Events

October 24, 2019 Haunted House - El Eden Rec Center

October 26, 2019 - Concert in the Park - Independence Hills Park *

News

City Launches QR Fit Trail System

City Launches QR...

The City of Laredo Health Department along with City of Laredo Parks and Recreation Department...

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Family films to be screened outdoors at Laredo parks

Family films to...

Laredo families looking for a movie night now have another option in addition to microwave...

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City of Laredo parks hosting summer fun for the kids!

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With summer vacation right around the corner, many local families will be wondering how to...

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Acting Parks and Recreation Director Appointed

Acting Parks and...

City of Laredo Co-Interim City Managers Rosario Cabello and Robert Eads on Tuesday announced Juan...

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Blog

Palomino And Bronco World Series Come To Laredo

Laredo PONY and PONY National will once again play host to the PONY 2019 Palomino World Series. Teams and coaches from Europe, The Pacific Rim, The Caribbean, Mexico, and the...

How to Make the Most of Your Family’s Park Visit

When my two young daughters became mobile, I started to realize how amazing it is to live in a country where we have such a robust park system. In the...

5 Innovative Playground Design Trends In 2019

Every year, there are more innovations in playground design, and 2019 is no exception. From incorporating music and technology, to an even bigger focus on sustainability and inclusivity, modern playgrounds...

FAQs

What is the role of the Parks & Recreation Services Department?

To deliver services that enhance the quality of life of all citizens through educational and recreational programming and effectively maintain and develop Laredo’s park system.

What does Parks & Recreation Services offer to the community?

It provides various sports events such as: 5k runs, swim meets, tennis and softball tournaments, basketball and volleyball leagues, and various track and field events and competitions. We also host special events such as concerts, fiestas and holiday celebrations. In addition, we have baseball and soccer fields, recreation centers, libraries, trails, rental facilities, and various parks with amenities for the community to enjoy. And for water pleasure, the Aquatics Division offers classes in water aerobics, lap swimming, and learn to swim classes. The Department is also responsible for maintaining the City Cemetery

What type of activities or programs do the recreation centers offer?

Recreation Centers offer basketball and volleyball games and leagues, Zumba, aerobics, skateboarding, chess, martial arts, boxing, alternative sports, alternative aerobics, INEA classes, computer classes, arts and crafts activities and after school programs as well as an array of special events.