COVID-19 Parks & Recreation Info

Updated: 8/27/2021

Please follow all city, county, state, and national health and safety mandates. For more information on those mandates visit the City’s COVID-19 Information and Resource page.


Masks are recommended but not required in all City facilities.


Park patrons are encouraged to participate in active recreational activities such as swimming, kayaking, canoeing, walking, running and general exercise. Visitors to these areas should practice social distancing of at least six feet between individuals not in your household. All playscapes/playgrounds and basketball courts within the parks are open, however, please continue to take precautions. 

Patrons are asked to avoid the active construction zone between Rio Vista Park and Children's Park for the San Marcos Shared Use Path Trail project.  All posted Park rules will be enforced and can be viewed on the Park Rules webpage.


Active Older Adult Programs

Please visit the Active Older Adult webpage for information on programs and events. To view any modifications to the Pickleball program, please visit the Adult Pickleball Open Play webpage. For creative ways to stay active while at home, please see the section titled "Virtual Recreation" below. 

Travel Group Trips

All Travel Group Trips have been suspended indefinitely. 

Stay Active & Informed

Check out the Virtual Recreation Center and the Active Older Adult Recreation Center for ways to stay active and connected. Follow us on the SMTX Community Services Facebook page for updates.

For more information on city, county, state, and federal orders visit the City’s COVID-19 Information and Resource page.