Our Parks Our Future: Austin Parks and Recreation Long Range Plan

Our Parks, Our Future: Austin Parks and Recreation Long Range Plan

The Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) is in the final stages of developing the long range plan to guide the development and growth of Austin’s park system. You are invited to review the plan and see how the community's input has impacted to vision for the next 10 years.

View full draft of Long Range Plan as PDF here.

Scroll down to review the draft recommendations and long range plan.


Our Parks, Our Future Long Range Plan Recommendations


The Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) is in the final stages of developing the long range plan to guide the development and growth of Austin’s park system. You are invited to review the plan and see how the community's input has impacted to vision for the next 10 years.

View full draft of Long Range Plan as PDF here.

Scroll down to review the draft recommendations and long range plan.


Our Parks, Our Future Long Range Plan Recommendations


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  • Phase 1 Community Meetings end with excited anticipation

    by justin.schneider, 9 months ago
    Gusgarcia meeting3

    The fifth "Our Parks, Our Future" community meeting concluded last night at Fiesta Gardens. Throughout the meeting process, community members expressed excitement for what the next 10 years may bring. Collectively, the meetings at the George Washington Carver Museum, Northwest Recreation Center, Gus Garcia Recreation Center, Dittmar Recreation Center, and Fiesta Gardens brought out more than 250 people.

    If you would like to still participate and share your thoughts, please visit the Virtual Meeting tab to see the questions that people discussed at the meetings.

    In the near future, Austin Parks and Recreation will host several Pop-Up meetings to meet...

    The fifth "Our Parks, Our Future" community meeting concluded last night at Fiesta Gardens. Throughout the meeting process, community members expressed excitement for what the next 10 years may bring. Collectively, the meetings at the George Washington Carver Museum, Northwest Recreation Center, Gus Garcia Recreation Center, Dittmar Recreation Center, and Fiesta Gardens brought out more than 250 people.

    If you would like to still participate and share your thoughts, please visit the Virtual Meeting tab to see the questions that people discussed at the meetings.

    In the near future, Austin Parks and Recreation will host several Pop-Up meetings to meet people where they are. In addition, the first Long Range Plan will be released next week.

  • Austin faces challenge to provide enough parkland for growing population - CBS Austin

    by justin.schneider, 9 months ago

    CBS Austin (KEYE) reports on the Long Range Plan meetings and the importance of parks.

    CBS Austin (KEYE) reports on the Long Range Plan meetings and the importance of parks.

  • Community Meetings Begin this Week

    by justin.schneider, 10 months ago
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    On Thursday at the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center, Austin Parks and Recreation will host the first "Our Parks, Our Future" meeting.

    Between Thursday, November 8 and Wednesday, November 14, all community members are invited to participate in providing feedback on the future of the Austin park system.

    Thursday, November 86:00pm – 8:00pm
    George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center1165 Angelina St.
    Austin, TX 78702
    Saturday, November 1011:00am – 1:00pm
    Northwest Recreation Center2913 Northland Dr.
    Austin, TX 78757
    Saturday, November 103:00pm – 5:00pm
    Gus Garcia Recreation Center1201 E. Rundberg Ln.
    Austin, TX 78753
    Tuesday, November 136:00pm –...

    On Thursday at the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center, Austin Parks and Recreation will host the first "Our Parks, Our Future" meeting.

    Between Thursday, November 8 and Wednesday, November 14, all community members are invited to participate in providing feedback on the future of the Austin park system.

    Thursday, November 86:00pm – 8:00pm
    George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center1165 Angelina St.
    Austin, TX 78702
    Saturday, November 1011:00am – 1:00pm
    Northwest Recreation Center2913 Northland Dr.
    Austin, TX 78757
    Saturday, November 103:00pm – 5:00pm
    Gus Garcia Recreation Center1201 E. Rundberg Ln.
    Austin, TX 78753
    Tuesday, November 136:00pm – 8:00pm
    Dittmar Recreation Center1009 W. Dittmar Rd.
    Austin, TX 78745

    Wednesday, November 146:00pm – 8:00pm
    Fiesta Gardens2101 Jesse E. Segovia St.
    Austin, TX 78702