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Posted on: July 27, 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 28

Join us at Hometown Heroes Park for a Family Fun Night of Yard Games from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This is a free event open. Also grab some Parks and Rec swag items while your there!

July 29

Download your Scavenger Hunt card online and visit one of our local parks for a fun-filled day! Submit your card to the Parks email  to be entered in to win Parks and Recreation swag items!

July 30

Are you an artist? Come join us and share your artistic talent and design your canvas on July 30 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Helen Hall Library. Designed for ages 18+

Canvases and painting supplies will be available for patrons to use. Supplies are limited to one canvas per person, but participants are free to bring their own 3-inch x 3-inch canvas to decorate. You can paint, collage, or pencil on the canvas. Artwork must be family friendly to be displayed. If you cannot make it, you can take a canvas and bring it back to be on display. All art returned by August 5 will be displayed in the Tiny Art Exhibit on the second floor from August 7-September 1.

July 31

Don't forget to turn in your completed BINGO cards for a prize! Submit your card to the Parks email.

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 

League City Adaptive Hoedown, Dance for Individuals with Disabilities

Join us August 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. for our League City Adaptive Hoedown! The $5 entrance fee includes 1 participant and their caregiver. Dinner is included and we will be serving a BBQ dinner sponsored by the Lions Club and music provided by The Dash Gordon Foundation. Pre-registration is required and can be done in person or by visiting our online registration site.

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 between 2-5 p.m. or Sunday, July 30 between 2-3 p.m. 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. Auditions will be held at the Community Center.

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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