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The Quarries is the Recreation Ministry of Hyde Park Baptist Church

Quarries Sports & Recreation Ministry

Park Policies

Quarries General Park Policies
    • We do not allow use of drugs, alcohol, or firearms.
    • There is no parking allowed along main drive and all parking must be on paved parking spaces.
    • The Quarries is not responsible for any damage to vehicles or any stolen items or injuries.
    • No swimming in the lake.
    • Pet owners must observe all city ordinances with regards to pets.
    • Owners must clean up after their pets.
    • Dress Code – No offensive clothing will be allowed.  Proper attire must be worn at all times.
    • No practice is allowed on any of the sports fields.
    • No golf practice allowed on any sports fields.
    • No camping over night with out permission.
    • Children 12 and under must be supervised and accompanied by an adult at all times.
    • Anyone abusing property will be banned from the facilities.
    • We will prosecute any one who vandalizes the property in any way.
    • No profanity.
    • Speed limit is 25 mph on main road and 15 mph in parking lots.
    • No loitering or solicitation.
    • All irrigation water is non potable.  Only drink out of water fountains provided.
    • No dumping of limbs or trash in any dumpsters or areas of the park.
    • No amplified music after 9p.m.
    • Do not abuse wildlife.
    • No cutting or removal of any trees or bush with out permission.
    • Do not allow children to throw rocks onto buildings, ball fields, or roads.
    • Ball field lights are for league play and special events only.

     The Quarries CLC staff reserve the right to ask people to leave for not following any of the above rules.

    Quarries Lake Policies
    • Permits are required by anyone making use of the lake. Permits are $30, valid for one year from date of purchase.
    • Click here for more information on lake permits.
    • Waiver forms must be filled out by every person (minor participants must have a form filled out on their behalf).
    • Life vests must be readily available for each person on the water. Persons under 12 must wear a life vest of proper size and fit at all times on the water. Life vests are not required by those fishing from the shoreline.
    • Users must be off the lake by dusk.
    • Swimming is not permitted at any time.
    • Jumping or diving off cliffs is strictly prohibited.
    • No smoking or alcoholic beverages.
    • No child under the age of 11 should be fishing without adult supervision.
    • No trot-lines are allowed in any of our bodies of water. Any found will be cut and identified owners will lose park privileges.
    • We encourage the practice of “catch and release.”
    • Permitted fishers may bring their own kayak, canoe, or small fishing boat. Electric trolling motors are allowed; gasoline engines are not. 
    Quarries Canoes
    • Quarries canoes are available for use with those carrying a lake permit. Cost is $20 for 2 hours (including CLC and HPBC/Quarries Church members) 
    • Call the Quarries front desk at least 24 hours in advance to reserve a canoe (512-241-0233). 
    • You must be 16 years of age and have a valid TX Driver’s License in order to rent a Quarries canoe. Driver's license will be returned to you when you return the canoe.

    • Canoe rentals are available at staff's availability. If no staff is available to get canoes out of storage, they are not available for rental at that time. 
    • Life vests must be readily available for each person. Persons under 12 must wear a life vest of proper size and fit at all times on the water.
    • Max. capacity in Quarries canoes: 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 small child. No more than a total weight of 500lbs per canoe.
    • You must have the ability to enter and exit the craft independently or with the assistance of a companion. You must also have the ability to remain seated and balanced.
    • At least one person in the canoe must have the ability to move it through the water in a stable manner and return it back to the launch area.


    For a printable copy of these policies, click here.

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