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Lou Huff Park


  1. Baseball
  2. Football
  3. Parking
  4. Playground
  5. Rental Facilities
  6. Soccer
  7. Softball
  8. Tennis

Located just east of downtown off of E. Avenue B, Lou Huff Park boasts not only park amenities but some unique Garland history as well. Named after Lou (Lula) Huff around the 1950’s, Lou Huff Park was formerly home to Lou Huff Recreation Center, an icon of the era and the first original recreation center here in Garland. You can learn more about Lou (Lula) Huff by contacting the Landmark Museum at Heritage Crossing or visit With more than eight acres of developed parkland, Lou Huff Park is home to a basketball court, tennis court, playground, and a large softball field, available to rent for a sports team.  For $20 per hour, you can rent these fields year-round. Reserve your fields and check out Lou Huff Park today!  

Open in Oct. 2021, Lou Huff Park playground is 7,500 square feet and contains poured-in-place rubberized surfacing. The improvements also include a zipline course, swing set, slide, seesaw, musical instrument/learning wall panels, and multiple motion elements, including a large global motion spinner. 


  • 14.3 total acres of parkland


  • Groves Park Sports Complex
    • (1) large field with softball/baseball backstop – lighted
      • Softball – infield (all ages)
      • Baseball – infield (all ages)
      • Soccer – outfield (all ages)
      • Football – outfield (all ages)
      • Goals or bases are not provided
      • Lights available with reservation
      • League and tournament games are prohibited without prior approval by the Parks Department.
  • (1) Basketball court
  • (1) Tennis courts
  • Playground
  • Acres of open space
  • Parking available