4 enterprising ways to offer your time to help our rec programs and events this fall

4 enterprising ways to offer your time to help our rec programs and events this fall

Although the City of College Station is committed to providing high-quality parks and recreation programs and events to residents, we couldn’t do it without the irreplaceable support of volunteers. We need your ideas, energy, and perspective — regardless of your skills or interests. Here are four opportunities for you to help this fall. Continue reading 4 enterprising ways to offer your time to help our rec programs and events this fall

Don’t allow your intense passion as a fan overpower the pure beauty of sports 

Don’t allow your intense passion as a fan overpower the pure beauty of sports 

While sports fans can create a great atmosphere, they can also become a serious distraction when their behavior becomes inappropriate. Being an enthusiastic fan supporting your favorite team can be a tremendous and rewarding experience – if you participate positively and constructively.
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After a long pandemic hiatus, College Station’s celebrated Exploring History Luncheons are back

After a long pandemic hiatus, College Station’s celebrated Exploring History Luncheons are back

After being put on hold because of the pandemic, the popular Exploring History Luncheons return this fall starting Wednesday, Sept. 15. The luncheons begin at 11:30 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the beautiful Larry J. Ringer Library. Continue reading After a long pandemic hiatus, College Station’s celebrated Exploring History Luncheons are back

Plan an unforgettable family camping experience with Lick Creek Park in the Dark

Plan an unforgettable family camping experience with Lick Creek Park in the Dark

If you think you have to travel a few hours for a memorable campout with your family, think again. You can enjoy stargazing, storytelling, night hikes — and, of course, hot dogs and s’mores — in College Station’s beautiful Lick Creek Park. Join us at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, or Friday, Oct. 22, for Lick Creek Park in the Dark, a classic overnight experience at our area’s premier nature preserve. Continue reading Plan an unforgettable family camping experience with Lick Creek Park in the Dark

Enjoy the annual monarch migration while playing a meaningful role in their grueling journey

Enjoy the annual monarch migration while playing a meaningful role in their grueling journey

At distances up to 3,000 miles, the annual fall monarch migration is among the world’s longest wildlife journeys. Fortunately for us, our ideal location allows us an opportunity to not only witness but to play a helpful role in the monarchs’ arduous journey. Continue reading Enjoy the annual monarch migration while playing a meaningful role in their grueling journey

New programs provide powerful recreational benefits for those with special needs

New programs provide powerful recreational benefits for those with special needs

The City of College Station Parks & Recreation Department believes everyone should experience the compelling benefits of recreational programming, regardless of their physical or developmental challenges. Two new programs at the Southwood Community Center provide that opportunity.   Continue reading New programs provide powerful recreational benefits for those with special needs