News and Events

Starting March 21, the West U Parks & Recreation Department will begin a sequence of park closures for maintenance. The parks will close at 7:00 a.m. and re-open after 4:30 pm but some sections may still be blocked off. Please view the schedule to know when each park will be closed, weather permitting.

For more information please contact Jeremy veld at or 713-662-7432

  • Whitt Johnson – March 21
  • Wier – March 22-23
  • Hughes – March 24
  • Huffington March 27
  • Colonial – March 28-29
  • Friends – March 30
  • Judson – March 31
  • Rec Center – April 4-5
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March 16 the Di-Eggo container will be in the lobby of the Recreation Center for residents to guess how many eggs where brought to West U by the Easter Bunny!

 Hop over to look at Di-Eggo and let the guessing begin! To submit your guess email James Browning at, with your number of eggs, name, age, address and phone number. You must be a West U Resident to participate.

Winners will be announced at the Easter Spring Festival April 1.  

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Join Our Team!

The Parks & Recreation Department is currently hiring for several position!


Customer Service Team Member

Swim Instructor 

Aquatics Intern (Seasonal)

Recreation Intern (Seasonal)

Apply Online at

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It’s about to get hopping around the West University Place Recreation Center. The Easter Spring festival will be taking place on the Recreation Center Fields, Saturday April 1 starting at 9 a.m. Activities will include bounce houses, a giant slide, mini-train rides, activity booths and face painting.


That’s not all, there will be selfie statins to take pictures with giant colored eggs, the Crescent Circus Magician and of course the Easter Bunny.


For more information on the event call the Recreation Center at 713.662.7420 or visit

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March 31 at 7:00 p.m. ---The Crescent Circus is back to deliver a hilarious, wildly interactive performance at the Colonial Park Pavilion!


April 14 at 7:00p.m. ---   Houston Brass Quintet is back by popular demand to play songs that you can sing along and dance to!


April 21 at 7:00pm. --- The Spence and Paul Show will perform a world-class juggling act with crowd engagement that will create a memorable time for the whole family. Then, stick around and watch an award winning movie about Texas wildlife!


For more information on each event visit or contact the Recreation Center at 713.662.7420.

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