Parks and Recreation

Welcome to Nederland Parks & Recreation DepartmentOur department hosts a number of events annually for our community, including Christmas on the Avenue and our Fourth of July Extravaganza!  Additionally, we provide playground structures, a swimming pool, walking paths, a softball field, tennis courts, indoor basketball court and game room, and areas available for rentals.  Our goal is to provide quality recreational programs and services for our residents.  On behalf of the City of Nederland Parks & Recreation Department, I’d like to invite you to come join in the fun!   

Parks & Recreation Director

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Overview The Nederland Parks and Recreation Department consists of 6 City Parks, the Nederland Swimming Pool, and the Nederland Recreation Center.   The Department is also responsible for the coordination of special events, such as the July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza, Christmas on the Avenue, National Night Out, etc.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Established in 2009, the Parks and Recreation Department has a 5-member appointed citizen advisory board that assists with departmental recommendations. Parks and Recreation Advisory Board members are: Paul Hussey (chair), Alex Rupp, Jason Butler, Brandin Shaw, and "One Vacant Position". The Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Recreation Center located at 2301 Avenue H. This meeting is open to the public.