Alvin is located twenty five miles southeast of Houston in northeast Brazoria County, on land originally granted to the Houston Tap and Brazoria Railroad. Alvin is home to 24,236 residents and has much to offer our citizens and visitors alike.
If you are looking for a place to have a picnic, a playground or simply a quiet place to relax, Alvin has over 10 parks for you to choose from!
Alvin Historic Depot Centre -The railroad facility is located at 119 E. Willis. This facility was built in 1907 and the exterior and interior have been renovated. Rental of the Historic Depot Centre and Clock Tower grounds are available, please contact Julie Wagner-Siggers at 281-585-3359
Hugh Adams Park
Hugh Adams Park - This 25 acre park is located on 3502 Mustang Road next to Alvin Community College. Parks has parking lot, 8 pavilions, large playground, swings, slides, walking/jogging trail, 18 soccer fields, 1 football field, park benches, and drinking fountain.
Marina Park-This 2.65 acre park is located on Highway 6 behind Alvin Bowling Alley. This is a neighborhood park with a pavilion, picnic tables.
National Oak Park
National Oak Park - This 8 acre park is located at 310 E. Sealy. This 8 acre park is full of beautiful oak trees, 40' x 80' pavilion, parking, drinking fountain, swings, picnic tables, 2 covered pavilions and a Hike & Bike Trail.
Pearson Park-This 24 acre park is located at 2200 West Park Drive. This park is our largest sport complex in town. Restrooms, parking, drinking fountains, picnic tables, 5 pavilions, 9 multi-purpose lighted athletic fields, 2 concession stands, 2 tennis courts, playground equipment, swings and bleachers.
Ruben Adame Park
Ruben Adame Park-This 1.7 acre park is located at 801 Shaw Street off Highway 6. This park includes swings, playground equipment, parking, pavilion, picnic tables, drinking fountain, walking trail, basketball court, and baseball athletic field with a backstop.
Talmadge Park - This 1.7 acre park is located at Talmadge and Sixth Streets. This park has a baseball athletic field with a backstop and parking. New playground equipment was installed in January 2004.
Lions Park-This 7.5 acre park is located at 1060 College Drive across from the Alvin High School. Park has 7 multi-purpose athletic fields, (4 lighted fields), parking lot at Alvin High School, walking/jogging trail, and restrooms.
Morgan Park - This 10 acre park is located off 1500 West South Street. The park has one lighted adult softball field and one lighted youth field, restrooms, parking lot, playground equipment, 2 sand volleyball courts, swings, picnic tables, and plenty of beautiful oak trees.
Newman Park - This 2.5 acre park is located at 1200 Newman Street. It has plenty of oak trees, playground equipment, swings, basketball court, covered pavilion, picnic tables, parking, drinking fountain and a baseball athletic field with backstop.
Prairie Dog Park
Prairie Dog Park - This 1.1 acre park is located at 575 East Hathaway and is next to the Alvin EMS facility. Park has playground, swings, picnic tables, parking and Hike & Bike Trail.
Sealy Park - This 1.7 acre park is located at 206 South Durant Street. This park is shaded with beautiful trees, playground equipment, swings, picnic tables, basketball court and drinking fountain.
Bob S. Owen Pool
Bob S. Owen Pool - The newly renovated pool is located at 919 Bayou Drive. The pool has been upgraded with several new amenities. 3 new tube slides, 3 shade pavilions, restroom facility, drinking fountains, new zero-depth spray-park, new decking to enjoy the sun.
General open swim is 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Sunday. Tuesdays have extended hours 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Closed from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. and admission is $2.00 all day. Tuesdays Only .
- $4.00 - Residents 3 and up
- $5.00 - Non-Residents 3 and up
Pool Rental Information
The pool is available for rentals beginning in May. You may rent the facility Monday - Friday from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. or 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. During the summer season the pool is available Monday - Sunday except Tuesdays during the same time slots. Payment must be made in full at time of reservation.
- $125/two hours for residents (lifeguards included)
$145/two hours for nonresidents (lifeguards included)
- $250/four hours for residents (lifeguards included)
$290/four hours for nonresidents (lifeguards included)
- * Add $15 for parties of over 100 Admission
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