El Paso Parks and Recreation

El Paso Parks and Recreation The Official page of the City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department.

The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Department is to provide indoor and outdoor leisure services to persons of all ages so they can develop skills, socialize, experience, nature, relax and live a healthier lifestyle.

Don’t miss the last Holiday Fiesta weekend at ! We’ve got some amazing performers and it all wraps up with a New Years E...
12/30/2023

Don’t miss the last Holiday Fiesta weekend at ! We’ve got some amazing performers and it all wraps up with a New Years Eve Celebration on Sunday.

Stop by and enjoy live music, food trucks, vendors, and beautiful lights!

See you there! 🎄❄️

Only a few more days left to take our All Abilities Playground survey! Survey closes on December 31, 2023. Take the surv...
12/28/2023

Only a few more days left to take our All Abilities Playground survey! Survey closes on December 31, 2023.

Take the survey by visiting www.elev8ep.com.

By taking the survey you are part of something truly special, the future of our proposed All Abilities Playground. Your input and insights matter and we're excited to hear your thoughts. By taking just a few minutes to participate in our online survey, you can help shape the programming and theme of this inclusive space. Your feedback will guide the City in creating a playground that caters to the diverse needs and desires of all individuals of all abilities.

This week, our Senior Centers provided a catered Holiday lunch to our Senior Community! The lunch, provided by  and the ...
12/27/2023

This week, our Senior Centers provided a catered Holiday lunch to our Senior Community!

The lunch, provided by and the Parks and Recreation Department celebrates the Holiday season and provides lunch to our registered Seniors when the County Nutrition Program does not. Another lunch will be served next week as we ring in the New Year!

For more information on our Senior Centers, visit www.elpasotexas.gov/parks.

12/23/2023

Last night to catch Pictures with Santa presented by GECU at El Paso WinterFest! Make Holiday memories that will last a lifetime.

We’ll see you at San Jacinto Plaza from 6 - 9 p.m.

The Holiday Fiestas performances and fun continue this weekend at  presented by ! Performance hours for this weekend at ...
12/22/2023

The Holiday Fiestas performances and fun continue this weekend at presented by !

Performance hours for this weekend at Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Don’t miss it!

Registration for Recreation Basketball is now open!Recreation Basketball is open to age groups 8-9 and 10-11 at Marty Ro...
12/22/2023

Registration for Recreation Basketball is now open!

Recreation Basketball is open to age groups 8-9 and 10-11 at Marty Robbins Recreation Center, The Beast Urban Park, and Chamizal Community Center.

Registration runs through January 13 with the season beginning January 16, 2024. Cost is $40 per child. Register in person today!

12/21/2023

Eastwood Park (Album Park) received 1st Place Parks in El Paso Inc.’s Best of El Paso for 2023!

The 47-acre park nestled in the Album neighborhood features open parkland space, walking/running trail around the park, fields and courts, playground, skatepark, and a recreation center.

A big thank you to our Parks Maintenance Team who take care of Eastwood Park year-round and completed significant improvements this year to include repainted ramps and canopies at the skate park, repainted tables and benches, resurfaced outdoor basketball courts, new benches added to the basketball and tennis courts, 6 brand new tables including an ADA table installed and 8 new mitt mitt stations. Make sure to give them a big if you see them at park!

This year, Eastwood Park was home to several community events including the Live Active EP 3-year anniversary and a location for the 150th Anniversary Music at the Park series.

What’s your favorite memory at Eastwood (Album Park)?

We're giving away (2) family-four packs to the Rink at WinterFest!All you have to do is take our All Abilities Playgroun...
12/21/2023

We're giving away (2) family-four packs to the Rink at WinterFest!

All you have to do is take our All Abilities Playground survey by visiting www.elev8ep.com/abilities-playground and DM us a screenshot after you have completed the survey.

Winners will be announced Tuesday, December 26.

Spend a festive Holiday evening this Thursday, December 21 at Valle Bajo Community Center, 7380 Alameda Ave. They'll be ...
12/20/2023

Spend a festive Holiday evening this Thursday, December 21 at Valle Bajo Community Center, 7380 Alameda Ave.

They'll be having a Holiday Movie Night with the showing of The Grinch beginning at 5:30 p.m. with snacks, crafts and hot cocoa.

Still have Christmas gifts to wrap? Join the for a Wrap Party where you can bring your gifts to wrap and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies.

Happy Holidays!In observance of the upcoming Holidays, all Parks and Recreation Facilities will be closed Monday, Decemb...
12/20/2023

Happy Holidays!

In observance of the upcoming Holidays, all Parks and Recreation Facilities will be closed Monday, December 25 and Monday, January 1.

12/20/2023

Last chance to catch Pictures with Santa Presented by GECU this weekend at El Paso WinterFest!

Visit us at San Jacinto Plaza December 22 and 23 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for your free picture with Santa and experience all the fun WinterFest has to offer.

Thank you to our sponsor GECU!

UPDATE: 12/19/23 2:07 p.m.Marty Robbins Aquatic Center is now reopened. Our Aquatic Centers are open-year round, visit w...
12/19/2023

UPDATE: 12/19/23 2:07 p.m.
Marty Robbins Aquatic Center is now reopened.

Our Aquatic Centers are open-year round, visit www.elpasotexas.gov/parks to view locations and hours of operations.

Marty Robbins Aquatic Center is currently closed for maintenance with ongoing work expected to continue through the morning.

For a list of all aquatic centers, visit www.elpasotexas.gov/parks.

Stay tuned for updates!

Registration is now open for the Mini Sports Basketball season throughout several of our recreation centers! Registratio...
12/18/2023

Registration is now open for the Mini Sports Basketball season throughout several of our recreation centers! Registration runs through January 13 with the season beginning January 15 and the cost is $40 per child with youth scholarships available.

Specifically designed for age groups 4 -5 and 6-7, our mini sport leagues teach children the rules of play and how to play in a team.

Participating centers:
Marty Robbins Recreation Center
Galatzan Recreation Center
Sylvia A. Carreon Community Cneter
The Beast Urban Park
Chamizal Community Cneter
Pavo Real Recreation Center
Nolan Richardson Recreation Center
Gary Del Palacio Recreation Center

Join us for a Holiday festive day for little ones!Our Grinch's Day Out happening at Armijo Recreation Center on Wednesda...
12/18/2023

Join us for a Holiday festive day for little ones!

Our Grinch's Day Out happening at Armijo Recreation Center on Wednesday, December 20 at 12 p.m. is for kids 3 - 4 years old to have fun with arts and crafts, a story time, scavenger hunt, and wraps up with the lighting of the Grinch Tree.

Event is free, but pre-registration is required by emailing [email protected].

Today, we held a very special ceremony celebrating the Grand Opening of the Wayne Thornton Community Center at Grandview...
12/15/2023

Today, we held a very special ceremony celebrating the Grand Opening of the Wayne Thornton Community Center at Grandview.

The new expanded center offers multi-generational programming for our community including a senior center, recreation center, a game room, exercise room, computer room, all new gym and more! The center honors a long standing member of the community, Wayne Thornton.

The center located at 3134 Jefferson Ave will be open Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday - Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Don Haskins Recreation Center will be closed Monday, December 18. Regular business hou...
12/14/2023

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Don Haskins Recreation Center will be closed Monday, December 18. Regular business hours will resume Tuesday, December 19.

To view a full list of recreation centers, visit www.elpasotexas.gov/parks.

Join us this Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m. as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Wayne Thornton Community Center at ...
12/13/2023

Join us this Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m. as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Wayne Thornton Community Center at Grandview!

The celebration will feature the ribbon-cutting, performances by the Senior Center Choir, live music, free Low-Impact Zumba Class by Live Active EP and playing of your favorite sports like pickle-ball and basketball.

See you there!

Marty Robbins Aquatic Center is currently closed for maintenance with ongoing work expected to continue through the morn...
12/13/2023

Marty Robbins Aquatic Center is currently closed for maintenance with ongoing work expected to continue through the morning.

For a list of all aquatic centers, visit www.elpasotexas.gov/parks.

Stay tuned for updates!

🥎Batter-up!🥎Registration is now open through January 12 for the Winter Adult Softball League!Dates of Play are January 2...
12/12/2023

🥎Batter-up!🥎

Registration is now open through January 12 for the Winter Adult Softball League!
Dates of Play are January 21 - March 31 featuring a Sunday and Weekday League.

For more information contact Jesus Lujan at 915-244-1883 or register online at cityofelpaso.perfectmind.com.

A mandatory coaches meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 8 at 6 p.m. at Hilos de Plata Senior Center.

Did you hear? Santa Claus is coming to Chamizal Community Center!Join us Wednesday, December 13 at 6 p.m. to meet santa,...
12/07/2023

Did you hear? Santa Claus is coming to Chamizal Community Center!

Join us Wednesday, December 13 at 6 p.m. to meet santa, deliver your christmas letters and take photos! The event is free and open to everyone.

Chamizal Community Center is located at 2119 Cypress Ave.

Registration is now open for the Youth Basketball League at Chamizal Community Center!The co-ed recreation league is ope...
12/06/2023

Registration is now open for the Youth Basketball League at Chamizal Community Center!

The co-ed recreation league is open to age groups 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13. Season runs January 15 through March 9 with weekly practices and games on Saturdays. Cost is $40 per player and a $5 mandatory parent class.

We are also looking for Coaches! Interested individuals can visit the center at 2119 Cypress Ave. or call 915-212-0781.

Join us for a Volleyball Youth Clinic supporting Toys for Tots for the El Paso Center for Children.The clinic run by Str...
12/05/2023

Join us for a Volleyball Youth Clinic supporting Toys for Tots for the El Paso Center for Children.

The clinic run by Strive Club is open to ages 7 - 14 years old and is happening Saturday, December 9 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Chamizal Community Center, 2119 Cypress Ave.

Entry donations are unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages.

Have you made it to WinterFest yet?
12/02/2023

Have you made it to WinterFest yet?

  - Parks and Recreation collaborated with   to raise awareness and provide information about diabetes during the World ...
12/01/2023

- Parks and Recreation collaborated with to raise awareness and provide information about diabetes during the World Health Diabetes Health event at the Sylvia Carreon Community Center.

Visitors took advantage of a variety of free health screenings, and free flu shots, and won prizes.

Live Active EP and other health and wellness organizations also provided valuable health information.

Stay tuned for other health events in the coming weeks at different recreation centers.

Join us for a day of health and wellness at the World Diabetes Health Month event with El Paso Public Health Department ...
11/29/2023

Join us for a day of health and wellness at the World Diabetes Health Month event with El Paso Public Health Department tomorrow, Thursday, November 30, from 10 AM - 1 PM at Sylvia A. Carreon Community Center, 709 Lomita Dr.

The health event will offer many free services, such as health screenings, flu shots, and more. The Department of Public Health will have raffles throughout the event, so get there early!

See you there!

UPDATE: Power is back on and the center has reopened. Valle Bajo Community Center is currently closed due to a power out...
11/28/2023

UPDATE: Power is back on and the center has reopened.

Valle Bajo Community Center is currently closed due to a power outage in the area.

Stay tuned for reopening updates!

Registration is still open for the Winter Wonderland Kickball Tournament! Grab your team and join us at Jimmy Ochoa and ...
11/27/2023

Registration is still open for the Winter Wonderland Kickball Tournament! Grab your team and join us at Jimmy Ochoa and Memo Villarreal Fields (Delta Park). Team entry fee is $200 and features a round-robin and double elimination tournament.

See you there!

The City of El Paso is creating something extraordinary: a brand new, regional, community All-Abilities Playground! Join...
11/27/2023

The City of El Paso is creating something extraordinary: a brand new, regional, community All-Abilities Playground!

Join us in person or virtually for several community meetings along with our City Representatives where the project team will be presenting information about the project and you will be able to participate in different input activities to help shape the park. Join virtually through Zoom by typing in: https://tinyurl.com/all-abilities-play.

The new playground will be place where children of all abilities can come together to play, learn, and grow in a safe and fun atmosphere with reduced barriers. The project aims to create an All-Abilities Playground that caters to the diverse needs of the community. For more information, visit www.elev8ep.com/abilities-playground.

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Today marked the grand opening of Marina Rios Park, located on the corner of Cleveland Ave. and Clark Dr. Thanks to the ...
11/27/2023

Today marked the grand opening of Marina Rios Park, located on the corner of Cleveland Ave. and Clark Dr. Thanks to the incredible support of Marathon Petroleum! This $200,000 investment has transformed the San Juan neighborhood in Central El Paso. We've upgraded sidewalks, added a beautiful park monument, installed an irrigation system, and adorned the park with lush greenery. Thank you to the El Paso Streets & Maintenance Department for providing the lighting to this new neighborhood amenity! This park is now open for all to come and experience the beauty of this public-private partnership!

Thank you to everyone who joined us this past Saturday for the Scherr Legate, PLLC Lights Parade! Check out photos from ...
11/21/2023

Thank you to everyone who joined us this past Saturday for the Scherr Legate, PLLC Lights Parade! Check out photos from the parade, which one was your favorite?

The WinterFest fun continues everyday through January 1st with Holiday Fiestas and Pictures with Santa presented by GECU every weekend!

Visit www.epwinterfest.com for all information.

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, all Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Thursday, November 23 and ...
11/21/2023

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, all Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

Regular business hours resume Saturday, November 25.

Happy Thanksgiving!

UPDATE: San Juan Recreation Center is now reopened. San Juan Recreation Center is currently closed for maintenance as we...
11/20/2023

UPDATE: San Juan Recreation Center is now reopened.

San Juan Recreation Center is currently closed for maintenance as we address a power outage.

Stay tuned for updates!

Winterfest opening day is here! We have some amazing performers lined up for you all tonight!   and  don’t forget to che...
11/18/2023

Winterfest opening day is here! We have some amazing performers lined up for you all tonight! and don’t forget to check out the full day of our opening day ceremony in our pinned post and information on the Parade of Lights today!

Gus and Goldie had a blast Breaking the Ice for WinterFest! See you this Saturday, November 18 as we light up San Jacint...
11/17/2023

Gus and Goldie had a blast Breaking the Ice for WinterFest! See you this Saturday, November 18 as we light up San Jacinto Plaza with the Lights Parade!

Visit www.epwinterfest.com for all the info.

We are only 3 days away from our 2023 El Paso WinterFest opening day presented by Scherr Legate, PLLC! Take a look at ou...
11/16/2023

We are only 3 days away from our 2023 El Paso WinterFest opening day presented by Scherr Legate, PLLC! Take a look at our program here to see the opening day lineup! Be sure to check our other posts or visit www.epwinterfest.com for information on parking, vendors, and what to expect throughout the season!

All Recreation Centers will be closed this Saturday, November 18 in support of WinterFest! kicks off this Saturday with ...
11/16/2023

All Recreation Centers will be closed this Saturday, November 18 in support of WinterFest!

kicks off this Saturday with the Scherr Legate, PLLC Lights Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. For all information, visit www.epwinterfest.com.

Individual registration is now open for Don Haskin's Recreation Center Volleyball League. The league runs November 27 - ...
11/15/2023

Individual registration is now open for Don Haskin's Recreation Center Volleyball League.

The league runs November 27 - January 20 and is open to boys and girls ages 11 - 14. Cost is $40 per player.

For more information, call 915-212-0478 or email [email protected].

Registration is now open for the Youth Basketball League at Don Haskins Recreation Center, 7400 High Ridge. The league r...
11/14/2023

Registration is now open for the Youth Basketball League at Don Haskins Recreation Center, 7400 High Ridge.

The league runs from November 27 to January 20 for boys and girls ages 8 - 9 and 10 years old.

For more information or to register, call 915-212-0475 or email [email protected].

Mark your calendar! Chamizal Community Center is holding a Women's Basketball Tournament on September 23 and 30th!Featur...
09/19/2023

Mark your calendar! Chamizal Community Center is holding a Women's Basketball Tournament on September 23 and 30th!

Featuring double-elimination, games begin at 9:30 a.m. and limited spots are available. Entry fee is a 3lb bag of individually wrapped candy per player. Registration closes September 22nd.

For more information and to register, visit the center or call 915-212-0781.

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Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

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