Our Vision

We envision thriving public and private partnerships to ensure vibrant parks and trails throughout Southwest Ranches for preserving Southwest Ranches’ peace, tranquility, and beloved memories as our finest legacy for generations to come.

Our Mission

To raise funds through public and private partnerships for parks, trails, and green space projects within the town of Southwest Ranches to further the town’s motto of “Preserving Our Rural Lifestyle” and provide a superior quality of life for the Town’s residents and visitors alike.


Essential to the health of a community, local parks have a profound power to affect our lives. They vitalize us by encouraging activity, relaxation, renewal, connection with the environment, ourselves and with each other. In an economy where present funding needs outpace available dollars, Southwest Ranches’ Inaugural Council Member Aster knight has responded to the challenge by creating The Southwest Ranches Parks Foundation.

Through his own love of nature and the urge to preserve and protect Southwest Ranches’ natural areas, Inaugural council member Knight has kept the Town’s focus on the impact that parks have on residents and visitors to a community. Critical to our quality of life, Southwest Ranches’ parks have been designed to preserve the character of our community while creating a legacy for future generations of environmentally committed citizens to enjoy.

The Southwest Ranches Parks Foundation is led by a volunteer board of directors comprised of dedicated community and business leaders and park activists. The board provides the Parks Foundation with leadership and support, creates and guides its vision and goals, and works to ensure the success of its projects.

Aster Knight Parks Foundation, DBA The Southwest Ranches Parks Foundation (SRPF) is an independent, IRS-designated 501C 3 nonprofit organization.

Latest News

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Trailside Park

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12498 Griffin Road, Southwest Ranches, FL 33330

Trailside Park provides a Greenway connecting the County’s C-11 and Flamingo […]

  • Sunshine-Ranches-Equestrian-Park

Sunshine Ranches Equestrian Park

August 10th, 2015|0 Comments

5840 SW 148 Avenue, Southwest Ranches, FL 33330

Sunshine Ranches Equestrian Park is the place to school your […]

  • Southwest-Meadows-Sanctuary-Calusa-Corners-Park

Southwest Meadows Sanctuary / Calusa Corners Park

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Hawke’s Bluff Avenue at Griffin and Dykes Roads, Southwest Ranches, FL 33331

This 11-acre gem is located to […]

  • Southwest-Meadows-Sanctuary

Southwest Meadows Sanctuary

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Griffin Road at Dykes Road, Southwest Ranches, FL 33331

Situated at the corner of Dykes and Griffin Roads, […]

  • Rolling-Oaks-Park

Rolling Oaks Park

August 10th, 2015|0 Comments

17630 SW 56 Street, Southwest Ranches, FL 33331

The lovely, 46-acre Rolling Oaks Passive Open Space Park was […]

  • Frontier-Trails-Park

Frontier Trails Park

August 10th, 2015|0 Comments

SW 193rd Lane at SW 51 Manor, Southwest Ranches, FL 33332

The 30-acre Frontier Trails parcel was actually located within […]

Upcoming Events

2nd Annual Ride For The Ranches Classic Car Show

Date: 11/12/2016

Time: 11:00AM – 3:00PM

Location: Rolling Oaks Park

17630 SW 56th St., Southwest Ranches, 33330

Our Past Events

4th Annual Chili Cook Off

Date: 3/5/2016

Time: Noon until 4:00PM

Location: Sunshine Ranches Equestrian Park

5840 SE 148th Ave., SW Ranches 33330

Ride For The Ranches
Classic Car Show

Date: 11/14/2015

Time: 11:00AM – 3:00PM

Location: Rolling Oaks Park

17630 SW 56th St., Southwest Ranches, 33330