NOTICE: Mayor’s Order Prohibits Gatherings Over 10 & Closes Select Facilities Until May 11
All Parks and Recreation programs and events have been suspended through May 11. The Activity Center is closed until further notice. River front parks, playgrounds, the skate park, dog park, public restrooms and water fountains are closed. River front parks include: Rio Vista, City Park, Plaza Park, Veramendi, Bicentennial, Children’s Park, Crook Park, Veteran’s Memorial Park, Dog Beach, Capes Park, Thompson’s Island, Stokes Park, Ramon Lucio Park, and Wildlife Annex/Wilderness Park. Click here to view a map of all San Marcos river parks.
San Marcos will continue to follow the guidelines set forth by the State Department of Health Services, the Hays County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control. Current updates and helpful links may be found at www.sanmarcostx.gov/covid19info.
The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications to provide scholarships to low to moderate income San Marcos youth in an amount up to $150 per child.
Visit here to see the local resource guide for youth and families.
Welcome to the City of San Marcos’ Youth Commission Listening Project. The Youth Commission is appointed by the city council to represent and strengthen youth voice and improve the city for children and youth. Please take this survey to give us YOUR opinion about how we can represent you! This survey is anonymous. Please be truthful.
Goal:POST at Miller Middle School
SLOEP (Spring Lake Outdoor Education Program) for Goodnight Middle School Students
SLOEP is a free program offered to Goodnight Middle School students. The program meets for 8 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the fall and spring. Goodnight students will be led by Texas State University's Recreational Administration students in various outdoor education activities. Transportation home is available for a limited number of students who live within the regular Goodnight Middle School bus zones. For more information about SLOEP please email Tori Garcia.
L.E.G.I.T. Summer Internship Program
L.E.G.I.T. (Learning. Experience. Groundwork. Instruction. Training.)
LEGIT Summer Internship Program is a program powered by San Marcos Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of San Marcos and SMCISD. This program offers summer internships to San Marcos High School sophomores and juniors. The idea is that these students will have on-the-job training, work in a real life situation, learn job related skills, learn soft skills, and gain experience in the work force.