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Parks & Recreation

Three red "GUARD" labeled rescue tubes placed prominently in front of an outdoor swimming pool on a sunny day with clear skies and a lifeguard chair in the background.
May 23, 2024

Lifeguard Shortage Causes Modified Hours at City-Owned Pools

A lifeguard shortage has led the Bryan Parks and Recreation Department to modify pool hours to keep patron safety a top priority. The change won’t impact programs or scheduled rentals. Hours will be reassessed if more lifeguards are hired.

photo of Adidas 3 Stripe basketball tournament game
May 3, 2024

Sports Tourism Heats Up in Bryan with 28 Summer Events

The competition is heating up in Bryan this summer! Our city-owned facilities will host 28 sports tourism events from May 3 – Aug. 31. Among these are highly anticipated state championships in girls’ fast-pitch softball, as well as premier basketball tournaments sponsored by Adidas and Under Armour, alongside various other sporting events.

Two men spread filler dirt next to a grave marker in Bryan City Cemetery during a cemetery cleanup day.
April 17, 2024

Bryan City Cemetery Work Day and Quarterly Cleanups

Looking to make a difference in your community? Join us for the 29th annual Bryan City Cemetery Work Day on Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. In addition to the annual event, quarterly cleanups are scheduled for Bryan City Cemetery and Oakwood Cemetery.

A small girl sits on the side of the pool laughing during a swim lesson at the Bryan Aquatic Center.
March 21, 2024

Embrace Learning to Swim as an Essential Life Skill

Bryan Parks and Recreation is devoted to teaching people to swim correctly, safely, and confidently. We have swim lessons available for ages six months to adults.

Outdoor Sand Volleyball Courts at Legends Event Center.
February 28, 2024

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Legends Event Center’s Sand Volleyball Courts

Join us for the grand opening of the sand volleyball courts at Legends Event Center on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The new outdoor amenity to Travis Bryan Midtown Park includes four NCAA-approved, lighted courts and a terraced viewing area with synthetic turf and sail shade structures.

Blue Bunny Egg Hunt logo
February 12, 2024

Hop to it! Blue Bunny Egg Hunt is March 23

Join us for a morning of fun on Saturday, March 23, from 9 – 11 a.m., at Bryan Regional Athletic Complex.

Softball player hitting a ball during a softball tournament in Bryan.
January 29, 2024

Busy sports tourism season attracts 25 events to Bryan this spring

Bryan has become a popular spot for sports tourism, and thanks to our state-of-the-art facilities, there’s no offseason.

Logo for Bryan Parks and Recreation Sock Hop 2024 for ages 55 and older.
January 23, 2024

Sock Hop for Ages 55+ set for March 8

Get your leather jackets and poodle skirts ready — it’s time to boogie-woogie like it’s the 1950s on Friday, March 8, from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Brazos Center.

rendering of new sand volleyball courts at Legends Event Center
April 14, 2023

New outdoor amenities are coming to Midtown Park

On April 11, Bryan City Council approved a $5.1 million construction contract for new outdoor amenities to Legends Event Center and Midtown Lake. The funds were already included in the overall budget for Travis Bryan Midtown Park.

Photo of a lifeguard stand with a tube and fanny pack that say guard on them at the Bryan Aquatic Center.
April 13, 2023

Have questions about becoming a lifeguard? We have the answers!

What do lifeguard shifts look like? I’m not certified, can I still apply? We’ve got answers to these questions and more.