The City of Schertz is proud of its parks and recreational facilities. Public parks also provide picnic facilities and playgrounds. Lighted basketball courts and a Junior Olympic-sized swimming pool are open to the public throughout the summer months.
The City of Schertz Parks and Recreation Department strives to achieve the following goals by implementing the Parks Master Plan:
- Provide a diverse and evenly distributed blend of parks, recreation, and open space areas to accommodate the current and future needs of Schertz residents.
- Encourage the conservation of natural resources through the acquisition of parks and recreation areas, preservation of open space, and environmentally sensitive planning.
- Encourage and promote a variety of recreational opportunities including cultural activities, community activities and special events to enhance recreation and education opportunities for residents and tourists.
- Provide residents connectivity to the City’s parks, schools, open space and cultural centers using trails, paths, and other alternative means of transportation to provide a Citywide trail system.
Schertz Parks Master Plan