The Houston Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of safe, colorful play equipment at many of the city’s parks and greenspaces. The playground size and equipment vary from park to park.
H.P.A.R.D. staff makes sure all play equipment and fall surface is inspected every two weeks and in compliance with the safety guidelines established by the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the American Society for Testing and Materials.
To report playground equipment concerns to the Houston Parks and Recreation Department please use the convenient 311 e-mail form. Please remember to indicate the name of the park, relevant date, time and type of problem. We will respond to your request within a 72-hour time period.
All HPARD playground equipment receives regular inspection and maintenance by the Safe Inspection Team, which makes sure that all play equipment and fall surfaces are in compliance with the safety guidelines established by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the American Society for Testing and Materials.
To report playground equipment concerns to the Houston Parks and Recreation Department, please contact the 311 Houston Service Center by phone at 713.837.0311 or by filling out an online 311 email form.
Please indicate the name of the park, relevant date, time, and type of problem.
The fall surfaces at selected park playgrounds are being replaced. The parks will remain open during this process. The affected parks are marked with an asterisk * in th listing below.
HPARD PLAYGROUNDS LOCATIONS BY PARK
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ACTIVITIES GUIDE & CLASS CATALOG
H.P.A.R.D.’s Fall 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 /
METROPOLITAN MULTI-SERVICE CENTER
- 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
- Sep. 5 - HPARD Opens Park Facilities Centers Following Harvey
- Aug. 11 - HPARD Receives Soccer For Success Grant
HPARD Calendar of Events