Thursday, October 3, 2019

SA Parks and Recreations update for October 2019

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Explore the fun during October! Let's Get Strong with Mayor Ron. Take the pups outside for some socializing and tail-waggin' fun. Learn a life-saving skill. Cozy up with a picnic and a book. Wear your best costume for a haunting good time!

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Get Strong with Mayor Ron
October 5 | 11:30am-12:30pm
Harlandale Park

You're invited to Get Strong with Mayor Ron and discover the relaxing benefits of Tai Chi!

Meet at the basketball court by 11:30am.

New Territories Dog Park
Now Open!

The newest dog park in San Antonio is now open at New Territories Park. Everyone needs exercise including your furry friends. Let your dog play and bark at one of 13 dog parks. Remember to keep an eye on your pups so everyone can have a fun time at the park.

Group & Private Swim Lessons
Sessions in October!
San Antonio Natatorium
(Ages 4+)

Sign up for group or private swimming lessons in October. Group lessons are $30 for the two week class. Private lessons are $50 for the two week class. For more information call 210-207-3299.

Nature Picture Book Picnic
October 19 | 10am-11:30pm
Friedrich Wilderness Park
(Ages 5-8)

Bring a snack and join us for a picture book picnic with children’s author Catherine Stier. We’ll begin at the outdoor classroom with a nature picture book storytime. Then head on a brief walk through Friedrich Park seeking inspiration.

RSVP required. Visit to reserve your spot. Suggested donation: $3 per person, or $6 per family.
For more information, call 210-207-3782 or email

Bat Walk
October 25 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Medina River Natural Area
FREE (All Ages)

The event combines a bat walk with Park Naturalists, a craft activity, and live bats presented by Southern Wildlife Rehabilitation. Using an echo meter, families will identify bats by their call. Meet at the pavilion.
Crafts and live bats: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Bat Walk: 7:30pm-8:30pm 

Trunk or Treat
October 31 | 11am-12:30pm
Granados Adult & Senior Center
FREE (18+)

Adults are invited to wear a costume and go trunk or treating in the lower parking lot at Granados Adult and Senior Center. There will be a costume contest, give-aways, and a light 
lunch. The showing of "Nightmare Before Christmas" will follow inside the center at 12:30 pm. This is a free event and open to adults 18+. 

Dia De Los Muertos
November 2 | 6pm-8pm
San Antonio Natatorium
FREE (All Ages)

Join us for our annual Haunted Evening Swim for Halloween-themed activities and costume contest. This year's theme is Dia De Los Muertos. Free and open to the public. 

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