Community Challenge

It's Time Texas Community Challenge, is a free, statewide competition in which Texas communities compete to see which can demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living. The Challenge runs January 9th through March 31st. Help New Braunfels win the competition!

Winning communities in each size category will receive a grant from H-E-B. That grant will be put towards Callen’s Castle All-Abilities Park that is in the fundraising stage of its development. Click here for information on Callen's Castle All-Abilities Park.

You can contribute in the following ways:

  1. Sign up on the website
  2. Record your health-related activities using the Fitness Tracker.
  3. Utilize the Weight Tracker to track your weight weekly.
  4. Take a Healthy Selfie whenever you're eating healthy, or participating in a physical activity.
  5. Learn about healthy living.
  6. Participate in the FREE activities listed below.
  1. Parks and Recreation Events
  2. Library Events
  3. Westside Community Center Events
Kick Off Event - Morningside Park Grand Opening
Join us as we open New Braunfels' newest park! Wear your walking shoes and take a lap around the park with the Mayor following the ceremony to kick off the It's Time Texas Community Challenge. Click here for more information about the event.
Visit a Park or Trail
New Braunfels Parks and Recreation maintains 39 parks and open spaces for residents to use for playing, hiking and other forms of recreation. Get out and get active in a park, click here for a complete list of parks and trails.

Fit February Healthy Selfie Challenge 

How about a little healthy competition? Help New Braunfels win the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge! Get outdoors and snap a healthy selfie at each of the parks and trails listed in the challenge, upload them to Instagram or Facebook using the hashtags #CommunityChallenge & #NBParksandRec from February 1st – February 28th. Participants who complete the 2017 Fit February Healthy Selfie Challenge will be entered to win a healthy living swag bag! Details coming soon!