If the new year has you or your child hankering for something new, the Parks and Recreation Department’s spring sports lineup appeals to first-time athletes and adults alike. If you prefer to spectate, we also have a packed tournament schedule. Here’s a list of our spring sports programs. Continue reading Parks and Rec’s spring sports and event schedule appeals to first-time athletes and adults
Summer is our busiest sports tourism season. The Parks and Recreation Department hosts 10 events from May 20-Aug. 28, including state championships in girls fastpitch softball, boys and girls youth soccer, and 7-on-7 football. We expect these events to attract about 40,000 visitors to fill our hotels, restaurants, and stores.
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The Parks and Recreation Department has a spring sports line-up that appeals to first-time athletes and adults alike – and you don’t even have to live in College Station. We also have a packed tournament schedule if you prefer to spectate. Continue reading Parks and Rec’s spring sports lineup appeals to young rookies and seasoned veterans
College Station may not have a beach or fancy waterpark, but we’re one of the best-kept secrets for sports tourism. The Parks & Recreation Department will host 12 sports events from May 29-Aug. 29, attracting an estimated 32,000 visitors to the area. The diverse array of events includes youth soccer, girls’ fast-pitch softball, 7-on-7 football, and senior softball. Continue reading Summer sports event schedule a huge victory for our entire community
Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation ahead of Travel and Tourism week announcing that the leisure and hospitality sector added 23,100 jobs to the state economy in March. Tourism is a powerful economic resource, and we’re delighted to celebrate that impact through National Travel and Tourism Week. Continue reading Travel, tourism are powerful economic resources
When local softball enthusiastic Greg Hutchinson created the Budweiser Softball Festival with 24 teams in 1986, no one could have guessed it would grow into the largest regular-season USSSA adult slow-pitch tournament in the nation. A total of 163 adult slow-pitch softball teams will participate in the Annual Summer Budweiser Softball Festival Friday through Sunday at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex, Stephen C. Beachy Central Park, and Bryan Regional Athletic Complex. Continue reading Nation’s largest slow-pitch softball tournament in town this weekend