Announcements & News

All City Parks & Trails Reopened, 16 Playgrounds Open

Park Use Guidelines:

If you decide to visit a park or trail,  please abide Current Declaration Amended of Local Disaster For Public Health Emergency Order guidelines.

Small gatherings ONLY (less than 10 people).   As per latest Amended Declaration.    Avoid crowded parks.  Avoid gathering with people you do not live with.  

Leave no trace. Pack it in, pack it out. Pack out all trash, pet waste, etc.
Use trash bins. Use the number 956-546-HELP if you need assistance or have concerns.

Share your park - limit your time so others can enjoy.   Be mindful of others. 

Face coverings are required.   Protect yourself and others. Make sure you're wearing a face mask (face covering) and always practice social distancing.  Public and staff must comply with face covering order.  

Maintain social distance--Stay 6 feet away from other people.  Wash your hands often.

If you do not feel well, stay home.


All City of Brownsville parks and trails are open for passive recreation.  

City of Brownsville Parks and Trails are Open for passive recreation

The public is welcome to enjoy time outdoors with activities such as:  exercising, walking, jogging, hiking, biking, strolling, bird watching, and dog walking.  

Currently only 16 park locations have opened playground amenities, four parks locations per district (Brownsville has 4 districts). PARD will reopen as per its adopted Reopening Plan and only when public health measure criteria are met.

District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

Ruiz Park 
(2550 Ruiz St.)
Central Ave Park 
(25 N. Central Ave.)
Brownsville North (Events Center) Park ( 1 Events Center) Edelstein Park
( 1155 E. Polk St.)
Lincoln Park 
(2100 W. University Blvd.)
Portway Acres Park (4775 Austin Rd) Dean Porter Park (501 E. Ringgold St.) Galaxia/La Lomita Park (1501 Calle Espacio)

Antonio Gonzalez Park 
(34 Tony Gonzalez Dr.)
Charles Martin Cabler Park 
(550 Burnett Rd.)
West Brownsville Little League 
(1295 Cottonwood Dr.)
Oliveira Park
(104 El Paso Rd)
Garfield Park
(1640 E. Garfield St.)
Central Parkway
(2750 FM802)
Brownsville Sports Park
(1000 Sports Park Blvd.)
Riverside Park
(15 Riverside Blvd.)

Occupancy and age limits are posted at playgrounds, along with bilingual signage asking families to take safety precautions before visiting parks and or trails.

PRO TIP: Use the restroom at home before you visit a park or plan for a shorter trip. Pack for an outing, make sure you have your essentials: bring own water bottle, sanitizer, wipes, etc.

Please continue to follow all health and safety guidelines.  Wear face coverings and practice social distancing.  If you do not feel well, please stay home.  For more information, please call (956) 546-HELP.

Recreational Sports Information

Parks & Recreations Youth Sports League Information contact (956) 547-6861 / Brownsville Sports Park Adult & Youth Sports Leagues contact (956) 574-6650

Update On Summer Programs - Thursday, July 16, 2020

Please look at the link below to find an update on our Summer Programs.
Thank you