Recreation Programming

Elgin Texas Parks & Recreation

In 2015 the Elgin Parks Department was re-created to better cater to the community's needs. The different divisions of the Parks Department add to the quality of life in our community by maintaining parks and green spaces. We plan and implement various programs for all ages and teach Elgin residents about the unique resources around them. From maintaining nearly 120 aces of parkland to providing more than 45 events for all demographics, our staff strives to bring Elgin together 365 days a year. 


The Parks Department is responsible for:
  • Recreational Programming
  • Morris Memorial Pool
  • Facility rentals for:
    • Elgin Recreation Center 
    • Fleming Center
    • Morris Memorial Pool
    • All Elgin Parks

Veteran's Park circa 1900

Historic Gazebo
Elgin HS Key Club and NHS

Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan 2021-2031

To read the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan, click the below image. To provide feedback on the plan, click here. 


Master Plan Cover Page
The City of Elgin, TX Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan 2021-2031 was adopted by the City Council on October, 12th, 2021 and approved by Texas Parks and Wildlife in November 2021. 
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Programs and Events
Parks Month Header

Since 1985, people in the United States have celebrated Park and Recreation Month in July to promote building strong, vibrant and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation and to recognize the more than 160,000 full-time park and recreation professionals — along with hundreds of thousands of part-time and seasonal workers and volunteers — that maintain our country’s local, state and community parks.

The services that park and recreation professionals provide are vital for our communities — from protecting open space and natural resources to helping fight obesity and providing activities and resources for all people. Park and Recreation Month encourages everyone to reflect on the exponential value park and recreation professionals bring to communities.

Check out the celebrations scheduled for every Friday in July hosted by Elgin Parks & Recreation!

Parks Month Activities
Sip, Shop and Stroll with Parks and Rec

Join Elgin Parks and Recreation every 2nd Thursday of the Month at the Elgin Depot Museum for lawn games and fun at Sip, Shop and Stroll.

Games available will vary month to month, so be sure to stop by and have some fun! 

We encourage pre-registration to ensure we have enough supplies for all participants, but walk-ins are welcome! 

Sign up for events here!

Contact Us

  1. Elizabeth Marzec

    Recreation Programming Manager

    361 North HWY 95

    Elgin, TX 78621

    Phone: 512-285-6434

    Email: parks@ci.elgin.tx.us

    Facebook: @ElginTXParks

    Instagram: @ElginTXParks


    Elgin Rec Center Hours

    • Monday – Friday
      6:00AM - 8:00PM
    • Saturday
      8:00AM - 8:00PM
    • Sunday 12:00PM - 8:00PM
    To reserve a facility, sign up for a special event or purchase Elgin Parks & Rec merchandise, visit here