*[Palm Bay is Central Florida’s second largest city and is perfectly located on Florida’s central east coast, midway between Miami and Jacksonville. Employment opportunities range from the entrepreneurial family owned businesses through to Harris Corporation, the largest technology company based in Central Florida.
If it’s higher education you are looking for, Eastern Florida State College’s, Palm Bay Campus (also a University of Central Florida Regional Campus) is situated on attractive Lake Titan in the fastest growing and most culturally diverse community in Brevard County. There are 18 public and private K through Grade 12 schools. Palm Bay’s Bayside High School received the Silver Medal in U.S. News's Best High Schools rankings.
One of the best semi-private golf courses in Brevard]* County is located in Palm Bay. The Majors Golf Club at Bayside Lakes lives up to the excellence you would come to expect of an Arnold Palmer signature designed course. Opportunities for play and recreation are around every corner in Palm Bay with 29 parks and many recreational facilities to choose from. The 200-acre Palm Bay Regional Park is home to the South Brevard Football Club, the Bayside Bears, and the Brevard Caribbean American Sports and Cultural Association. Four lakes attract fishermen, and rustic group camping organized youth groups. The Ted Whitlock Community Center is also located inside Palm Bay Regional Park.
Family fun can be found throughout the city. The Palm Bay Aquatic Center offers a multitude of activities including swim lessons, exercise classes, lifeguard training and scuba training. Rev up your engines at Andretti Thrill Park, take in a game of bowling at Shore Lanes Bowling Center or watch the live alligators and boars at Bass Pro Shops. Stopover at Space Coast Harley Davidson to buy or rent a motorcycle to explore beautiful Brevard County!
Slow things down a bit and experience nature the way it was intended kayaking, fishing or hiking through the iconic Turkey Creek Sanctuary. Turkey Creek is a 4.1 mile long tributary of the Indian River with its mouth in the bay of Palm Bay. Winding through the wildlife sanctuary is a 4,000-foot boardwalk, 1.5 miles of hiking trails and 1.25 miles of boardwalk to enjoy. If there is one thing that is special about Central Florida's second-largest city, it is the people that live and work here and call Palm Bay home. There is great pride in this city and the small-town feel of a friendly, inviting community that draws people here from near and far to experience the character and charm that is found in every neighborhood, school, church, work place and community event.