All parks, recreation centers, senior centers, boxing gym, and pools will be closed for the foreseeable future.... Effective Saturday March 21, 2020 at 12 Noon.....


Online Work Outs & Arts & Crafts

Online Work Outs & Arts &...

This Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Parks and Recreation Department will launch activities on cable...

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Arts & Crafts Packet pick-up

Arts & Crafts Packet pick-up

Due to overwhelming interest in Art & Craft Kits.  We will be doing another distribution...

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City Launches QR Fit Trail System

City Launches QR Fit Trail System

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 be screened outdoors...

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

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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. For water pleasure, the Aquatics Division offers classes in water aerobics, lap swimming, and learn to swim classes.

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.