National Parks and Recreation Month

Parks and Recreation services are vital for our community - from protecting open space and natural resources, to helping fight obesity, to providing activities and resources for all walks of life - Parks and Recreation Month encourages everyone to reflect on the exponential value parks and recreation brings to our community.

July is Parks and Recreation Month! 

We encourage everyone to get out and visit your community parks during the month of July. Click here for a complete list of your New Braunfels parks. New Braunfels Parks and Recreation is celebrating by offering buy one get one FREE admission for the entire month of July on the following days and attractions: 

Game On! - Rec n' Roll Contest


Help us celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month! Get outside and visit one or all of our Rec n’ Roll locations this July! Snap a photo of Rec n’ Roll and the Rec n’ Roll activities and upload it to Instagram with the hashtags #GameOnNB from July 6 - July 28. Participants will be eligible to win a prize each week! First 25 participants the day of the event will receive NB Parks and Rec swag each week!

Click here to download the 2019 challenge details and rules. 


1 – Grand Prize will be given out each week. (One Ecovessel Triple Insulated Water Bottle with NB Parks and Rec Swag!)

Dates and Locations for Rec n’ Roll:

  • July 6 @ Fischer Park - 9–11am
  • July 13 @ Morningside Park - 9–11am
  • July 20 @ Haymarket Park - 9–11am
  • July 27 @ Kraft Park - 9–11am

New Braunfels Parks Rec n’ Roll Contest Rules

  • Before uploading, all entries must “FOLLOW” New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Facebook and Instagram page
  • All entries should include a person or persons in the photo participating in Rec n’ Roll Activities
  • All entries should include a photo of Rec n‘ Roll in the park of the week 
  • Winners will be randomly selected each week and announced on Instagram and Facebook the Monday after Rec n’ Roll.
  • Instagram accounts must be made public so that we are able to view your photo submission
  • Photo captions must include the hashtags #GameOnNB


The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation contest is open to all participants of Rec n’ Roll.

Winner Selection

All eligible entries received during the Contest Period from July 6 - July 28 (11:59 PM CST) will be entered in the contest each week for each eligible park. To be eligible, the entrant must meet all Contest criteria. One winner will be selected by random the Monday after each Rec n’ Roll and awarded a prize that day. Winners will be posted on Instagram and Facebook. Please message NB Parks on Instagram or Facebook if your photo is selected. Winners will be required to contact us within 24 hours to claim the prize. If a prize is not claimed within 24 hours, the prize is forfeit and another winner will be chosen.

Contest Criteria

  • Submission of required photos on Instagram.
  • Instagram account must be made public during the contest dates.
  • The photo must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of, or contrary to laws or regulations.
  • A photo must include Rec n’ Roll
  • A photo should contain a person or people
  • Photo captions must include the hashtags #GameOnNB