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A new 90-acre park on the west side of Georgetown is being planned and the City of Georgetown wants your input. What would you like to see in this park? Ball fields? Hiking trails? Natural preserves? We’d like to know what is important to you. The City of Georgetown Parks

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1/13/2015: The Skate Park is closed until further notice due to vandalism. For more information, please call (512) 930-3596.

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Mayor Dale Ross, Parks and Recreation Department staff, and other officials cut the ribbon on a new mile-long section of the San Gabriel River Trail on Friday. The event was held at Chautauqua Park, 602 Rucker Street. The new section of the hike and bike trail extends from University Avenue

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You’re cordially invited to join Georgetown Parks & Recreation for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Grand Opening of the San Gabriel River Trail on Friday, October 24 at 10:00 am. The event will take place at Chautauqua Park located at 602 Rucker. For more information, please call (512) 930-3595 or email

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Lifeguard teams from the City of Georgetown took the top two spots in the state lifeguard competition in College Station yesterday. The state lifeguard team competition was part of the 2014 Summer Games of Texas sponsored by the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. Team Dauntless from Georgetown took first place in

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A team of lifeguards from the City of Georgetown won a regional lifeguard competition last week and has qualified to compete in the statewide competition. Team Dauntless from Georgetown placed first at the Texas Superguard regional competition in College Station on July 7. Members of Team Dauntless (pictured left to

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San Gabriel Park improvements near the intersection of Austin Avenue and FM 971 will begin on Monday, July 14.  The improvements will include relocation of the granite trail, soccer field four, and other elements including baseball back stops and exercise equipment.  This project is in coordination with Transportation Services and

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The Texas Fire Ants from Georgetown played the Louisiana Crushers in the first official Granny Basketball game to be played in Texas. The two teams played Saturday afternoon at the Georgetown Recreation Center. The Louisiana Crushers drove nearly six hours from their home in DeRidder, Louisiana for the game. Saturday’s

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The Georgetown Parks and Recreation Aquatics program won the Agency of the Year Award from the Texas Public Pool Council earlier this month. The award at the council’s annual meeting in San Antonio recognized Georgetown’s aquatics program as the best in the state among cities in the medium-sized category. Pictured

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A group of volunteers called Trail Tamers has been working for the past three years to remove invasive species alongside the city’s hike and bike trails. Cutting down nonnatives like ligustrum, nandina, Chinaberry, and Chinese tallow allows for the restoration of parkland with native plants and trees. Using limb saws,

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