Special Events

March 2012 - Posts

FREE Round Rock Youth Fishing Derby this Saturday!


The City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department presents the first annual Youth Fishing Derby from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, March 31, in Old Settlers Park at Bright Lake. The event is free but you must register at www.roundrockrecreation.com.

All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

There will be two age divisions in this catch and release derby:

Junior Division (ages 6-9)
Senior Division (ages 10-12)

Prizes Catagories (for each division)
Total Weight of Fish Caught
Number of Fish Caught
Largest Bass Caught

Event Schedule:
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.: Check In/Registration
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.: Derby Rules
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.: Fishing Derby
12 - 1:00 p.m.: Award Ceremony and snacks

Register at www.roundrockrecreation.com
 
For more information, please contact Round Rock Parks and Recreation at 218-5540.

Come join us for this FREE family event!

Spunky Shaylah 5k & Inspiration Walk at CMRC this Saturday!

Join us this Saturday! Register Now! This 1st annual event honors Shaylah Dame and the Shaylah Dame Skatepark. Celebrate Shaylah's passion for life and love by participating in the benefit driven 1K Inspiration Walk, 5K Fun Run/Walk or both. Feel free to show your spunk during the 5K-run with a team, wear a spunky outfit-show your spirit!

The first 300 5K registrations will be guaranteed a Spunky Shaylah 5K shirt. For a small donation, to celebrate the 1K Inspiration Walk, decorate a flag to honor who inspires you.  Contact the Clay Madsen Recreation Center for more information at 218-3220. 
 
Date: Saturday, March 24, 2012
Time:  8 a.m. 1K Inspiration Walk | 8:30 a.m. Spunky Shaylah 5K
Where:  Shaylah Dame Skate Park, behind Clay Madsen Recreation Center, 1600 Gattis School Road

Spunky 5K Registration (Event shirt included)
Pre Registration Fees (ends Thursday, March 22)
Youth (ages 15 and under):  $12
Adults (ages 16 +):  $20

Late Registration:
Youth (ages 15 and under):  $17
Adults (ages 16 +):  $25

1K Inspiration Walk (Does not include event shirt)
Youth (ages 15 and under):  $5
Adults (ages 16 +):  $10

Contact the Clay Madsen Recreation Center for more information at 512-218-3220. register at www.spunkyshaylah5k.com.

Play for All Abilities Park Grand Opening Celebration this Saturday!

The Play for All Abilities Park Grand Opening Celebration will take place this Saturday, March 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The formal presentation and ribbon cutting will take place at 11:00 a.m. and the gates to the park will be officially opened after the presentation. Join us for the official ribbon cutting ceremony, refreshments and LIVE entertainment! The entire community is invited to take part in this historic event!
 
PARKING INFORMATION:
Due to limited parking at the park, only residents with handicap placards will be permited to park in the general parking area of the park. General parking will be available at Callision Elementary School located at 1750 Thompson Trail, Round Rock, Texas 78664. We will provide complimentary bus service from the school to the park during the entire event. Come join us for this historic event!