Parks & Leisure Services

Martinez 2019Our Pledge

To serve the City of Rockport residents and visitors by providing the highest standard of Parks & Leisure Services facilities and programs,efficiently, professionally and safely.

What We Do

We maintain all city parks, the community aquatic and skate park, athletic courts and fields, hike and bike trails, playgrounds, picnic sites, restrooms, rental facilities, a 2.6 acre freshwater pond and various city-owned sites, and we provide services to the Downtown Heritage and Cultural Arts District. We also sponsor several run/walks throughout the year.

This department manages and operates the Community Aquatic Park, in addition to administering park concessions and exclusive-use agreements.

Our department presents, and assists in presenting, a variety of community-focused programs and events, while also serving as city liaison to the Keep Aransas County Beautiful Committee and Aransas Pathways.

Parks & Leisure Services Staff

Rick Martinez

Director of Parks & Leisure Services
parks@cityofrockport.com
Office: 361-790-1136
Fax: 361-727-9393
Location: 402 E Laurel St, Rockport TX 78382
Mailing: 2751 SH 35 Bypass, Rockport TX 78382

Brittany Elkins

Administrative & Special Events
parks3@cityofrockport.com
Office: 361-727-2158
Fax: 361-727-9393
Location: 402 E Laurel St, Rockport TX 78382
Mailing: 402 E Laurel St, Rockport TX 78382

Joe Riekers

Aquatics Manager
poolmgr@cityofrockport.com
Office: 361-727-9989
Fax: 361-727-9393
Location: 2001 Stadium Drive, Rockport TX 78382
Mailing: 2751 SH 35 Bypass, Rockport TX 78382