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, yoga classes and more, our programs showcase the natural beauty of the park and provide opportunities to learn new skills.

Yoga

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

Salute to the Sun Yoga
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
April-June
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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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.


Nature Hikes

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 1-3 miles long. The trails are uneven, crushed limestone and crushed granite along the way. Bring water, hat, and camera for pictures.

All hikes take place from 9-10 a.m.

Upcoming Hikes

    • Saturday, March 21
    • Saturday, April 4
    • Saturday, April 18
    • Saturday, May 2
    • Saturday, May 16
    • Saturday, May 30
Youth Programs

Wildlife 101

Ages 4-12
$5 Resident | $10 Nonresident
Registration only required for youth participants. Fee includes entry into Garey Park for participant and guardian.

Everything is bigger in Texas, including our biodiversity! Texas is home to 651 species of birds, 180 species of mammals, and 210 species of reptiles and amphibians. If your child loves to play outside, they just might meet some of these cool critters! Wildlife 101 will teach you about some of the interesting and unique animals you might meet out at Garey Park.

All sessions take place from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Wildlife 101 Dates

    • Saturday, March 14
    • Saturday, April 18
    • Saturday, May 16
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Loose Parts Nature Play

Entry fees are required. 

This fun outdoor activity is the perfect opportunity to fuel your child’s curiosity and appetite for learning. Join us for some playtime with natural elements found right here in the park! Located inside the Play Ranch.

All sessions take place from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Loose Parts Nature Play Dates

    • Friday, March 13
    • Friday, March 27
    • Friday, April 10
    • Friday, April 24
    • Friday, May 8
    • Friday, May 22
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
Jan. 16, 2020 – 7-9 p.m.
Feb. 20, 2020 – 7-9 p.m.
March 19, 2020 – 8-10 p.m.
April 16, 2020 – 8-10 p.m.

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