Parks & Recreation

Chase BryantDirector of Parks & Recreation

Chase Bryant

Chase is the Director of Parks & Recreation. He has been with the City since July of 2014. Chase’s responsibilities include coordinating and scheduling all park and facility rentals, maintenance and improvements of all parks, and planning and scheduling the youth baseball/softball organization for the City of Princeton leagues.
Director of Parks & Recreation


City of Princeton Parks and Recreation provides our community with the needed outreach of activities to promote a healthy and entertaining lifestyle while preserving a natural environment for the enjoyment of current and future citizens.

The City of Princeton has two parks, Veterans Memorial Parks and J.M. Caldwell Sr. Community Park/WWII P.O. W. Camp which both are the results of WWII. Our Veterans Memorial Park has undergone a beautiful reconditioning that is a great place for weddings, community events, and other activities. The J.M. Caldwell Sr. Community Park also is a great place just to go take a stroll along the creek or watch the kids play around at the playground. So stop by and enjoy the facilities.


Veterans Memorial Park


Also in the area is Lake Lavon, which is a great for fishing, water skiing, or just having a picnic by the lake. There is several boat launching facilities just minutes away, which opens the doors to a world of outdoor enjoyment for families to be part of. On the outskirts of town is the Sister Grove Park that provides biking/hiking trails that offer even the most seasoned enthusiasts days to remember. The surrounding county roads offer great evening drives with breath taking views of wildlife, creeks, and shaded paths to the next adventure just up the road.


Parks and Recreation Board:

  • Place 1: David Kleiber
  • Place 2: Mark DeLaney
  • Place 3: Heidi Leatherman
  • Place 4: Debbie Fahrenthold
  • Place 5: Richard Sheehan
Board and Commission Application


  • Board Meeting Date: 1st Thursday of each month and any Special Meetings
  • Board Meeting Time: 6:30 PM
  • Board Meeting Location: City Hall Council Chamber, 123 W. Princeton Drive

The City of Princeton is now taking applications to fill the vacancies on the Parks and Recreation Board. If you are interested please fill out an application and turn it into City Hall.

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