With cooler days ahead, registration is underway for our fall recreational programs

By Kelli Nesbitt, Parks & Recreation Marketing Coordinator

As we experience another typical sweltering Texas summer, it’s easy to forget that, thankfully, cooler days are ahead. Soon, we’ll transition into the fall and the season changes that come with it. 

For the Parks & Recreation Department, it means an impressive new line-up of engaging programs and events for all ages and abilities. We encourage you to take advantage and experience why College Station is one of Texas’s premier places for parks, recreation, and tourism.  

Registration is underway – with no residency requirements.  

Take a look at the fall schedule: 


  • Aqua Fitness


  • 7-on-7 Football
  • Beginner Tennis
  • Competitive Drill Tennis
  • High-Performance Tennis Academy
  • Intermediate Tennis
  • Junior Beginner Tennis
  • Junior Intermediate Tennis
  • Kickball League
  • Round-Robin Tennis League
  • Softball League
  • Volleyball League
  • Winter Basketball


  • Birding 101
  • Exploring Experiments
  • Get Growing with Brazos County Master Gardeners
  • Lick Creek Park in The Dark
  • Saturday Exhibit Unveiling
  • Sheng Zhen Meditation in Motion
  • Texas Hunter’s Safety Certification Course
  • Walk On the Wild Side
  • Wilderness & Remote First Aid Certification


  • After-School Program
  • An Evening of Stars Holiday Ball
  • Annual Fall Fest & Haunted House
  • Basketball & Volleyball Open Gym
  • Cardio Fitness
  • Community Field Day
  • Computer Literacy Class
  • Elevate Date Night with K&J Southern Cuisine
  • Explore Cricut
  • Friday Night Live
  • National Night Out
  • NIA Fitness
  • Pickleball
  • Sew Social
  • Weekly Senior Programs
  • Zumba


  • Guarding Your Savings & Investments
  • Holiday Open House
  • Medicare Open Enrollment Education
  • Watercolor I & II
  • Weekly Senior Programs
  • What is Normal Aging?


  • Babysitter Training & Pediatric CPR
  • Boccia Ball
  • CPR, First Aid & AED Certification
  • Creative Circle
  • PEERS for Adolescents
  • Sheng Zhen Meditation in Motion
  • Weekly Senior Programs


  • Christmas in the Park
  • Eggtober, Front yard egg hunt, or DIY Hunt
  • Exploring History Luncheons, Larry J. Ringer Library
  • Jingle Bell Fun Run, B/CS Christmas Parade
  • Senior Autumn Fest, American Pavilion at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex

We know you have questions, so maybe this helps:

When will the Fall Parks Guide be published?
The fall guide won’t be published, but we’re committed to providing updated information through our website.

Do you offer scholarships for after-school programs?
We offer a discounted rate for qualifying households. Proof of eligibility is required.

Are the splash pads open this fall?
The Fun for All Playground and W.A. Tarrow’s splash pad will be open through Oct. 31.

Is there a youth soccer league in town?
The College Station Soccer Club operates a league.

When are the pools open for general swim?
General swim hours continue through Sept. 26 at Adamson Lagoon and through Aug. 15 at Cindy Hallaran Pool.

For more information, contact us at 979-764-3486 or parks@cstx.gov. It’s also a good idea to sign up to receive our weekly Recreation Connection eNewsletter for updates on programs, events, and news.  

We look forward to seeing you at our fabulous city parks and facilities this fall! 

<em><strong><span class="has-inline-color has-medium-gray-color">About the Blogger</span></strong></em>
About the Blogger

Kelli Nesbitt has served the Parks & Recreation Department for 16 years, the last eight as marketing coordinator. A native of Bryan, Kelli earned a bachelor’s degree in health & kinesiology from Sam Houston State.

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