City offers an ample array of appealing youth and adult sports and programs this fall

By Kelli Nesbitt, Parks & Recreation Marketing Coordinator

The fall season is traditionally known for the new school year, cooler weather, football, and pumpkin spice everything. But for the Parks & Recreation Department, fall means a fresh lineup of engaging programs and events for all ages and abilities.

Whether you are looking for a new hobby or want to camp for the first time at Lick Creek Park, we have something for everyone. We encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities and experience why College Station is one of Texas’s premier places for parks, recreation, and tourism.

Registration is underway with no residency requirements.

Here is a look at the fall lineup:


  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training & Recertification
  • Aqua Fitness


  • 7-on-7 Football
  • Beginner Tennis
  • Competitive Drill Tennis
  • Fundamental Field Hockey
  • High-Performance Tennis Academy
  • Intermediate Tennis
  • Jingle Bell Fun Run
  • 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 for Stress & Anxiety
  • Texas Hunter’s Safety Certification Course
  • Walk On the Wild Side


  • After-School Program
  • Annual Fall Fest & Haunted House
  • Basketball Open Gym
  • Creative Cooks
  • Friday Night Live
  • Holiday Party
  • National Senior Citizens Day Celebration
  • Okinawan Karate
  • Pickleball
  • Seniors Night Out
  • Weekly Senior Programs
  • Zumba


  • Holiday Open House
  • Meyer Book Club
  • Nia Fitness
  • Potluck & Pizza Social
  • Watercolor I & II
  • Weekly Senior Programs


  • Aggieland Fly Fishers
  • American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, AED Certification: Blended Learning
  • Fall Dances
  • Game Night
  • Weekly Senior Programs


  • Christmas in the Park
  • Jingle Bell Fun Run


  • Eggtober, Front yard egg hunt, or DIY Hunt
  • Exploring History Luncheons, Larry J. Ringer Library
  • Family Creepy 2K Fun Run & Walk, Wolf Pen Creek Park
  • Senior Autumn Fest, American Pavilion at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex

We know you have questions, so maybe this helps:

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 is 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. 5 at Adamson Lagoon and through Aug. 15 at Cindy Hallaran Pool.

Are you hiring seasonal staff?
Yes! We hire tennis instructors and recreation assistants for our after-school program, athletic leagues, facility rentals, and senior programs.

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

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

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About the Blogger

Kelli has served the Parks & Recreation Department for 17 years, the last nine as marketing coordinator. A native of Bryan, she earned a bachelor’s degree in health & kinesiology from Sam Houston State.

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