Celina Parks & Recreation Feature

March 06, 2023 3:19 pm

The Parks and Recreation Department connects Celina residents to the places they love. From youth programming to premier public spaces, such as Old Celina Park, the Celina Parks and Recreation Department helps share the stories that define quality recreational, cultural, and outdoor experiences for the Celina community.

With a mission to enrich the lives of community members by maintaining high-quality facilities to host unrivaled recreational sports opportunities while satisfying passive recreation choices, the department continuously strives to deepen community understanding of "Life Connected" in the context of physical and mental wellness.


Insight into Celina Park & Recreation Facilities

Whether you are into sports or nature, or want to take your little ones to the playground, Celina provides park facilities and programs to accommodate the needs and interests of residents and visitors—check out some of the major parks in the area.

  1. Old Celina Park

One park and recreation center with a unique history in the city of Celina is the Old Celina Park (OCP), near Green Meadows! Recently awarded by the Texas Turfgrass Association as the Softball Field of the Year, OCP is seen as the crown jewel of parks in Celina. 

Currently, Old Celina Park plays host to the majority of youth and adult sports activities as well as numerous community events in the area. The Park consists of the following:

  • Two 12 & under Baseball Fields
  • One 13 & up baseball Field
  • One Softball Field
  • Large Multipurpose Fields with Soccer Goals & Backstops
  • Large Pavilion
  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables & Charcoal Grills
  • Fishing Pond
  • Walking Trails
  1. Founders Station Park

Located in the heart of downtown Celina, Founders Station Park is a place to explore as a Green Meadows community resident or a visitor to the city of Celina, with recreational facilities for all ages and genders. 

Aside from its unique character in its use of trees and natural landscape to create a communal feel,  Founders Station Park shines with four new pickleball courts available for free to residents of Celina. Founders Station Park consists of the following: 

  • One Concrete Basketball Court
  • One Tennis Court
  • Small Playground
  • Small Gazebo
  • Horseshoe Pits


Adult & Youth Sports 

Looking to get involved in some adult and youth sports activities? The City of Celina Parks & Recreation Department plays host to a series of adult and youth sports activities targeted at fostering unity and healthy lifestyles among residents. 

The City of Celina organizes adult flag football and softball recreational leagues for men, women, and co-ed teams. Click here to read more about the various Adult Sports activities available in Celina and their schedules. 

In addition, the department also offers a slew of youth-centric sports such as 7-on-7 football, flag football, baseball, softball, basketball, and soccer. Click here to read more about Celina's various Youth Sports activities and their schedules. 

And to provide more organized recreational opportunities for the City of Celina youths, the Celina Parks & Rec partners with organizations like the DICK Sporting Goods Foundation to bolster sporting activities in the community. 


Be A Part of the Pee Wee Cheer

Aside from the traditional sporting activities, there is a place for kids and teens to thrive through the Celina Pee Wee Cheer (CPWC) organization. Do you love choreography? Love to make flips mid-air while cheering loudly? Then the CPWC is an organization to make that a reality!

CPWC was established to encourage the youth of the Celina community to come together to support one another through cheerleading and good sportsmanship. In the spirit of promoting youth sports in Celina, the Parks Department helps with the registration process and advertising during registration. 

Click here to learn more about the CPWC mission statement, registration, requirement, and training schedules. 


Green Meadows Master-Planned Community Has It All

Whether you're a sports enthusiast, a kid who loves to run around, or a mom looking for a playground to keep the kids busy, Green Meadows's master-planned community and the city of Celina has an array of amenities for you. 

If you’re interested in making Celina home, check out Green Meadows on Facebook, Instagram, or our website to learn more about our community, or reach out to our builders for information on making Green Meadows home

Image from Celina Parks and Recreation Department