Parks and Facilities
For those interested in reserving any city facilities please review our FACILITIES AND RESERVATIONS manual. For reservations or inquires please contact the main Parks & Recreation Office at (281) 391-4840 or visit us at 5718 Second Street, Katy, Texas 77493.
Katy City Park, 5720 Franz Road
This recently renovated sports facility is home to 2 tournament sized baseball fields, 2 tournament sized softball fields, a state of the art sports lighting system, soccer field/flag football field, covered tri court basketball pavilion, 6 ADA accessible tennis courts and many picnic tables for year round use. All athletic fields are available for rental Monday thru Sunday 8:00am to 11:00pm.
Parties and events may also be held in our newly renovated Katy City Park, Building #3, which is available for daily rentals. The building is 560 square feet (20′ x 28′) with ten 6 foot tables and 32 chairs.
Katy Play Station, at Katy City Park
The state’s largest innovative playground for multiple-impaired and profoundly deaf children, is also located within Katy City Park. The all-inclusive 13,000 square foot playground, custom designed to feature Katy’s name sake the MKT Rail line, features special equipment, ramps and swings for children of all physical abilities. This play facility is a one-of-a-kind attraction for both able and disable bodied children and has quickly become a destination within the community for family fun recreation. Katy Play Station was featured in Today’s Playground Magazine and has received several awards for its design and contribution to the Katy community.
Dog Park, 5414 Franz
Opened in March 2007, our off-leash park for dogs of all sizes is open 7 days week from dawn to dusk and is one of the city’s most popular attractions. The 14 acres offer lots of grass and trees with a 1,723 foot walking path, a wading pool for dogs, custom dog showers and fountains accessible for both the four legged friend and their owners. The park also hosts pet friendly events throughout the year such as our annual HOWL-o-WEEN and PAWS in the Park events.
Harvest Plaza, 5701 Third Street
In the heart of downtown Historic Katy, Harvest Plaza is set aside in tribute to Katy’s beginnings as a rice-farming community. The beautifully landscaped plaza offers a 18’x56′ shade structure with night lighting, benches, a water feature and commemorative brick paving. This park hosts the annual Holiday in the Park Tree Lighting ceremony and Baskets and Bunnies Easter Event, as well as many other downtown family events throughout the year.
Thomas Park, Fourth Street
The historic Tri County park attracts residents for its tranquil environment, paved walking path, benches, playground and gazebo (which can be used for outdoor weddings, birthday parties and photographs). It is also the home to the historic tri-county monument marker. The park’s gazebo may be reserved for special events.
VFW Park and Community Center , 6202 George Bush Drive
Centrally located within the City of Katy, this recently renovated park offers an exciting children’s playground with space net, two picnic pavillions with tables, a jogging trail and community building. The park also hosts its bi-annual Community Campout and is next door to the Katy Historic Museum.
The VFW Hall is home to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9182 Museum and many city events. This facility and its large pavilion may be rented out for weddings, parties or other related events.
VFW Outdoor Pavilion is 30′ x 60′ and is equipped with permanent concrete tables and benches. Seats approximately 96.
Woodsland Park and Community Center, 443 Danover Road
Eight acre, heavily wooded park with amenities that cater to individuals and groups looking for a park with a more private atmosphere. The park’s large barbecue pit, covered basketball pavilion, picnic tables, playground and community building are favorites to those who use the park and facilities. Woodsland Park is home to the city’s senior services day activities and community fitness classes.
This facility may be rented out for weddings, parties or other related events. The Community Center is 1,333 square feet (31′ x 43′) and is equipped with sixteen 6 foot tables, two 8 foot tables and 116 chairs. Maximum occupancy is 200.
Katy Heritage Park, 5990 George Bush Drive
Established in 2003 as a joint project with the City of Katy and the Katy Heritage Society, Heritage Park is best known for its restored historic buildings, beautiful landscaping and heritage-rich activities year round. Heritage Park is also host to many community events with its Tradition Bank bandstand pavilion and brick paved patio. The historic homes are available for tours and rental from the Heritage Society. The Katy Heritage Society may be contacted at (281) 391-2550.
Railroad Park Information & Tourist Center, 5615 First Street
This restored Missouri-Kansas-Texas Depot, a unique Downtown “pocket park”, serves as the City’s information center with brochures and maps, and features Katy Heritage Society Railroad Museum and an authentic red caboose, which is great for photo opportunities. The park is a beautifully landscaped area with benches and an old town clock. The information and tourist center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.