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Parks & Recreation

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.

Graphic promoting Parks and Recreation Summer Jobs.
February 9, 2023

Now Hiring: Parks and Recreation seasonal summer staff

Spend your summer having fun and hanging out with friends, working for City of Bryan’s Parks and Recreation Department! With flexible schedules and competitive pay, you’ll be able to balance your free time and earn some extra cash over the summer. Ages 16+ are invited to apply.

Legends Event Center grand opening is Dec. 10
November 14, 2022

Legends Event Center Grand Opening is Saturday, Dec. 10

Legends Event Center’s grand opening is set for Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will feature a variety of free activities, games, performances, food, and demonstrations on uses of the 122,000+ square-foot facility.

Park and Recreation Month
July 1, 2022

Explore the outdoors for Park and Recreation Month

Dedicated to preserving green spaces and community programming, we want to highlight the City of Bryan’s Parks & Recreation Department. Let’s dive into the many ways Parks & Recreation impacts our community.

senior dance promo image
June 22, 2022

Senior Dance

Grab your grass skirts and flower leis for a Senior Luau Dance at the Brazos Center on Aug. 18. Seniors ages 55+ can enjoy an evening with live entertainment, food, door prizes and more.

Posted in: Parks & Recreation
June 17, 2022

Travis Fields selected as a Project of the Year by Texas APWA

The City of Bryan’s newly renovated Travis Fields at Travis Bryan Midtown Park has been selected as an APWA Project of the Year – Structures, $5 Million to $25 Million, by the Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

May 23, 2022

Veterans memorial monument coming to Bryan City Cemetery

Veterans will be honored in a new way at the Bryan City Cemetery, beginning this fall. Ellen Fuller with Wreaths Across America is spearheading an effort to construct a granite memorial honoring Brazos Valley veterans that will be located in the veterans section of Bryan City Cemetery.

ibarra park playground rendering
April 19, 2022

Six Bryan parks to receive new playgrounds

Six of Bryan parks throughout the community are set to receive new or replacement playgrounds, after the Bryan City Council approved the purchase and installation of nearly $1 million worth of playgrounds at their April meeting.

Camp Counselor with kids on a field trip at the zoo.
April 11, 2022

What is it like being a Summer Camp Counselor?

As summer gets closer and closer, residents looking for a fun and engaging summer job opportunity don’t have to look any further than Bryan Parks & Recreation. The city is still looking for fun-loving employees for its signature summer camp programs throughout the summer. And, the best part is – pay has just been increased to start at $10/hour!

Graphic announcing Parks and Rec hiring. Text reads: Hiring Parks and Recreation Summer Jobs. Flexible Hours and Competitive Pay
February 2, 2022

Now hiring: Lifeguards & Camp Counselors

Spend your summer having fun in the sun and hanging out with friends: Become a City of Bryan Lifeguard or camp counselor! Bryan Parks & Recreation is looking to fill these positions for summer 2022 and is offering $12 an hour for Lifeguards.