Stafford City Parks
Stafford residents can enjoy the outdoors in one of six public parks. A total of 35.6 acres of green space are designated as public park land in the City.
|First Street Park 2501 First Street Covers 3 acres and contains a jogging trail as well as softball/baseball fields, soccer/open fields, picnic benches and lighting.See map.|
|Gordon Fountain Lake Park 10511 1/2 Fountain Lake Dr. is the City’s second largest public park, covering 9 acres. It has a lake, a half-mile jogging trail with lights, playground equipment, picnic benches and a pavilion. See map.|
The Margaret Havens Historical Memorial Garden 2610 South Main
Was a collaborative effort between the City of Stafford and the Stafford Historical Society. Instrumental in the process was the City’s Parks Committee, under the leadership of its Chairman, Councilman John Rose. Working in concert, the Parks Committee and Historical Society, which was led by its President, Councilman Jeff Smith, developed plans and a concept to recognize the history of Stafford and the Stafford Municipal School District. Read more.
|Rubin Park 2220 First Street contains playground equipment and picnic benches on 3.14 acres. See map.|
|Stafford City Park, 3108 Fifth Street
Is the city’s largest of the city’s public parks covering 16 acres. It contains softball/baseball fields, basketball courts, soccer/open fields, playground equipment, picnic benches and a pavilion.
|Vaccaro Manor Park, 13033 Joan Street
Occupies 4.5 acres. It has a quarter-mile jogging trail with lights, soccer/open fields, playground equipment, picnic benches, sidewalks and a pavilion. See map.
Click here to see the City Parks Map
The City’s park system is maintained by the City of Stafford Parks Department. Jim Wagner is the Superintendent of Parks and Building Maintenance. Contact him at 281-499-7576 or Email Jim
Parks Committee Members:
Lawrence Vaccaro, Jr. – advisory member
Antonia Comardo – representing northeast area
Harvey Koudelka – representing northeast area
Felix Vega – representing southeast area
Tracy Perkins – representing southeast area
Jacqueline Jean-Baptiste – representing southwest area
John Rose – representing southwest area
Syed S. Sultan – representing southwest area
The committee, with approval of City Council, added $238,000 of playground equipment, pavilions, lighting and other amenities to Gordon Fountain Lake Park and Vaccaro Manor Park. Enhancements are planned for the remaining parks.
Meetings of the Parks Committee are held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of the month, at City Hall, and are open to the public.