Where to (safely) catch those Pokemon in Palm Beach Gardens

The Palm Beach Gardens Recreation Department offers suggestions for safely catching Pokemon in the city.

The Palm Beach Gardens Recreation Department offers suggestions for safely catching Pokemon in the city.

As the popularity of “Pokemon Go” has skyrocketed, so have reports about the dangers of playing the game without awareness of your surroundings.

Here’s a hot tip for parents who want to keep their kids safe without being a buzzkill: Palm Beach Gardens City Hall, Burns Road Recreation Center and the surrounding fields are packed with┬áPokemon, according to the city’s recreation department.

If the people hovering over the sidewalk with their cellphones are any indication, there are also plenty of Pokemon a five-minute drive away at Mainstreet at Midtown on PGA Boulevard.

Downtown at the Gardens and Legacy Place both have at least one gym and several Pokestops, as reported in the Palm Beach Post’s “Best places to catch Pokemon in Palm Beach County.”

In addition to simply paying attention, Tech Insider offers suggestions for parents who want to keep their kids safe. Two pro-tips: Make sure they can’t spend all your money and that they respect their surroundings.

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