News and Events

Party on the Patio Concert Series

June 8:  Dee Dee & Mike and the Moondance Band
June 15:  Cool Beans
June 22:  Bayou Roux
June 29:  Fab 5

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, sit back, and enjoy a fantastic lineup of some of Houston's best-known bands!  All concerts will be from 7:00pm - 9:00pm.  Admission is complimentary, but if you wish to swim, regular pool admission is required.  Concessions are available by Jami's Fine Foods.  No alcohol or pets permitted. 

This years Party on the Patio Concert Series is sponsored by Jones Day and benefits the Friends of West University Place Parks Fund, Inc.  Jones Day is ranked among the world's most integrated law firms and best in client service.  Jones Day has locations in centers of business and finance throughout the world.     
West U Swim Team

The Piranhas are Coming!

The West University Place Piranhas Swim Team officially starts the 2018 season.  Dates impacted begin on April 7 and run through June 28.  During this time, the team will hold tryouts, practices, and meets at the West University Place Recreation Center pool.  Recreation Center members and customers should be prepared for limited pool availability and potential increased traffic in the parking lot during this time. 

Listed below are the dates and times that swim team usage will impact lane and/or pool availability as well as parking that the Recreation Center.

 Recreation Center Pool Lanes will be limited or unavailable!
 May 14 - 31 (Monday - Thursday)
4:00pm - 7:00pm
 June 4 - 28 (Monday - Thursday)
7:00am - 9:00am
 *** June 4, 18, & 25 (Swim Meets) ***
4:00pm - Close

Please call the Recreation Center at 713-662-7420 for the most up-to-date information, as schedules are subject to change.  Thanks you in advance for your patience, understanding, and support as our swim team ramps up for another great season. 
Independence Day Bike Parade & Pool Party

The City of West University Place Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Independence Day Bike Parade and Pool Party on Wednesday, July 4.  Line up in front of City hall, 3800 University Blvd, at 8::45am to participate in the parade.  Participants are encouraged to decorate their bicycles, tricycles, wagons, and strollers,  The Bike Parade begins promptly at 9:00am.  The parade route will begin on University, turn south on Academy, and then proceed west on Byron to Colonial Park Pool.

After the parade, the festivities will continue from 9:15am - 12:00pm. with complimentary admission to the pool.  Be sure to take part in the excitement and visit with the caricature artists, face painters, balloon artists, and more.  Of course, you don't want to miss the opportunity to earn some extra cash during the popular money dive, and be sure to have your camera ready during the annual "Dad's Belly Flop" contest.  Come hungry! The West U Rotary will be serving food and their their proceeds will benefit the West U Little League Challenger Division.  The events wrap up around 12:00pm. 

For more information please call the Recreation Center at 713-662-7420.