Houston Parks and Recreation Department

Contact Us

 

H.P.A.R.D. office hours Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. 

EMERGENCIES AND PARK REPAIRS

 

Emergencies - Houston Police Dept.   9-1-1
Urban Park Rangers Dispatch Gragg Park
 2999 South Wayside
832.395.7100
To report a service request or problem
 concerning City of Houston parks, park
 facilities or urban forests
3-1-1 &
 3-1-1 online

 

H.P.A.R.D. FREQUENTLY CALLED PHONE NUMBERS

 

H.P.A.R.D. Main Office 2999 South Wayside
 Houston, Texas 77023
askparks@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7000
Lake Houston
 Wilderness Park
25840 FM 1485
 New Caney, Texas 77357
281.354.6881
Permits & Reservations   832.394.8804
 832.394.8805
Memorial Park Bike Trail   713.437.6588
Adult Sports Bulletin Board   832.395.7004
Media Contact Estella Espinosa
 Communications Manager
estella.espinosa@houstontx.gov
 O. 832.395.7022
 C. 832.465.4782
Texas Open
 Records Requests
  hpardrecords@houstontx.gov

 


If you are looking for a specific H.P.A.R.D. division or service not listed above, click on the appropriate tab below for more contact numbers:

 

DIRECTOR'S STAFF

 

Joe Turner, Director
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
joe.turner@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7061
Erika Madison
 Director's Administrative Contact
 Director's Office
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
erika.madison@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7061
Luci Correa
 Council Liaison
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
luci.correa@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7057
Estella Espinosa, Division Manager
 Communications
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
estella.espinosa@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7022
Abel Gonzales, Deputy Director
 Greenspace Management
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
abel.gonzales@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7032
Cheryl Johnson, Deputy Director
 Management and Finance
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
cheryl.johnson@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7066
Mark Ross, Deputy Director
 Facilities Management & Development
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
mark.ross@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7026
Debra Lathan, Assistant Director
 Recreation & Wellness Division
 Community Center Operations
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
debra.lathan@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7269
Kenneth Allen, Assistant Director
 Recreation & Wellness Division
 Youth & Adult Sports, Aquatics, Tennis &
 Golf Programming
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
kenneth.allen@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7268
Rick Dewees, Assistant Director
 Park Administration
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
rick.dewees@houstontx.gov
 713.284.8555
Lake Houston Wilderness Park
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
281.354.6881
Harold Norris, Division Manager
 Urban Park Rangers
 Houston Parks & Recreation Dept.
harold.norris@houstontx.gov
 832.395.7002

 

PARKS AND FACILITIES PERMITS AND RENTALS

 

Outdoor Permits and Rentals 2999 South Wayside
 Houston, Texas 77023
832.395.7012
 832.395.7013
Sportsfield Rentals 2999 South Wayside
 Houston, Texas 77023
832.395.7010
 832.395.7011
The Houston Garden Center Hermann Park
 1500 Hermann Drive
713.284.1989
Lake Houston Wilderness Park Lake Houston Park
 22031 Baptist Encampment Rd.,
 New Caney, TX 77357
281.354.6881
Special Events Permits -
 Mayor's Office of Special Events
832.393.0868
Parades and Street Functions -
 Mayor's Office of Special Events
713.437.6294

 

PARK AMENITIES AND SERVICES

 

D-Tag Program 6200 Wheeler, Bldg. 3 832.395.7297
 832.395.7270
Summer Food Service Program 6402 Market 713.676.6832
After School Enrichment Program West 6200 Wheeler, Bldg. 3 832.395.7094
After School Enrichment Program East 6200 Wheeler 832.395.7092
ASK - Athletes Seeking Knowledge Program 6200 Wheeler 832.395.7297
ASAP - After School Achievement Program 6200 Wheeler 832.395.7270

 

ADOPT A PARK, NEIGHBORHOODS AND VOLUNTEERS PROGRAMS

 

Adopt-A-Park, Adopt-An-Esplanade,
Adopt-A-Sportsfield & Adopt-A-Library
2999 South Wayside
 Houston, Texas 77023
832.395.7029
Neighborwoods Program 2999 South Wayside
 Houston, Texas 77023
713.676.6832
Partnership Opportunities 2999 South Wayside
 Houston, Texas 77023
832.395.7056
Recreation & Wellness Volunteer Programs 6200 Wheeler, Bldg. 3 832.395.7295
Greenspace Volunteer Programs 2999 South Wayside
 Houston, Texas 77023
832.395.7030

 

RECREATION PROGRAMS

 

Adaptive Recreation Metropolitan Multi-Service Center
 1475 West Gray
713.284.1973
Adult Sports 6200 Wheeler 832. 395.7130
Aquatics 6200 Wheeler 832. 395.7129
First Tee of Houston at FM Law Park Law Park
 F.M. 2400 Mykawa Road
713.845.1022
Youth Sports West

 Youth Sports East
6200 Wheeler

 6200 Wheeler
832.395.7294

 832.395.7277

 

TENNIS CENTERS

 

Memorial Park Tennis Center Memorial Park
 1500 Memorial Loop
713.867.0440
Lee LeClear Tennis Center Braeburn Glen Park
 9506 South Gessner
713.272.3697
Homer Ford Tennis Center MacGregor Park
 5225 Calhoun
713.842.3460