Gym & Field Rental

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Fee Schedule

Independent League  Fee
 Fee ($per player and $.50 annual increase per player, max $10.00)  $8.50
Concessions by league - net sales
8%

Athletic Field

Item Fee
Practice Fees – Residents – per hour, per field up to 4 hours  $30 per hour
Practice Fees – Non-Residents – per hour, per field up to 4 hours  $40 per hour
Non-Tournament Event – Residents – 5 to 8 hours max  $200
Non-Tournament Event – Non-Residents – 5 to 8 hours max  $350
Tournament Event – Residents – Per Day  $300
Tournament Event – Non-Residents – Per Day  $400

Gym

Item Fee
Rental per hour – Residents - up to 4 hours  $40 per hour
Rental per hour – Non-Residents – up to 4 hours  $60 per hour
Event Rental – Residents – 5 to 8 hours max  $350 
Event Rental – Non-Residents – 5 to 8 hours max  $400
Tournament Event – Residents – per day  $700
Tournament Event – Non-Residents – per day  $900
Overtime Maintenance Personnel Fee – per hour – upon request  $18

Specialist Contract

Item
Fee
Percent of fees for service on COB property  70% contractor
Percent of fees for service on COB property  30% city

Park Ordinances

City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department  operates in accordance to  City of Brownsville Code of Ordinances Chapter 74 .

Some frequently referenced sections in Chapter 74 include:

  • (a)

    Schedule. All municipal parks within the city shall be operated under the following schedule:

    (1)

    Sunday through Thursday: open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; closed from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., except on those days where scheduled park activities require the park to remain open until 12:00 midnight.

    (2)

    Friday and Saturday: open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.; closed from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., except on those days where scheduled park activities require the park to remain open until 12:00 midnight.

    (b)

    Presence during closed hours. It shall be unlawful for any person, other than city personnel conducting city business therein, to occupy or be present in the municipal parks during any hour in which the parks are not open to the public.

    (c)

    Authority to close parks to public. Any section or part of the municipal parks may be declared closed to the public by the recreational services director at any time and for any interval of time, either temporarily or at regular or stated intervals.

    (d)

    Penalty for violation. Any person, except city personnel conducting city business, in any of the municipal parks in the city during the closed hours stated in subsection (a) of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction of any such violation, shall be punishable by a fine as may be set by ordinance or law.

    (e)

    Notwithstanding subsections 74-2(a)(1) and (2), the municipal park along the Resaca Calmada shall be open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and closed from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. each day of the week.

    (Code 1971, §§ 24-8—24-11; Ord. No. 95-898-A, § 1, 3-21-1995; Ord. No. 898-AA-2000, § 1(24-8—24-11), 8-22-2000; Ord. No. 2005-898-B, 6-21-2005)



  • (a)

    It shall be unlawful for any person to take or permit the taking of any glass beverage container of any kind onto any city park or playground or public picnic or recreation area within the corporate city limits. This shall not apply to the confines of any public building located or any of such areas.

    (b)

    It shall be unlawful for any person to take or permit the taking of any glass beverage container of any kind onto any city parking lot near or adjacent to any municipal park or playground or public picnic or recreation area within the corporate city limits.

    (c)

    Any person in any of the municipal parks in the city found to be in violation of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction of any such violation, shall be punishable b


  • Please note:  Other Chapters in the city of Brownsville Code of Ordinances are applicable to parks as well.  For more please click HERE.