Parks & Recreation

April 1, 2020

To ensure the safety of visitors and staff the following changes have been made to park operations:

1.  All garbage cans are being removed from the parks.  Please pack out what you bring in.  Six residential cans have been placed near Marktplatz in parking spaces - three on Main Street and three on Austin Street - for limited use.

2.  All public restrooms are closed including the small restroom on Adams St. at Marktplatz.

3.  The skate park and basketball pavilion at Old Fair Park are now closed.

For any specific questions on park operations, please call City Hall at 830-997-7521. The system is being automated but if you a leave a message for the Parks Department an employee will call you back as soon as possible.

Thank you for your patience during this time.



March 23, 2020

  • All public park restrooms except the small restrooms at Marktplatz on Adams St. and the three restrooms in the RV area are closed.
  • The Convention and Visitor’s Bureau restroom is closed.
  • All playgrounds are closed.
  • Trails will remain open including those at LBJ Park, Fort Martin Scott and Cross Mountain Park.
  • The Tatsch House, Pioneer Pavilion, Festroom and Kitchen at Marktplatz, and Fort Martin Scott buildings are closed. The Fort Martin Scott trail and grounds will remain open.
  • No new reservations will be taken for the open pavilions or ballfields at this time.
  • At facilities that remain open there must be social distancing and no groups larger then 10 people.  This includes facilities such as the new basketball pavilion, skate park and tennis courts.
  • Staff will monitor the facilities to see if the 10 and under guideline is being followed.
  • We will continue to take new RV reservations.

MARCH 19, 2020
MAYORAL DECLARATION OF LOCAL STATE DISASTER
DUE TO PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ENTIRE DECLARATION

The declaration signed on March 19th by Mayor Linda Langerhans, Section 6, prohibits any Community Gathering in the City of Fredericksburg. For the purposes of Section 6, a "Community Gathering" is defined as a scheduled indoor event or scheduled outdoor event, that brings together or is likely to bring together ten (10) or more persons in a common space, room, or area, including but not limited to conferences, festivals, parades, special events, concerts and sporting events. For the purposes of this Section 6, a "Community Gathering" does not include regular attendance at public or private schools, public or private colleges and universities, and daycare centers.

Park Headquarters is not accepting reservations in person. The RV Park is still open at this time but all reservations must be made over the phone or online. The link to online reservations is: https://www.reserveamerica.com/explore/lady-bird-johnson-municipal-park/PRCG/1063950/overview

Park Headquarters will be closing at 5:00 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays at this time. 
We are not accepting reservations for any park facilities through May 15th. Reservations made after May 15th could be canceled so consider that when making your reservations online. The link to make reservations online for park pavilions and indoor facilities is: https://secure.rec1.com/TX/fredericksburg-tx/catalog

Please continue to watch the City’s Facebook page for details and updates.


UPDATE AS OF MARCH 16, 2019:

Parks staff have increased cleaning and disinfecting at the restroom facilities but due to theft of supplies some restrooms may have to be locked down.

Park Headquarters will not be accepting reservation in person. The RV Park is still open at this time but all reservations must be made over the phone or online. The link for online reservations is https://www.reserveamerica.com/explore/lady-bird-johnson-municipal-park/PRCG/1063950/overview

 Park Headquarters will be closing at 5:00 pm Mondays through Wednesday at this time.We are not accepting reservations for any park facilities through May 15th . Any current reservations with more than 50 people on City property have also been cancelled. As long as the park stays open, pavilions may be used on a first come, first serve basis for groups of less than 50. Reservations made after May 15th could also be cancelled so consider that when making your online reservation at https://secure.rec1.com/TX/fredericksburg-tx/catalog. 

In addition, all water fountains will be turned off in city parks for the time being.

Please continue to watch the City’s Facebook page for details and updates.

The Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation Department seeks to provide parks and facilities that enrich the lives of people of all ages with diverse, ethnicity, ability, belief, social and economic background and education.



Frederic
ksburg has 9 parks, including 2 outdoor aquatic facilities, a restored United States Army outpost, 8 ball fields, 6 tennis courts, a soccer field, a skate park and a RV campground.

 

Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation Department goals:


  • A system of outstanding parks and open space area which are responsive to the leisure needs of a growing community and sensitive to the conservation of natural resources.
  • Recreational facilities, programs and park areas that meet the needs of a diverse population with various levels of ability and skill.
  • An equitable geographic distribution of parks and recreational facilities.
  • Orderly replacement and/or re‐design of aging parks and recreational infrastructure to ensure existing recreational opportunities are not lost.
  • Cooperation with the school district, county and other agencies, as well as community organizations, to provide cost‐effective services and optimize benefits to citizens.
  • A Comprehensive Trail System that meets the needs of Fredericksburg residents
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For information or reservations at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park call or visit:

Park Headquarters at 830-997-4202
432 Lady Bird Drive
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

For information or reservations at Marktplatz call:

Parks & Recreation Department at City Hall at 830-990-2044.

All park reservations may be made on the first day of the month, one year prior to your event/camping. Payment of fee and deposit is required at the time of the reservation. For RV reservations, payment is required in full for reservations one month or less, please call for reservations longer than one month. Recurring reservations or ones needed more than a year in advance must be approved by City Council.

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