Houston Parks - HPARD

Houston Parks - HPARD The Houston Parks and Recreation Department stewards and manages over 37,832 acres of parkland and g The Houston Parks and Recreation Department (H.P.A.R.D.)

was created by City Ordinance on March 15, 1916. The Department of Public Parks, as it was called at that time, consisted of two parks - Sam Houston Park and Hermann Park. Taken together, they totaled about 465 acres of land. Today, the H.P.A.R.D. stewards and manages over 37,832 acres of parkland and greenspace for the City of Houston; develops and implements recreational programming for citizens

was created by City Ordinance on March 15, 1916. The Department of Public Parks, as it was called at that time, consisted of two parks - Sam Houston Park and Hermann Park. Taken together, they totaled about 465 acres of land. Today, the H.P.A.R.D. stewards and manages over 37,832 acres of parkland and greenspace for the City of Houston; develops and implements recreational programming for citizens

Operating as usual

On weekends, visitors may park in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage at the corner of Cambridge and Fannin across...
12/17/2021

On weekends, visitors may park in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage at the corner of Cambridge and Fannin across from the Park for $10 per day on weekends only (price subject to change). For more information visit https://www.hermannpark.org/visit/hours-and-directions/.

On weekends, visitors may park in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage at the corner of Cambridge and Fannin across from the Park for $10 per day on weekends only (price subject to change). For more information visit https://www.hermannpark.org/visit/hours-and-directions/.

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022.  Schedule:Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:...
12/16/2021

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

12/16/2021

HPD, the Greater Houston Police Activities League, and the Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up for a toy distribution for some kids in our After-School Enrichment Program. Look at how HPARD staffers are busy getting ready to help brighten the holidays for these youth.

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022.  Schedule:Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:...
12/15/2021

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022.  Schedule:Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:...
12/14/2021

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

Timeline Photos
12/14/2021

Timeline Photos

We are looking for some passionate individuals, who care about the success and future #HermannPark Conservancy to join our team. If you think you fit the bill, take a look at our positions and apply at www.hermannpark.org/employment-opportunities.

We can't wait to hear from you!

Congratulations to the Houston Parks & Recreation Dept. U14 H-town Soccer Academy team on winning the 2021 Winter Break ...
12/14/2021

Congratulations to the Houston Parks & Recreation Dept. U14 H-town Soccer Academy team on winning the 2021 Winter Break Cup on Dec 12th, at Centennial Park, in Friendswood, TX.
For more info on the H-Town Soccer Academy can 832-395-7576.

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022.  Schedule:Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:...
12/13/2021

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

Kids participating in the Greater Houston Police Activities League come to Lake Houston Wilderness Park to fish, sleep i...
12/13/2021

Kids participating in the Greater Houston Police Activities League come to Lake Houston Wilderness Park to fish, sleep in cabins, and participate in other activities. We thank the Houston Police Department for partnering with us to expose Houston youth to nature and the outdoors.

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022.  Schedule:Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:...
12/12/2021

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

We thank Siemens USA for volunteering to come to Emancipation Park to spread mulch and remove weeds.  We thought you wer...
12/11/2021

We thank Siemens USA for volunteering to come to Emancipation Park to spread mulch and remove weeds. We thought you were an dedicated, hard-working group!

After-School Enrichment young people having Pickle Ball & Soccer Fun at Crestmont Park Community Center! For info on the...
12/11/2021

After-School Enrichment young people having Pickle Ball & Soccer Fun at Crestmont Park Community Center! For info on the After-School Enrichment program visit http://www.houstontx.gov/parks/aep-sep.html

We thank the Houston Police Department for looping our urban park rangers into the conversation on public safety with ot...
12/11/2021

We thank the Houston Police Department for looping our urban park rangers into the conversation on public safety with other law-enforcement officers, with today's press conference on safety tips during the holidays.

https://fb.watch/9PvYA09dbi/

We thank the Houston Police Department for looping our urban park rangers into the conversation on public safety with other law-enforcement officers, with today's press conference on safety tips during the holidays.

https://fb.watch/9PvYA09dbi/

On weekends, visitors may park in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage at the corner of Cambridge and Fannin across...
12/10/2021

On weekends, visitors may park in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage at the corner of Cambridge and Fannin across from the Park for $10 per day on weekends only (price subject to change). For more information visit https://www.hermannpark.org/visit/hours-and-directions/.

On weekends, visitors may park in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage at the corner of Cambridge and Fannin across from the Park for $10 per day on weekends only (price subject to change). For more information visit https://www.hermannpark.org/visit/hours-and-directions/.

Photos from Mayor Sylvester Turner's post
12/08/2021

Photos from Mayor Sylvester Turner's post

We thank Gina Singleton of the Houston Parks and Recreation Department's finance division for her work serving the City ...
12/08/2021

We thank Gina Singleton of the Houston Parks and Recreation Department's finance division for her work serving the City of Houston, and wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors.

We thank Gina Singleton of the Houston Parks and Recreation Department's finance division for her work serving the City of Houston, and wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors.

We thank the Hermann Park Conservancy for organizing a volunteer event with the The Japan-America Society of Houston, In...
12/08/2021

We thank the Hermann Park Conservancy for organizing a volunteer event with the The Japan-America Society of Houston, Inc. - JASH where helpers picked up leaves in the Japanese Garden, spread mulch, removed weeds, and cleaned the garden pavilion.

We thank the Hermann Park Conservancy for organizing a volunteer event with the The Japan-America Society of Houston, Inc. - JASH where helpers picked up leaves in the Japanese Garden, spread mulch, removed weeds, and cleaned the garden pavilion.

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022.  Schedule:Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:...
12/08/2021

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

H-Town Soccer academy is offering tryouts at Milby Park for spring 2022. Schedule:

Boys born 2010-2014: 12/13 & 12/15 6:10-7:20 PM
Boys born 2008-2009: 12/13 & 12/15 7:20-8:30 PM
Boys born 2006-2007: 12/14 & 12/16 7:20-8:30 PM
Girls born 2007-2014: 12/14 & 12/16 6:10-7:20 PM

12/07/2021

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day commemorates the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Today, OEM remembers and honors the many American service men and women who were injured or made the ultimate sacrifice on this day in history.

#NeverForgotten

Another look at last week's walkthrough of the Memorial Park land bridge site.  We thank the Memorial Park Conservancy a...
12/07/2021

Another look at last week's walkthrough of the Memorial Park land bridge site. We thank the Memorial Park Conservancy and all our partners for working to upgrade Houston parks.

Another look at last week's walkthrough of the Memorial Park land bridge site. We thank the Memorial Park Conservancy and all our partners for working to upgrade Houston parks.

Our Community-center staff regularly gets trained in new games and activities, so they can use this knowledge in plannin...
12/06/2021

Our Community-center staff regularly gets trained in new games and activities, so they can use this knowledge in planning programming for kids and the public at their community centers. Recently, our team learned how to play bowling bingo.

Timeline Photos
12/06/2021

Timeline Photos

Grab your bike and meet us at Highland Park to participate in a StepHealthy walk this Saturday, December 11 from 1PM-4PM! Highland park will come alive with games, refreshments, and holiday spirit as we celebrate the season. Stop by and win prizes for most festive attire and best decorated bike.

In lieu of a registration fee, unwrapped toy donations for kids 6 months to 18 years old will be accepted from cyclists at T.C. Jester Park and from walkers at Highland Park.

This event is made possible in partnership with Memorial Hermann, Healthy Outdoor Communities, NEO - Nature & Eclectic Outdoors, Starbucks, Houston Police Department, and Houston Parks - HPARD.

For more details, visit: https://fb.me/e/13s7bwppL
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¡Tome su bicicleta y reúnase con nosotros en Highland Park para participar en una caminata StepHealthy este sábado 11 de diciembre de 1 p.m. a 4 p.m.! Highland Park cobrará vida con juegos, refrigerios y espíritu navideño mientras celebramos la temporada. Pasa por aquí y gana premios por el atuendo más festivo y la bicicleta mejor decorada.

En lugar de una tarifa de inscripción, se aceptarán donaciones de juguetes sin envolver para niños de 6 meses a 18 años de los ciclistas de T.C. Jester Park y de los caminantes en Highland Park.

Para obtener más detalles, visite https://fb.me/e/13s7bwppL

#HighlandPark #WhiteOakBayou #ParksByYou #BayouGreenways #TCJesterPark #HoustonEvents #HoustonParks

12/06/2021

You are invited to this training so you can provide mental health first aid to youth. Free and virtual. Weds., Dec. 15th, 9:00-2:30. Ages 18 and up. Please register with the link or QR code on the flyer. Link: http://Bit.ly/Youthmh1stAidDec1521
@TheHarrisCTR @cohmoedu @NationalCouncil

12/06/2021

Work continues on the new land bridge and tunnels at Memorial Park. Parks Director Kenneth Allen joined Shellye Arnold of the Memorial Park Conservancy, and District C City Council Member Abbie Kamin for a look at the project scheduled to be completed next year.

12/06/2021

Hermann Park Conservancy President Doreen Stoller explains why we're asking visitors not to feed the ducks and other waterfowl at the park. Visit hermannpark.org/volunteer/ for information on how to help maintain Hermann Park.

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2999 S Wayside Dr
Houston, TX
77023

Opening Hours

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

Telephone

+18323957000

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