Parks & Recreation

The City of Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreation Department will begin reopening  playgrounds and other amenities.  The schedule for reopening is as follows:

Friday, May 22nd: Open


Basketball Courts

Tennis Courts

Volleyball Courts

Skate Park

Tuesday, May 26th: Open

Southwest Center, Hours of Operation: M-F (8AM-7PM)

Meetings rooms, All classes (Zumba, Yoga), Gym (Basketball, Volleyball) will be limited to 10 people per session

Please call ahead to register for classes and court times to ensure availability. 903-798-3978 Option 1

Face coverings are recommended for all visitors entering this facility.

Monday, June 1st: Open

Youth sports may begin holding practices at city ballfields with limited space available without spectators other than one parent or guardian per participant. We will begin taking reservations for the available fields on Tuesday, May 26th. Please call 903-824-6991 for more information.

Monday, June 15th : Open

Youth sports may begin holding games or similar competitions, with or without spectators. Spectators should maintain at least 6 feet social distancing from individuals not within the spectator’s group.

The Rotary Splash Pad, All Parks Restrooms and Pavilions will remain closed until further notice. The Collins Senior Center will remain closed until further notice.  Senior Citizen Services will continue to distribute meals Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM at the Collins Senior Center.

Call the  903-798-3978 for more information and be sure to follow along with the Parks and Recreation Facebook page for creative ideas to stay entertained during social distancing.

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Mission Statement

The goal of the Parks & Recreation Department is to improve the quality of life for the citizens of our community by providing meaningful recreational programs along with safe, beautiful and sustainable facilities.

The Parks and Recreation Department services a total of 11 parks, covering 500 acres.

If you would like to host an event in one of our beautiful parks, please call the parks office at 903-798-3978 for more information.