Children's Summer Activities in Uvalde, Texas

Children's Summer Activities in Uvalde, Texas
There is plenty for kids to do in the summertime in Uvalde. Located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Uvalde celebrates a rich history filled with adventure, Indians, cowboys, outlaws and pioneers. Kids can take their pick of live performances, educational museum visits, nostalgic afternoons slurping old-fashioned ice cream sodas, swimming or just hanging out with friends and family at the local park and recreation center.

Swimming

Kids can cool off and have a blast swimming at the town swimming pool. From June through August, the pool is open to the public Tuesdays through Sundays, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Lifeguards are on duty during public pool hours, and the pool is available for private parties in May.

Uvalde City Swimming Pool
300 E. Main
Uvalde, Texas

Aviation Museum at Garner Field

Parents should take their young aviation enthusiast to the Aviation Museum at Garner Field to learn all about the history of aviation and see fascinating World War II exhibits. The museum is located in an original Garner Army Air Field hanger at the Uvalde Municipal Airport and is a non-profit organization.

Aviation Museum at Garner Field
P.O. Box 453
Uvalde, Texas
830-278-2552

Sahawe Indian Outdoor Theater

Located at the corner of S. Wood and E. Garden Streets, the Sahawe Indian Outdoor Theater is a great place to bring the kids to learn about the history of Native American and Mexican Indians. With colorful costumes and exciting dances, this is a spectacle the whole family will enjoy.

Sahawe Indian Outdoor Theater
Corner of S. Wood & E. Garden Streets
Uvalde, Texas
830-278-2016

Rexall Soda Fountain

Kids get a delicious taste of the 1950s when they visit Rexall Soda Fountain in downtown Uvalde. Whether the family is in the mood for burgers, ice cream sodas or other quick and fun American cuisine, they will find the ambiance in this old-fashioned diner nostalgic and comfortable.

Rexall Soda Fountain
201 N. Getty Street
Uvalde, TX
830-278-2589

Tennis

Parents can hand their kid a racket, and drop her off at one of Uvalde's 18 Laykold surfaced courts. Located on 2nd Street, just between the high school and junior high school, the courts are open 24 hours, seven days a week and are well-lighted.

Uvalde Tennis Courts
2nd Street
Uvalde, Texas

Uvalde Memorial Park & Recreationanl Complex

This beautiful park on the banks of the Leona River is ideal for picnics, basketball, volleyball, swimming or to see a show at the amphitheater. There is a large playground with modern playground equipment, fountains, walking trails and a covered pavilion to provide parents with plenty of shade while the little ones are playing.

Uvalde Memorial Park and Recreational Complex
337 E. Main Street
Uvalde, Texas

Article Written By Tammy Quinn Mckillip

Tammy Quinn McKillip has written extensively in print and online publications about pets, parenting, theater, design, health and environmentalism since 1999. She is the editor of the Macaroni Kid National Family Safety newsletter and publisher and editor of "Macaroni Kid," a local family-friendly weekly events newsletter. She is pursuing her Master of Fine Arts in creative writing at City College of New York.

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