Parks and Recreation

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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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Lake Jackson Recreation Center Closure

Due to the evolving nature of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) situation, the updated CDC Guidelines of no gatherings of more than 50 people for up to eight weeks, and out of concern for our residents and visitors, the City of Lake Jackson has decided to temporarily close the Recreation Center, the Civic Center and Jasmine Hall to help prevent exposure to residents, staff, and the community.

The Recreation Center (located at 91 Lake Road), the Civic Center (located at 333 Highway 332, and Jasmine Hall (located at 100 Narcissus) will be closed until at least Monday April 13th.  We will continue to monitor conditions and will reevaluate as circumstances change.

Recreation Center Memberships will be extended due to the closure. 

Civic Center & Jasmine Hall rentals will either be refunded or rescheduled.  Please contact the Civic Center at (979) 415-2600 for more information.

The health and well-being of our community remains our top priority and we will continue to provide updates as they become available. For the latest information on our closure visit

For updates and more information on COVID-19, visit or the City of Lake Jackson’s website at or “The City of Lake Jackson - Government” on Facebook.

Thank for your patience and understanding during this time. Please direct all comments or questions to the contact information above.

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Rec Center Closure Due to COVID-19 Concerns