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!



We want to hear from you! The City of Waco Parks and Recreation Department is conducting a short survey to better understand the recreational program and facility needs of Waco’s citizens. Please take a few minutes to provide your feedback. We appreciate your time and participation. Click here to take the survey.


Beginning Wednesday, July 13, splash pads will operate from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in accordance with the City of Waco’s Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan. This effort will reduce hours of operation by six hours and save approximately 36 hours of water usage daily between all six splash pads. We appreciate your understanding as we work together as a community to conserve water during this extreme weather.

Cotton Belt Trail Notice

Heads up, Waco! A small portion of the Cotton Belt Trail is currently closed for repairs. The affected area is located near the City of Waco Landfill, at the far end of the trail. Other areas of the trail remain accessible to the public. We'll remove this notice when the project is complete.

Lions Park Revitalization

Lions Park Waco Set for Revitalization (with Community Support) Read on....


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