Recreation and Natural Resources

Garland residents enjoy six recreation facilities, four swimming pools, a 13-court tennis center, 42 playground sites, two senior centers, more than 2,880 acres of parks, a nature preserve, 73 sports fields, three greenbelts, 30 miles of trails, and beautiful Lake Ray Hubbard.  The City of Garland also owns Firewheel Golf Park, a state-of-the-art, 63-hole golf facility consistently ranked as one of the top golf venues in the state.  For more information, visit Parks and Recreation.

Lake Ray Hubbard

Lake Ray Hubbard provides exceptional regional water recreation year-round, including boating, skiing and fishing.  Boating enthusiasts can access Lake Ray Hubbard from Garland's Chaha Boat Ramp located in John Paul Jones Park.

Enjoy dining and watching the sun set at lakeside restaurants at Harbor Point.

Firewheel Golf Park

Firewheel Golf Park has been a PGA Tour qualifier course and is home to the Nitro Texas State Open.  The Dallas Morning News ranked the course the second best in the state of Texas.  The site has recently expanded to include the new Bridges at Firewheel, an executive style 27-hole golf facility.

600 W. Campbell Road
Garland, TX 75044
972-205-2795
www.golffirewheel.com

Water Parks

Surf and Swim
440 Oates Road
Garland, TX 75043
South Garland
972-205-3993
www.surfandswim.org
Hawaiian Falls
4550 N. Garland Ave.
Garland, TX 75040
North Garland
972-675-8888
www.hfalls.com

Athletic Organizations

Sport Organization Phone Group
Basketball
Garland Girls Basketball Association 214-280-5254 3rd – 12th grade
Garland Boys Basketball Association 214-321-8190 3rd – 8th grade
Adult Basketball     972-205-2926 16 Yrs to Adult
Baseball
Garner Little League 214-417-2334 5 – 18 Yrs
North Garland Little League 972-495-1941 5 – 18 Yrs
South Garland Little League 972-276-4756 5 – 18 Yrs
Garland Baseball, Inc. 469-432-2949 5 – 18 Yrs

Buddy League 
(Special Needs Baseball League)

972-414-9280 5 – 18 Yrs
Softball
Garland Girls’ Softball Association  972-276-5483 5 – 18 Yrs
Garland Softball Association 972-613-7729     16 Yrs & Older
Soccer
Garland Soccer Association 972-530-2636 5 Yrs to Adult
Volleyball
Garland Girls Volleyball Association 972-496-0002 Grades 3rd – 8th grade
Garland Adult Volleyball Association     972-675-2798 16 Yrs & Older
Football
Garland Pee Wee Football Association 972-272-0846 Grades K - 2nd grades - Flag Division
 
Grades 3rd - 6th grades - Tackle Football
Garland Cheerleader and Drill Team Association 972-240-1969 Kindergarten - 8th Grade
Tennis
Jack Coleman Tennis Center 972-205-2778 Youth & Adults
Summer Track Organization
Boys & Girls Summer Track 214-517-4223 6 – 18 Yrs
Swimming
Garlandparks.com 972-205-2708
972-205-2757
6 - 15 Yrs
Cricket
Garland Cricket Association     214-280-7124 Youth & Adults