The Angleton Parks & Recreation Department has various projects staff manage throughout the year.  For a glimpse of departmental happenings on a monthly basis, please read our monthly Parks & Recreation Memo HERE.

For a more comprehensive view of the projects the Parks & Recreation Department has completed related to the Parks & Recreation Strategic Plan click HERE to view our progress tracker and 10-year action plan.


Lakeside Park Sidewalk Connectivity

City Council approved funding to extend and connect the sidewalk at Lakeside Parks to address ADA accessibility issues, improve access to Angleton Park amenities, encourage transportation alternatives, and provide safe routes to schools.   For more information about the Masterson and Lakeside Park Sidewalk Connectivity project, contact Stewart Crouch,

Cost: $8,400

Contractor: Donnelly Civil & Infrastructure, LLC and JP Custom Concrete LLC

Funding: Parkland Dedication Funds

Current Update:  Complete; Picture 1, Picture 2


Downing Tennis Courts Rehabilitation

Angleton Better Living Corporation, Angleton Independent School District, and Gulf Coast Tennis Association have partnered to rehabilitate the school district tennis courts near the Angleton Independent School District Administration Building on Downing Street.  Improvements will consist of U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) regulation courts, resurfacing, new poles, nets, backboards, and fencing.  For more information about the Downing Tennis Court Rehabilitation project, contact Megan Mainer,

Cost: $46,313

Contractor: McKenna Contractors

Funding: Angleton Better Living Corporation

Current Update:  Complete; Picture 


Freedom Park Passive Area

Angleton Better Living Corporation approved funding for design and development of the northern 40-acre property that is in the process of being engineered for detention by a local developer and has agreed to hire Burditt Consultants for the project.  In the City Council approved Freedom Park Master Plan, the northern Freedom Park parcel is designated for passive recreation opportunities.  Passive recreation includes recreational activities that are commonly unorganized and noncompetitive, including, but not limited to, picnicking, bird watching, kite flying, bicycling, and walking.  Burditt Consultants have begun the design process and are scheduled to be complete with construction documents by August 2023.

Cost: $64,638

Consultant: Burditt Land | Place

Funding: Angleton Better Living Corporation (1/2 Cent 4B Tax)

Current Update: Task 3 of 5 is complete - Passive Area Conceptual Renderings; Passive Design Schedule; Site Layout Plan; Opinion of Probable Costs; Boardwalk Alternative Rendering 


Natatorium Renovations

Staff aimed to improve existing services to natatorium users by expanding capacity and establishing seating standards in the Angleton Recreation Center Natatorium.  Contractors were hired to demolish concrete benches and install bleachers and benches instead of single plastic chair seating.  The benches purchased will become our new indoor facility bench standard.

Cost: $12,074.46

Consultant: Various

Funding: Angleton Recreation Center Building Maintenance

Current Update: Contactors have completed concrete bench demolition, paint contractors completed painting, and staff is awaiting new benches to be delivered.


Weight Room Equipment

Angleton Recreation Center staff developed an equipment replacement schedule aimed at ensuring the safety of our patrons as well as ensuring equipment does not exceed its useful lifespan.  Machine weight equipment is due for replacement.  New equipment and organization of the machines within the weight room will aid with ADA compliance.

Cost: $39,982.72

Contractor: Marathon Fitness

Funding: Angleton Recreation Center Equipment

Current Update: Complete


BG Peck Dirt Hauling & Stockpiling

Staff and the city engineer, HDR, have been working on field drainage solutions for BG Peck Soccer Complex since 2021. The existing conditions of the fields impact recreational use during the fall and summer seasons when there is inclement weather.  HDR’s recommended solution includes recutting the ditches followed by hauling in fill, sloping, and regrading the fields for improved drainage.  Angleton Better Living Corporation (ABLC) authorized use of ABLC funds to haul and stockpile dirt from Freedom Park to BG Peck Soccer Complex.  On July 25, City Council approved use of ABLC funds, the lowest bid in response to the City’s request for Bid No. 2023-05 Hauling of Clay, Sand, Earthen Cover Materials & Stockpiling, and a contract with the selected contractor.

Cost: $94,786.96

Contractor: Newby Enterprises

Funding: Angleton Better Living Corporation

Current Update: Complete; picture 1, picture 2, picture 3