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Come join the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, Public Works Department and Watershed Protection Department to celebrate the completion of the restoration of Shoal Creek between 15th and 28th streets.

This is an outdoor park event, so please dress comfortably!

Tagged: Shoal Creek, Pease Park, Celebration, creek restoration, family, environment

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On Dec. 26, millions throughout the world’...

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O. Henry Museum

       

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City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department Seeking Applications for Mobile Food Concessionaires for Auditorium/Vic Mathias Shores

The City of...

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Looking for a fun summer job where you get to work and play in nature? The Austin Parks and Recreation Department is now hiring for Summer Camp Counselors to lead, play, and teach kids. 

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Tagged: summer camp counselors, Summer Camp, jobs, austin parks, Hiring, camp counselors

We are excited to announce that on January 26, 2017, Austin City Council voted unanimously to approve the Austin Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights! Every child in Austin should be able to connect...

Tagged: cobor, children, austin children's outdoor bill of rights, cities connecting children to nature

About this blog

In the Parks connects Austinites to the places they love. From youth programming to Austin’s premier public spaces such as Zilker Park and Barton Springs pool, In the Parks shares the stories that define our quality recreational, cultural, and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. Join us as we explore what makes Austin’s park system one of the best in the world.

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