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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Holiday Season Open Gym at BSP

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Special Holiday hours announced for Open Gym at Brownsville Sports Park. 

The Brownsville Sports Park Dome will open its doors Dec. 26 -28  and Jan 2-4 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The fee:  $2 per person (pay at the door). 

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 7, 2018

City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Holiday Food Drive

Holiday Food Drive City of Brownsville

Help us help others.  Holiday Food Drive is going on right now until December 21, 2018.  

Collection bins have been placed at various City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Parks and facilities.

ITEMS TO DONATE:  

  • Cann...
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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Pancakes with Santa at Downtown Rec Center

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Attention kids, grandparents, fans of pancakes and Santa.  Friday, December 21 is the day you will want to RSVP....

Join us at the Downtown Rec Center from 10 am to 1 pm and enjoy a holiday style breakfast.

Downtown Rec Center (1338 E. 8th Street) ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

It's Time Texas Community Challenge

RGV Challenge 2019

The only state challenge of its kind, the IT'S TIME TEXAS#CommunityChallenge is designed to provide an easy and fun way for entire communities to mobilize to celebrate a healthy life. 

The IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, presented by H-E-B, i...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Vote on the future name of the LRGV Active Plan

VOTE FOR LRGV PLAN NAME

Please complete the following survey to share your opinion on the future name of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Active Transportation & Tourism Plan! 

Your input is valuable and will help inform the future of this trail network brand!

Click HERE

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Birding Hikes

Birding Hikes on US Fish and Wildlife property

Birding Hikes are now available for free!

Come on out and enjoy a lovely hike on USFW property that is normally closed to the public.  Join us for Birding Hikes.  Bird watching is an awesome hobby that is beneficial to your health and wel...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Holiday Village at Dean Porter Park will open November 19, 2018

Holiday Village Cottage at Dean Porter Park

Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department, Public Works, Brownsville PD, Brownsville SPI International Airport, and volunteers  transported the cottages a few days ago.

Opening day for the Holiday Village at Dean Porter Park  is set for...

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Holiday Village Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 30, 2018

History Harvest at Washington Park

History Harvest at Washington Park

Help us create a digital historical park archive.  Attend this event, and share your park story, your legacy (you will be recorded). 

There will be fireside chats, music and refreshments!  Do not miss it!Who: Open to the public. ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

NFL Flag Football Tournament at Brownsville Sports Park

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NFL Flag Football Tournament at Brownsville Sports Park is happening: November 3, 2018 from 9 am to 7 pm.

Age divisions: 6U, 8U, 10U and 12U.

Spectators--Price of admission:

Adult $5 

Child $2

If your team wants to participate, please visit cob.recdes...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

FREE Native Plant Garden classes

NativePlantGarden Classes 2018

U.S. Fish and Wildlife services and Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department are offering FREE classes that will help increase habitat for pollinators and monarch butterflies in the form of Native Plant Gardens along the historic Battlefield Trail.

Clas...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Public Restroom at the Catherine B. Stillman Dog Park

A newly constructed public restroom facility is now available at the Catherine B. Stillman dog park.  The Catherine B. Stillman dog park  is located next to the Brownsville Animal Shelter. The dog park is open to the general public from ...

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Dog Park Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Weekend Events Update:

Rain Update October

Due to inclement weather, outdoor events scheduled for weekend of October 19-20 have been changed or canceled.

Events at Dean Porter Park have not been canceled.

Scarecrow Trail and Pumpkin patch will remain as planned. 

There is a change in plans r...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Cosplay event at Ringgold Civic Pavilion Canceled

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The Ringgold Cosplay Contest at Ringgold Civic Pavilion that was scheduled for Friday, October 19th, 2018 has been cancelled.

The rest of the events and activities scheduled for that day will still go on. The public is encouraged to wear their costumes and...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Fitness Court and App

Fitness Court App information

The Fitness court at Monte Bella officially opens Friday, October 12, 2018. Are you ready to take the challenge?   Do you have the app? 

Fitness Courts are world class outdoor gyms that allow everyone to get a free full-body workout. &...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Bi-National Beach Clean Up at Boca Chica Beach

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Do you love the beach? Do you care about marine life? Do you want to do something great for the future of our planet? This may be your event!The bi-national beach cleanup effort is aimed at removing all litter and debris along coastal beaches. Cities alon...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Free Nature Hike Classes

Nature Hike Classes Mil Hwy

Brownsville, Texas is home to some amazing wildlife and nature.  The public can now enjoy paths that they may have not thought to explore thanks to an effort by City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife. &...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Monte Bella Park Fitness Court Launch Party

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Brownsville is the new home of the world's best outdoor body weight gym – The Fitness Court®. Join us for the the ribbon cutting and launch party that will take place at 10:00 AM on Friday, October 12, 2018. Monte Bella Park is located a...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Brownsville will be host to the TAAF Games of Texas 2022/2023

We are proud to officially announce Brownsville will be host to the TAAF Games of Texas 2022/2023! Thank you to all those who made this possible including, but not limited to:

Brownsville Community Improvement CorporationMayor Tony MartinezBrownsville City...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 11, 2018

2018 Online Guide

Our 2018 Guide is available to read online!

Read about City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department programs, events, and activities on your phone, computer, tablet, etc.

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2018 Guide Parks & Recreation