The mission of Houston Parks and Recreation is to provide the members of this and the surrounding communities with safe, well maintained parks and public places; strengthen the bond between our residents through well-organized recreational activities; to promote health, well-being, and community; and to protect, maintain, and enhance our natural resources for current and future generations.

The City of Houston and the Parks and Recreation Department take part in maintaining 3 parks (Emmett Kelly, Rutherford, and Westside), The Village and Brushy Creek Trail System, The Houston City Pool and Splash Pad at Westside Park, The Houston Municipal Golf Course, Tuttle Soccer Complex, as well as organize and oversee 7 youth sports leagues.

To see what youth sports leagues are available for registration, reserve a pavilion, pay for a membership at our pool or golf course, check out the upcoming events at any of our locations, or find more info please click on the button below.

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Parks Director: Brandon Maberry

Parks Laborer: Robbie Mortensen

Check out our monthly events throughout the year

Parks and Recreation Announcements

The 16th Annual TCMH Healthcare Foundation Charitable Golf Tournament will be Saturday, June 11th at the Houston Municipal Golf Course! Interested in being a sponsor or golfer? Contact: TCHM Healthcare Foundation President Jeff Gettys at 417-967-1377 or today!

Larry Benoist is going to be holding tennis and golf lessons again this summer! If you’re interested in your child attending, then reach out to him @ (417) 260-4910.Golf lessons will be May 31st, June 7th, 14th, and 21st (Tuesdays). Golf lessons for 5-8year old’s will be from 9-10AM and lessons for 9 & Up will be from 10-11AM. Bring clubs if you have them, but they are not required. Tennis lessons will be June 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd (Thursdays). The lessons will be from 9-10AM.

The 2nd Annual Bud Evans Memorial Golf Tournament being held at the Houston Municipal Golf Course on June 24th and 25th 2022! This event will support CASA of South Central Missouri and its mission to advocate for all abused and neglected children in the 25th Judicial Circuit. To sign up for tournament call (417) 260 4180 or email