Parks & Recreation

The City of Taylor is proud to boast its expansive park system, with all its amenities including swimming pools, walking trails, lakes, basketball courts, playgrounds and more! 

New projects are in the works, including a skate park and redesign of downtown's Heritage Square Park. Both are sure to be exciting new amenities for citizens and visitors! The skate park is due to open in May 2018, and the renovations to Heritage Square Park complete in Fall 2018.

The Main Street Trail that runs from the south side of the city to the north, up to Taylor Regional Sports Complex, was completed in April 2017. It's a scenic walk or bike trail for all to enjoy.

Three new pickleball courts have been installed at Murphy Park, 1600 Veteran Dr., at the tennis center, opened in November 2017. In April 2018, new lights were installed at the courts.

For more information on our parks, facilities and programs please use the navigation menu to the left, or feel free to contact us at any time:  or call 512-352-5818.

New lights being installed at the pickleball courts, April 2018

New Lights-1-April19-18
  1. Parks & Recreation

    Physical Address
    1424 N. Main St.
    Taylor, TX 76574

    Phone: 512-352-5818
    Fax: 512-352-3062

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