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Parks & Recreation

Interim Parks & Recreation and Facilities Director named
July 1, 2021

Interim Parks & Recreation and Facilities Director named

David Schmitz has been named the Interim Director of Parks & Recreation and Facilities for the City of Bryan.

Bryan Parks & Recreation and Facilities Director Linda Cornelius passes away
June 22, 2021

Bryan Parks & Recreation and Facilities Director Linda Cornelius passes away

Linda Cornelius, the City of Bryan’s Parks & Recreation and Facilities Director, passed away on June 22, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Summer pool schedule reduced due to lifeguard shortage
May 24, 2021

Summer pool schedule reduced due to lifeguard shortage

Due to a shortage of lifeguards, The City of Bryan’s three outdoor pools will have a modified schedule for recreational swimming until further notice. The pools will be opened for recreational swimming beginning Monday, May 31.

Feed your mind on Wednesdays at the Palace Theater
May 21, 2021

Feed your mind on Wednesdays at the Palace Theater

On Wednesdays in June, bring your lunch or grab some from a nearby restaurant and come sit outdoors at The Palace Theater in Historic Downtown Bryan to learn something new and interesting from expert presenters.

Five reasons to be a Bryan lifeguard
April 26, 2021

Five reasons to be a Bryan lifeguard

Being a lifeguard isn’t just any old summer job. But with so many options out there, why should you choose to be a lifeguard in Bryan this summer? Check out the top five reasons here.

Have questions about becoming a lifeguard? Here are your answers
April 23, 2021

Have questions about becoming a lifeguard? Here are your answers

Lifeguarding is often one of the first jobs people have, so we know there may be some questions about what it takes or how it fits into a busy summer schedule. We asked our Aquatics and Athletics Coordinator Lexi Durbin to help answers some of the most frequently asked questions the City of Bryan receives about being a lifeguard.

Bryan celebrates 32 years as a Tree City USA
April 5, 2021

Bryan celebrates 32 years as a Tree City USA

The City of Bryan was recently named a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 32nd year Bryan has received this honor.

City of Bryan receives grant to survey two historical cemeteries
February 22, 2021

City of Bryan receives grant to survey two historical cemeteries

The City of Bryan recently received a $10,807 matching grant from the Historical Commission to map and conduct a monument assessment of the Grandview Cemetery and Freedman’s Burying Ground at the Bryan City Cemetery.

Holiday Magic event canceled for 2020
October 1, 2020

Holiday Magic event canceled for 2020

The City of Bryan regretfully announces that its Holiday Magic event traditionally held in early December has been canceled this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional holiday-related activities being planned.

Playgrounds sprouting up around Bryan
July 21, 2020

Playgrounds sprouting up around Bryan

Running, jumping, swinging and sliding in new places are just a few of the activities young Bryanites can look forward to enjoying soon. The City of Bryan is working to install five new playgrounds in various parks across the city this summer – just in time for kids to spend time outside in the fun.