Rec Room: Park and Recreation has full calendar of events

Jan. 23, 2011 at 10:01 p.m.
Updated Jan. 22, 2011 at 7:23 p.m.


Happy New Year, Victoria!

This will be a busy year for the Parks and Recreation Department. We have some exciting and expanded recreational opportunities for you and your family.

For the past several months, the staff has been planning for 2011. It takes months of preparation to plan events.

It seems like 2011 is going to be in overdrive like 2010. Here is the list of events and registrations for the first six months of 2011:


Registration for spring softball and kickball through Feb. 11

Jan. 29-30: Youth Fast Pitch Tournament


Feb. 17-19: Crossroads Classic VISD Softball Invitational Tournament

Feb. 26-27: 10U, 12U and 14U Fast Pitch Tournament

Feb. 28: Adult Spring Softball/Kickball League begins


March 1: First day to reserve the Gary T. Moses Municipal Pool for parties

March 6: ALS 5K

March 19: Market Days

March 26-27: 10U, 12U and 14U Fast Pitch Tournament


April 9-10: 10U, 12U and 14U Fast Pitch Tournament

April 16: Market Days

April 30: Pitch, Hit and Run


May 1: 10U, 12U and 14U Fast Pitch Tournament

May 13: Family Fish Out

May 21: Market Days

May 27-29: 10U, 12U and 14U Fast Pitch Tournament

May 28: Pool opening for Memorial Day Weekend

May 30: Summer Softball/Kickball League begins


June 3-5: 10U, 12U and 14U Fast Pitch State Warm-up Tournament

June 4: Municipal pool opens for summer

June 10-12: 18U A National Qualifier Fastpitch Softball Tournament

June 18: Market Days and street dance at DeLeon Plaza

I hope you have a great 2011 and look forward to seeing you in the park. For more information on any of these events, please visit our website at

Doug Cochran is the director of parks and recreation for the Victoria Parks and Recreation Department. Contact him at 361-485-3200 or or follow us on Facebook at Victoria Parks Recreation.



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