It’s the end of the summer, a recognition of hard work done, and the day you don’t wear white after — it’s Labor Day! And its arrival means it’s time to fire up the grill and bust out the swim trunks (not the ones with the netting inside; we hate the netting), then head to these pre-approved Government-Mandated Celebration locales. First up, it’s Quiet Waters Park (401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach), where the terms “water sports” and “minor barbecue-related injuries” go hand-in-hand (we kid). Actually, Quiet Waters has every amenity you could think of for successful Labor Day fun: It has a huge outdoor swimming complex called Splash Adventure that features slides, tidal pools, and water “playgrounds” galore. Then there’s the famous Ski Rixin — a cable-pulled water ski and wakeboard course where you can bust some mean moves. Plus, the park also has mountain-bike trails, fishing, and dozens of picnic areas and barbecue pits, each open on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission costs $1.50 per person on weekends and holidays, and the park is open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. To find more parks near you, visit... More >>>