Pine Cove Park opens on Augusta Pines Parkway with playground, recreation facilities

The park includes basketball courts and other recreation areas such as a bocce court and foosball table. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
The park includes basketball courts and other recreation areas such as a bocce court and foosball table. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)

The park includes basketball courts and other recreation areas such as a bocce court and foosball table. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Kevin Coyne, president of NWHCMUD No. 19, right, leads the dedication of the new park on Jan. 31 with other MUD officials. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The park opened with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 31. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Among the amenities at Pine Cove Park are a large slide and jungle gym, swings and other activities for children. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
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A large covered pavilion at Pine Cove Park includes rest rooms and a shady area for picnics. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Among the amenities at Pine Cove Park are a large slide and jungle gym, swings and other activities for children. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Officers from Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office patrol the areas served by NWHCMUD No. 19. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 19, serving the neighborhoods of Coventry, Shadow Creek, Augusta Pines and Augusta Creek, opened its new amenity on Jan. 31, a public park featuring a playground, splash pads, basketball and bocce courts as well as picnic tables and restrooms. The park is located on Augusta Pines Parkway East.

By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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