Things to Do

5 Fun Family Activities to Enjoy in Seguin

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The small town of Seguin is located in the beautiful Guadalupe County, approximately 40 miles from San Antonio. Established in 1838, Seguin was originally named Walnut Springs (for six months) and eventually was changed to Seguin after Juan Seguin, a military leader in the Texas Revolution.  For a small town, Seguin has plenty to do!

1. Max Starcke Park Wave Pool

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Bring your tubes and your boogie boards and ride the waves of the beautiful Max Starcke Park wave pool. Open Tuesday through Sunday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. in June through August, you can enjoy this fun 15,000 square foot freshwater wave pool which has four different wave patterns. You can also enjoy a splash pool, water aerobics, and swim lessons. After all that fun in the sun, you can satisfy your appetite by picnicking on shaded picnic tables. The wave pool is a fun inexpensive way to have some great family fun.

Admission to the wave pool is as follows: ages 0-3 free, ages 4-11, $4.00, ages 12-59, $5.00, and ages 60+, $4.00.  Season passes are also available. Water aerobics classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for $2.00 for each class. Private parties can also be held at the wave pool after regular business hours (7:17 p.m.-10:15 p.m.).  For more information contact (830)-379-POOL.

2. Lake Seguin Paddling Trails

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Lake Seguin offers great water recreational activities that are fun for the whole family. Enjoy the Texas sunshine, exercise, and observing Texas wildlife while paddling along this four mile slow current trail.  This trail is great for beginners, and takes approximately one to three hours depending on water level, water flow rate, and wind speed.  Bring your own kayak or canoe or rentals are available. See www.austinkayak.com for fees and types of rentals available.

3. Max Starcke Park Golf Course

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Enjoy teeing off with the whole family at Max Starcke Park Golf Course located on 650 River Drive West. Open daily, and open to the public, this 18-hole course is located along the beautiful Guadalupe River. Enjoy the scenery of the river and mature pecan trees.  See www.seguintexas.gov for fees.

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