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Posted on: July 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Parks and Recreation Week in Review

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July is Parks & Rec Month!

Did you know since 1985, the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) has celebrated July as America’s official Park and Recreation Month. This is a time for us to celebrate the importance of parks and recreation in our lives. We invite you to celebrate Park and Recreation Month with us throughout the month of July! Every day we will have something to celebrate Parks and Recreation Month. Daily updates will be posted on the League City Parks and Recreation Facebook page at 9 a.m. For more information and to download the calendar, BINGO, A Walk in the Park and the Scavenger hunt view the online website.

July 22

Take a turn on the obstacle course at Hometown Heroes Park!

July 23

Join us at Rustic Oaks Park from 5 to 7 p.m. for our Pop Up Park! We will have games and a story time. The story time will start at 5 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Clear Creek Paddle Race

Join us at the Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside Saturday, August 19.  Registration can be done online or in person the morning of the race. The Clear Creek Paddle Race is a short marathon event (4.5 miles round trip) on League City's Clear Creek. The race will begin and end at Lynn Gripon Countryside Park, the turn around is marked on the course (just past Challenger Memorial Park near Amber Lane). There are several boat categories to choose from so no matter what you paddle in or on, we have an event for you! 

Event Schedule: 

  • 8:00 am - Registration & Check In
  • 8:45 am - Pre-Race Meeting
  • 9:00 am - Recreational Division Race Begins
  • 9:05 am - Competitive Division Race Begins
  • (Around) 10:30 am - Prizes & Awards for Competitive Division
  • (Around) 11:00 am - Prizes & Awards for Recreational Division 

Upcoming Programs

Registration for our programs can be done in person or by visiting our online registration site.  The brochure can be viewed online or picked up at Hometown Heroes Park or the Community Center.

Musical Production Class Auditions

Musical Production Class: Participants will need to audition for this class. Auditions will be held on either Saturday, July 29 or Sunday, July 30 between 2-5pm. Participants will be able to sign up for a 30 minute time slot on either day. There will be a max of 10 people per time slot. To sign up for a time slot, visit the Activities page.

For more information about the class including pricing, class dates, etc., please visit the Theatre page.  

Taste of Code Ninjas Summer Classes

Join us for Taste of Code Ninjas as we explore the fundamentals of coding and computer systems through a variety of fun STEM activities! Laptops will be provided for all students. Classes will be held at the Community Center: 400 S. Kansas Ave. Different sessions are held weekly, Monday - Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for kids ages 6 to 12 years old. The session fee is $185. Class dates can be viewed online. 

Art Adult Workshop

Join us Saturday, August 5 for Adult Art Workshop at the Community Center. The workshop will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. and the registration fee is $35 per person. This workshop is open to ages 16 and older and all experience levels. Supplies are provided.

Winning the Job Search

Join us for our upcoming Winning the Job Search workshop on August 5! This workshop will be taught by Rebecca Damas. 

  •  Resume Writing
  •  Interview Skills
  • Salary Negotiation

Come learn these skills and more! The first workshop is coming up on August 5 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Community Center. Registration is $35 per person and class is open to everyone 15 and older. 

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