National Croquet Day Open To The Public On June 3

Learn the fun sport of croquet.

The Croquet Foundation of America is celebrating croquet, summer, family and kids with easy-to-learn-and-play versions of croquet on Saturday, June 3 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach.

The magnificent, 10-acre facility located at the corner of Summit Blvd. and Florida Mango Road is the largest croquet facility, with more than 12 croquet courts, and is home of the U.S. Croquet Association national headquarters. The National Croquet Center is also a popular venue for weddings and events.

In honor of National Croquet Day, for this one day, families, friends, co-workers and individuals can come visit the club and play croquet for free. A special supersize croquet game is set up for children under 12. The croquet courts will be open to anyone who wants to come out and participate in this fun day.

The onsite restaurant, the Croquet Grille, will be open, serving lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., available for purchase. Cookies and lemonade will be served to all participants at 3 p.m.

Don’t forget to stop in and check out the pro shop. There are a variety of sun visors, hats, clothing and croquet accessories to choose from.

For more info., or to attend, call (561) 478-2300, ext. 1. Learn more about the National Croquet Center at