For details on park amenities and to reserve park facilities, please visit the Parks and Recreation page on the City of Van Alstyne’s website (link opens in new tab).

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.

Dorothy Fielder Park – This downtown park along FM 121 at Main Street features a gazebo available to rent, fountain, and an urban green area with picnic tables.

North Park – A playground, pavilion, picnic area, and public restrooms are available at this park on the northern end of town off N. Waco Street/Highway 5.

Wilson McKinney Park – On Jefferson/FM 121 this park offers baseball/softball fields, a playground and a gazebo.

Forrest W. Moore Park – Located toward the southern end of the city on S. Waco Street/Highway 5, there are plenty of opportunities for exercise here with four baseball/softball fields, four lighted tennis courts available for use at no charge, sand volleyball, basketball court, walking trails, playground, and picnic areas. Leading to the concession & restrooms building is a historic iron truss bridge dating back to 1890.

The splash pad at the Central Social District. Photo credit: Mary Jane Farmer