Parks & Recreation

The City of White Settlement features more than 200 acres of developed park lands, with 3 community parks, 6 neighborhood parks and Recreation Center.  Our Parks & Recreation offer a wide variety of youth and adult activities and sports programs to enjoy throughout the year.  We invite you to come discover and enjoy White Settlement Parks & Recreation.


White Settlement Parks and Recreation Mission Statement:

 “Come, Discover & Enjoy White Settlement”  

Primary Goal:

To ensure for the provision of a long-term balanced park and open space system for the enjoyment of all to “Come, Discover and Enjoy”.

 Objectives:

  • To provide sustainable parks, recreation facilities and programs to meet the needs and desires of the citizenry of White Settlement with choices that lead to healthy living.
  • To ensure that all park facilities meet the most current safety guidelines and accessibility standards.
  • To provide leisure recreational opportunities for all ages with convenient access to parks and trail systems.
  • To actively pursue the acquisition of available land for future park developments in concert with the standards and priorities set forth by the City of White Settlement.
  • To partner with local youth sports organizations by providing athletic fields and facilities for organized youth sports programs.
  • To encourage and promote cooperation with White Settlement ISD to allow public use of outdoor recreation facilities during non-school hours and to coordinate future development for the benefit of all.

 Open Space Goal:

To identify, protect and preserve natural open spaces for unstructured recreational activities; as well as, protect and accentuate the inherent aesthetic value local green space ecosystems provide to the community.

Objectives:

  • To limit development in natural open spaces in order to minimize adverse effects on valuable ecosystems.
  • To plan park and open space developments in a manner that provides economic benefit to the community.
  • To develop and provide an open space trail system along creeks, floodways and utility easements that will link public and private recreational facilities, neighborhoods, school campuses and cultural landscapes.
  • To address natural open space needs when developing active recreational facilities to provide citizens with well-balanced recreational experiences that include both active and passive opportunities.

 

Please use proper social distancing and stay at least 6 feet away from those outside of your household, avoid large crowds, and it is suggested that you wear a face-covering in public and wash your hands often.

Below are tips from the CDC and the National Parks and Recreation Association about using park facilities and amenities as they reopen:

DO

  • Visit parks that are close to your home.

  • Prepare before you visit by bringing your own water and hand sanitizer.

  • Know the CDC guidelines.

  • Stay at least 6 feet away from others ("social distancing") and take other steps to prevent COVID-19.

  • Adhere to all park specific guidelines and follow all posted signage.

DON’T

  • Visit parks if you are sick or were recently exposed to COVID-19.

  • Visit crowded parks/areas.

  • Participate in organized activities or sports that involve contact with other participants.

  • Gather in groups or congregate with any individual that is not in your household

 Mon.-Sun.. 6AM - 11PM 

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