FYI Taylor County Texas

Sunday, April 21, 2024

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Catch a Game

The Round Rock Express is the Triple A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, offering great baseball and family fun from April to September. The Dell Diamond seating capacity is 8,722 fixed seats with room for more than 3,000 more on the grass berm beyond the outfield wall that spreads from foul pole to foul pole. In addition to top-tier baseball talent, there is plenty of entertainment from a swimming pool to rent for parties, to a kids are complete with climbing wall, basketball and bounce houses. The Dell Diamond is located at 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd. in Round Rock. For more information, call (512) 255-2255.

The Texas Stars are the developmental league affiliate of the Dallas Stars Hockey Club and play from September to April. The Cedar Park Center seats between 6,800 and 8,200 for events ranging from hockey games to rodeos to concerts. The Cedar Park Center is located at 2100 Avenue of the Stars in Cedar Park. For more information, call (512) 467-8277.


Golfing opportunities abound, ranging breathtaking, top of the line courses to quiet, inexpensive opportunities to get out and work on your game for a few holes. Below is a sampling of the opportunities to hit the fairways:

Golf Club at Star RanchMustang Creek Gold Course
Potomac Street and Gano - Loop 397 Taylor

The Golf Club at Star Ranch
2500 FM 685, Hutto
(512) 252-4653

Teravista Golf Club
4333 Teravista Club Dr., Round Rock
(512) 651-9850

Forest Creek
99 Twin Ridge Parkway, Round Rock
(512) 388-2874

Legacy Hills Golf Club
301 Del Webb Boulevard Georgetown
(512) 864-1222

White Wing Golf Club
151 Dove Hollow Trail, Georgetown
(512) 864-1243

Southwestern Kurth-Landrum Golf Course
1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown
(512) 863-1333


Slip on your bowling shoes and take to the lanes for a striking good time at one of the area’s air-conditioned alleys for a summer escape.

Interstate Lanes
3101 N. IH 35, Round Rock
(512) 255-8826

Mel’s Lone Star Lanes
1010 North Austin Ave., Georgetown
(512) 930-2200

Outlaw 100 Cycling Tour

The 2011 Outlaw Trail Cycling Tour is held each October at Old Settlers Park at the Dell Diamond. The Outlaw Trail 100 bike tour features 10 mile, 25 mile, 40 mile, 50 mile, 63 mile, and 100 mile loop courses on county roads through historic Williamson County. There are 9 rest stops set up along the trail for cyclists to grab some snacks or a drink. For more information, call (512) 218-5540.

Texas Road Rash

Round Rock’s Parks and Recreation Department and Hill Country Speed hosted the first annual Texas Road Rash Inline Skate Marathon and 1/2 Marathon in Central Texas in 2004 and it has become an annual April event in Round Rock. The race starts and ends in Old Settlers Park. For more information, call (512) 218-5540.

Round Rock the Boat Regatta

Each May, Round Rock hosts the Boat Regatta, a race of survival among teams testing their skills at constructing boats made only of cardboard and tape. Early in the year the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department hosts boat building classes. The race is held at Old Settlers Park. For more information, call (512) 218-5540.

Last modified on Friday, 20 July 2012 17:40