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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!”

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.

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!”

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”

Paddles and Paws

Join us Monday afternoons and explore Lake Woodlands with man’s best friend.  Continue reading “Paddles and Paws”

Cook, Learn, Grow – Parent Information Meeting

Join us this week to gain some useful tools and information to get your child ready for Cook, Learn, Grow classes! Continue reading “Cook, Learn, Grow – Parent Information Meeting”

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.

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!”

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!”

Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga is Back this Spring!

Looking for to take your paddle board experience to the next level? Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga classes are now available at Riva Row Boat House.  Continue reading “Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga is Back 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!”

Get your Spring Break started at a Boat House!

Looking for some Spring Break fun? Visit one of two boat house locations on Lake Woodlands for kayak and stand up paddle board rentals! Continue reading “Get your Spring Break started at a Boat House!”

NEW Aqua Yoga and Kickboxing Classes!

Start 2017 with a splash – and a great workout! Come try out Aqua Yoga or Aqua Kickboxing!  Continue reading “NEW Aqua Yoga and Kickboxing Classes!”

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