News and Events

West End of Colonial Park Closure Notice

The West End of Colonial Park will be closing on Thursday, May 3, in preparation for the Colonial Park Pool season starting Saturday, May 5. 

For more information please call the Recreation Center at 713-662-7420.
West U Swim Team

The Piranhas are Coming!

The West University Place Piranhas Swim Team officially starts the 2018 season.  Dates impacted begin on April 7 and run through June 28.  During this time, the team will hold tryouts, practices, and meets at the West University Place Recreation Center pool.  Recreation Center members and customers should be prepared for limited pool availability and potential increased traffic in the parking lot during this time. 

Listed below are the dates and times that swim team usage will impact lane and/or pool availability as well as parking that the Recreation Center.

 Recreation Center Pool Lanes will be limited or unavailable!
 April 7:
10:00am - 11:30am 
Limited Lanes
 April 13:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Limited Lanes
 May 14 - 31 (Monday - Thursday)
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 June 4 - 28 (Monday - Thursday)
7:00am - 9:00am
 *** June 4, 18, & 25 (Swim Meets) ***
4:00pm - Close

Please call the Recreation Center at 713-662-7420 for the most up-to-date information, as schedules are subject to change.  Thanks you in advance for your patience, understanding, and support as our swim team ramps up for another great season. 
Moms Relaxing at Colonial During Moms Spa Day

Mom's Spa Day

Mom's Spa Day will be held on Sunday, May 20 from 9:00am - 11:00am at the Colonial Park Pool.  All West U resident mothers are invited to come get a little R&R at Colonial Park Pool before their special day!  Come out to enjoy a kid-free day by the pool, complete with massages, facials, and more.

For more information please call the Recreation Center at 713-662-7420. 

Party on the Patio Concert Series

June 8:  Dee Dee & Mike and the Moondance Band
June 15:  Cool Beans
June 22:  Bayou Roux
June 29:  Fab 5

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, sit back, and enjoy a fantastic lineup of some of Houston's best-known bands!  All concerts will be from 7:00pm - 9:00pm.  Admission is complimentary, but if you wish to swim, regular pool admission is required.  Concessions are available by Jami's Fine Foods.  No alcohol or pets permitted. 

This years Party on the Patio Concert Series is sponsored by Jones Day and benefits the Friends of West University Place Parks Fund, Inc.