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?
As Gov. Greg Abbott continues his plans to open Texas, the Parks and Recreation Department has been making plans for reopening spaces, facilities, and programs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a look at our current situation, including some answers to your most frequent questions. Continue reading Parks & Recreation: What’s open and what’s not?
Thanks to Lick Creek Park in the Dark, you don’t have to travel far to create fun memories with your friends and family. The Lick Creek Nature Center family invites you to join us the night of Friday, Oct. 18. The family-friendly event begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Limited spots are available, and registration ends Wednesday, Oct. 16. Continue reading Create fond family memories at Park in the Dark
Work on a new sewer trunk line that runs across Lick Creek Park started Wednesday and will take a couple of months. We deeply regret the inconvenience this necessary work will cause but encourage you to continue using the park. Continue reading Sewer work will impact Lick Creek Park trails
UPDATE (2/20): Since it might rain Friday night, we’ve closed registration so we can extend the Discovery Dome showings to last 30 minutes rather than 15. It will be the only activity if it rains. The Discovery Dome will be in the meeting room, and we’ll still have an RPTS booth with an activity and refreshments. We’ll contact registered participants to schedule their show time. If the weather is clear, we’ll still have the originally planned activities.
By Emily Thornton, Lick Creek Nature Center Part-time Program Supervisor
Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered what constellations are visible, what that extra bright star is, or whether you see a planet, a moon, or a star? Maybe all that intergalactic information gets lost in, well, space.
Or, maybe you’re just looking for something fun and out of the ordinary to do on a Friday night.
Enter the inaugural Lick Creek Star Party on Friday, Feb. 22 from 7-10 p.m. The event takes place at the Lick Creek Nature Center at 13600 Rock Prairie Road. The City of College Station’s Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Texas A&M’s Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences Department to bring this unique, star-studded event to area residents. Continue reading “Spots are going fast for Lick Creek Star Party”
You don’t have to travel hours this fall to enjoy camping out with your family. All you have to do is take advantage of the Parks & Recreation Department’s Lick Creek Park in the Dark the night of Friday, Oct. 19. Continue reading Park in the Dark like a backyard campout – only better