Parks & Recreation

DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to create and provide recreation, leisure, and community activities in order to promote public well being and a quality of life for our youths, our adults, and our senior citizens.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

The Parks and Recreation Department improves the quality of life for Pearsall citizens by maintaining four City Parks on approximately 32 acres, 3/4 miles of a jogging trail, a sports athletic complex, our Neighborhood Center, and our Public Library. The Department maintains and schedules the use of the Sports Athletic Complex as well as the use of the parks for special community activities. The Parks and Recreation Department also develops and manages various sports tournaments and special events during the year.

Pearsall City Parks and Locations

Pearsall manages and operates four (4) city parks.  Click on the links below for more details:

Summer Recreation Program

 

The City of Pearsall sponsors a summer recreation program for all children between the ages of 6 – 13.  The program is loaded with fun and friendly activities which include swimming, arts & crafts, outdoor activities, a reading program and field trips.  Lunch and snacks are provided for all registered participants.

Look for announcements on the web site as the summer approaches each year.

Information for Summer 2017 Now Available!

SCHOOL’S OUT! FOR THE SUMMER
The City of Pearsall Parks and Recreation Department invites you to join the fun at the end of the school year event. This Family Night event will be held at the  City Hall parking lot 215 S. Ash Street. A movie will be shown at dusk a concession stand will also be provided. This event is free to the public on Friday June 2, 2017 6pm to 10:30pm.

 

 

 

MOVIES IN THE PARK
No plans for Thursday nights during the summer months? Take a walk to the park for a one-of-a-kind experience that offers everyone the opportunity to sit back and enjoy a movie under the stars, with family, friends and your neighbors. Movies in the Park are a FREE outdoor film series. Come early to take advantage of our pre-movie activities for all children. All movies will begin at dusk a concession stand will also be provided. The event begins June 8, 2017 at Polo Patino Park.

 

SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM
The City of Pearsall Parks and Recreation Department will be accepting application for student’s ages 6 to 13 at City Hall located on 215 S. Ash Street from 8am to 4pm for their Summer Youth Program. Again we are happy to announce that the summer youth program will be held at the Pearsall Intermediate School campus located at 523 E. Florida Street. The program will consist of swimming, arts & craft, reading program, weekly movies, athletics, field trips, nature and outdoor education. Breakfast and lunch will be served daily for students at the Jr. High School Campus Cafeteria. The program is scheduled for 5 weeks 7:30am to 4pm starting on June 26, 2017. If you are interested in volunteering and for more information on program fees and registration please call City Hall at (830) 334-3676.
2017 Summer Youth Program Application – click here to download 

FAMILY NIGHTS AT THE POOL
It’s summer time! Have you made plans yet? We have a great program planned for this summer. This FAMILY NIGHT event, will promote a safe, fun and friendly environment for all families. It will be held at the Pearsall Public swimming pool every Friday night July 14th through July 28th, 7pm-10:30pm, $1 entry fee two years and older. Join us for a free pizza, drinks, karaoke contest, and dance, socialize, swim and just have fun on Friday nights.

SUMMER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The Department of Parks and Recreation is looking for volunteers for the 5 week Summer Youth Program. We are looking for teachers, college students, high school students, senior citizens for special projects and other positions. To volunteer your services, the Parks and Rec. encourages you to fill out a volunteer application which can be picked up at City Hall 215 S. Ash Street, Monday thru Friday 8am-4pm. The summer youth volunteer program is a wonderful opportunity for teens and adults who want to further develop their leadership and communication skills and gain experience assisting with planning and leading activities for young children. Volunteers will assist the staff in all the fun and exciting activities, including field trips, arts and craft, swimming, organized sports activities, games and much more. If you have a particular talent of skill in arts & craft, playing an instrument, storytelling etc. or any other talent and would like to be a part of our summer youth program.

For more information about the Parks and Recreation Summer Programs/Events please contact City Hall at (830)-334-3676.

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Phone & Fax

Office: 830.334.2781
Fax: 830.334.4750
For after hours, please call: 830.334.1307

Parks & Recreation Director

Ramiro Otero
rotero@cityofpearsall.org