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60 - Plus Programs

  1. Adult Pickleball Open Play

    August 3, 2021, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Activity Center

    Adult Pickleball is now offered from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays . Participants are no longer required to sign up to reserve a time slot to play. The Adult Pickleball program is open play for ages 18 and up. At this time, we have four courts available for Pickleball, two in each gym. The gyms are no longer designated as competitive or recreational, everyone plays with everyone. Participants must bring their own paddles and ball. All players must agree that they have read and understand the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department Release and Waiver of Liability and will have to agree to the waiver when attending Pickleball at the Activity Center. The Adult Pickleball Open Play rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.

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Library

  1. Summer Reading Program

    June 7, 2021, 9:00 AM - August 6, 2021, 6:00 PM

    Read books, win prizes! Reading logs are available for children, teens, and adults starting June 7th. The first day to turn in completed logs will be June 14th. The last day to turn in completed logs is August 6th.

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  2. Book Matchmaking

    August 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Online program via Google Form.

    The librarians at the San Marcos Public Library are here to play matchmaker! Take a chance and let us set you up on a book date. If you’re lucky, you may even find your next favorite book! Fill out the linked form to participate. Based on your preferences we will place two books on hold for you. You must have a San Marcos Public Library card to participate.

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  3. Lion Puppet Take & Make Craft

    August 2, 2021, 9:00 AM - August 6, 2021, 6:00 PM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Pick up a lion puppet craft to take home and make. Available while supplies last.

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  4. Career Counseling

    August 3, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Sign up to receive career counseling on planning, choosing, changing, or leaving a career, accessing training and educational opportunities, or financial counseling. Call, email, or come by the library to register. Online and in-person assistance available.

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  5. Storytime

    August 3, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ San Marcos Public Library

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun. Space is limited, so arrive early to reserve your free ticket and to browse for books!

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  6. Science Squad

    August 3, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Online program via Zoom.

    Hands-on science experiments make learning fun! Presented by the Texas State Service Learning Initiative and the Department of Biology. For ages 4 to 10. Registration is required.

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  7. Finding Your Dream Colleges

    August 3, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online program via Princeton Review.

    Planning for college can be stressful. Let us put you at ease. Join this session to overcome fears, dispel common myths, and learn how the college admissions process can actually be a fun experience (really!). We’ll share valuable insights and insider information to help you get into your dream school. Registration required. Presented by the Princeton Review. For questions, contact Marcie Skonieczny, High School Outreach Manager at The Princeton Review: Marcie.Skonieczny@Review.com, 512-253-2713.

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Main Calendar

  1. Discovery Camp

    June 14, 2021, 7:30 AM - August 13, 2021, 5:30 PM

    Discovery Camp is a nine-week program developed for children ages 5-10. The program is offered from Jun. 14 to Aug. 13, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Campers will have the chance to be outside, build things, work as a team, develop leadership skills and have fun! Children will participate in a variety of activities, including science experiments, arts and crafts, games, and more! Program enrollment is limited to 26 children per week. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by San Marcos CISD. For more information, visit Camps Website

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  2. Summer Fun

    June 14, 2021, 7:30 AM - August 13, 2021, 5:30 PM

    Summer Fun is a nine-week program developed for children ages 7-13. The program will be offered from Jun. 14 to Aug. 13, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Children can participate in a variety of activities including arts & crafts, board games, and recreational activities. In effort to safely host campers and provide adequate staff, program enrollment for 2021 is limited to 60 children per week. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by San Marcos CISD. For more information, visit Camps Website

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  3. City Council Proclamations

    August 3, 2021, 2:00 PM @ City Hall

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  4. City Council Work Session & Executive Session

    August 3, 2021, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ City Hall

    Keep up with local government and make your voice heard by participating in our city council meetings! Council meetings are regularly held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6 pm. Citizens are welcome to attend the meeting in-person, or can view the live stream online at http://sanmarcostx.gov/421/City-Council-Videos-Archives/. View meeting agendas at http://sanmarcostx.gov/AgendaCenter Take a moment to review our City Council Meetings Rules at http://sanmarcostx.gov/411/Council-Meetings-Rules.

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  5. City Council Meeting

    August 3, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Hall

    Keep up with local government and make your voice heard by participating in our city council meetings! Council meetings are regularly held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6 pm. Citizens are welcome to attend the meeting in-person, or can view the live stream online at http://sanmarcostx.gov/421/City-Council-Videos-Archives/. View meeting agendas at http://sanmarcostx.gov/AgendaCenter Take a moment to review our City Council Meetings Rules at http://sanmarcostx.gov/411/Council-Meetings-Rules.

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  6. Movies in Your Park

    August 3, 2021, 8:30 PM

    San Marcos Parks & Recreation will host Movies in Your Park featuring the movie: Raya and the Last Dragon. This free showing will begin at 8:45 p.m. Please bring blankets/chairs to sit on. No Styrofoam or smoking in the park and pets must be kept on the leash. Kona Ice will have snow cones available before the movie for purchase.

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Parks & Rec Youth Programs

  1. Summer Fun Camp

    June 14, 2021, 7:30 AM - August 13, 2021, 5:30 PM @ Hernandez Elementary

    Summer Fun is a 9-week long camp hosted by the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department for kids ages 7-13 (they can be 6 if they have completed the first grade) at Hernandez Elementary. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Breakfast and lunch are provided by SMCISD and one field trip per week is included in camp.

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