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Blogs & Sites
Location: 4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, TX
Founded in 1982, the former first lady's Wildflower Center is a sprawling compound complete with a learning center, a gift shop, a library, 16 themed gardens (including a butterfly garde...
Location: 301 Nature Center Drive, Austin, TX
The Austin Nature and Science Center offers a wide variety of programs, including elementary school programs, high adventure activities, and camps.
Its animal exhibits feature more than ...
Location: 2100 Alamo Street, Austin, TX
The Alamo Recreation Center offers a variety of activities and facilities, including afterschool enrichment, computer labs, holiday camps, summer camps, sports, teen programs, and community spe...
Location: 1301 Shoal Creek, Austin, TX
The Austin Recreation Center offers a variety of activities and facilities, including a gymnasium, basketball courts, volleyball courts, tennis courts, a dance studio, an arts and crafts room, ...
Location: 1009 W. Dittmar Road, Austin, TX
The Dittmar Recreation Center boasts a multipurpose room, dance room, weight room, jogging trail, playing fields, basketball court, and a swimming pool with variable depth. It also offers class...
Location: 2803 Loyola Lane, Austin, TX
The Dottie Jordan Recreation Center has a playscape, two lighted tennis courts, a lighted basketball court, and a swimming pool.
The Summer Playgrounds Program is offered in the D...
Location: 5801 Ainez Drive, Austin, TX
Dove Springs Recreation Center contains a gymnasium for basketball and volleyball, an arts and crafts room, and a tiny-tot room containing play equipment geared for children ages three to five....
Location: 3811 East 12th Street, Austin, TX
Givens Park houses a recreation center, neighborhood swimming pool, pavilion, two lighted tennis courts, a playscape, a large picnic area, and two softball fields.
The recreation cente...
Location: 811 East 41st Street, Austin, TX
The Hancock Recreation Center's grounds include a basketball court, a playscape, picnic tables, and a small sports field.
Activities are offered year round for children and adults, from ...
Location: 1101 Red River Street, Austin, TX
Symphony Square is a complex of four historical limestone buildings and a 350-seat amphitheater at the corner of Red River and 11th Street, near the Capitol.
The complex includes the J...
Location: 100 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX
Travelers once paid a nickel toll to cross the Colorado River; and an extra nickel for a horse. In 1902, the bridge was washed away in a flood and replaced with a new bridge that was better equipped t...
Location: 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, TX
McKinney Falls State Park features more than 700 acres offering outdoor opportunities that include camping, hiking, biking, picnicking, fishing, and wildlife observation. Swimming is allowed in...