Weatherford Parks and Recreation
Events from Weatherford Parks and Recreation
Tue, 10/30/2012 (All day) - Tue, 11/13/2012 (All day)
Registration is currently underway for Adult Flag Football. This 5 on 5, non-contact league will play on Tuesday evenings beginning November 13. Each team will receive an eight game regular season, and those who finish in the top six will advance on to the playoffs. All games will be played on the Noon Lions Field at Soldier Spring Park. Cost of the League is $275 per team and you can register in person at Old City Hall located at 119 Palo Pinto Street, or over the phone at 817-598-4125. To view the rule book go to www.teamsideline.com/weatherford. For more information call Tyler at 817-598-4125 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat, 10/27/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Weatherford will host the Hometown Heritage Stampede from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The first of the featured entertainers will be Buffalo Bill’s Cowboy Band, a 28 piece band period-specific to Buffalo Bill’s 1915 stop in Weatherford. The band is scheduled to perform two 60-minute acts at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. In addition, the city will welcome The Legends of Texas, the award-winning professional re-enactment group that performs comedy gunfight acts in the Fort Worth Stockyards throughout the summer.
Additional activity include a kids’ korral with western activities and other displays that honor Weatherford’s rich heritage. A kiddie dress-up contest will be held at the entertainment area on Dallas and York Avenue. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and kiddos ages 3-12 can participate by dressing in conjunction with one of two categories: Cowboy/Cowgirl and Historical Character/Novelty (saloon girl, Roy Rogers, etc.). Immediately following the dress-up contest, kids ages 2-8 can participate in a stick horse barrel race contest. Registration opens at 11:30 a.m.
In conjunction with the Hometown Heritage Stampede, businesses will offer a downtown trick-or-treat. Throughout the day, children and their families in costume are encouraged to explore downtown Weatherford. Select stores around the square, Main Street, York Avenue and more will host this event. It’s simple: businesses with a cut-out pumpkin placed on their doors are welcoming trick-or-treaters!
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
A fishing event for age 16 and under is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 14 at Holland Lake Park. More than 300 pounds of catfish will be released for the free event. Fishing poles and bait will be provided if needed. Prizes will be awarded in each age division, and T-shirts and participant trophies will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Parks & Recreation at 817-598-4034.
Mon, 11/07/2011 (All day) - Wed, 11/30/2011 (All day)
Weatherford Parks and Recreation has announced registration for 5 on 5 flag football, which will play an eight-game season on Thursday evenings beginning Dec. 1. This is a men's league only, 14 player roster (maximum size) with nine players per game. The fee is $250 per team. Games will be played at McGratton ball field. For more information, call Tyler Sievert at 817-598-4125 or email email@example.com.
Tue, 03/01/2011 (All day)
Registration for the Weatherford Parks and Recreation Blastball program, an introduction to T-ball for preschoolersis open. Registration will end Thursday, March 31.
Registration for City of Weatherford residents is $45, non-residents $58; proof of residency is required. Registration includes one game per week for six weeks, a t-shirt and a trophy for each player. Volunteer coaches are needed.
Games begin Saturday, April 30 and will be played at the Holland Lake Ball Fields. For additional information call 817-598-4124 or visit weatherfordtx.gov/parks.
Mon, 02/21/2011 (All day) - Fri, 03/18/2011 (All day)
Adult Softball & Kickball registration is February 21-March 18. Leagues are offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday nights at Holland Lake Park.
Blastball is an introductory t-ball program for pre-school aged children. Coaches are encouraged to assist with batting and in the field. Games are 30 minute, drop dead time, and score is not kept. The program relies heavily on volunteer coaches for each team. Parents are strongly encouraged to assist with every aspect of the game, including guiding team members to the appropriate base. Each participant and coach receive a team t-shirt and participation trophy. A local photographer also takes team/individual pictures. Most importantly, and above all else, we have fun!
Fri, 02/11/2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The ninth annual Family Valentine Dance at Chandor Gardens will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11. This year’s theme is “A Prince and Princess Valentine,” so break out the crowns and scepters for a magical evening with your children. Children ages 0-12, accompanied by an adult, are welcome. DJ, dancing, and light refreshments will be provided; commemorative photos will be available at affordable price. Only 80 tickets are available! Tickets are $10 for City of Weatherford residents, and $13 for non-residents. Residency is defined as those who live within the municipal boundaries of the City of Weatherford. A driver’s license and Weatherford Utility bill required as proof of residency. For more information, visit http://www.weatherfordtx.gov/index.aspx?nid=1042