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Posted on: February 25, 2021

City to Reopen Activity Center on March 1 with COVID Protocols


The City of San Marcos will reopen the Activity Center to the public on Monday, March 1, with COVID safety protocols.  


The Activity Center gym, pool, and other recreation rooms will reopen on the same modified schedule as was used in la...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 2, 2021

City Hosts Virtual & Socially Distanced February Events

City of San Marcos Events for the month of February

February Extended Events


Book Reading Contest – Virtual. Free. Calling all book lovers! Join us for a reading contest during the month of February for adults 18+. Readers will track their reading on the Reader Zone app. The top...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 28, 2021

City Facilities Remain Closed to Public Until March 1

Extended Closure through March 1

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations within San Marcos and Hays County continue to be on the rise, City facilities will remain closed to the public through the end of February.  Facilities are scheduled to reopen to the public on Monday, March ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Grow Zone and Native Prairie Pilot Program Underway

Willow Springs

The City of San Marcos Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Habitat Conservation Plan programs have partnered to conduct a pilot program for a grow zone and native prairie at Willow Springs Park, 325 Ellis Street. 

A grow zone allows native plants to gro...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

Skate Park Graffiti

The San Marcos Skate Park will be closed for graffiti removal Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Jan. 7.

“We’ve seen a sharp increase in graffiti vandalism across the City this yea...

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Parks & Recreation