Frequently Asked Questions
Parks and Rec FAQ
The City of Lufkin does not offer swimming classes. Please contact the Boys and Girls Club Aquatic Center at 936-632-7467.
For adult softball and basketball only, call 936-630-2004. This information is also available online during league play.
You may register for adult softball and basketball, or youth softball and basketball at the Downtown Recreation Center at 125 North First Street. There is no phone registration. There is $100 deposit required to register adult teams, which is included in the final entry fee.
Attempts have been made to make facilities and parks wheel chair accessible. Transfer points on play equipment, picnic pavilions, restrooms, and community centers have been made accessible. Winston park has a handicap accessible playground and softball field. Please alert us to maintenance needs or specific suggestions to improve our accessibility.
The cost of rental for both community centers is $25.00 per hour with a $50.00 minimum. We require a $50.00 deposit which is refunded if the facility is left clean and the tables and chairs are folded and replaced along the walls. MORE INFORMATION
Classes offered may include, babynastics, gymnastics, tumbling/cheerleading, and jazz/hiphop/drill. Monthly classes include line dancing, tae kwon do, zumba, and yoga/pilates. People are also encouraged to use the parks, the Azalea Trail, Ellen Trout Park Trail and the Lost Arrow Trail for hiking, biking, walking, and jogging.
Pavilions in the parks are rent free. A reservation is required to use the pavilions.
Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older at all times.
We have a brochure that is available at the downtown center listing all classes. The brochure was also taken to the schools for distribution to students.
The City of Lufkin only has Jones Pool open and the cost is currently free. The Boys and Girls Club offers public swimming at their Aquatics Center. Please call 936-632-7467 for their fees.
Please call 936-633-0399 for pavilion reservations at Ellen Trout Zoo.
The short bollard on one corner of the slabs either has a push button on top (Kiwanis and Jones) or a sensor on the side (at Chambers). Press or place your hand in front of the sensor and prepare to get wet between 10 AM and 8 PM. Clocks may not be set with yours, so be patient or call 936-633-0250 for assistance.