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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.


STORM DAMAGE REPORT

Due to recent severe weather, some of our parks have experienced storm damage. We ask your patience as we are working as quickly as possible to remove the debris. Please do not try to remove any debris yourself. To report downed limbs and other storm damage please note the location of the debris and call Parks Admin at 903-531-1370 or 903-531-1371. 


PARKS

P.T. Cole Park - Tree Down

Date of Closure: 5/2/19 - TBA

Description: Some sections closed for debris removal. A small area of P.T. Cole Park has been blocked off due to a tree being downed by Wednesday night's storm.  


Southside Park Playground

Date of Closure: 5/31/19 - TBA

Description: Closed for Renovations. In partnership with Tyler Ambucs, we will be installing an ADA accessible playground at this location.


Herndon Hills Playground - Slide 

Date of Closure: 5/31/19 - TBA

Description: Closed for Repairs. Parts of the playground equipment have been roped off due to vandalism damage.  


Faulkner Skatepark

Date of Closure: Grand Opening July 13, 2019

Description: Closed for Construction. Come join us on July 13th at 10am for the Grand Opening of the brand new Faulkner Skatepark, located at 410 W. Cumberland Rd. 


TRAILS

Faulkner Park Trail Bridges

Date of Closure: April 2019 - TBA

Description: Closed for Repairs. A temporary reflective barrier has been placed at the bridge that crosses West Mud Creek at Faulkner Park. The City of Tyler’s Parks and Recreation department advises trail users to use caution and to avoid crossing all bridges at the Faulkner Park trails. We ask trail users to not ignore or cross the barriers and barricades.


Rose Rudman Trail/Southside Trail

Date of Closure: May 14,2019 - TBA

Description: Closed for Repairs. A temporary reflective barrier has been placed at Rose Rudman where the ground around the West Mud Creek collapsed, south of Southside Park. The City of Tyler’s Parks and Recreation department advises trail users to use caution and to avoid crossing all bridges at the Faulkner Park trails. We ask trail users to not ignore or cross the barriers and barricades.

POOLS/ SPRAYGROUNDS


Spraygrounds/Splashpads - Woldert & Fun Forest

Date of Closure: August 2018 - July 2019 

Description: Closed for the season and repairs. We will reopen again for the summer with minimal rain delays. The splashpads at Faulkner Park & Bergfeld Park are open from Sunrise to Sunset. 

Fun Forest Pool

Date of Closure: Aug 2018 – May 2020

Description: Closed for the season. Due to unsafe swimming conditions, the Fun Forest pool will not open this summer. The pool is in need of major repairs which may take 3 months or longer. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to get it back up and running as soon as possible. Click here for more information and locations of other swim facilities in Tyler.


Woldert Pool

Date of Closure: Aug 2018 – TBA

Description: Closed until further notice. Due to renovations the Woldert Pool will be closed until further notice. 


WATER FOUNTAINS

Pollard Park

Date of Closure: May 2019 - TBA

Description: Closed for Relocation. The water fountain near the tennis courts will be shut off until fountain can be relocated. 


Upcoming Projects

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


Woldert Park / Glass Recreation Center

Date of Project: March 2019 - June 2019

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


Date of Project: TBA. Should be open for Summer 2020.

Description: New splashpad near Glass Recreation Center. 


Lindsey Park

Date of Project: April 2019 - TBA

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


Fun Forest Park

Date of Project: Summer 2019 - TBA

Description: Splashpad improvements and upgrades to existing sports fields.


Date of Project:  Winter 2019 – TBA

Description: Pool renovations.  


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.


Golden Road Park

Date of Project: Summer 2019 - TBA

Description: Restroom upgrades underway.


Lindsey Park

Date of Project: Summer 2019 - TBA

Description: Restroom upgrades and water well / sewer line connections.


Southside Park Playground

Date of Project: Summer 2019 - TBA

Description: New ADA accessible playground sponsored by Tyler Ambucs.


Harvey Convention Center

Date of Project: Summer 2019 - TBA

Description: Restriping parking lot.



INFORMATION LAST UPDATED: 6/19/2019 2:34 PM