The Public Works Department is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of 15 acres of park land, the Woodson Terrace Veterans' Memorial, a 150,000 gallon swimming pool, ball fields, pavilions and other park structures; including the Community Center within John L. Brown Park.
John L. Brown Park is located one block west of Woodson Road near the intersection of Stansberry and Calvert. Park hours are one-half hour before sunrise to 10 P.M. The municipal swimming pool is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. The walking path is open year-round.
Pavilion and ball field reservations can be made by calling City Hall at 314 427-2600.