For the Parks and Recreation Department – along with the rest of your municipal government – our new fiscal year begins Friday. And, yes, we’re thrilled about the possibilities for FY 22. Here’s a glimpse of some of the improvements planned for the coming year. Continue reading Significant improvements to city parks and facilities await as the new fiscal year begins
The long-awaited ceremonial ribbon-cutting for the Fun for All Playground at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park will be from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28. The facility was completed last fall, but the ribbon-cutting was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading Long-awaited celebration of unique Fun for All Playground set for July 28
When the city developed the first phase of Wolf Pen Creek Park in the early 1990s, it never envisioned that 30 years later, open spaces would provide a safe venue for events and gatherings during a global pandemic. The 63-acre park’s beautiful trail system has become a favorite place to enjoy the fresh air and get much-needed exercise. Continue reading Wolf Pen Creek Park offers respite during pandemic
In the mid-1990s, Lillian “Jean” Clark Robinson, the Lincoln Recreation Center’s former supervisor, commissioned a mural in the original gymnasium to honor iconic black leaders. The faces and stories illustrated in the simple mural serve to inspire us all. Continue reading Lincoln Center’s beautiful mural continues to inspire
By Kelly Kelbly, Parks & Recreation Assistant Director Early this year, improvements and enhancements were underway at many of College … Continue reading What’s the status of pandemic-delayed park projects?
Veterans Park and Athletic Complex is a jewel in College Station’s parks system, attracting more than one million local and out-of-town visitors a year. The city council recently approved a $1.9 million contract for improvements that will make this fantastic complex even more impressive. Continue reading How Veterans Park will soon be even more amazing