Family Fun: Outdoor
Parks and Playgrounds
Legacy Play Village
A unique play/learn facility
designed and built by volunteer citizens of Lubbock and the surrounding area.
Located in McAlister Park at Spur
327 & Brownfield Highway.
A unique kid-sized town where children learn
hands-on rules of
pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety. Operated by the
City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation, Safety City is open from 8 to 9 a.m. for
parents or children who may want to come walk for exercise or for just plain
fun. You can bring the children in their strollers and go for a quiet walk on
the streets at Safety City where it's safe, supervised and away from traffic. Oh
yes, and its FREE. Safety City also offers Open Recreation on Monday, Wednesday
and Friday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Kids can come out and skate or ride their
bike for $2.00 per child. Safety City can be rented for private parties during
the summer. They provide the invitations, cake, punch, "goody bags," a special
gift for the birthday child, supervision and playtime. Up to 10 children: $100
for the group or $75 if you provide your own cake. 42nd Street and Ave. U
(inside Clapp Park); 767-2712
South Plains Mall
- Safari Park
Games, shopping, and indoor park
for kids play
Slide Road and Loop 289
Xtreme Village, Inc.
(BMX/4-wheel), paintball and rock wall.
1201 84th Street,
ParksCity of Lubbock Parks &
Plains Mall - Safari Park -
shopping, and indoor park for small kids play
Texas Trails Network (Texas Dept.
Walking, jogging, hiking, biking and equestrian
trails in 62 Texas counties www.tdh.state.tx.us/trails
Playgrounds Hub City
Here, hub stands for "Helping Undo
Barriers" and it allows children of all abilities to play together and it is
completely ADA accessible. A special thanks to AMBUCS service organization for
Maxey Park (east side) just east of Quaker at 25th
Located south of East 19th Street off of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. on Canyon Lake Drive. MAP
Llano Estacado Audobon Society - www.leas.bizland.com
Ducks - Fun to Feed!
Ducks and geese love our city. That's why you'll find them on nearly every lake. On a busy day, it's great to head to the lake and spend a few quality
Swimming Pools & Water Fun
While we may live in a semi-arid climate, we are surrounded by water! Enjoy and be refreshed.
Lubbock Water Rampage
Water park and family activity center
Swim, slide, float in the lazy river, or sit under the water fall.
Located at 6602 Marsha Sharp, Lubbock Texas (Intersection of Milwaukee Ave and US 62/82 Brownfield Hwy);
Private/Open to the Public Swimming Pools
Adventures USA - 116th Street & Indiana; 745-3600
Melanie Park Swimming Pool - 73rd St. just west of Indiana Ave.
Seahorse Swim School - 3314 35th Street; 799-4508
Southwest Sportsplex - 7116 W 82nd Street; 798-8442
Swimming Hole - 3802 Chicago; 793-6793
Texas Water Rampage - 6602 Brownfield Hwy; 796-0701
YMCA - 3101 35th Street;792-2723
Municipal Pools (City Parks and Recreation) - 775-2687All four of the Municipal Pools are also available for pool party rentals Thursday thru Sunday evenings 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.. The cost varies depending on the amount of people. The cost for 1-50 people is $125. for 126+ people, the cost is $225.
Clapp, Mae Simmons and Montelongo all have a 90' water slide.
Clapp and Montelongo have wading pools.
Montelongo is completely ADA accessible and has a zero depth entry into main pool.Maxey has shade trees. All four pools offer: lifeguards, deckchairs, diving boards, concession stands and showers.