigger pool for older kids. 

Worried about safety? Lifeguards are fully alert to any sign of danger from people and I was able to spot them while taking a stroll around the water park.

Additionally, a variety of events are held at Bucky Dent Water Park, including water aerobics courses, swim team practices, birthday parties for kids, and private swimming lessons. 

Skate park

If you love skating and on a visit to the bucky dent park, then you need to try the skate park. As a skater myself, this was where I spend most of my time whenever I find myself at Bucky dent park. In fact, skaters from the greater Miami area travel in large numbers to the skate park. 

The skate park at Bucky was designed by Skateboard Supercross Inc. in conjunction with American Ramp Company. 

The park features a variety of obstacles, including ramps, rails, and stairs, that are suitable for skaters of all levels. The obstacles are hard but not too difficult, and the park is kept up properly. A nice spot to socialize with other skaters and pick up new techniques is the skate park.

Here are some of the features of the skate park at Bucky Dent Park:

  • A large bowl with a variety of depths
  • A street course with ramps and rails.
  • A beginner area with smaller obstacles and more.

There is also a workout pit area for people of different fitness levels just beside the skateboard park and it is the third one in the city. The space is well-lit and the equipment is kept in good condition. The area is equipped with a variety of cardio and strength training equipment. So you can always work out before or after skateboarding.

The Aesthetics

The charm of Bucky Dent Park goes beyond its leisure activities. One of the noticeable things, which I really love about the park is its aesthetics and scenery.

Immerse yourself in nature with the lush green fields, seasoned trees, and colorful flowers that make up the surrounding landscape. The park is proud of its well-kept amenities, which include spotless restrooms, and well-lit areas for evening activities. Bucky Dent Park makes sure visitors have access to all the amenities they need for a pleasant and pleasurable trip, whether it’s a weekend outing or a weekday getaway.

More activities

If you are looking for more physical activities to do, you can tennis courts, basketball courts, and a running trail are all available in Bucky Dent Park. The playgrounds in the park offer kids a safe sanctuary as well as a fun place to climb, explore, and play. In addition, Bucky Dent Park has a skate park where BMX riders and skateboarders may test their limits and show off their talents.

Facts about Bucky Dent Park

1. The park is named after Bucky Dent, a former Major League Baseball player

2. The skateboard at the park has the largest bowl in all of Florida

3. The park is also home to the City of Hialeah’s only indoor basketball gymnasium.

Bucky Dent Park Photos


Overall, Bucky Dent Park is an ideal place for you to enjoy sports, unwind in the sun, or simply go for a stroll. From its sporting facilities to its natural beauty, the park offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and life itself. Whether you’re an avid athlete, a nature lover, or a community-minded individual, Bucky Dent Park has something to captivate your interest. 


Bucky Dent Park

Frequently Asked Questions

Some of your question about the location we haven't answered
The park is open on weekdays from 2:00pm – 9:00pm while it is open from 9:30am – 5:30pm on Saturday.
Yes, Bucky Dent Park hosts various organized sports leagues and activities throughout the year. These include baseball, softball, basketball, tennis,, pingpont, volley and more. Make sure to check with the park authorities or their website for information on how to join or participate in these activities.
Yes. Bucky Dent Park offers a range of family-friendly amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, and open spaces for recreational activities. Children can enjoy the playground equipment, and water parks.

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