Centennial Park

Park Amenities

  • 2 picnic pavilions
  • 1/2 mile, paved, hiking/jogging trail
  • Playground
  • Concession
  • Restrooms
  • Multi-court basketball pavilion
  • 6 lighted soccer fields
  • 1 small lighted practice field
  • 2 lighted football fields with scoreboards
  • 4-lane recreational track
  • 2 lighted multipurpose fields located in a detention
  • Evelyn B. Newman Amphitheater--seats 186 people. 

The park allows for Friendswood Youth Sports groups and the City of Friendswood to expand on local, state and national tournaments along with the expansion of current programming.


Please call the Parks & Recreation office for current reservation information.

*Reservations will only be booked upon receiving full payment.

Reservation Fees


Deposit: $200.00 (refundable) 

Security Fee: $55 per hour, per Police Officer. *This fee is for any reservation that has more than 75 people and/or alcohol. 

Friendswood Resident Fee: $75.00

Non-Resident Fee: $175.00 

Each pavilion has 9 picnic tables. 

Soccer/Football Fields
Daily fee - $25.00 per hour per field
Field set up (optional) fee - $250.00 per day
*A permit for field use must be acquired through the Parks & Recreation Department before fees are assessed.

For all sports field rentals, please contact Michael Boyett at 281-996-3228 and/or mboyett@friendswood.com

Evelyn B. Newman Amphitheater
Resident Rate
$500.00 (refundable) Clean-up and Security Deposit
$250.00 Rental Fee

Non-Resident Rate
$500.00 (refundable) Clean-up and Security Deposit
$350.00 Rental Fee

The amphitheater has seats to accommodate 186 people. 

*Admission Fee: Any event that charges an admission fee shall pay the City of Friendswood 10% (percent) of the gross receipts from the admission fee and any concessions sold.

Picture of centennial park pavilion and playground.
Arial view of the soccer and football fields at centennial parl.
picture of the Evelyn B. Newman Amphitheater in centennial park