Parks & Recreation

The City of South Padre Island is a dynamic, progressive and increasingly diverse community that continues to attract new visitors and investment at a steady pace. The City’s park system provides a significant contribution to the community’s high quality of life. Residents also have rising expectations for recreational opportunities


Special Event Permits

To ensure that public safety is maintained, the City of South Padre Island requires a Special Event Permit for large events within the City limits. Any organized activity with more than 1,000 people may require a Special Event Permit.

Parkland Development Recommendations

The City's park system provides a diverse range of recreational and leisure activities or contains area of environmental or aesthetic qualities.This chart shows the total acreage of parkland within the City of SPI.