Parks & Recreation
Park Use Guidelines:
If you decide to visit a park or trail, please abide Current Declaration Amended of Local Disaster For Public Health Emergency Order guidelines.
Small gatherings ONLY (less than 10 people). As per latest Amended Declaration. Avoid crowded parks. Avoid gathering with people you do not live with.
Leave no trace. Pack it in, pack it out. Pack out all trash, pet waste, etc.
Use trash bins. Use the number 956-546-HELP if you need assistance or have concerns.
Share your park - limit your time so others can enjoy. Be mindful of others.
Face coverings are required. Protect yourself and others. Make sure you're wearing a face mask (face covering) and always practice social distancing. Public and staff must comply with face covering order.
Maintain social distance--Stay 6 feet away from other people. Wash your hands often.
If you do not feel well, stay home.
|Ruiz Park |
(2550 Ruiz St.)
|Central Ave Park |
(25 N. Central Ave.)
|Brownsville North (Events Center) Park ( 1 Events Center)||Edelstein Park|
( 1155 E. Polk St.)
|Lincoln Park |
(2100 W. University Blvd.)
|Portway Acres Park (4775 Austin Rd)||Dean Porter Park (501 E. Ringgold St.)||Galaxia/La Lomita Park (1501 Calle Espacio)|
|Antonio Gonzalez Park |
(34 Tony Gonzalez Dr.)
|Charles Martin Cabler Park |
(550 Burnett Rd.)
|West Brownsville Little League |
(1295 Cottonwood Dr.)
(104 El Paso Rd)
(1640 E. Garfield St.)
|Brownsville Sports Park|
(1000 Sports Park Blvd.)
(15 Riverside Blvd.)
The mission of the Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department is to directly contribute to the City’s quality of life by providing exceptional programs, facilities, parks and trails while celebrating and preserving the community’s natural and cultural heritage.
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) offers quality valued assets and programs to the community through a variety of services that enhance Brownsville’s quality of life, economic value, and sense of community. The PARD manages 40 parks encompassing over 1,000 acres of parkland, features 32 miles of hike/bike trails, 3 gymnasiums and 2 public pools, 50 buildings and structures, over 55 athletics fields, and the Catherine Stillman Dog Park. The Department also offers exceptional recreation programming for all ages in the areas of aquatics, athletics, golf, youth enrichment, and special events.
Downtown Recreation Center || (956) 542-2064
1338 E 8th St. Brownsville, TX 78520
City Plaza || (956) 542-2064
1034 E Levee Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
Brownsville Sports Park || (956) 574-6650
1000 Sporks Park Boulevard, Brownsville, TX 78526
Gonzalez Park Urban Center || (956) 657-6857
34 Tony Gonzalez Dr., Brownsville, TX 78520
Sams Pool || (956) 542-0949
501 E. Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX 78521
Brownsville Events Center || (956) 554-3886
1 Events Center Blvd., Brownsville, TX 78526
- Brownsville Events Center
- Brownsville Golf Center
- Brownsville Sports Park
- Parks and Trails
- Recreation and Events
- Old City Cemetery
- Parks Advisory Board
- Brownsville Beautification Committee
- Keep Brownsville Beautiful
Damaris McGlone || Director of Parks & Recreation
Office Phone: (956) 547-6870
Work Cellphone: (956) 243-7970
Graciela Salazar || Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation
Office Phone: (956) 547-6855
Work Cellphone: (956) 551-2770
Ray Arellano || Brownsville Sports Park Superintendent
Office Phone: (956) 547-6750
Work Cellphone: (956) 832-4634
Daniel Salinas || Parks Maintenance Manager
Office Phone: (956) 547-6873
Work Cellphone: (956) 346-2703
Nayade Garza || Administrative Supervisor
Office Phone: (956) 547-6874
Work Cellphone: (956) 551-9458
Isabel Gaucin || Brownsville Golf Center Manager
Office Phone: (956) 541-2582
Work Cellphone: (956) 459-2825
Sigifredo Zavala || Aquatic & Compliance Coordinator
Office Phone: (956) 547-6856
Work Cellphone: (956) 525-3442