Special Events and Programs
There's something for everyone!
Rubber Duck Regatta
Saturday, July 4th, 9 a.m. to noon: The Brazoria County Parks Department will be loaning out kayaks to participate in this year’s Rubber Duck Regatta. Hosted by the Lake Jackson Parks & Recreation Department, teams will compete to collect different types of rubber ducks along Oyster Creek. Contact (979) 864-1152 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a kayak.
Nature Camp at Quintana Beach County Park
Monday through Thursday, July 13th to 16th, 9 a.m. to noon: Kids will learn about fish, turtles, and marine mammals, while having fun and exploring the animals' habitat. Nature Camp registration is $30 per child, and is open to registrants ages 7 to 12 years of age. For registration and information call (979) 864-1152, or email Mike at email@example.com. You can visit our Nature Camp page for the application.
Summer Paddling Event #2
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Saturday, July 18th, 9 a.m. to noon: Come join the Brazoria Paddlers Club as they hold a paddling event on one of the waterways in Brazoria County. We will meet at the boat ramp at the end of FM 2918 around 8:30 a.m. to start getting our boats ready, and then paddle south to the beach. Once we get there we will hop out and do a little beachcombing. We should be able to spend about an hour on the island. Around 11:00 a.m., we will paddle back to the boat ramp. As always, remember to bring plenty of water and sunscreen for this trip. A snack for the beach wouldn't be a bad idea either! Seashells, sea beans, and sea glass are just some of the things we might find on the beach. Bring your own boat or borrow one of ours. Must complete, or already have on file, a copy of our liability release form for 2020. For information or reservations call (979) 864-1152 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Saturday, August 22nd, 10 a.m. to noon: Learn the art of archery with Brazoria County Parks Department staff at Camp Mohawk County Park. You'll learn about the history of the bow and arrow, how to safely handle the equipment, and the basic skills you'll need to begin your archery practice. After the class, practice your skill on our archery range. Bows and arrows will be provided. This free event is open to participants ages seven and above. You must complete and turn in our department's archery waiver to attend. For information and registration call Mike Mullenweg at (979) 864-1152, or email him at email@example.com.
Texas Adopt-A-Beach Fall Clean-Up
Saturday, September 12th: Volunteers will meet at either meetup site at 9 a.m. before heading out onto the beach to rid our beaches of trash. When registration opens, you'll find it here at this link. We're hosting meetup sites at both Stahlman Park (https://goo.gl/maps/x8bvcQTv9pk), and Quintana Beach County Park (https://goo.gl/maps/y7hQJFhoZtn) this year, so be sure to select your preferred location when registering. Dress for the weather and bring along some water. Supplies provided; lunch afterward. For more information, contact Mike Mullenweg at 979-864-1152 (Surfside), or Patty Brinkmeyer at 979-233-1461 (Quintana).
Volunteer Trail Workday
Thursday, September 17th, 8 a.m. to noon: We are excitedly adding miles of new multipurpose trails to our parks, and you're invited to come along for the ride! Join the department’s trail coordinator on the third Thursday of each month to build and maintain trails in the parks. Activities include clearing brush, leveling the surface and painting and planting signs. Make sure to wear sturdy work clothes. For this workday we will be clearing brush at Hanson Riverside County Park. For more information, and to sign up, contact Mike Mullenweg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 979-864-1152.
Fall Paddling Event #1
Saturday, September 19th, 9 a.m. to noon: Come join the Brazoria Paddlers Club as they hold a paddling event on one of the waterways in Brazoria County. Bring your own boat or borrow one of ours. Location to be announced at a later date. Must complete, or already have on file, a copy of our liability release form for 2020. For information or reservations call Mike Mullenweg at (979) 864-1152 or email email@example.com.