Parks and Recreation

Rowlett Community Centre

COVID-19 update(s)

Parks

Kids Kingdom is currently scheduled to open on Thursday, June 18th! The park will be open from 10am to dusk, daily.

Community Centre

The Community Centre is now open! In order to keep our patrons safe, we have implemented new restrictions. 

Prior to entering/using the facility, you must reserve a time at the Rowlett Community Centre. Click the link below, set up an account and then you will be able to book a time quickly and easily online (only one reservation per person per day). 

Current Community Centre Facility hours will be 7am-6pm, Monday through Friday.

Sign up for your reserved time here

A couple of friendly reminders:

  • Attendance at the facility and all programs are at 50% of capacity.
  • Please practice social distancing while inside and outside the facility.
  • The RCC is only open to members only at this time.
  • If you need a membership, you may call the front desk, 972-412-6170, and they can sign you up over the phone!
  • Visitors will que in front of the RCC.
  • Entry will be through the front door and exit will be through the door between the Racquetball courts and Gym B (upstairs).
  • Staff will ask some very brief pre-screening questions and take your temperature. If your temperature is above 99.6 degrees, we will ask you to come back another day.
  • You must wear gloves and a mask in the fitness areas.
  • You must wear a mask throughout the building at all times.
  • We will strictly enforce time limits so please be kind to our team when they issue gentle reminders that it is time for the next group.

Programs

Please call the Rowlett Community Centre to participate in the following:

  • Summer Camp Programs and some preschool to adult programming will begin on June 8th.
  • Pavilions are now open for reservations and will also be at the 50% occupancy level.
  • Rooms A – D at Rowlett Community Centre and Coyle House can also be reserved with attendance at the 50% occupancy level during business hours.

Wet Zone

Wet Zone water park is now open!

  • The park is open Thursday through Sunday, 12pm - 5pm
  • Tickets can be purchased online here!
    • Due to restricted capacity, we encourage you to purchase your ticket online before arriving
  • Face masks required upon entry, but not in the water
  • Concessions are currently closed, but coolers are welcome (no alcohol or glass containers)
  • Credit Card payments only - cash will not be accepted at this time

Your Rowlett Parks and Recreation Team is ready to see you! We ask for patience over the next couple of weeks as we also adjust to the new norm! As changes as made to schedules we will do our best to keep you informed!

Rowlett is rich in the amenities that enhance all areas of our lives. Our Community Centre offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, multi-use courts, two gymnasiums, meeting and banquet rooms that are appropriate for weddings and corporate meetings, and a multitude of fitness programs and classes for all ages, from infants to seniors.

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Our parks offer opportunities for low-cost entertainment and sports, family outings, walking trails, fishing ponds, playgrounds, and pavilions.

We extend an invitation to you to take advantage of the fun and relaxation awaiting you through the Parks & Recreation Department of the City of Rowlett.

Our department is composed of the Recreation and Parks Divisions. With forty staff members and approximately 100 seasonal employees, our department is responsible for providing our citizens with opportunities for fun and relaxation. Our vision statement reflects how we feel about our citizens.

Rowlett Sponsorship Catalog (PDF) - Check out the Rowlett Parks and Recreation Sponsorship Catalog! Want to help your local parks? You pick what piques your interest and how much you want to give, contact the Parks Division Manager to make arrangements, and then donate to the PARDners Foundation to make your tax deductible donation!

Our Vision

"Exploring life's simple pleasures. Your enjoyment is our reward."

Parks and Recreation play an important role in the quality of life in Rowlett and also provides for a healthier environment, improves the well being of our citizens and neighbors, and reduces the potential for crime in our city.

Not sure who to call about your question or concern? Click this organizational chart to find who you need to contact then see our list of phone numbers under Contact Us.