Emancipation Community Center
Address: 3018 Dowling
Houston, TX 77004
Rental Fee: Level 2
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After School Enrichment and Summer Enrichment Programs
Emancipation Park Renovations
In recognition of the historical significance of Emancipation Park, the City’s celebration of the park’s redevelopment has been rescheduled to Juneteenth weekend 2017. There will be no event on November 12, 2016.
The park will open to the public in January 2017. The Emancipation Park Conservancy and the Houston Parks and Recreation Department will host a celebration of the park redevelopment with a ceremony and festivities on Sunday, June 18, 2017.
For more information on Emancipation Community Center programs click on the links below to view or print program fliers.
Adjacent to the community center building, Emancipation Park offers a playground, lighted tennis courts, lighted sports field, swimming pool, indoor gym, weight room, meeting room, picnic areas, and an outdoor basketball pavilion.
Community Centers are great places to host special gatherings, such as wedding receptions, family reunions and parties for a nominal rental fee. Not all facilities are designed to accommodate all events, so please contact each individual facility to ensure that facility can accommodate your event. Deposits are required and are refundable.
Community center rental reservation forms must be completed and payments must be received in the Permits Office the earlier of 10 days after the rental reservation is completed or at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. This includes concessionaires, HPARD co-sponsored events, etc.
If security is required, community center rental reservation forms and payment must be received in the Permits Office a minimum of 14 days prior to the scheduled event, which includes private functions, birthday parties, showers, weddings, family reunions, family gatherings, meetings, special events, etc.
CONCESSIONAIRE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
Apply for a concessionaire contract with the Houston Parks and Recreation Department to teach classes in our centers.
J. Robinson, Jr.
J. Robinson, Sr.
- For fee schedules, go to http://cohapp.cityofhouston.gov/FIN_FeeSchedule/default.aspx
ACTIVITIES GUIDE & CLASS CATALOG
H.P.A.R.D.’s Winter/Spring Activities Guide & Class Catalog is available online now! Check out the listings for recreation, fitness, and educational opportunities you and your family can take part in!
REQUESTS FOR PUBLIC RECORDs
Houston Parks and Recreation Department
2999 S. Wayside Drive
Houston, TX 77023
Recreation and Wellness
- ADAPTIVE SPORTS AND RECREATION
- ADULT SPORTS/SPORTS LEAGUES AND RECREATION
- AFTER-SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM (A.S.A.P.)
- AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (A.S.E.P.)
- AFTER-SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAM (A.S.M.P.)
- COMMUNITY CENTERS
- FITNESS CENTERS / GYMS
- SENIOR SPORTS AND RECREATION
- TENNIS CENTERS
- YOUTH SPORTS AND RECREATION
Permits and Reservations
- Mar. 29 - Avondale Promenade Grant Announcement
- Mar. 24 - Announcement Expected
HPARD Calendar of Events