We provide Central Texas with the chance to explore the great outdoors, enjoy an active life and join with neighbors at community events. To register for a program or rent a park facility, give us a call at (254) 750-5980!


While parks and natural areas remain open for public use, we encourage our community to continue to practice social distancing guidelines and health protocals while enjoying the outdoors.

The Parks and Recreation Administration Office (201 W. Waco Dr.) is open for business, but the building is closed to the public. Please review the below list for the current status of park amenities, facilities and programs. For assistance or questions, call (254) 750-5980.

Face Coverings and/or Masks Required:

The City of Waco requires the use of face coverings/masks within City-owned facilities and on City-owned property as part of COVID-19 safety protocols. This includes facilities within the Parks and Recreation department. For additional guidance on this policy, and other COVID-19 related updates from the City of Waco, click here.

Occupancy Restrictions:

Indoor and outdoor facilities and venues within the Parks and Recreation department are currently operating at 75% capacity.

Currently Open:

  • Bledsoe-Miller, Dewey and South Waco Community Centers: Access to certain areas of the centers, along with the availability of community classes and meetings, may be limited as we continue to abide by health protocols from the Department of State Health Services.
  • Cottonwood Creek Golf Course
  • Cameron Park/Brazos Park East / Dewey Disc Golf Courses
  • Sul Ross Skate Park 
  • Playgrounds and Splashpads
  • Park Amenities such as restrooms, water fountains, sport courts, fitness equipment
  • Horseshoe Pits at Brazos Park East
  • Waco Mammoth National Monument: The park is working to increase access in a phased approach. Trails, restrooms and picnic areas are open. Access to the dig shelter resumed for self-guided tours only on August 12, and standard fees apply.
  • Parks and Recreation Athletics Office (3200 Clay Dr.)
  • Pavilion and Facility Rentals: Restrictions in place. Please call for rental information.
  • Permitted Events and Gatherings: Restrictions in place.

Currently Limited or Closed:

  • Harrison and Sul Ross Senior Centers

For information from the City of Waco regarding COVID-19 and how it may impact other city services, click here. We will continue to post any updates on our website and social media outlets. Thank you for your cooperation and patience.

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