Parks & Rec Projects
The City will celebrate the grand opening of Garey Park on June 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “We are excited to celebrate the opening of this green oasis within our city that is sure to become a regional destination for outdoor recreation and special events,” Mayor Dale Ross said. “We
The City will celebrate the grand opening of Garey Park on June 9. At 525-acres, Garey Park is one of the largest city parks in the state and is roughly 1.5 times the size of Zilker Park in Austin. The park, which is located along the South San Gabriel River
The City will host a reopening celebration at 6 p.m. on April 6 for VFW Park at 401 E. Second St. The event will feature a presentation from Mayor Dale Ross, who also will throw out the first pitch in the reconstructed softball fields as well as unveil a “First
The City will break ground on Garey Park on March 31 at 2 p.m. at Garey House, 6450 FM 2243. The 525-acre ranch, which is located along the South San Gabriel River, was donated by Jack and Cammy Garey in 2004 along with $5 million for park development. In 2008
This item would fund the purchase of land for parks or preserves. Possible areas include land that would serve as a buffer around existing or future parkland, sensitive areas such as natural springs or habitat for endangered species, or land that connects other parcels of parkland.
This item would fund improvements to San Gabriel Park, including an outdoor amphitheater that could be used for performances, festivals, or other special events. Below are conceptual drawings of ideas for a proposed outdoor amphitheater and special events area in San Gabriel Park.
This item would provide $10 million in set-aside funding for the future development of a master-planned park. In 2004, Jack and Cammy Garey announced that they were donating their 525-acre ranch, including their estate home, to the City of Georgetown to become a future City park. Their gift also includes