The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Department is to provide, protect and preserve a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community.
Park Directory / Trails / Park Rules
Recreation Centers / After School
Pools and Swimming
Off-Leash Areas (MAP)
Interactive Parks Viewer / GIS
Picnic Maps / Playgrounds
Reserve a Facility / Permits
History, Arts & Nature / Arts
Golf / Tennis / Disc Golf
Seniors Programs and Services
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center wins Community Partnership Award from the University of Texas!
(RE) Membering Martin Luther King Jr.
Take a Virtual Tour of Zilker Botanical Gardens!
Off-Leash Dog Enforcement at Auditorium & Vic Mathias Shores Begins January 25, 2016
WINTER FAERIE TEA PARTY at Zilker Botanical Gardens!
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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo Neighborhood Fiesta and Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center's 20th Anniversary
May. 05, 2016
Middle School Boys All-Star Game
Art Show & Sale - Lamar Senior Activity Center
May. 06, 2016
O. Henry Museum Pun-Off World Championships
May. 07, 2016
Mother's Day Bazaar at Hancock Recreation Center
200 S. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78704
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