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Posted on: February 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Best Friends For Life Program Set to Begin February 25

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The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with Texas State University to continue its inclusive recreation program, Best Friends For Life (BFFL). The program is free and open to youth, ages 2-13, of all ability levels. BFFL will take place at the San Marcos Activity Center, located at 501 E. Hopkins.

Participants will meet on Mondays from 5:30-6:30 PM beginning on Feb. 25 and will continue every subsequent Monday except during the week of spring break. The last date for this program is April 1. Participants are encouraged to bring their best friend, whether that be their mom, dad, brother, sister, school friend, or neighbor. Yoga, crafts, games, and drumming are some of the activities that will be offered during the program. Participants will also have the opportunity to go swimming and horseback riding.

Dr. Lyn Litche of Texas State University and her therapeutic recreation students will bring Drums Alive DRUMTASTIC® as an exciting addition to the BFFL program. DRUMTASTIC® is an evidence-based program that is designed to improve the health of children and pre-teens by applying educational concepts, fitness, drumming, music and fitness. Dr. Litchke, along with several of her students, is a certified master trainer in DRUMTASTIC®.

Please call 512-393-8400 or visit 401 E. Hopkins to register your child. For more information, please contact Catherine Marler at

About the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Dept.: 

The Parks and Recreation Department works to provide the citizens and visitors of San Marcos the highest level of programs, parks, facilities, and services that will positively enhance our vision of the community. The Parks and Recreation Department has a history of providing not only diverse and continuous programs for citizens and visitors alike but also excels in providing maintained parks such as Rio Vista park, educational centers such as the Discovery Center, and many more activities and resources for everyone in San Marcos.


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