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Posted on: April 27, 2015

Temple Splash Pads Opening This Weekend

Temple Parks & Recreation is kicking off summer early and will be opening the park system’s Splash Pads this weekend! All three locations will be open daily starting Saturday, May 2nd from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. throughout... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Dueling Pianos Square Off at Lions Park Amphitheater

On Saturday evening, April 25th, Piano Punch will bring a uniquely interactive, sing-a-long, dance-a-long, fun-filled dueling piano experience to Temple, as they perform live at the Lion Sam Farrow Amphitheater (4320 Lions... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Temple Parks & Recreation to Offer Swim Lessons this Summer

Learn to swim and stay safe in the pool this summer! The City of Temple Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of Children’s and Adult Swim Lessons to teach the fundamentals of swimming, while developing... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Reserve Your Fun Today at Temple Parks & Recreation Summer Camps

Temple Parks and Recreation is the place to be this summer to have fun, stay active and make new summer camp memories that will last a lifetime. With summer just a few short weeks away, it is already time to begin planning... Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2015

Wildflower Appreciation Blooms at Museum Family Day

Celebrate the arrival of spring at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum’s Wildflower Appreciation Family Day on Saturday, April 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

In honor of Temple’s official designation as the... Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2015

Charley Stout Nature Trail Dedication Ceremony

Temple Parks and Recreation will formally name and dedicate the nature trail at Lions Park (4320 Lions Park Road) to honor former Parks Advisory Board and Temple Parks Foundation member, Charles (Charley) Stout. The... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Mayor’s Fitness Council Presents the 6th Annual Temple Trail Blazers Challenge

On Saturday, April 11th, the Mayor’s Fitness Council, in conjunction with Temple Parks & Recreation, will kick off the 6th Annual Temple Trail Blazers Walking Challenge. The 14 Trails in 14 Days event will be held at 2:00 p... Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Local Collections on Display at Temple’s Railroad & Heritage Museum

This spring, Temple’s Railroad and Heritage Museum unveils a new exhibit showcasing several private collections from local Temple residents. Temple Collects, on display March 17 – May 23, will feature interesting items from... Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2015

Spring Break Model Train Display at the Railroad and Heritage Museum

All aboard for Spring Break fun! The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum will host a special model train display, Tuesday, March 17th through Saturday, March 21st, in the grand lobby of the Santa Fe Depot. Members of the... Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2015

Temple Parks and Recreation Offers Spring Break Camps

Spring Break is right around the corner and the City of Temple Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host some fun and exciting Spring Break programs just for kids.

“This year we are offering two weeklong camps... Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2015

Temple’s Art in the Park Program Wins State Award

Yesterday evening, March 5th, Temple Parks and Recreation and the Temple Parks Foundation were awarded the Arts and Humanities Programming Achievement Award by the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) for the Art in... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2015

Food Trucks and Live Music Will Take Over Temple This Weekend

The Temple Parks Foundation will present The Battle of the Bands Food Truck Showdown this Saturday, March 7, at Fred Springer Park located at the Santa Fe Depot (315 W. Avenue B) from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Spend the day... Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

5th Annual Bush’s Spring Chicken 10K Race

Temple Parks and Recreation presents the 5th Annual Bush’s Spring Chicken 10K Race on Saturday, March 28th at 8:00 a.m. This chip timed event begins and ends at West Temple Park and will take runners on scenic roadways... Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Go Workin’ On The Railroad This Weekend At Temple’s Railroad & Heritage Museum

On Saturday, March, 7th, stop by the Railroad and Heritage Museum to learn what goes on behind the scenes of the railroad at the free Working on the Railroad Family Day from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. From the tools and... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Deadline Approaching for Nominations for Walks of Fame

Temple Parks & Recreation is accepting nominations for the Youth Baseball, Youth Softball and Adult Softball Walks of Fame. These Walks of Fame pay tribute to individuals and organizations who have contributed to the growth... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2015

Live Music and Food Trucks Take Over Temple This March

The Temple Parks Foundation is proud to present The Battle of the Bands Food Truck Showdown taking place Saturday, March 7, at Fred Springer Park located at the Santa Fe Depot (315 W. Avenue B) from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Sammons Community Center

This February, let the good times roll and celebrate Mardi Gras in style at Sammons Community Center. Dress up in your party attire and join the fun of the Mardi Gras Dance and Potluck Supper held on Saturday, February 21st... Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2015

Volunteers Honored at Annual Parks & Recreation Award Ceremony

On Tuesday evening, February 3, Temple Parks and Recreation and the Temple Parks Foundation honored the many volunteers who helped make a difference within Temple’s park system throughout 2014.

The annual Volunteer... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Geek Out at the Railroad & Heritage Museum

This February, the Railroad & Heritage Museum and the Temple Public Library join forces to bring you a celebration of everything geek! The Geek Out Family Day is Saturday, February 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Everyone is... Read on...



City of Temple
2 North Main Street
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254) 298-5561