FYI Taylor County Texas

Friday, July 12, 2024

Parks & Recreation

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Director: Mike Hemker
Address: 306 E. Live Oak, Hutto, TX 78634
Phone: (512) 759-4000
Fax: (512) 759-4001
Management Assistant: Julie Deinzer
The city’s first park, Fritz Park, was dedicated in 2005. It includes a pavilion, basketball court, baseball and football fields, and a hike and bike trail.

In January, the city was awarded a $400,000 grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to develop Hutto Lake Park on city-owned parkland. The lake is among the elements of the parks master plan developed by the city.

Hutto Lake ParkHutto Lake Park officially opened to the public in May 2011, and includes a pavilion, picnic tables, a playscape, catch and release fishing pier and a birdwatching blind. In addition to maintaining park facilities and planning for future park development, the Parks and Recreation Department also coordinates a number of annual events, including a Fourth of July celebration, Easter egg hunt, Arbor Day tree planting,

Don’t Mess with Texas trash-off and a 5K fun run in conjunction with Olde Tyme Days. The department also hosts a summer concert series and movies in the park, as well as youth and adult sports programs.

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