What is the role of the Parks & Recreation Services Department?
To deliver services that enhance the quality of life of all citizens through educational and recreational programming and effectively maintain and develop Laredo’s park system.
What does Parks & Recreation Services offer to the community?
It provides various sports events such as: 5k runs, swim meets, tennis and softball tournaments, basketball and volleyball leagues, and various track and field events and competitions. We also host special events such as concerts, fiestas and holiday celebrations. In addition, we have baseball and soccer fields, recreation centers, libraries, trails, rental facilities, and various parks with amenities for the community to enjoy. And for water pleasure, the Aquatics Division offers classes in water aerobics, lap swimming, and learn to swim classes. The Department is also responsible for maintaining the City Cemetery
What type of activities or programs do the recreation centers offer?
Recreation Centers offer basketball and volleyball games and leagues, Zumba, aerobics, skateboarding, chess, martial arts, boxing, alternative sports, alternative aerobics, INEA classes, computer classes, arts and crafts activities and after school programs as well as an array of special events.