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Summer Camp Informational at Concert in the Park this Sunday

This Sunday marks the last Concert in the Park of the season and the kick off for summer. There will also be a Summer Camp and Pool Informational Fair going on consecutively with the concert at Northshore. Be sure to attend to get all the information you need on summer camps, programs and pool passes! Continue reading “Summer Camp Informational at Concert in the Park this Sunday”

Due to the Ironman swim activities on Lake Woodlands this weekend, Riva Row Boat House will have a delayed opening on Friday and Saturday.

On Friday, April 21st, Riva Row Boat House will open at 11 a.m. On Saturday, April 22nd, Riva Row Boat House will open at 10 a.m.   Expect traffic delays and find alternate routes when planning your trip to our facilities on Saturday. Lakes Edge Boat House will maintain regular operating hours on both days, offering rentals from 9a.m – 6:30 p.m.

For more information, please visit or call our staff at Riva Row Boat House 281-210-3965.

Summer 2017 Action Guide Now Online!

Summer is almost here, and residents of The Woodlands are encouraged to make the most of the season by experiencing all The Woodlands Township has to offer. The Summer 2017 Action Guide has been created to help do just that. Continue reading “Summer 2017 Action Guide Now Online!”

Delayed Opening at Boat Houses for Holiday Weekend

Bring the family out for some fun on Lake Woodlands this weekend! Riva Row Boat House and Lakes Edge Boat House offer EGGcellent fun for everyone and will be offering rentals from 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Continue reading “Delayed Opening at Boat Houses for Holiday Weekend”

Due to issues with our contracted transportation company, all race start times for the 10th Annual TWFG Muddy Trails Bash will be delayed by 20 minutes for all times. Please see below for updated start times. Thank you for your patience as we sort through this matter. 
3:20p.m – One Mile Kids Fun Run

3:50p.m. – 10K

4:10p.m. – 5K

4:35p.m. – 2K9 Dog Fun Run

Hello, Facebook!

In case you haven’t heard, The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department has officially launched their own Facebook page to efficiently and effectively provide timely information relating to the various recreational/environmental services and programs provided by the Township.  Continue reading “Hello, Facebook!”

Please allow yourself extra travel time to your destinations this Saturday, March 4th.  Due to The Woodlands Marathon road race, several roads in the area will be congested.  For detailed information about the traffic impact and lane closures for The Woodlands Marathon, please visit The Woodlands Marathon’s Website.

Avoid delays and arriving late, plan your route before heading out!

If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at 281-210-3950 or

Season Pool Passes Available for Purchase Now!

Season pool passes available for purchase now! Get your season passes early and avoid waiting in line at the pools in May. Season passes are valid for entry into all 13 pools including the Rob Fleming Aquatic Center. Continue reading “Season Pool Passes Available for Purchase Now!”

Registering Online is as Easy as 1,2,3!

Did you know you can register for most Parks and Recreation programs online? No need to drive to the recreation center or make time to call us. Just log on and register for all the programs we have to offer! Continue reading “Registering Online is as Easy as 1,2,3!”

Celebrate the New Year on Lake Woodlands

Start the new year off with an adventure on Lake Woodlands!  Riva Row Boat House and Lakes Edge Boat House will be open for kayak and stand up paddle board rentals as the new year rolls in.  Continue reading “Celebrate the New Year on Lake Woodlands”

Winter break is upon us…

With winter break now upon us, it’s the perfect time to grab the whole family and head on over to The Ice Rink to start making some amazing holiday memories!  Continue reading “Winter break is upon us…”

5 Things You Should Know about The Ice Rink…


Looking to keep those kids busy during  the school break? Or, do you have family visiting and need to keep them entertained? Head on over to The Ice Rink’s brand new 21,000-square-foot permanent multipurpose facility for some indoor holiday family-fun!

Continue reading “5 Things You Should Know about The Ice Rink…”

Spring Registration Opens Today!

Experience all The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department has to offer! Registration for spring programs kicks off today! Continue reading “Spring Registration Opens Today!”

Township invites community to participate in Bear Branch Park Master Plan survey

The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department is gathering community input for the Bear Branch Park Master Plan. Continue reading “Township invites community to participate in Bear Branch Park Master Plan survey”

Township to Air Semifinal Game at Waterway Square

The Woodlands Township Parks & Recreation Department will be airing The Woodlands High School’s state semifinal game versus Allen High School at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Waterway Square. Continue reading “Township to Air Semifinal Game at Waterway Square”

Public Meeting: Bear Branch Master Plan

Community members are invited to attend a public meeting Thursday evening at The Woodlands Township Recreation Center to discuss the Bear Branch Master Plan. The meeting will be the first public input session to garner resident and user needs for the future renovation.  Continue reading “Public Meeting: Bear Branch Master Plan”

Fall Hours in Effect at Boat House

Just a reminder that fall hours of operation are currently in effect at the Township’s Riva Row and Lakes Edge Boat Houses. The schedule may change, but there’s still plenty of great, family fun to be had on Lake Woodlands! Continue reading “Fall Hours in Effect at Boat House”

Have a Safe & Happy Halloween!

The only spooky thing about trick-or-treating should be the fun; but there are a few things to keep in  mind when it comes to staying safe… Continue reading “Have a Safe & Happy Halloween!”

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