Royse City Parks and Recreation

Royse City has an overabundance of beautiful parks and outdoor facilities for its residents to enjoy. Whether it’s to come together and celebrate a milestone or the end of the week, the parks are inviting and peaceful. The Parks and Recreation Department boasts more than 40 acres of developed parkland, playgrounds, catch and release ponds and miles of trails for jogging and appreciating nature. For residents, young and old, who enjoy baseball, soccer, and softball, there are various practice fields conveniently located around the city to utilize.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas has recently partnered with Royse City to provide bountiful options of recreation for all ages, from youth baseball to adult kickball. Youth and adult programs include swimming lessons, Active Older Adults fellowship, and personal training. The city of Royse City aspires to provide safe and healthy spaces for all ages to benefit from, and strives for a healthier quality of life for all of its residents.

Within Rockwell County there are additional opportunities to enjoy nature. Water lovers will enjoy sailing, cruising and jet skiing on the lake. Additional golf courses are nearby as well.

Added recreational amenities include those in the neighboring city of Dallas. Numerous recreation centers with a focus on fitness and health, and Active Adult and Senior Programs can be found just outside of Royse City. For the thrill seekers, visit Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park to experience the feeling of freefalling and simulated flying.


1210 N Goliad St #7203
Rockwall, TX 75087

(972) 772-9622

The YMCA provides endless recreational choices for the Royse City community.

Parks and Facilities

Briarstone Park

1316 Evergreen Street
Royse City, TX 75189

As a friendly neighborhood park, Briarstone Park is inviting with a playground structure for children to play on, and families and friends to congregate.

City Lake Park

1100 Live Oak Street
Royse City, TX 75189

A spacious 13 acres, City Lake Park contains a new playground (constructed in 2014), a catch-and-release lake, gazebo for gatherings, and walking and jogging trails. Community programs, such as movies and kids fishing tournaments, are hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department. An on-site gazebo can be reserved for private events, also.

Fox Fields

704 Annahlee Street
Royse City, TX 75189

Fox Fields is home to five youth soccer fields. Royse City contracts with the Royse City Soccer Association for use of the fields during the season. During the off-season, fields may be reserved by the public.

Old Mill Park

200-298 W Old Greenville Rd (located between Old Greenville Road and the baseball fields of Walker Hawk Sports Complex)
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For fishing enthusiasts, there is a quaint catch-and-release pond to bask in. Beautiful trails connect to the trail at Walker Hawk Sports Complex. Take a seat on one of the many cozy benches to enjoy nature and chats with friends.

Walker Hawk Sports Complex

100 S. Erby Campbell Boulevard
Royse City, TX 75189

Walker Hawk Sports Complex accommodates athletes with two baseball fields, two softball fields, a concession stand, restrooms, space used for soccer and football, a playground, and a walking/jogging trail that connects to Old Mill Park. Various sports associations contract with the City for use of the fields. During the off-season, they may be reserved.;

Old Jail Park

305 E. Main Street
Royse City, TX 75189

As a pronounced piece of history, Old Jail Park is located in downtown Royse City at the water tower. It contains a calaboose (freestanding one room jail) that was built sometime between 1911 and 1921.

Walker-Hawk Splash Park

40 W Main St
Royse City, TX 75189

The Splash park attracts many Royse City residents on warm days. Bring the entire family or neighborhood to enjoy the six-acre park, including free splash park, pavilion, grills, playground, and catch-and-release pond.

Park Events

Additional park events for the community include the Community Egg Hunt and Spring Cleanup.

Stone River Golf Club

2001 Stone River Blvd.
Royse City, TX 75189

Stone River Golf Course attracts both the dedicated golfer and those who are just picking up the game of golf. The 18-hole course features gorgeous rolling green acres accented by groves of trees and mesmerizing ponds.

Royse City Explorers

A combined group of young men and women, ages 15-20, meets weekly with The Royse City Fire Department Explorer Post 882. The program is designed to give young adults an opportunity to learn about the fire service while providing a community service. The Post gives youths the opportunity to explore firefighting and emergency medical services to determine if it is a career they would be interested in pursuing.

Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park

11131 Malibu Dr.
Dallas, TX 75229

(972) 484-8359

Feel the wind through your hair on one of five high-intensity thrill attractions at this one-of-a-kind Texas theme park.

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