San Gabriel Park Master Plan Open House

>>Click HERE to take the San Gabriel Park Master Plan Survey The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department is holding a public meeting at 7 p.m. on March 18 to get your input. The meeting will be at the Community Center at 445 E. Morrow Street in San Gabriel Park. Public input and feedback from the meeting will assist the Parks and Recreation Department in creating a master plan for future San Gabriel Park improvements.…

City Offices and Facilities Open at 10 a.m.

City of Georgetown offices and facilities will open at 10 a.m. Thursday due to the winter storm warning. Non-essential personnel should report at 10 a.m. Essential personnel should report at regular times.…

Inclement Weather Updates

In the event of inclement weather, any possible facility and athletic leagues delays or closures will be posted on the Georgetown Recreation Center Facebook page. Georgetown Recreation Center Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/GeorgetownTexasRecCenter  …

Marker at Cemetery Records Black History

Across the highway from the largest shopping center in Georgetown and tucked behind two new restaurants is a cemetery that is older than the Williamson County Courthouse. Established in 1906, the Citizen’s Memorial Garden Cemetery on Memorial Drive is the final resting place for generations of African American residents of Georgetown. (Click on photos for larger versions.) Early burials at the cemetery were likely those of former slaves.…

Cupid’s Chase 5k and Fun Run Feb. 7

Register now for the 20th annual Cupid’s Chase 5k and Fun Run on Saturday, February 7. The chip-timed 5k run/walk begins at 8 a.m. in downtown Georgetown at Seventh and Main streets and ends at the Bark Park on Holly Street. (A shuttle will take you back to the starting line.) Through February 4, the registration cost is $22 per person for all age groups.…

Westside Park Public Input Meeting Jan. 22

A new 90-acre park on the west side of Georgetown is being planned and the City of Georgetown wants your input. What would you like to see in this park? Ball fields? Hiking trails? Natural preserves? We’d like to know what is important to you. The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department is holding a public meeting at 6 p.m.…

Skate Park Closed

1/13/2015: The Skate Park is closed until further notice due to vandalism. For more information, please call (512) 930-3596.…

Trail and Chautauqua Park Opening Photos

Mayor Dale Ross, Parks and Recreation Department staff, and other officials cut the ribbon on a new mile-long section of the San Gabriel River Trail on Friday. The event was held at Chautauqua Park, 602 Rucker Street. The new section of the hike and bike trail extends from University Avenue north to Blue Hole Park. The trail parallels Scenic Drive and goes through Chautauqua Park.…

San Gabriel River Trail Grand Opening

You’re cordially invited to join Georgetown Parks & Recreation for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Grand Opening of the San Gabriel River Trail on Friday, October 24 at 10:00 am. The event will take place at Chautauqua Park located at 602 Rucker. For more information, please call (512) 930-3595 or email parks@georgetown.org.   [geotag /]…

Georgetown Lifeguard Teams Win 1st and 2nd in State

Lifeguard teams from the City of Georgetown took the top two spots in the state lifeguard competition in College Station yesterday. The state lifeguard team competition was part of the 2014 Summer Games of Texas sponsored by the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. Team Dauntless from Georgetown took first place in the competition. Pictured above in the photo (left to right) are Curtis Morgan with TAAF and members of Team Dauntless including Trevor Carey, Cameron Speegle, Hunter Boyd, and Baylee Hill with Stephanie Darimont, aquatic coordinator for Georgetown Parks and Recreation.…