City of Friendswood, Texas

Parks & Recreation FAQ

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Parks, Facilities & Reservations

Yes, the Leavesly Park Jones Hangar is often referred to as the Jones Hangar, the Hangar, and other variations of the name. It is located at 901 Buckingham in the Regency Estates subdivision.

No, Frankie Carter Randolph Park is a Harris County Park. To make a reservation please call their Reservations Office at 713-991-6881.

The Leavesley Park Jones Hangar is the only indoor facility available for rent or public use. Visit the City Parks and Reservations page to find out more information about renting the Hangar.

No, a fishing license is not required to fish at the Centennial Park Pond. However, only fishing is allowed from the bank. Nets are not permitted. It is not required to catch and release.

Dogs are allowed at most City parks, with the exception of Renwick Park and the Sportspark. For those parks that do allow dogs, they must remain on a leash.

One full lap is slightly less than one half of a mile. There are markers along the trail to help you determine distance.

Only those who rent the Park Gazebo or the Large Rotary Pavilion are allowed to bring inflatables to their rental. Inflatables are not allowed at the small Rotary Pavilion.

The Parks and Recreation Department requires a copy of the insurance information from the inflatable rental company with the City of Friendswood listed as additionally insured.

Driving into the park is prohibited. Bounce houses and other inflatables must be unloaded in the parking lot.

Event Questions

Farmer's Market - Benette Rowley www.friendswoodmarket.com

Easter Egg Hunt - Lions Club 281-482-3329

Car and Bike Show - Friendswood Chamber of Commerce: www.friendswoodchamber.com  281-482-3329

Art in the Park - Friendswood Fine Arts: www.aitpfestival.com

Purple Patriot Car Show - AJ Loupe 281-992-0047

Halloween in the Park - Friendswood Chamber of Commerce: www.friendswoodchamber.com  281-482-3329

To volunteer to work with the City's special events, please fill out the “Volunteer Sign-Up” form and return it to rec@friendswood.com or mail to:

Friendswood Parks and Recreation Department
910 S. Friendswood Dr.
Friendswood, TX 77546

All City property, bulletin boards, electronic reader boards, and website are used for City advertisements and events only. Personal or business advertising is prohibited.

Summer Camp Questions

To register your child(ren), please LOG IN and create an account at least three days before the registration date. Accounts will be approved following residency verification.

Once an account has been created, please follow these REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS.

  1. Current Year Registration Form
  2. Birth Certificate
  3. Picture
  4. Health Insurance Card
  5. Current Water Bill (It must be a Water Bill. Other utility bills are not accepted.)

Documents can be uploaded to your account at Parks.Friendswood.com in the "Document Upload" section under "My Account."

No, the deadline for documents to be uploaded is typically about a month after the start of registration. While you can still register without your documents being uploaded, if all of the required documents are not uploaded by the deadline, you may be dropped from your registered sessions.

Yes, camp staff does not have access to the computer system so they rely on these forms in case of emergency. The form stays with the camp at all times and is taken on every field trip.

Camp Registration Form 2018 (Fillable with Adobe Acrobat. Save to computer and upload file to account.)

Camp Registration Form 2018 (Printable if the above does not work. Scan in and upload to account or bring into office)