Recreation Facilities & Reservations

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Recreation Facility Information

Community Center, Picnic Pavilions, Basketball Courts, Horseshoe Pits, Tennis Courts, and Volleyball Courts may be reserved up to one year in advance. Reservations can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation office located at 1100 W 42nd Street during the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday, or on our online reservation system by clicking the link above. Information about each facility will be listed below.


Community Centers

Odessa public parks features five (5) community centers and one (1) Gym.  The Community Centers contain tables, chairs, and performance stage with varied seating capacities of 100 to 200 people. Community centers are available for private rental from 11:00 am – 11:00 pm. The Gym at Floyd Gwin Park is a gym floor and bleacher style seating. Each Center and Gym will have a Rental Fee and Deposit. Rental fees for the twelve-hour period is shown below. 


Salinas Community Center   
600 West Clements
Odessa, Texas

Sherwood Community Center
4819 North Everglade
Odessa, Texas 

Slator Community Center
1001 West 38th
Odessa, Texas
Woodson Community Center
1020 East Murphy
Odessa, Texas

Floyd Gwin Gym/ PAL*
1015 N.Co.Rd. West 

*FG - No Tables/Chairs/Kitchen

Lawndale Community Center
9201 Rainbow Dr.

*Lawndale Community Center
Amenities List & Pictures



Effective January 1, 2017, Community Center Reservations will be going up to $120.00 and $200 Deposit for Salinas, Sherwood, Slator, and Woodson. Continue your online reservation as normal, but fees will go up to $120.00 for a 12-hour rental period from 11:00am-11:00pm. Deposits can be made in cash or check, and are paid when you pick up the key. Once you have returned the key and cleaned the building, your $200 will be returned.




*Floyd Gwin Park Gymnasium  $370.00      $150.00
Lawndale Park Community Center  $470.00   $150.00
Salinas Park Community Center  $120.00  $200.00
Slator Park Community Center  $120.00 $200.00
Sherwood Park Community Center  $120.00 $200.00
Woodson Park Community Center   $120.00 $200.00

*Floyd Gwin Gym - No tables, chairs, or kitchen

Inflatable Jumper Companies

Only those companies listed will be allowed on our parks. Do NOT drive on the park. We do not supply electricity. A generator will need to be used. Jumpers are not allowed inside the Community Buildings, NO EXCEPTIONS. If you any questions regarding this list, please call our office, 432-368-3548. 

Click Here for further explanation and our list of approved Vendors.

Picnic Pavilion Information

pavilionsA total of Twenty (21) outdoor picnic pavilions with tables are available for rental at various parks throughout the community. Pavilions are available for private rental from 6:00am – 11:00pm. Rental fee for pavilions is $15.00 per (3) three hour block.

Picnic Pavilions may be reserved one year in advance. Reservations may be made Online, click the link at the top, or at the Parks and Recreation office located at 1100 W 42nd Street during the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday.

Pavilions (Picnic Areas)- $15 for 3 hours

Pavilion (click for google map)
# of Tables
Comanche Trail West
8 Tables  900 S. West County Road 
Comanche Trail South  4 Tables
300 W. Interstate 20 
Floyd Gwin* 
17 tables 10th & West County Road 
Jim Parker  4 tables  3100 E. University & Bonham 
Juan Ramirez  5 tables  420 W. Ada 
Lawndale  3 tables
Rainbow & 92nd Street 
McKinney  4 tables  Crane & Pool Road 
Optimist* 8 tables
37th & Grandview 
Purple Sage  2 tables  13th & Muskingum
Salinas  2 tables  700 W. Clements 
Slator *Coming Soon* 8 tables  1001 W. 38th St.
San Jacinto  9 tables  22nd & W. County Road 
Sherwood North * 6 tables   44th & Dixie 
Sherwood South* 6 tables   44th & Dixie 
UTPB #1 (by Tennis court)  6 tables   Loop 338 & Hwy 191 
UTPB #2 (by Basketball court)
6 tables   Loop 338 & Hwy 191 
UTPB #3 (North of Playground)
2 tables   Loop 338 & Hwy 191
UTPB #4 (South of Playground)  2 tables   Loop 338 & Hwy 191
UTPB #5  (North side of Sprayground)
2 tables
Loop 338 & Hwy 191 
UTPB #6 (South side of Sprayground) 2 tables  Loop 338 & Hwy 191 
Woodson - North (Closer to Parking Lot) 2 tables   900 E. Murphy
Woodson - South (By Playground) 6 tables   900 E. Murphy 

These Pavilions are currently closed for rental effective January 1, 2017 until further notice.  

*These Restrooms are closed due to continuous vandalism. Renters of the nearby Picnic Pavilion can utilize the Restrooms, if they complete a deposit form with a $75 key deposit, which is refundable upon return of the key following the day of rental or if it is a weekend, the key is due back the next Monday before 5pm. Please come into our office to leave your deposit for the key. Cash or Check Only!

Contact Information

Parks and Recreation
1100 W. 42nd Street
Odessa, TX 79764
Phone: (432) 368-3548