Bay City, TX – Riverside Park and the Bay City Parks and Recreation Department want you to GO WILD! @ Riverside Park with the Riverside Park Rangers. A wide variety of fee-based outdoor programs and activities will be offered throughout the year to the public at our natural park.
Their line-up begins with Fishing 101 on Saturday, June 17th and again on Saturday, August 5th. Learn the basics of casting techniques; equipment, knots and tackle assembly; proper fish handling; fish identification and habitat; fishing safety, ethics and regulations and stewardship of aquatic resources. This program is taught by certified TPWD Angler Instructors.
“We want our guests to get out and explore Riverside Park,” said Shawn Blackburn, Parks and Recreation Director. “All our Go Wild! programs are designed to help people get out more and learn about the great outdoors that we live in. We want guests to learn about and enjoy the natural world and to be excited about all the wild things that are right here in Bay City.”
All programs are $5, except Camping 101 and Hunter’s Education. The fee for camping 101 is $10 and will include lunch and Hunter’s Education is $15. All programs except Hunter’s Education will meet at Tejas Pavilion in Riverside Park. Hunter’s Education will meet at the USO.
You can register in person at Bay City Parks Administration, 1209 10th Street, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or at Riverside Park, 7330 FM 2668, Monday – Sunday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. We have the option to register on-line. Click on the Riverside button or you can call Riverside Park at 979-245-0340 or Parks and Recreation at 979-323-1660.