Lasker Park is a city owned park open to the public, featuring the sparkling community pool. Lasker Park provides residents with a state-of-the-art facility, which includes a recreational pool with kid-friendly play structures and a body slide, as well as an eight-lane short course yard pool for hosting swim meets.
About Galveston Parks & Recreation:
The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to create, promote and administer the best possible recreational programs and, in addition, to manage and maintain the best possible recreational facilities. To maintain to the best of our ability all parks and parkways designated to the department by the city. The Parks and Recreation Department accomplishes these objectives in a responsible manner, staying within the yearly budget. Department staff also actively seek out additional funding sources and opportunities to improve the department.
In addition to overseeing the city's parks, fields, recreation centers and tennis courts, department staff maintain the city's esplanades, parkways, cemeteries, and public building grounds.