February 26, 2024

San Antonio’s newest public park set to open with ribbon cutting celebration

There is a brand new park and inclusive playground that has just been built in San Antonio. Introducing the all-new Dan Markson Park for people of all abilities. The park is fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act with wheelchair accessible playground equipment that allows children with special needs to play.

There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place Monday, April 17, 2023 at 10am at 13903 Babcock Rd., the address to Dan Markson Park that resides in Councilmember Manny Peláez’s District 8.

The park bears its name after the late Mr. Dan Markson’s immense contributions to the San Antonio community.

“For over 30 years, Mr. Markson worked tirelessly to bring affordable housing developments to communities.  He was Executive Vice President of Development for The NRP Group and co-founder of the Texas office of The NRP Group since 2003.  He served in various capacities in his field including as the national director of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) for the Greater San Antonio Builders Association, on the board of the Federal Government Affairs and Housing Finance Committee of the NAHB, and as a Director and President of the Texas Association of Affordable Housing Providers.  He also served as State Director of the Texas Association of Builders (TAB) and past Chairman of the TAB Multifamily Council.”

Markson Park is right off the Maverick Trailhead path.


Bexar County / San Antonio, TXLocal Weather Alerts
There are currently no active weather alerts.