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City of Brownwood - Recreation Information

 
The City of Brownwood Recreation Department is Managed by David Withers, Parks & Recreation Director and Recreation Supervisor Donald Batteas. Recreation Information may be obtained by calling: (325) 646-9400 or emailing: Here
 

Reservations of Camp Bowie Gym for Basketball or Volleyball  may be made with Yoena Johnston, Parks & Recreation  Facilities Secretary by calling (325) 646-0146.

 

 

Older Adults

The Senior Citizen Program is located at the Coliseum Annex, at 110 South Greenleaf Street.  The program is open Monday thru Friday. Noon lunch is served for those 60+ - request $2.00 donation. Dominoes, pool, entertainment, nutrition programs, and fellowship are some of the events going on.

  

Younger Adults

 

Volleyball – Several different leagues are offered at the Camp Bowie Gym: Men, Women, Co-ed, Power, and Recreation.

 

Basketball – Several different divisions are offered: Women’s, Men’s Open, and Men over 30.

 Softball – Several different leagues are offered:  Men’s, Women’s, Co-ed, and Church. The Brownwood Softball Association an independent organization operates the programs and usually starts in April until late summer and games are played at 2 softball fields at the Bert V. Massey II Sports Complex.

Disk Golf - Riverside Park.

This is a 9 hole Frisbee Disc Golf Course that has one practice goal.
The Course is 3,160 feet long
We have 6 holes @ Par 3, 2 holes @ Par 4, and 1 hole @ Par 5
Plans for an additional 9 holes are in the planning stage
(scorecard in .pdf)           
(Course diagram in .pdf )

  

Youth Activities

  

Girls Softball – Ages 5 –19th.  Is an independent organization and games are played at 3 softball fields at the Bert V. Massey II Sports Complex starting March through June. The organization adopts rules for play, set fees, and administers the program.

 

Boys Baseball – Ages 6 – 12th. Is an independent organization and games are played on 3 baseball fields at the Bert V. Massey II Sports Complex and Mayes Field. The season starts in April through July. The organization adopts rules for play, set fees, and administers the program.

 

Teenage Baseball – Ages 13 – 18th. Is an independent organization and games are played on 1 baseball field at the Bert V. Massey II Sports Complex. The season starts in April through July. The organization adopts rules for play, set fees, and administers the program.

 

Soccer – Two independent organizations:

                  Soccer for Fun – Ages 4 – 12  Fall program at Coggin Park.

                  Cen-Tex Soccer – Ages 5–18 Fall & Spring at Complex on Crockett Dr.

  

Tennis Program – Free Lessons are given for ages 7 and up. The three week program is given in June at Coggin Park – 8am to 12 noon.

  

Track Program – This program is conducted by the Brownwood High School Track Coach. Those ages 6 through high school are eligible to participate in the two week program. The program starts in July at the Gordon Wood Stadium. Those in the program are preparing for the Regional Meet of the Texas Amateur Athletic Association. The only charges are those entry fees for the Regional Meet. This program has been offered by the Brownwood Independent School District in last few years.

  

  

 Municipal Swimming Pools – The pools are open the last Saturday of May through the first week of August. Lifeguards are on duty at all pools. The two pools are open Tuesday through Sunday:

Camp Bowie Family Aquatic Center – 3201 Milam Drive

Phone: 325 646-8388
*See Press Release page for season closings

The Camp Bowie Family Aquatic Center will open Sunday June 1st from 1pm to 6pm. We will be offering two daily swim sessions and will also have extended hours on Tuesdays & Thursdays until 8:00pm for family swim time.

Wiggins Pool will also open June 1st and hours will be Tuesday thru Sunday 2:00pm to 5:45pm.

*No coolers larger than 6 pack drink size allowed.

Hours:

Mondays – CLOSED

Tuesdays - Session I - 10:15 am to 1:45 pm  Session II - 2:15 pm to 8:00 pm

Wednesday – Session I - 10:15 am to 1:45 pm  Session II - 2:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Thursdays - Session I - 10:15 am to 1:45pm  Session II - 2:15 pm to 8:00 pm

Friday – Session I - 10:15 am to 1:45 pm  Session II - 2:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Saturday – Session I - 10:15 am to 1:45pm  Session II - 2:15 pm to 5:45pm

Sunday - 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Daily Admission fees:

  $2.00 ages 12 & under
 
$3.00 ages 13 & up
  $1.75 for Day Cares & Senior Citizens
  Pool Punch cards are available! (12 visits for the cost of 10 visits)
  Lane Swimming will be offered Tues thru Friday from 7:00 AM till 8:30 AM

Pool Punch Pass fees:

Pool Punch Passes will include a punch card with 12 punches – each punch is good for one admission

  Ages 12 & under ………..$20.00
 
Ages 13 & up ……………$30.00
  Senior Citizen……………$17.50
  Day Care Kids…………...$17.50

Lockers

  We have keyed lockers that require a token for access. Tokens are 50ข for one opening and closing. Tokens are available at the Concession area.

Party Pavilion

  The Party is 30 ft x 40 ft in size with six (6) picnic tables.
  The rate is $35 for two hours which will include three (3) picnic tables (seating for 24 a                        fee of $20      for each additional hour over the two hour rate.
  Fee includes one free admission to the pool.
  Pavilion must be reserved one week in advance at the admissions office.
  The hours available for rental are 1pm to 3pm and 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Pool Rental After Hours  - Reservations start January 2nd

  Rental of pool must be made at least one week in advance, with payment in full when booked at the admissions office.
  Pool rental time starts at 6:30pm
  Rate is $250.00 for the first two hours and $125.00 for each additional hour (hourly increments only)
  A refundable $100.00 deposit is required, to be refunded if clean-up or repair is not required by city staff.

 

Wiggins Pool - hours are 2 pm to 5:45 pm except Sunday 1pm to 6pm. No admission fee is required at Wiggins Pool. 44’x 80’ size (5’ Deep) (76,000 Gallons) 1100 Victoria Street (Victoria & Orange)

Community Gyms:

Bennie Houston Recreation Center – 505 Cordell – Operates as a recreation center. Basketball, table games, etc. Building is available to rent on weekends.


Monday 2:30pm till 9:30pm
Tuesday 2:30pm till 9:30pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 2:30pm till 9:30pm
Friday 2:30pm till 9:30pm
Saturday 2:30pm till 9:30pm
Sunday CLOSED

Call Walt Williams, Bennie Houston Site Manager at (325) 646-0620.

Camp Bowie Recreation  Center – 3210 Milam Drive – Gym is available from 4 pm to 10 pm Monday thru Friday and 8 am to 10 pm on weekends. This facility can only be used for Basketball and Volleyball. Call Yoena Johnston, Parks & Recreation/Facilities Secretary at 325 646-0146 to reserve the facility.