Houston Weekends At Parks And Recreation Centers

On Houston weekends outdoor adventures can be as close as downtown, which is where a young bobcat was recently cornered. With a little luck and a short drive down 59 North, you can see a variety of wildlife from gators sunning on the banks of Lake Houston to a herd of buffalo roaming around Deussen Park.
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Houston Parks and Recreation, Harris County and Texas Parks and Wildlife Departments have developed some great places and programs to encourage more people to get out an enjoy the land, lakes and parks that are preserved as pristine habitats for local plants and wildlife that were once plentiful in this area.

Facilities Available For Rent During Houston Weekends

Harris County has several parks in each of its precincts, many contain well stocked lakes, places approved for overnight and weekend camping and pavilions that you can rent for get together with a large group of family and/or friends to sit, eat and chill-lax in the shade during the hot summer months.

Youngsters and elders in the community have a marvelous time at Harris Country rec centers. It’s the place to be if you are into staying healthy, hobbies or even drama.

County Recreation Center Programs

A wonderful way to get children that are new to Houston to meet lots of new friends is to sign them up in these top notch programs currently offered at the Harris County Recreation Centers.
  • Bright Futures
  • Street Olympics
  • Discovery Camp
The centers are also available for rent to the public. They have plenty of parking and are easy places to find for you next meeting, shower, or any gathering that might be too large to have at your home. Contact them for the current fee, weekend hours and to make your reservations ahead of time.

More Things To Do In Houston On Weekends

Your Houston weekend’s outdoor adventure can be as simple as a taking a trip to any of the 38,000 plus acres of parks and green spaces in Houston managed by the parks and recreation department.

Residents have access to municipal golf courses, swimming pools, water playgrounds and enrichment programs at parks and recreation center locations all over the city.

There are some large well equipped recreation centers operated by the city of Houston , where children and adults can play sports, join fitness classes and burn some calories while hanging out.

Whether your forte is volleyball, basketball or participating in adaptive sports, H.P.A.R.D has a bunch of things you can do that are fun, fun, fun.

A short list of some of exciting things families can do through the Houston Parks Department are:
  • Youth Sports & Recreation
  • Tennis Courts
  • Adult Sports
  • Walking Trails
  • Adaptive Sports & Recreation
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Senior Sports
  • Healthy Kids Houston
  • Fitness Centers
  • H.P.A.R.D. Interships
  • Skateparks
  • Athletes Seeking Knowledge

Private Gyms In Houston

If you or a member of your family prefer some specialized training in body building, martial arts or a particular sports, there are some popular private gyms in and around Houston that are well known in their fields.
  • Blue Triangle Community Center
  • Houston City Club
  • Amazon Fitness Center
  • Midtown Houston MMA
These are just a few of them you can find more by asking local coaches and other parents for tips on private gyms and personal trainers. Preparing Your Family For Houston Outdoor Tours and Recreation If you want to sharpen your family’s skills before taking them on adventures in the woods? You can attend a Texas Outdoor Family Workshop held each month, at State Parks. It will help familiarize and equip them with some important skills that will make them feel comfortable in the wilderness. For more information to help you with planning fabulous Houston weekends, outdoor adventures, tours and recreation in Houston you can use these links to find a city, state or national park that is close to you.

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