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Posted on: November 20, 2023

Boerne on Ice: Outdoor ice-skating rink open for holiday season

Family of three skating

The City of Boerne is excited to bring one of the most iconic winter scenes to the Hill Country Mile this holiday season with a picturesque ice rink.

The rink is located at Waterworks Terrace (210 W. Blanco Road), just across from Main Plaza. Skaters can t...

Reserve your spot!

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 8, 2023

Arbor Day: City plants 15 trees with help of volunteers

Volunteers plant trees

The City of Boerne celebrated Texas Arbor Day on Nov. 7 by planting 15 trees along the Currey Trail at Northside Neighborhood Park with the help of dozens of volunteers from local organizations.

Burkett Arbor Care and the Rotary Club of Boerne sponsored th...

Read about the event.

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 13, 2023

Oak Wilt mediation underway at City Cemetery

Tree removal

The City of Boerne has begun conducting oak wilt mediation at the City Cemetery. The biggest thing people will see are numerous tress that have been tagged with color-coded tape to indicate the type of treatment they have received. Furthermore, these acti...

More on oak wilt.

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 12, 2023

Boerne dedicates new memorial, hosts Women Veterans Day celebration at Veterans Plaza

Athena's Prayer Statue

A special celebration in honor of women veterans was held Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Veterans Plaza — just ahead of Women Veterans Day.

A highlight of the ceremony was the unveiling of “Athena’s Prayer,” a bronze monument created by world-renowned artist ...

Read about the ceremony.

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2023

City partners with Champion HS welders for new cemetery archway

New Cemetery Archway

In a first-of-its-kind collaborative project, the City of Boerne and the Boerne Independent School District partnered together to help create a new archway at the Boerne Cemetery. Working together, students in the Champion High School welding program comp...

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Posted on: February 10, 2023

Boerne Parks and Recreation announces new department leaders

Lissette Jimenez and Donnie Bergmann

The City of Boerne Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the promotion of two longtime leaders to be the department’s next Director and Assistant Director.

This week, Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation Lissette Jimenez took over as...

Read about these leaders.

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: February 3, 2023

Staff Profile: Jerry Carlos Reflects on Mission and Service

Jerry Carlos poses for picture in front of Boerne City Lake

Jerry Carlos, Recreation Coordinator and Aquatics Supervisor, has been with the City of Boerne Parks and Recreation Department for 17 years – spending the first five years in parks maintenance at Northrup Park and City Lake Park.

He was part of t...

Learn more about Jerry.

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 10, 2023

City marks 100th anniversary of Veterans Plaza with panoramic recreation

Crowd lines up for picture in front of Veterans Plaza

Hundreds of Boerne residents and veterans filled Veterans Plaza on Monday, March 6, 2023, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Graham Monument.

At the end of World War I, local leaders decided to erect a monument to memorialize the y...

Read about the park's history.

Parks and Recreation