Spared from Hurricane Laura, League City to reopen recreation facilities this weekend

With League City spared the brunt of the storm's destruction, the city plans to reopen some facilities over the weekend. (Courtesy city of League City)
With League City spared the brunt of the storm's destruction, the city plans to reopen some facilities over the weekend. (Courtesy city of League City)

With League City spared the brunt of the storm's destruction, the city plans to reopen some facilities over the weekend. (Courtesy city of League City)

In preparation for a potential hit from Hurricane Laura, on Aug. 25, League City closed all facilities and departments—except the Public Works Department and emergency responders—through Aug. 31.

With League City spared the brunt of the storm's destruction, the city plans to reopen some facilities over the weekend.

Helen Hall Library will be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 29 and 1-5 p.m. Aug. 30.

The Hometown Heroes Recreation Center will reopen Aug. 29 from 1-6 p.m.

Walker Pool will be open Aug. 29 and 30 from 1-6 p.m. Registration for next week's classes starts at Aug. 31 at 9 a.m. for residents and noon for nonresidents.


Water aerobic classes will resume the evening of Aug. 31, and indoor classes will resume Sept. 1.
By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.