Recreation & Natural Resources

Garland residents currently enjoy the following facilities:

  • 13 Court tennis center
  • 2 Senior centers
  • 20 Miles of trails
  • 3 Greenbelts
  • 4 Swimming pools
  • 40 Playgrounds
  • 5 Recreation facilities
  • 73 Athletic fields
  • Beautiful Lake Ray Hubbard
  • Over 2,880 acres of parks
  • Preserve

The city also owns the Firewheel Golf Park, a state-of-the-art, 63-hole golf facility consistently ranked as one of the top golf venues in the state. Find out more about recreation in Garland.

Lake Ray Hubbard

Lake Ray Hubbard provides exceptional regional water recreation year round, particularly boating, skiing and fishing. Boating enthusiast can access Lake Ray Hubbard year round from Garland’s Firewheel Golf ParkWindsurf Park and Marina Del Ray. 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 also includes the famous Bridges at Firewheel, an executive style 27-hole golf facility. View the contact information for Firewheel or visit their website for more information.

Water Parks

Athletic Organizations: