Parks, Recreation & Special Events

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Get some fresh air and go enjoy your parks!


We have an abundance of open space and trails available to use. Remember to follow social distancing guidelines and respect everyone’s space. 

PARK ACTIVITY IDEAS

  • Walk, run or ride a bike on the Hike & Bike Trail
  • Kick a ball with your family in an open area
  • Play horseshoes at Ringer Alley Horseshoe Pits (Located at Love Street Park)
  • Shoot some hoops at a basketball court
  • Hit some balls at the softball fields
  • Fish and/or kayak at Sunshine Lake
  • Play disc golf at Lake Weatherford

CURRENTLY CLOSED

  • Play Structures (all playground and other equipment touched by multiple people)
  • Chandor Gardens
  • Patsy Hooks Dog Park
  • Quanah Hill
  • Soldier Spring Tennis Courts
  • Park Pavilion Rentals
  • Community Buildings
  • Public Water Fountains
  • Public Restrooms

ALERT

To help promote a safe and healthy community, we have canceled all the following events, programs and rentals up until May 1st:

  • All Heritage Park public and private events
  • Spring Adult Softball and Spring Blastball programs
  • Rentals of pavilions and city buildings, renters may reschedule or be refunded
  • Chandor Gardens daily access and rentals

For questions or concerns please email us at pardinfo@weatherfordtx.gov

We're excited to show you what we have coming up. Please click on the images below to find out more about our events!

Our Mission Statement


The Weatherford Parks, Recreation and Special Events Department is committed to enriching the quality of life through exceptional programs, parks and facilities while preserving the community’s natural environment for the enjoyment of current and future citizens.

Services We Provide


  • Adult athletic leagues
  • Special events and activities
  • Operation of Cherry Park Pool
  • Schedule rentals of three community buildings, six park pavilions and five ballfields
  • Operation and maintenance of Chandor Gardens
  • Coordinate First Monday Trade Days
  • Maintenance 856 acres of parkland, including 13 parks
  • Maintenance of all city grounds and facilities
You may browse specific offerings and information by using the links on the left side of the page. If you are unable to find the information you need, please call 817-598-4124.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

The Parks and Recreation Board advises the City Council in matters pertaining to the Parks and Recreation Department. This includes recommending fees and charges for recreation facilities, programs and park development; establishing Park and Recreation policies and procedures; receiving suggestions and feedback from citizens relating to Parks and Recreation; recommending development or expansion of parks, facilities and programs; recommending rules, regulations and guidelines
governing the use of parks.

Parks Board Information
If you are interested in becoming a Parks and Recreation Board member, please contact the City Secretary office at 817-598-4202.