The Mayor, City Council, Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, and staff are pleased to announce the soft opening of Owen Park and Westside Recreation Center on Monday. Owen Park, located at 10245 Owen Drive, includes an off-leash dog area (separate areas for small and large dogs), a large covered pavilion with designated basketball courts, restrooms, There is a pond with a fishing pier, a natural surface hiking/biking trail, and a small pavilion. Located in Owen Park, the Westside Recreation Center is a 30,000-square-foot center featuring a fitness room with free weights, pin select weight machines, and cardio machines, a women’s-only fitness area, locker rooms, two racquetball courts, a bicycle spin room, It has aerobics. Room, Kidz Zone, Gymnasium (lined up for Basketball, Volleyball, Pickleball), Outdoor Heated Pool (renovation to be completed Spring 2023). Due to ongoing renovations, please exercise caution when using the facilities and follow the directional signs when entering the park. For more information, call 936.522.3990 or visit www.cityofconroe.org.