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!
Closures: Due to water releases from upstream dams, the Brazos and Bosque rivers are on the rise and flowing very rapidly. The boat ramps at Brazos Park East are currently closed, along with sections of the downtown riverwalk, until further notice. Please be careful as you head out into the parks and areas along the river. We expect the conditions to continue for the next few weeks.
Our Athletics Department Has Moved! The City of Waco's Athletics Division has moved to the Hart-Patterson Track and Field Complex, located at 3200 Clay Ave., Waco, Texas, 76711. For questions, call (254) 750-5875.
Camp Cameron: There's still time to register your kids for the City of Waco's outdoor adventure camp, Camp Cameron! Campers ages 5-13 will enjoy environmental and recreational activities, such as hiking, archery, kayaking, fishing, swimming, field trips, nature studies and much more! Camp will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. during each camp session. There is a $75 registration fee, per camper, as well as a $180 fee, per session. To register, visit the Parks and Recreation office at 201 W. Waco Dr., Waco. Or call (254) 750-5980 for more info.
Session 1: June 3-14
Session 2: June 17-28
Session 3: July 1-12 (closed July 4)
Session 4: July 15-26
Fourth on the Brazos: Fourth on the Brazos is a Waco tradition! Every July 4th, more than 15,000 people come together for a celebration of food, live music, family fun and the H-E-B Fireworks Extravaganza. This year's event is set for Thursday, July 4 at Touchdown Alley next to Baylor's McLane Stadium. Admission is free, and the event will feature performances from blues artist Christone "Kingfish" Ingram and the Waco Community Band. Gates open at 5 p.m., and the fireworks start at 9:15 p.m. For more information, visit brazosnightswaco.com or follow Brazos Nights on Facebook.
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-- Looking for the perfect place for a wedding, family reunion or birthday party? Renovated pavilions and the Cameron Park Clubhouse are now available for rental.