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Oscar Perez park gives San Antonio parks an opportunity to spend time enjoying the outdoors, with fresh air, sunshine and exercise on tap for visitors. Take a walk, enjoy the scenery, and de-stress. Studies show people who spend time in parks will be sick less often, which means less time missing from school and work, as well as lower healthcare costs and better overall health. And it’s fun and refreshing. Visit a San Antonio park today!
Alcohol is prohibited, amenities are first come, first serve.
Oscar Perez Memorial Park officially opened to the public on Saturday, July 8, 2006. The 17-acre property was purchased by the City of San Antonio in 2001. The park included a pavilion, playground, skate plaza, a half mile of walking trail, landscaping, irrigation, parking, signage, a portable toilet enclosure, and solar lighting, in addition to sports fields that include a softball practice field, a soccer/football practice field and a general practice area.
The park was funded with 2003 park Bonds and Unified Development Code Fees for a total of $699,471.
The park was named for San Antonio Police Officer Oscar Perez, who was slain in the line of duty on March 24, 2000, at the age of 31. A six-year veteran, Officer Perez left behind his wife Lisa and three sons.