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The City of Brownwood Parks & Recreation Department is managed by David Withers, Parks & Recreation Director and Artie Ragland, Assistant Parks & Recreation Director. Parks information may be obtained by calling (325) 646-0146 or Emailing : Here

Reservations of Pavilions located in the City of Brownwood Parks may be made with Yoena Johnston, Parks & Facilities Secretary by calling (325) 646-0146.

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1. Allcorn Park – 9.34 acres bordered by 4th Street & Indian Creek Drive.
Pavilion built by Brownwood Rotary Club with four Picnic tables and a sitting capacity of 76. The Pavilion also has a 500 sq in covered cooking grill. Basketball half-court, Two Practice Baseball/Softball Fields, Two Lighted Tennis Courts, Playground Equipment, Two practice Soccer Goals, Nine Picnic Tables, Three BBQ Grills, Restroom Facilities, Water Fountains, and Thirty Six Parking Spaces. Call Adams Street Community Center 325 646-0146 or Email to reserve.
2. Bert V Massey II Sports Complex  -  66 acres off  Milam Drive and Calvert Road, across from Gordon Wood Stadium. Camp Bowie Aquatic Center, Three Concession Stands, Four Boys Baseball Fields, Four Girls Softball Fields, Two Teenage Baseball Fields, Two Adult Softball Fields, All Fields with Bleachers, Two Playgrounds, Three Restroom Facilities, and Large Parking Area.
3. Bunin Park  -  .41 acres – Waco Street behind the Belle Plain Baptist Church (1974 EDA Project) – Environment Develop. 
Basketball half-court, picnic table, parking Spaces.
4. Camp Bowie Memorial Park – 8.71 acres off Morris Shepherd at Burnett Road across from Brownwood Regional Medical Center.
Two Practice Baseball/Softball Fields, Building Leased to Jaycees, Picnic Table, RV Parking, Artillery Equipment from Japan, Germany, and USA.
5. Cecil Holman Park  -  3.04 acres off Cordell  and Hall Street right next to Austin Avenue.(1974 EDA Project) – Environment Develop.
One Baseball/Softball Field with Bleachers, Pavilion Area (Four tables @ 10’) with sitting capacity of 72, which include 2 game tables. One Basketball Half-court, One Basketball Full-court Lighted, Sand Volleyball Pit, One lighted Tennis Court, Large Playground Area, Picnic Tables, 320 sq inch open BBQ Grill, Park Benches, Restroom Facilities, and Parking Area. Bennie Houston Recreation Center is also part of the park. The Recreation Center is also available to rent by calling the Adams Street Community Center 325 646-0146 or Email to reserve. The Center includes an indoor Basketball/Volleyball Gym, Kitchen, tables, chairs, meeting rooms, and restroom facilities.
6. Pat Coursey Park  - located at corner of Center and East Baker.
 This downtown park was built in 2003 on the location of the old J.C. Penny’s. The park has a beautiful water wall with rock walls that provide seating.
7. Coggin Park  -  15.15 acres on Austin Avenue between Parkway and Roselawn.(1974 EDA Project)–Environment Develop.    
Five lighted Tennis Courts, Four Baseball/softball Practice Fields, Three Soccer Fields, Sand Volleyball Pit, Two Pavilion Area each pavilion has 4 Picnic Tables and has a sitting capacity of 38 with a 500 sq in covered grill.  Each pavilion can be reserved by calling Adams St. Community Center at 646-0146.  Lighted Full size Basketball/Inline Hockey Court.  Pecan Orchard, Large Playground Area, Walking Trail, Exercise Stations, Picnic Tables, BBQ Pits, Water Fountains, and Parking Area.  Call Adams Street Community Center 325 646-0146 or Email to reserve.
8. Fabis Primitive Park  -  22.308 acres located 2 miles out on Farm Market 2125 toward Lake Brownwood Dam. 
3 overnight camping sites, each with 300 sq. in. tilt fire ring grill, 14ft. picnic table, must have a permit to stay overnight, visit the Adams St Community Center at 511 E. Adams Street for permit. River Trail map.  Fishing and boat ramp available from 8am till dusk. Large pecan orchard along Jim Ned Creek. Call Adams Street Community Center 325 646-0146 or Email to reserve.
9. Festival Park  -  Approximately 25 acres located on Milam Drive next to the Humane Pet Center.
Volleyball area, Two Baseball/softball practice fields, Pavilion Area, Pavilion sitting capacity is 40 (4) picnic tables and Restroom Facilities.
The Pavilion may be reserved by calling Adams Street Community Center 325 646-0146 or Email to reserve..
10. Gladys Seward Park -   .78 acre located at corner of Walnut & Houston.
Combination Basketball/Tennis Court, 2 picnic tables, slide, swing, merry-go- around, 2 spring toys, climbing toy, and water fountain
11. Kiwanis Park  -  1.95 acres located at the corner of West Baker and Romines. Two Baseball/Softball Practice Fields, Soccer Field, and Parking.
12. Letbetter Park  -  .5 Acres located on Sharp Street Between Milton and Washington Street
Playground Equipment, Picnic Tables, Water Fountain, and parking.
13. Margaret & Stuart Coleman Plaza  -  2.3 acres located on East Adams between Adam Street Community Center and Brown County Chamber of Commerce.
Brick Stage Area with Electrical, and Retired Train 1080.   (Video Link)                                                                                                        
14. Mayes Park  -  1.95 acres adjacent to East Elementary School, at Vincent and Austin Avenue.
1 baseball practice field, two practice soccer goals, Restroom Facilities, and parking.
15. Riverside Park -  46.43 acres adjacent to Pecan Bayou on East Commerce entrance to the United Grocery Store.
Large Playground Area, Sand Volleyball Court, Boat Ramp, Nature Trail, Picnic Tables, BBQ Pits, Restroom Facilities, Large Pavilion that will seat 240 with a 720 sq in open grill, and RV Hookups. In 2005 the Recreation Trails Program of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department help fund the one mile by 8 foot wide concrete walking trail, the 7/10th of a mile nature trail, and new restrooms. The Havin’s unit helped with in-kind labor. 
18 hole Frisbee Disc Golf Course - 5,873 ft long. 15 holes at par 3, 2 at par 4 and 1 hole at par 5.
 (diagram)  and  (scorecard - download as a .pdf).
The Pavilion or RV Hookups may be reserved by calling Adams Street Community Center at 325-646-0146 or email
16. Snider Park -  .40 acres at the corner of 11th Street and Avenue I. Donated by Dr. Robert Snider in September, 1991.
Playground Equipment, Picnic Table, BBQ Pit, and Parking
17. Taber Park - .246 acres at the corner of Vincent and Ave I.
18. Thomason Park -  2.07 acres at the corner of Avenue B and 12th St.
Playground Equipment, Two Baseball/softball Practice Fields, Large open area for Flag Football, and four practice Soccer goals. Picnic Table, BBQ Pit, and Parking.
19. Trigg Park -  10 acres on Bluffview Drive next to Northwest Elementary.
Four baseball/softball practice fields, six practice soccer goals, playground area, Large open area, picnic tables, BBQ Pit, and Parking.
20. Wiggins Park  -  2.53 acres  at the corner of Victoria and Edward Street. (1974 EDA Project) – Environment Development
Mexican Style Architecture Pavilion (2 Picnic Tables) that has a seating capacity of 32 with a 320 sq in open grill, Wiggins Pool (80’x44”), Plaza Area, Basketball half-court, baseball/softball practice field, four practice soccer goals, Playground Area, Picnic Tables, Benches, and BBQ Pit.