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Rio Vista Park

Monday, February 27th, 2017

New San Marcos parks rules include portable grill ban

City staff is under instructions from the San Marcos City Council to draft new rules intended to alleviate crowding during the peak water recreation season at the parks along the upper San Marcos River.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Hays County, San Marcos parks begin to re-open after floods

Which parks and natural areas are open — and which remain closed — in San Marcos and Wimberley following Blanco River floods.

Friday, August 26th, 2011

City sets new hours for Rio Vista Pool

City of San Marcos officials set new hours for Rio Vista dwimming pool as the summer season comes to a close.

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Rio Vista Pool will have new hours until Labor Day

One of the first signs of fall is the closing of the Rio Vista pool at Rio Vista Park. Swimmers just have a few more short weekends remaining to enjoy the pool.

Monday, July 5th, 2010

County, city receive citation for joint parks

Hays County and the City of San Marcos have received recognition from the Texas Association of Counties and the Texas Municipal League for their cooperation in developing five jointly funded parks.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

P&Z approves $122M plan for capital improvements

The Planning and Zoning Commission in San Marcos has approved a three-year capital improvement plan that would cost $122 million. To this point, the city has $44 million to cover the costs.

Friday, June 18th, 2010

City parks board looks at alcohol ban in parks

The city's parks board is processing legislation that would extend the city's ban on alcohol in parks to Rio Vista Park, City Park and other parks in the city system. The matter has not reached the city...

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

City schedules Rio Vista Pool lottery

The Rio Vista Pool lottery, which determines the evening pool rental for private parties, is slated for April 14 at the San Marcos Activity Center.

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Rio Vista tennis courts to be dedicated Saturday

The City of San Marcos will celebrate the grand opening of the Rio Vista Tennis Courts with a ceremonial cutting of a tennis net at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. The public is invited to attend.

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Tennis court dedication set for Saturday

The brand spankin' new tennis courts at Rio Vista Park will be dedicated on Dec. 5. The public is invited to attend.

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