Parks & Recreation Department
The Parks and Recreation Department has fitness and leisure facilities for every age and activity level, and we work closely with community groups to bring you the best recreation opportunities in the area.
Our Parks & Properties Division oversees 36 city parks of various sizes, many with walking trails, athletic fields, tennis and basketball courts, playgrounds and more. No matter where you live, there is a beautiful park near you. Stay fit! Have fun!
Centennial Playground Open to Kids and Adults of All Ages and Abilities
Centennial Playground is a barrier-free playground located at 600 Crockett St., adjacent to the Event Centre lake. Barrier free playgrounds are specifically designed so that children with physical and developmental disabilities, as well as younger children, can play and interact without the limitations of conventional equipment and landscaping. Children and adults of all ages and abilities are welcome.
Beautiful Mountain Skate Plaza
Beaumont's Beautiful Mountain Skate Plaza features a wide selection of world-class skate terrain for all ages and skill levels. Features include ledges, rails, banks, manual pads, a bank-to-bank, and long quarter pipes for transitional skating. Do you like stairs? There's a two stair, three-stair, seven-stair and even a big three-stair set. Choose your lines and skate all day! The park is open from dusk until dawn and is located at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and Magnolia Street in the heart of downtown.We invite skaters of all ages and skill levels to enjoy this great facility.
Beaumont Ranked No. 1 for Efforts to Prevent Childhood Obesity
The National League of Cities has recognized the City of Beaumont as No. 1 in the nation for the recent completion of key health and wellness goals for Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties. The LMCTC program is a major component of First Lady Michelle Obama's comprehensive Let's Move! initiative, which is dedicated to ending the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation.
Beaumont has earned four gold and one silver medal in five categories for its actions to improve access to healthy, affordable food and increase opportunities for physical activity.
Goal 1: GOLD Start Early, Start Smart: Promoting best practices for nutrition, physical activity, and screen time in early care and education settings (Beaumont earned Gold)
Goal 2: GOLD My Plate, Your Place: Prominently displaying MyPlate in all municipal or county venues where food is served
Goal 3: GOLD Smart Servings for Students: Increasing participation in school breakfast and lunch programs
Goal 4: GOLD Model Food Service: Implementing healthy and sustainable food service guidelines that are aligned with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Goal 5: GOLD Active Kids at Play: Increasing opportunities for physical activity
For more information about LMCTC and the City of Beaumont's accomplishments, visit http://www.healthycommunitieshealthyfuture.org/see-progress/medal-standings/.