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Parks & Recreation

There are four city parks in Sweeny.  Each park has distinct qualities and facilities.

The city does not currently have a recreation program.  However, recreational opportunities are abundant in Sweeny.  Baseball, basketball, tennis, volleyball, bicycling, running, and weight training are all available in Sweeny.

Park Rules

The following rules apply at all city parks:

  1. Parks are closed from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
  2. Unlawful firearms are not permitted
  3. Do not use equipment improperly
  4. No bare feet - use proper footwear
  5. Adult supervision is requested
  6. No alcoholic beverages
  7. No glass containers
  8. No disturbing the peace.  No loud music.  No profanity.
  9. The City is not responsible for accidents
  10. Violators may be prosecuted







 Backyard Park

The Backyard Park is located behind City Hall on FM 524 in the northwestern portion of the city. The park features:

  • Drive-Thru Park (newly paved)
  • Covered Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Barbeque Grills
  • Restroom Facilities
  • Volleyball Court (in sand)
  • Children’s Playground
  • RV Spaces & Connections (permit required from City Hall)
  • Plenty of Shade from Oak & Pecan Trees

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A.M. "Chick" Anderson Park

The Anderson Park is located in the southeastern portion of the city on FM 524. The park features:

  • Gazebo - built in 1989 by community volunteers as a nostalgic reminder of the past.  In 1910, Sweeny was a very busy farming and railroad town.  There had been a gazebo on an island in the river near the railroad when real estate developers were bringing prospects in from Houston.

  • Children’s Playground
  • Plenty of Shade from Trees

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 Martin Luther King Park

The Martin Luther King Park is located in the southwestern portion of the city on Martin Luther King Street at the intersection with Fourth Street. The park features:

  • Children’s Playground
  • Picnic Tables
  • Small Basketball Court

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 Compost Park

The Compost Park is located in the southeastern portion of the city on FM 524.  The park features:

  • Lots of open space

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For more information on parks and other recreational activities available in Sweeny, contact City Hall at 979-548-3321 or send an e-mail to


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