Parks and Recreation

Rowlett Community Centre

Mission Statement

To provide quality customer care for our community by offering the best healthy choices for Parks and Recreation services by promoting a safe and fun environment while creating memories and a sense of home.


  • Due to vandalism, Shorewood park, restrooms are temporarily currently closed.

Rowlett is rich in the amenities that enhance all areas of our lives. Our Community Centre offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, multi-use courts, two gymnasiums, meeting and banquet rooms that are appropriate for weddings and corporate meetings, and a multitude of fitness programs and classes for all ages, from infants to seniors.

Our parks offer opportunities for low-cost entertainment, special events, recreation programs,  sports, family outings, walking trails, fishing ponds, playgrounds, and pavilions and more. 

We extend an invitation to you to take advantage of the fun and relaxation awaiting you through the Parks & Recreation Department of the City of Rowlett.

Our department is composed of the Recreation and Parks Divisions. With forty staff members and approximately 100 seasonal employees, our department is responsible for providing our citizens with opportunities for fun and relaxation. Our vision statement reflects how we feel about our citizens.

Our Vision

"Exploring life's simple pleasures. Your enjoyment is our reward."

Parks and Recreation play an important role in the quality of life in Rowlett and also provides for a healthier environment, improves the well being of our citizens and neighbors, and reduces the potential for crime in our city.

Rowlett Lakeside Leisure Fall & Winter 2023 - Check out our Lakeside Leisure Magazine! It contains all of the programs, sports, and events that we offer throughout the year. It has all the dates and helpful information so that you can your family are in the "know" about what is up next!

Not sure who to call about your question or concern? Click this organizational chart to find who you need to contact then see our list of phone numbers under Contact Us.

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