Parks and Recreation

In pursuant of the Mayor’s orders, you will need to wear a face mask while in the Recreation Center, except while exercising or swimming (with the exception of those classes where instructors have asked for face masks to be worn during class). 

To read a copy of the order, CLICK HERE.

Recreation Center Reopening - Phase 1

Click on the image below to learn more about the policies, procedures, and services that will be provided during Phase 1. (June 1 - August 31, 2020)

Reopening The Recreation Center Handbook
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Our Mission

It is the mission of the Lake Jackson Parks and Recreation Department to be a leader in the State of Texas, providing diverse quality recreational opportunities to all citizens of our City, and providing the citizens with a high aesthetic quality of parks, parkways, and esplanades throughout the City through the efficient and innovative use of the available resources.

Parks Department Responsibilities

The Parks Department serves as the labor force in the maintenance and development of our city parks, parkways, landscaping projects, and green areas surrounding our city buildings and facilities. These areas are maintained according to standards which will insure safe and aesthetically pleasing places of leisure.

This department also assists in cleanup of storm damage, special events operations, daily preparation of recreational ball field areas, litter control, tree planting, and park, parkway, and right of way tree maintenance.

Recreation Department Responsibilities

The Recreation Department provides recreational, educational, and physical activities for the public. The programs provided utilize our city facilities and parks and are a vital contribution to the enhancement of the quality of life in our community.

Recreation facilities include various athletic complexes, Dunbar Pavilion, MacLean Pavilion, the Outdoor Pool, and the Recreation Center.

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