National Parks and Recreation Month

Parks and Recreation services are vital for our community - from protecting open space and natural resources, to helping fight obesity, to providing activities and resources for all walks of life - Parks and Recreation Month encourages everyone to reflect on the exponential value parks and recreation brings to our community.

Check out all of our events happening this July! July Parks & Rec Month Calendar

Discover our Parks!

We encourage everyone to get out and visit your community parks during the month of July. Click here for a complete list of your New Braunfels parks. New Braunfels Parks and Recreation is celebrating by offering buy one get one FREE admission for the entire month of July on the following days and attractions: 

Discover the Parks Photo Contest

Join our 'Discover the Parks Photo Contest', a month long challenge to get outdoors and capture photos in our parks, upload them to

Click here to download the 2018 challenge details and rules. 

Participants who complete the 

2018 Discover the Parks Photo Challenge 

participants will have a shot at awesome prizes and the chance to have their photo published in “The Fun Things in Life” Recreation Program Guide!

Submit your photos online at
Photos must be of a New Braunfels Park and have a person or people in the photo. 
Enter early and encourage family and friends to vote and enter! 

Help us celebrate National Parks and Recreation month with a selfie contest! Get outside, visit a park in New Braunfels and snap a photo, upload it to contest page from July 1 - July 31.  Enter your photo online at Participants with the most votes will be eligible for the prizes below.

1st Prize – Parks and Recreation Family Fun Pack
2nd Prize – Family Camp out Registration (4 people and 1 tent)
3rd Prize – Das Rec Family Day Pass

New Braunfels Parks Photo Contest Rules:

  • Before uploading, all entries must “FOLLOW” New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Facebook and Instagram page.
  • All entries should include a person or persons in the photo. The subject in the photo must be New Braunfels Park. 
  • All entries are encouraged to be taken in the time frame, from July 1 - July 31 (11:59 PM CST).
  • Winners will be selected by popular vote on August 1, 2018 (Encourage family & friends to enter and vote).