Georgetown Parks & Recreation

Garey Park Programs

Garey Park offers a range of programs that will enrich your experience while in the park. With hiking, nature programs, photography classes and more, our programs showcase the natural beauty of the park and provide opportunities to learn new skills.

Hiking

Garey Park has more than 7 miles of trails spanning the entire park, giving hikers and horseback riders an opportunity to explore the park’s beautiful natural areas.


Summer Nature Hikes

Join park staff for guided hikes on the following Tuesday evenings from 6-7 p.m. during the summer:

  • June 18
  • July 2
  • July 16
  • July 30
  • August 13
  • August 27

Entry fees are required. Hikes are first-come, first-served and limited to 20 people. The meeting point will change each week. Please check in at the Gate House upon arrival and staff will direct you to the meeting point.

The hikes will range from ½ mile-3 miles long. The trails are uneven, crushed limestone and crushed granite along the way. Bring water, hat and camera for pictures.

Fitness

Yoga

Bring your own mat, water, and towel and come get your yoga on at Garey Park!

Family Yoga
Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m.
July 2-Aug. 20
Ages 7+
$8 Resident | $12 Nonresident | $6 Child (ages 7-13)

Yoga for you and your kids! Learn how the practice of Yoga can strengthen and stretch your body, clear and calm your mind and raise your spirits. Improve your balance, relieve stress and learn diaphragmatic breathing in this Ashtanga inspired class appropriate for newbies and experienced Yogis. Participants must be able to get up and down/on and off their mat and be able to focus for an hour.

Vinyasa Yoga
Tuesdays, 10:15-11:15 a.m.
July 2-Aug. 20
Ages 14+
$8 Resident | $12 Nonresident

Enjoy a slow to medium Vinyasa style flow of yoga that includes deep stretching in the warm up and cool down. Class begins with a breathing exercise designed to bring awareness to and to increase control of your pelvic floor. Modifications are offered throughout class to accommodate multiple levels of ability and there’s a peak pose. We end class with a traditional Savasana. Appropriate for beginners familiar with Yoga looking to further their practice to experienced practitioners.

Salute to the Sun Yoga
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
July 3-Aug. 21
Ages 14+
$8 Resident | $12 Nonresident

Wind down along with the sun, breathing and stretching in a flow and hold style Yoga class. We start with deep breathing and end with the traditional Savasana relaxation pose. You will learn basic Sun Salutations or enhance your current practice of them. Participants must be able to get up and down/on and off their mat. Modifications are offered so that newcomers can ease into the practice and so experienced students can be challenged. This class is appropriate for yoga newbies to intermediates.

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Special Events

Stargazing

Come enjoy the stars at Garey Park! In partnership with Southwestern University and the Williamson County Astronomy Club, Garey Park will be host public viewing nights under the stars. Registration is limited and pre-registration is required. Fees are $2 for Georgetown residents and $3 for nonresidents. Walk-ins will not be accepted at the gate.

Stargazing Dates
Sept. 19, 2019 – 8-10 p.m.
Oct. 24, 2019 – 8-10 p.m.
Nov. 21, 2019 – 7-9 p.m.
Dec. 19, 2019 – 7-9 p.m.
Jan. 16, 2020 – 7-9 p.m.

Registration opens August 1

 



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