Parks and Recreation

The City of Van Alstyne has five beautiful parks available with a variety of facilities and activities for your enjoyment. To schedule use of the athletic fields at Forrest Moore Park and McKinney Wilson Park please contact City Hall

Contact the Parks and Recreation Staff:

Will Grissom, Director of Parks and Recreation
mobile: 903-328-7616
office: 903-482-5426

Kandi Hessel, Municipal Events Specialist
mobile: 430-262-9439
office: 903-482-5426

About Van Alstyne's Parks:

Central Social District

Van Alstyne's newest park opened in May 2022 as a place for gathering, celebrating, relaxing, and simply enjoying the best of Van Alstyne. It is  located downtown at 215 E. Van Alstyne Parkway, Van Alstyne, Texas 75495.

Park is open: 6 AM - 10 PM. Splash pad is open daily from 9 AM - 9 PM.

Read more about Central Social District Park's amenities. 

bandshell of social district park

The concert area is shown during the venue's ribbon cutting. Check out all the events that are scheduled here.

Forrest Moore Park

1890 S. Waco St, Van Alstyne, Texas 75495

Park is open: 6 AM - 10 PM

  • Paved walking trails with a historic bridge
  • Pavilions
  • Baseball/Softball fields

Read more about Forrest Moore Park's amenities.

Forrest Moore Park Walking Trail

McKinney Wilson Park

146 Ball Park Way, Van Alstyne, Texas 75495

Park is open: 6 AM - 10 PM

  • Two softball fields and concession stand
  • Playground area for children of all ages
  • Gazebo

Read more about McKinney Wilson Park's amenities.

McKinney Wilson Park Athletic Fields
McKinney Wilson Park Athletic Fields

Dorothy Fielder Park

NW Corner of E. Jefferson and N. Main

Park is open: 6 AM - 10 PM

  • Gazebo available to rent
  • Picnic Tables
  • Fountain and Historic Marker

Read more about Dorothy Fielder Park's amenities.

Dorothy Fielder Park Gazebo
Dorothy Fielder Park has a gazebo with electrical for concerts.

North Park

145 Grays Trail, Van Alstyne, Texas  75495

Park is open: 6 AM - 10 PM

  • Pavilion
  • Public Restrooms
  • Playground area for children of all ages

Read more about North Park's amenities

NorthPark Amenities
North Park playground, gazebo, and softball fields, just off HWY 5.

Contact the Parks and Recreation Staff:

Will Grissom, Director of Parks and Recreation

mobile: 903-328-7616
office: 903-482-5426

Kandi Hessel, Municipal Events Specialist

mobile: 430-262-9439
office: 903-482-5426