This 73-acre park includes 2 playgrounds, 3 covered picnic shelters, barbecue pits, 2 basketball courts, hummingbird and butterfly garden, and the Lon C. Hill aquatic center and Splash Pad
Park amenities include a 1.5 walking trail, 54 acres of wooded park land, nature trails, observation blind overlooking the Arroyo Colorado, restrooms, and a covered picnic area.
Park amenities include a 1.2 walking trail, covered picnic shelters, soccer fields, restrooms, and a playground area.
La Paloma Park is located south of San Benito, Texas, in the rural community of La Paloma. The Park offers a number of recreational opportunities for the public to enjoy. Amenities include a walking trail, picnic pavilion, lighted soccer field, lighted baseball field, playground, basketball court, restrooms, concession stand and a splash pad. The Cameron County Health Department also has a satellite WIC office on location.
An online neighborhood group for those in the Lower Valley of South Texas, sponsored by RGV Moms Blog Check out the blog for more connection opportunities! http://www.RGVMomsBlog.com
This group is a safe place where RGV Moms can find support, resources, encouragement and friendship from other moms in our community. We come here to share and relate, seek advice, celebrate joy, empathize difficulties, and be honest.
If you are interested in helping as a Mombassador for this group or would like more information, email us at [email protected].
El Ranchito Park is located near the intersection of Highway 281 and Park Ranch Road, just southeast of San Benito. The newly constructed park offers a number of recreational elements and amenities such as regulation size little league multi-use field, full-sized soccer field, a walking trail, basketball court, playground, butterfly garden, benches, and picnic pavilions.
Peer Tutoring RGV is a group of students working to provide free, virtual, high quality tutoring on a variety of subjects through video conferencing for students across the Rio Grande Valley. They aim to share what they have learned with fellow students across all grade levels including those in elementary and middle school. Our tutorial services are completely free and are done in exchange for community service hours.
PTRGV offers two main methods of tutoring: Homework Help and One on One Tutoring. One on One tutoring offers more detailed and structured tutoring sessions. Tutors meet with you for an hour long session once a week, providing targeted help to address weak areas and prepare for incoming lessons. Homework help offers relaxed 30-60 minute sessions with 2-3 students of the same level and a tutor who will help you understand any confusing concepts or questions. For more information, please email us at [email protected].
Estero Llano Grande in Weslaco attracts a spectacular array of South Texas wildlife with its varied landscape of shallow lake, woodlands and thorn forest. Even beginning birders and nature lovers will enjoy exploring this 230 plus-acre refuge, which is convenient to all the Rio Grande Valley has to offer.
Brownsville’s Resaca de la Palma boasts the largest tract of native habitat in the World Birding Center network. Visitors can enjoy over 8 miles of off-road trails, four observation decks that overlook four miles of resaca wetland, and a 2.76-mile paved loop by tram, hiking and biking. Bikes, binoculars, and Explorer Packs are available for rent.
This lighted facility has picnic seating and barbecue grill, a full court basketball court, and a playground area, zip line, crushed granite walking trail, swimming pool, exercise equipment, covered pavilion. The outdoor facility is open to the public when not rented.
Skateboarding! Little League! Basketball! Park also has a concrete walking trail, covered pavilion, for lots of Family fun! Community Park is located in the heart of Los Fresnos on Highway 100. It is the city’s oldest park, but new facilities added in 2012 continue to make this a favorite spot. It includes picnic areas, a playground, and a water‐spraying splash pad. Benches in the shade of a tall tree make a perfect spot to read a good book because the Whipple Memorial Library is just next door.
Holy Family Services is the longest licensed free-standing birth center in Texas! Founded in 1983 by four Catholic sisters, we strive to uphold their mission by continuing to provide safe and affordable family-centered maternity care to families in the Rio Grande Valley.
We offer stork baby announcement yard signs, a fun flamingo yard sign that is ready to party, and a variety of cupcake yard signs to help celebrate that special birthday or sweet occasion. All of our signs are personalized and come with a keepsake bundle or plaque that is yours to keep at the end of the rental period.
- 10 Full-Sized Lighted Multi-Sports Fields
- 5 Full-Sized Lighted Softball Baseball Fields
- 5 Sand Volleyball Courts
- 3 Outdoor Basketball Courts
- 2 Lakes (.75 acre North & 5 acre South)
- 1 Full-Sized Lighted Multi-Sports Turf Field
- 1 BMX Bike & RC Dirt Track
- 1 Skate Park Concrete Bowl (16,000 ft)
- 1 Walking/Jogging Asphalt Trail (2.5 miles)
- 1 Playground Area
On May 8, 1846, United States and Mexican troops clashed on the prairie of Palo Alto. The battle was the first in a two-year long war that changed the map of North America. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park preserves the site of this notable battle and provides an understanding of the causes, events, and consequences of the U.S.-Mexican War.