Recreation Facility & Amenity 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.
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
Capacity: 100 person Tables: 20 Chairs: 100
Sherwood Community Center
|Slator Community Center
1001 West 38th
Capacity: 150 person
|Woodson Community Center
1020 East Murphy
Capacity: 150 person
*FG - No Tables/Chairs/Kitchen
Lawndale Community Center
*Lawndale Community Center
Chairs: 123 regular blue chairs, 32 high chairs (patio) & 16 small chairs (patio)
Community Center Reservation Fees
Rental Fees for the Community Centers are paid in full to reserve your date and will consist of a 12-hour rental period from 11:00am-11:00pm. Key/Damage Deposits are made in cash or check only, and are paid when you pick up the key. Once you have returned the key, cleaned the building, and left the facility damage-free, your deposit 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||$300.00||$150.00|
|Woodson Park Community Center||$120.00||$200.00|
How to Rent a Facility:
Step 1: Go to our Reservation Website or visit us at the Parks Admin Office - 1100 W. 42nd St., Odessa, TX
Step 2: Create an account or log in
Step 3: Find the facility you want to rent on your specific date. Follow the steps of the process and pay the Rental Fee.
Step 4: READ THE CONTRACT - this will be emailed to you or you will be given a copy in person at our office. Everything you need to know is outlined in the contract.
Step 5: Key & Damage Deposit is given only when you pick up a key (For Community Centers Only)
- Weekday rentals: pick up key the day of (M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm)
- Weekend rentals: pick up key on Friday before 5:00pm
Step 6: Return the key, clean your building, and leave the building damage-free.
Let us know if you have any questions! Please call our office, 432-368-3548.
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 and are prohibited from using the building's power, 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 inflatable vendors.
Picnic Pavilion Information
A total of twenty two (22) 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|
||17 tables||10th & West County Road|
|Jim Parker||4 tables||3100 E. University & Bonham|
|Juan Ramirez||5 tables||420 W. Ada|
||Rainbow & 92nd Street|
|McKinney||4 tables||Crane & Pool Road|
||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)
||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!
Basketball Courts, Horseshoe Pits, Tennis Courts, and Volleyball Courts can be rented for a 3-hour period, similar to Pavilions. You can reserve these courts online, go to our Reservation Website.
There are Thirty-Eight (38) Courts that are available from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Rental fee is $3.00 per hour with a minimum 3 hour block ($9.00 per 3-hour block). Rental fee is due at the time of reservation with no deposit necessary.
|COURT (click for google map)
||# of COURTS
|Bellaire||(1) Basketball||3101 Chestnut Ave|
|Central (Dan Hemphill Park)||(2) Basketball||1201 E. 13th St.|
|Dorthy L. Murphy||(1) Tennis||200 W. 54th St.|
|Fredrick Douglas||(2) Basketball||
3145 S. Muskingum
(3) Volleyball (concrete)
|10th & West County Road|
|Jim Parker||(2) Tennis
(2) Volleyball (concrete)
|3100 E. University & Bonham|
|Juan Ramirez||(1) Basketball||420 W. Ada|
(2) Volleyball (sand)
|Crane & Pool Road|
|Murry Fly||(1) Basketball (1/2)
(1) Tennis Court
||37th & Grandview|
|Salinas||(1) Basketball||700 W. Clements|
|Slator||(1) Basketball||1001 W. 38th St.|
|San Jacinto||(1) Tennis||22nd & W. County Road|
(2) Volleyball (sand)
|44th & Dixie|
|Loop 338 & Hwy 191|
|Woodson||(1) Basketball||900 E. Murphy|
Parks and Recreation
1100 W. 42nd Street
Odessa, TX 79764
Phone: (432) 368-3548