Facilities Closures

Park Closures Information

** Please note that all closures and project dates are subject to change due to weather. For more information, please call Parks Admin at 903-531-1370.


Hillside Park Playground

Date of Project: November 2018 – April 6, 2019

Description: Closed for renovations. A brand new playground will be installed along with a beautiful local artist art wall. 

Faulkner Park – Tennis Courts

Date of Project: March 14, 2019 - April 2019

Description: Some courts closed. We are resurfacing the tennis courts, while the court being worked on will be closed, all other courts will be open for use. 


“Splasher” at Bergfeld Park

Date of Closure: January 2019 – May 2019

Description: Closed for renovations. Splasher will be moved further away from the street.

Spraygrounds - All Parks

Date of Closure: August 2018 - June 2019

Description: Closed for the season. We will reopen again for the summer.

Fun Forest Pool

Date of Closure: Aug 2018 – June 2019

Description: Closed for the season. We will reopen again for the summer after renovations to pool building and possible renovations to the splashpad.


** If the weather forecast calls for freezing temperatures during the week, we will turn off the water fountains. It is recommended to bring water with you if you plan to visit a park during cold temperatures.


**All trails are open at this time. (Except for Legacy Trail which will be open in May) Please be aware that trails may be wet due to excess rain. 

Upcoming Projects

**All upcoming projects are subject to change. For more information, please contact the Parks Admin Office at 903-531-1370.

Gassaway Park

Date of Project: Summer 2019 - TBA

Description: Remodeling playground and pavilion. Tree planting on February 23 as part of reforestation of the park.

Lindsey Park

Date of Project: April 2019 - TBA

Description: New sewer service to soccer field bathrooms. New and remodeled bathrooms at the softball fields.

Faulkner Park – Skate Park

Date of Project: March 2019 - TBA

Description: New skate park to replace Noble E. Young Skate Park. Dirt work has begun.

Woldert Park / Glass Recreation Center

Date of Project: March 2019 - April 2019

Description: New pavilion over basketball court, sidewalks, and several miscellaneous projects.

Southside Park Playground

Date of Project: Summer 2019

Description: New ADA accessible playground sponsored by Tyler Ambucs.

Legacy Trail

Date of Project: May 2019

Description: New walking and bike trail on SW side of Tyler. Trail is open for use, but is still under construction in some areas, please be aware of your surroundings on trail. Trail will not be under Parks Maintenance until after official opening.

Harvey Convention Center

Date of Project: TBA

Description: Northside canopy to be replaced due to damages.