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Parks Development Updates Issue #5
Settlement Park: Project completed. Take a look at the completed project: Play for All Abilities Park Status: Under Construction (70% complete) Est. Completion: January 2012 Park Amenities: park for children and adults of all abilities, including Large...
Parks Development Updates Issue #2
Construction has continued around town and many projects are coming along quite nicely. As the Parks and Recreation Department has met with community members, new projects have been added to enhance various features around the city. Chisholm Valley Park...
Construction in Old Settlers and Somerset Park
Over the next few months, Old Settlers Park and Somerset Park will be seeing some construction going on. Universal Field Systems will be working on the overhead electric lines in these parks. The initial work begins in the next couple weeks with the major...
Courts get re-surfaced
Parks and Recreation is improving your park facilities. They have recently had the basketball courts at High Country and Veterans Park re-surfaced. Currently, the tennis courts at Old Settlers Parks are being re-surfaced as well and should be finished...
Find Parks and Trails with the new webpage
I’ve been trying to work out more, but recently the treadmill has lost its spark. I have found it hard to run in place looking at a wall, so I decided it was time to go out and run one of the trails in Round Rock. I went to the Greater Lake Creek Trail...
Lion's Club raises $315 for the Play for All Abilities Park
The Lion’s Club hosted their 1st Annual One Hole Washers Tourney at the July 4 Frontier Days Celebration to raise funds for the Play for All Abilities Park. The tournament raised $315 and helped the Lion’s Club make new contacts for future fundraising...
Kung Fu Panda in the park
Kung Fu Panda will be showing at Old Settlers Park on Friday, June 26. The pre-movie activities start at 7:30 pm and the movie starts at dark. Admission to this family friendly event is free, courtesy of Time Warner Cable. There will be concessions available...
July 4 First Annual One Hole Washer Tourney
The Round Rock Lions Clubs host the first annual One Hole Washer Tourney on July 4 at 1 pm during the July 4 Frontier Days Celebration at Old Settlers Park. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Round Rock’s Play for All Abilities Park. $25 per team...
Life Scout soars above and beyond for Round Rock in hopes of going Eagle
Life Scout, James Hall, organized a community service project where he and other volunteers planted 44 trees in the City of Round Rock’s Bowman Park on Friday, June 5. Hall is completing the requirements to become an Eagle Scout. One of the requirements...
Come Rock the Boat!
You know the saying, “whatever floats your boat?” Well on May 16, the only thing that will be keeping your boat afloat will be cardboard and tape! Get the whole family together because everyone knows the more the merrier, and see if you and the gang can...
New parks map
The new 2008 parks map is now up and linked off the city's website! www.roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec and click on parks map. It shows the entire city of Round Rock and opens at 50% but you can zoom in on your part of town and focus in on our trails...
Last Chance to Splash This Labor Day Weekend
So school has started and summer officially feels over, BUT Rock' N River and the Parks and Recreation Department want to give you a couple more days of summer fun by re-opening the Aquatics Center for the Labor Day weekend. This is the last chance...
People and Parks Fund
The People and Parks Fund is a giving circle that citizens are able to join. By making a donation to the fund, you automatically become a member of the foundation and are given the opportunity to vote on what park projects you would like enacted. All...