Community Partners

Community partners are integral for operations. The success of our parks system depends on the support, assistance, advocacy and enthusiasm of the public as stewards of their parks. 

Non-profit organizations, conservancies, community groups and businesses are invited and encouraged to partner with the City of Elgin Parks & Recreation Department to enhance and improve parks, increase recreational and cultural opportunities and preserve natural areas. Elgin Parks & Recreation is committed to partnerships that align with our overall mission, vision, values, and provide benefit to the public and the Elgin Park System. We actively seek partnerships with non-profit organizations, conservancies and businesses for park development, maintenance, management and programming.

Partnership Goals:
  • Enhance and expand public use of Parks' grounds and facilities
  • Encourage active recreation and helathy lifestyles
  • Improve environmental stewardship through public participation and education
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Advocacy Outreach

Advocacy Outreach helps people and families succeed with the resources to take care of their own needs, both immediate and long-term, and helps them learn to advocate for themselves in the community, schools and the workplace. Our Mission is to facilitate social change and justice through advocacy and a provision of services to the poor and disenfranchised in Bastrop County and surrounding rural areas. Website. 

Children's Advocacy Center Serving Bastrop, Lee and Fayette Counties

The mission of Children’s Advocacy Center is to partner with community agencies to provide intervention and therapeutic services to child abuse victims and their non-offending family members to minimize the impact of abuse. Website

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Cub Scout Troops 182 & 471

Cub Scouting is fun for the whole family. In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best right now selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today – and for life. Website.

Down Home Ranch

Our mission is to empower the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through social, educational, residential and vocational opportunities. Website.

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Drive A Senior

We provide transportation for seniors living in the 78621 zip code and communities immediately adjoining Elgin that have 285 or 281 (Elgin) telephone prefixes. We drive in Elgin and the immediate vicinity, including central Austin, Bastrop and Taylor. Website

Elgin Farmer's Market

Elgin Farmers’ Market is a year-round market. We will meet weekly every Thursday from 4-7pm at Veterans’ Memorial Park in downtown Elgin, TX. Our vendors either grow or make all the products they sell. Come and meet your local growers! Website.


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Evening Lions Club Thrift Store

The Elgin Evening Lions Club operates a thrift store at 108 N. Main Street in Elgin, Texas. The proceeds from the store go back into the community in the form of more than $40,000 annually in donations to local organizations. Website.

Generation Citizen

Generation Citizen’s Action Civics curriculum is the crux of our work and of both our Democracy Coach-led and Teacher-led models. The curriculum is action-based, aligned to relevant standards, and academically rigorous. Website. 

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Jeanette Shelby Realty

We are full-service real estate agency and property management company with seasoned agents who have been serving the Elgin, TX and surrounding areas for decades. We love our community and we love being in a position to help families buy and sell their homes. We represent the best residential and commercial properties available and we manage a large number of rentals too. Website.

Ranch House Recovery

Our individualized treatment plans include self-assessment for healthy self-awareness. As we understand what helps us maintain sobriety, we begin to own our recovery process. Practicing effective self-assessment empowers us to change course when we need to, increasing the odds that our sobriety lasts. We focus on healing from trauma and shame, within ourselves and with those who love us. We practice receiving help and giving help to those who need it. Our mission is long-term recovery founded in total life transformation, built by practicing positive choices and positive habits day in and day out. Website.

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WellMed Elgin

While WellMed specializes in care for older adults, our affiliated physicians may also provide care for all age groups. Together with independent doctors, WellMed uses coordinated, comprehensive and proactive care to change the face of health care for you. Website.