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The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for creating and maintaining a system of parks and recreational facilities dedicated to providing quality services to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Odessa. The Recreation Division is responsible for offering various training classes and activities. The department also works with local recreation associations providing various sports programs. The Parks and Recreation Department is located at 1100 W. 42nd St.


The City of Odessa Parks & Recreation Department is proud members of the following:


Programs & Facilities

 Commit to Health

Facility Reservations

Parks FoundationSupport Parks & Recreation

Youth & Adult Recreation Programs

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ratliff_logo_smallaRatliff Ranch

Parks and Recreation Department oversees Ratliff Ranch Golf Course. Located at 7500 N. Grandview in Odessa, Ratliff Ranch offers a Scottish style links course with rolling hills and unique elevation changes. Situated on 125 acres, Ratliff Ranch offers enjoyable golf combined with beautiful views of the surrounding West Texas plains. Offering 4 different sets of tees ranging from 4,914 to 6,957, golfers of all abilities will be able to enjoy this West Texas gem.

Contact Information

Parks and Recreation
1100 W. 42nd Street
Odessa, TX 79764
Phone: (432) 368-3548
Email: parksrec@odessa-tx.gov

Ratliff Ranch Golf Links
7500 N. Grandview Ave.
Odessa, Tx 79765
Phone: (432) 550-8181

Article 1-13-3(b): It shall be unlawful for any person or group to be in any public park between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Moreover, it shall be unlawful for any person or group to have any motorized vehicle in any public park during hours in which such parks are closed to public use. Such curfew and restrictions shall apply to the park area proper and any parking lot of the park adjacent to park grounds.