PARDcast Round Rock Parks and Recreation

Todd, Round Rock Parks and Rec

Round Rock, TX. Parks and Rec Department “PARDcast”, is a new monthly podcast featuring information on all upcoming special events, adult & youth sports, parks and trails, aquatics, fitness and wellness, facilities, and recreation programs. The “PARDcast” will also feature guest speakers, Park Ranger tips and exclusive information Round Rock residents won’t want to miss. "PARDcast" keeps Round Rock residents in the "know" with all things PARD! read less
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PARDcast February 2024
4d ago
PARDcast February 2024
• Summer 2024 program guide will be coming early March and will have information on all of the upcoming summer special events, athletics, camps, programs, and more. The virtual program guide will be available online at roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec• Summer Registration opens Tue Mar 5! That means registration for summer camps, sports camps, swim lessons, and more! Registration will be available at roundrockrecreation.com• RR PARD Summer Jobs are Now Hiring! We want you on our crew! Flexible schedules, new friends, and tons of fun await you this summer! Applications are open for lifeguards, pool attendants, cashiers, swim instructors, summer camp counselors and supervisors and more. Visit roundrocktexas.gov/jobs for more information.• The AIR Spring Fling Dance will be at the Rabb House on Fri March 22 from 6-8pm. Enjoy a night of dancing, fun, family, and more.• The AIR Easter Egg Hunt will be at the Play for All Park on Sat Mar 23 from 10-11am. This is a free event but registration is required and space is limited.• These are both Adaptive and Inclusive events focusing on creating a fun, family-centered environment for individuals with disabilities and their families.• The Flashlight Egg Hunt will be at Old Settlers Park on Thur Mar 28 from 6-10pm. Grab your basket and a flashlight and enjoy a eggs, candy, prizes, a movie in the park, and tons of fun! Tickets are PRE-SALE ONLY!• Tickets and more info on all of these events can be found at roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec and click on Special Events.• Tickets are required for these events and Registration is now open! Visit roundrockrecreation.com and search the event name.• Registration is open for Spring Break Lifeguard Training. Classes will run Mar 11-15 from 10am-6pm. Last year’s lifeguard jobs filled up in a flash so don’t wait! Lock in your training spot and register at roundrockrecreation.com• Find info about all of our outdoor pools and season hours of operation at roundrocktexas.gov/pools• PARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps and as a video on our socials and youtube• You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and Recreation PARDcast.• Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, X, Threads, and Youtube.• Make sure to Like, Follow, and Subscribe Stay Connected with Round Rock Parks and Recreation's PARDcast! Facebook:   @roundrockparksandrecInstagram:  @roundrockpardX:  @roundrockpardYoutube:  RoundRockParksandRecreationParks and Recreation: www.roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecRegistration: www.roundrockrecreation.comCity of Round Rock: www.roundrocktexas.govPARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and Recreation PARDcast.Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, X, Threads, and Youtube.Make sure to Like, Follow, and Subscribe!CONTRIBUTORSProducer & Host: MaggieTechnical Director & Host: ChristianCamera Operator: Jalil
PARDcast January 2024
Jan 13 2024
PARDcast January 2024
Upcoming Events• The Adaptive and Inclusive Family Winter Ball will be at the Baca Center on Sat Jan 20 from 6-8pm. Enjoy a night of dancing, fun, family, and more. Tickets are pre-sale only. More info and tickets at roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec or at roundrockrecreation.com• The Allen R. Baca Center is rolling out the red carpet for our annual Senior Prom “A Night in Hollywood” on Fri Feb 2 from 6-10pm. Join us for commemorative photos, cocktails, dinner, dancing, dessert, and more. Space is Limited. Tickets at roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec or at roundrockrecreation.com• The Daddy Daughter Dance is on Fri Feb 9th from 6-9pm. This year’s “Wild About Dad” theme invites you to hop, pounce, or crawl on over to the Kalahari Kilimanjaro Ballroom for light snacks, a live DJ, a dance contest, and more. Tickets at roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec or at roundrockrecreation.com• For more info on these and other upcoming events visit roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec and click on Special Events.Program Guide• The Fall/Winter/Spring 2023-2024 program guide is out now. Check it out to find information on upcoming special events, athletics, camps, afterschool programs and more. You can access the virtual program guide online at roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec and program registration is available at roundrockrecreation.com• Be on the lookout for the Summer 2024 program guide, coming in early Feb.Rock’N River• Rock’N River season passes are now available at roundrocktexas.gov/river• Find information about all of our outdoor pools and season hours of operation at roundrocktexas.gov/poolsAthletics• Adult Leagues will start the last week of Januaryo Cornhole 1/25 and 1/23o Pickleball 1/23 and 1/24o Softball 1/21,23,24,25,26o Sand Volleyball 1/25• Tennis Lessons start the first week of February – still time to register• Youth Soccer registration closes February 11 – season starts Feb 26 Stay Connected with Round Rock Parks and Recreation's PARDcast! Facebook:   @roundrockparksandrecInstagram:  @roundrockpardX:  @roundrockpardYoutube:  RoundRockParksandRecreationParks and Recreation: www.roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecRegistration: www.roundrockrecreation.comCity of Round Rock: www.roundrocktexas.govPARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and Recreation PARDcast.Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, X, Threads, and Youtube.Make sure to Like, Follow, and Subscribe!CONTRIBUTORSProducer & Host: MaggieTechnical Director & Host: ChristianCamera Operator: Jalil
PARDcast September 2022
Sep 1 2022
PARDcast September 2022
September 2022 PARDcast NotesUpcoming Events•Friday Fun Nights at Yonders Point Free "Fiesta De Noche" Fri, Sept. 9. 6:30-8:30pm(description notes)• 9/11 Memorial at Flag Plaza/Yonders Presented by The Texas Fallen Project, Inc.Sept. 7 thru.12th. 8am to 5pm. (description notes)• Family Campout Fri. Sept. 16 thru Sat. Sept 17 at Old Settlers Park. (description notes)Registration is requited. Register at roundrockrecreation.com• Special Needs Family Jamboree Sat. Sept. 24 9am-Noon at Play for All Park. Parks andRec & Casey's Circle will be hosting the jamboree with crafts, games, music, snacks &prizes! Also, learn about local offerings in the area as well.• For more info on these and more upcoming events visit: roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecProgram Guide• The Fall/Winter/Spring 2022-2023 program guide is out now. Access the virtualprogram guide online at roundrockrecreation.com, and a printed copy went out inthe the August addition of Community Impact Newspaper. The program guide hasall the information on special events, athletics, camps, after school programs andmore.Rock'N River•It's Rock'N River Waterpark Last Long Weekend! Come on out... Operatinghours can be found at roundrocktexas.gov/river.Athletics• Registration will be open for Fall/Winter Adult Men's & CoRec Softball and YouthBasketball. More info at roundrockrecreation.com or teamsideline.com/roundrock.Air Programs•Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation Programs for September are live and readyfor registration! There's Art classes, Cooking classes, All Abilities Fitness Yoga,Adaptive Football Sports Clinics and Power Soccer. Check out these AIR programsand more at roundrockrecreation.comBaca Center•The Baca Center is hosting "A Grand Afternoon" to Celebrate GrandparentsDay. Sun. Sept 11th. 2pm-4pm. Grandparents and grand-friends are invited to bringtheir grandchildren to the celebration for an afternoon full of crafts,entertainment, refreshments and more! For more info on the Baca Center visit:roundrocktexas.gov/bacacenterWays To Stay ConnectedPARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest PARDcast.Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, Youtube & Twitter.Make sure you like, follow and subscribe to our PARDcast.And, you can find all the links mentioned in this PARDcast in episode notes below. Stay Connected with Round Rock Parks and Recreation's PARDcast! Facebook:   @roundrockparksandrecInstagram:  @roundrockpardX:  @roundrockpardYoutube:  RoundRockParksandRecreationParks and Recreation: www.roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecRegistration: www.roundrockrecreation.comCity of Round Rock: www.roundrocktexas.govPARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and Recreation PARDcast.Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, X, Threads, and Youtube.Make sure to Like, Follow, and Subscribe!CONTRIBUTORSProducer & Host: MaggieTechnical Director & Host: ChristianCamera Operator: Jalil
PARDcast August 2022
Aug 12 2022
PARDcast August 2022
PARDcastAugust 2022Upcoming Events• The Free Pop Up Play Day will be at Lake Creek Park & Pool This Sat. Aug 13. 5 -7pm.Free food, refreshments, pool games and more. roundrocktexas.gov/pop• Friday Fun Nights at Yonders Point "Under The Big" Top Aug 19th 7:30-9pm for EnjoyFree Food, refreshments, Lonestar Beer “Movie in the Park” sing-a-long with “The GreatestShowman”, free cotton candy compliments of Ally Medical ER Round Rock.More info roundrocktexas.gov/fridayfun• Friday Fun Nights at Yonders Point Free "Fiesta De Noche" Fri, Sept. 9. 7:30-9:30pm(Mark your calendars and more info to come soon on all our social media pages)• For more info on these and upcoming events visit: roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec• The Fall/Winter/Spring 2022-2023 program guide is out now. You can accessthe virtual program guide online at roundrockrecreation.com, and a printed copy isin the August addition of Community Impact Newspaper. The program guide has allthe information on special events, athletics, camps, after school programs andmore.Rock'N River and Outdoor Pools• You still have time to cool off at Rock'N River Waterpark! End of season operatinghours can be found at roundrocktexas.gov/river• You can also find more information on all our outdoor pools and end of season hoursof operations at: roundrocktexas.gov/poolsAthletics• Registration is now open for Youth Fall Soccer League, Basketball League andGirls Volleyball League.• Registration is also now open for Fall/Winter Adult Men's & CoRec Softball,Men's Basketball, Adult Cornhole and Sand Volleyball. For more details and toregister visit: roundrockrecreation.com or visit teamsideline.com/roundrock• You can also check out all these programs and more in the new Fall/Winter/Spring program guide as well.Stay Connected• PARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.• You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and• Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, Youtube & Twitter.• Make sure you like, follow and subscribe to our PARDcast.• You can find all the links for this PARDcast in this episode notes below.Sign Off Stay Connected with Round Rock Parks and Recreation's PARDcast! Facebook:   @roundrockparksandrecInstagram:  @roundrockpardX:  @roundrockpardYoutube:  RoundRockParksandRecreationParks and Recreation: www.roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecRegistration: www.roundrockrecreation.comCity of Round Rock: www.roundrocktexas.govPARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and Recreation PARDcast.Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, X, Threads, and Youtube.Make sure to Like, Follow, and Subscribe!CONTRIBUTORSProducer & Host: MaggieTechnical Director & Host: ChristianCamera Operator: Jalil
PARDcast July 2022
Jul 8 2022
PARDcast July 2022
PARDcastJuly 2022Section ContentUpcoming Events• Friday Fun Nights at Yonders Point Free Date Night. July 8 6:30-9:00pm for Enjoy FreeFood, refreshments, Lonestar Beer (description of events)More info roundrocktexas.gov/fridayfun• The Free Pop Up Play Day will be at Chisholm Valley Park and is a Morning Event.Sat. July 16th. 9am -11am. Free food and refreshments, Galaxy soccer, story time in the parkhosted by our Round Rock Library, kites in field, small petting zoo and more...roundrocktexas.gov/pop• Friday Fun Nights at Yonders Point Free Texas Luau. Friday July 22nd, 7-9pm• For more info on these and upcoming events visit: roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecRock'N River Water Park Evening Event• Rock'N River Waterpark is having a special Evening Event Saturday, July23rd from 8-11pm. This is a special ticketed event and you can purchase tickets onFriday July 22nd at 8am online. Season pass holders get in free. Come cool off andchill out under the stars while floating around the Lazy River. More info aboutRock'N River visit roundrocktexas.gov/river• Emily the intern is going to give more information on all our outdoor pools right herein round rock coming up in a bit.Athletics• Registration is open for Adult Cornhole, Sand Volleyball, Adult Men's andCoRec Softball. More details and to register visit: roundrockrecreation.com or visitteamsideline.com/roundrock• And, stick around for the 2nd half of this episode, as Omar the intern is going to giveyou all further information on athletics for all ages. So, stay with us for that upcomingsegment.Stay Connected• PARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.• You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks andRecreation PARDcast as well.• Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, Youtube & Twitter.• Make sure you like, follow and subscribe to our PARDcast, so you won't missout on any of our events and programs here in Round Rock.• You can find all these links for this PARDcast in this episode notes below.Omar The Intern Update on Adult and Youth SportsEmily The Intern Update on All Outdoor PoolsSign Off• Thanks for joining us on this PARDcast episode for July 2022• And don't forget: Parks Are Where Communities Become Great! Stay Connected with Round Rock Parks and Recreation's PARDcast! Facebook:   @roundrockparksandrecInstagram:  @roundrockpardX:  @roundrockpardYoutube:  RoundRockParksandRecreationParks and Recreation: www.roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecRegistration: www.roundrockrecreation.comCity of Round Rock: www.roundrocktexas.govPARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and Recreation PARDcast.Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, X, Threads, and Youtube.Make sure to Like, Follow, and Subscribe!CONTRIBUTORSProducer & Host: MaggieTechnical Director & Host: ChristianCamera Operator: Jalil
PARDcast June 2022
Jun 2 2022
PARDcast June 2022
Upcoming Events• Friday Fun Nights at Yonders Point This Friday. Kick off is June 3 6:30-8:30pm for the Country Hoedown. FREE food and refreshments, Lonestar Beer, country line-dancing, LIVE music and more. More info roundrocktexas.gov/fridayfun• National Trails Day This Saturday June 4th. 730am - 9:30am. off the trail system near the Rabb House (151 N A.E. Grimes Blvd.) Trails Challenge & Free T-shirts• Pop Up Play Day at Rock Hollow Park June 11th. from 5 – 7pm roundtexas.gov/pop• 14th annual FREE Round Rock Juneteenth Festival. Saturday, June 18th from 4 - 11:30pm at Old Settlers Park. Kid N Play, Vedo, and Jay Shale.• Friday Fun Nights at Yonders Boogie Down Yonders Friday, June 24th 6:30-8:30pmLIVE DJ/Glow Part! This event is alcohol free in partnership with LifeSteps Council on Alcohol and Drugs and County Commissioner, Terry Cook• For more info on these and upcoming events visit: roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecRock'N River Waterpark• Rock'N River Waterpark will host FREE swim lessons for the World's Largest Swim Lesson Friday June 17 from 9-11am. The WLSL is a global event with 49 countries on 6 continents all taking part to help spread water safety awareness. All ages are welcome to attend. For more info on everything Rock'N River visit roundrocktexas.gov/river• And, for information on all our pool openings, hours and locations visit roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecAthleticsRegistration open for Youth Sports Camps. We offer a wide range of sports such as Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball and pickleball! Camps begin the week of June 6th and throughout the summer. More details and to register visit: roundrockrecreation.comClosing• Our Summer Program Guide can viewed and downloaded at roundrockrecreation.com• PARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.• You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and Recreation PARDcast as well.• Stay connected with on FB, Insta, Youtube & Twitter.• You can find all these links in for this PARDcast in this episode notes below.Don't forget to like, follow and subscribe to the PARDcast so you won't miss a out on any of our events and programs. Stay Connected with Round Rock Parks and Recreation's PARDcast! Facebook:   @roundrockparksandrecInstagram:  @roundrockpardX:  @roundrockpardYoutube:  RoundRockParksandRecreationParks and Recreation: www.roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecRegistration: www.roundrockrecreation.comCity of Round Rock: www.roundrocktexas.govPARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and Recreation PARDcast.Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, X, Threads, and Youtube.Make sure to Like, Follow, and Subscribe!CONTRIBUTORSProducer & Host: MaggieTechnical Director & Host: ChristianCamera Operator: Jalil
PARDcast May 2022
May 17 2022
PARDcast May 2022
UpcomingEvents• Memorial Day Ceremony, Mon, May 30 at 10-11am at Yonders Point Phase 2• Save The Dates for Friday Fun Nights at Yonders Point. Kick off is June 3 6:30-8:30pmfor the Country Hoedown. FREE food and refreshments, Lonestar Beer, country line-dancing,LIVE music and more. More info roundrocktexas.gov/fridayfun• 14th annual FREE Round Rock Juneteenth Festival. Saturday, June 18, 2022, 4 to11:30pm at Old Settlers Park. Kid N Play, Vedo, and Jay Shale.• For more info on these and upcoming events visit: roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec Rock'N River• New Pay Rates for SUMMER JOBS! Starting pay of $15 to $19.50/hr! (Dependent ofPosition and Experience) Ages 15+ Hiring For Lifeguards , Pool Attendants, Cashiers, SwimInstructors, Pool Management, Camp Counselors and Camp Management.• Rock'N River Waterpark will be officially open Fri, May 27 from 12-6m.• Rock'N River is now booking Cabana rentals for the summer.• Visit roundrocktexas.gov/river where you can Buy tickets, Get Rental Info, SeeHours of Purchase Season Passes!• Speaking of Season Pass Holder's! You will get a Preview Party before it's opened tothe public on Sat, May 21st. Athletics• Adult Mens Basketball Summer One League registration ends May 29th.• Registration is now open for Youth Sports Camps. We offer a wide range of sportssuch as Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball and pickle-ball! Camps begin the week ofJune 6th and throughout the summer. More details and to register visit:roundrockrecreation.com Closing • PARDcast is now available on several of your favorite podcast apps now!• You can even ask Alexa, Echo and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks andRecreation PARDcast and listen to upcoming events and more!• Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, Youtube & Twitter• And, roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrec• Also at roundrockrecreation.com to view and register for programs and events.• Our Summer Program Guide can viewed and downloaded there as well Stay Connected with Round Rock Parks and Recreation's PARDcast! Facebook:   @roundrockparksandrecInstagram:  @roundrockpardX:  @roundrockpardYoutube:  RoundRockParksandRecreationParks and Recreation: www.roundrocktexas.gov/parksandrecRegistration: www.roundrockrecreation.comCity of Round Rock: www.roundrocktexas.govPARDcast is available on several of your favorite podcast apps.You can also ask Alexa and Google to play the latest Round Rock Parks and Recreation PARDcast.Stay connected with us on FB, Insta, X, Threads, and Youtube.Make sure to Like, Follow, and Subscribe!CONTRIBUTORSProducer & Host: MaggieTechnical Director & Host: ChristianCamera Operator: Jalil