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Dive In Movie this Saturday!

Join us for a swim and a movie at Cranebrook Pool, 11800 Cranebrook Dr.
The Woodlands, TX 77382 . Stay cool in the pool and enjoy a nice family-friendly flick! Continue reading “Dive In Movie this Saturday!”

Memorial Day Sunday Festival

Kick off summer in The Woodlands at the Memorial Day Sunday Festival taking place Sunday, May 28, 2017, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Town Green Park,  located at 2099 Lake Robbins Drive. The Sunday event will feature fireworks, live music, children’s activities, a keynote speaker, strolling entertainers and more. Continue reading “Memorial Day Sunday Festival”

More Bike Month Events to Enjoy

Bike The Woodlands Month is well underway and what a success it has been! Cyclists of all ages and abilities are taking advantage of the many events being held around The Woodlands to celebrate this growing tradition. But the fun’s not over! Bike The Woodlands Coalition, with the support of The Woodlands Township, has plenty more planned for the rest of the month!
Continue reading “More Bike Month Events to Enjoy”

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”

Please allow yourself extra travel time to your destinations this Saturday, May 6, 2017. The 14th annual CB&I TRI – The Woodlands Triathlon will be held at Northshore Park from 7 to 11:30 a.m. As one of the premier multi-sport events in the region, the CB&I TRI is produced by The Woodlands Township Parks & Recreation Department and offers high-caliber competition, first-rate race management and scenic courses. Continue reading “Traffic Impact: CB&I Triathlon this Saturday”

Celebrate Bike Month in The Woodlands

Bike The Woodlands Coalition, with the support of The Woodlands Township, will be recognizing National Bike Month in May and has planned a myriad of fun events during the entire month for cyclists to enjoy. No matter what your interest or riding level is, get out and enjoy your bike during Bike Month in The Woodlands!
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Soggy Doggy Swim Day this weekend!

Calling all dogs and their humans! The Woodlands Township is holding the 2nd annual Soggy Doggy Swim day on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 10 a.m., located at Creekwood Park and Pond. Continue reading “Soggy Doggy Swim Day this weekend!”

This Saturday, April 22, more than 2,500 participants and 4,000 community volunteers will be participating in the Memorial Hermann Ironman Texas Triathlon in The Woodlands. The Township encourages residents to review the Traffic Impact Plan and plan accordingly when traveling through the community on Saturday. Please call the dedicated traffic hotline at 281-706-4505 for traffic-related questions.

Ironman Texas Traffic Impact

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!”

EGGcellent Events – Spaces Still Available!

There are still spaces available for The Woodlands Township’s holiday, egg-themed events this weekend! Celebrate by having a family meal with the Bunny, making a holiday craft, and enjoying games, or amp up your egg hunt by hunting in the dark.  Continue reading “EGGcellent Events – Spaces Still Available!”

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

Please allow yourself extra travel time to your destinations tomorrow afternoon. Creekside Forest Drive, from the roundabout to Great Heron Drive, will be closed from 10am-9pm. Creekside Forest Drive, from Great Heron to Lake Paloma Trail, will be closed 2-7pm. Residents are encouraged to use Creekside Green for accessing and moving within the Village of Creekside Park. Harris County Constables will be responsible for closing and re-opening streets, and they will do so in a manner ensuring runner and spectator safety.

Avoid delays, plan your route before heading out!

For information about TWFG Muddy Trails traffic, please call the hotline at 281-210-2099 or email Complete information on this event, including estimated lane openings and route maps, can be found on the race website.

Muddy Trails Bash: What You Need to Know

The 10th annual TWFG Muddy Trails Bash is this Saturday! From registration to traffic,  here’s what you should know before the weekend… Continue reading “Muddy Trails Bash: What You Need to Know”

Triathlon Training at Open Water Swim Day

Practice open water swimming for a 500-meter swim triathlon! Participants will be able to swim the course as much as needed during the allotted event time period. Also, be sure to check out our triathlon training clinics to get yourself ready for race day! Continue reading “Triathlon Training at Open Water Swim Day”

Check out our EGGcellent Events this Spring!

Spring is here, flowers are blooming and the bunny will soon be hopping around the community parks. Be sure to check out what The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department has to offer this holiday! Continue reading “Check out our EGGcellent Events this Spring!”

Creekwood Fishing Derby – This Weekend!

Bring your fishing poles and we’ll provide the bait! The 10th Annual Creekwood Fishing Derby is this Saturday, March 18, 2017. Continue reading “Creekwood Fishing Derby – This Weekend!”

Join the Crawfish Cook-Off!

Think you boil the best pot of crawfish in Texas? Prove it… Get your team ready and sign up for the annual Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off on April 1, 2017! Continue reading “Join the Crawfish Cook-Off!”

Have FUN at Gorilla Hole this Friday!

Calling all 5th & 6th graders! Don’t spend your Friday nights at home watching T.V. Grab your friends and drop in for a night filled with fun at the Rec Center’s Gorilla Hole! Continue reading “Have FUN at Gorilla Hole this Friday!”

10 For Texas: Register today & save!

The Woodlands Township is still celebrating Texas Independence Day with 10% off registration for the Memorial Hermann 10 For Texas in October! Swap those cowboy boots for running shoes and start training for this family-friendly race through The Woodlands!  Continue reading “10 For Texas: Register today & save!”

TWFG Muddy Trails Bash is just around the corner!

How far would you run for some delicious boiled crawfish? Registration is underway for the 10th annual TWFG Muddy Trails Bash on Saturday, April 1, 2017. All races are capped so be sure to sign up today! Continue reading “TWFG Muddy Trails Bash is just around the corner!”

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