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    ADA Ramps to go in at Rio Vista Parks & City Park

    As the TxDOT ADA pathway project continues construction along the riverfront parks from I-35 to Sewell Park, the City of San Marcos is ... Read on...
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    50+ Virtual Recreation Page

    San Marcos Parks and Recreation wants to continue to be the place for recreation, leisure, education, health, and wellness resources through COVID-19 for the 50+ Community so we created a 50+ Virtual Recreation page for you at www.sanmarcostx.gov/seniors. Read on...
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    Clue: Parks and Rec Edition

    Oh no! This quarantine has finally gotten to the San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department staff! They are tired of all the cancellations and... Read on...
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    Blanco Shoals Natural Area to Close July 9

    Due to extreme levels of activity and crowding recorded over the recent weeks, we will be closing Blanco Shoals Natural Area beginning Thursday, July 9, at .... Read on...
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    City Highlights Essential Services of Parks & Recreation

    The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating July’s “Parks and Recreation Month,” by highlighting the selfless, passionate and essential work of park and recreation professionals who are providing services that are vital to a ... Read on...
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    San Marcos River Parks to Close at 8 p.m. Thursday June 25

    The City of San Marcos river parks will be closed again until further notice as of 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 25. The Dog Park, Skate Park, neighborhood parks, and natural areas will remain open, but visitors ... Read on...
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    San Marcos Announces Summer Program Updates

    The City of San Marcos is announcing cancellations and tentative scheduling of summer programs in response to COVID-19 restrictions. Plans for annual summer programming for the Parks and Recreation Department, Public Library and Fire Department are ... Read on...
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    City to Offer Remote Services as Public Lobbies, Counters Close Beginning March 20

    In order to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and per the Centers for Disease Control guidelines, the City of San Marcos is closing public-facing counters and most public facilities to entry from the public beginning Fri., ... Read on...
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    Shared Use Pathway Project Construction Update

    Next week, residents and park patrons will see construction along the San Marcos River and below the Cheatham Street bridge. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) contractors ... Read on...