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

Christmas in the Park tradition returns at Central Park

Christmas in the Park tradition returns at Central Park

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park. College Station’s beautiful Christmas in the Park displays began in 1984 when a local family funded a couple of light panels. The displays have since grown to more than one million lights and are a holiday mainstay. Here are two ways you can enjoy the time-honored tradition of holiday lights at Beachy Central Park. Continue reading Christmas in the Park tradition returns at Central Park

Christmas in the Park delights community again

Christmas in the Park delights community again

As Santa heads back to the North Pole to prepare for his Christmas Eve deliveries, the Parks and Recreation staff is cleaning up, repairing lights and picking up remnants of the good times left behind from this year’s Christmas in the Park events. Over the last two weekends, we enjoyed watching more than 18,125 guests revel under the giant Christmas tree and delight in the festive light displays and activities. Continue reading Christmas in the Park delights community again

Bright lights of Christmas in the Park start Nov. 28

Bright lights of Christmas in the Park start Nov. 28

Parks and Recreation crews diligently work around fall leagues and events to transition Beachy Central Park into a lighted winter wonderland for the annual Christmas in the Park festivities.  They toil in the heat, cold, rain — and sometimes ice — to ensure a radiant and festive glow when we flip the switch on Thanksgiving Day. Continue reading Bright lights of Christmas in the Park start Nov. 28