Residents love to visit the two of the local parks that are in close proximity to Shavano Park. Orsinger Park proves an excellent place to take children. With a sandbox, swingset and playground, kids will be entertained for hours, and parents can sit nearby and supervise. The park also provides picnic spots and pavilions perfect for making a day of it with takeout or a packed lunches.
Phil Hardberger, featuring a modern design and a wide range of offerings, prides itself in being on of San Antonio's top-rated parks. Phil Hardberger Park has numerous amenities for all ages, including a Tsunami slide and a specially designed fitness
course. Dog owners will be thrilled to make use of the off-leash dog park complete with an obstacle course, play shelters and built-in watering spigots. The dog park gives animals a chance to run and play, and their owners enjoy the opportunity to connect with others. Walking and biking trails run throughout the park. In addition, the park facilitates classes to improve the body and mind of adults and children. Through the Fitness in the Park initiative, locals can partake in free exercise classes such as Zumba and yoga. For children, the park provides free classes that teach about nature and exploration.