Jerry Matheson Park
Jerry Matheson Park is a 10-acre city owned park across from Juergens Park located at 1240 Ulrich. The park was named after the late Tomball City Council member Jerry Matheson. There are 56 total parking spots and 5 of this total are handicap parking spots. Under the small pavilion, there are 6 picnic tables to sit under the shade and watch your kids play on the large wooden interactive playground. Inside the playground there are 2 park benches. There are no barbeque pits and there are 7 trashcans throughout the park.
The park features:
- A Large interactive Playground area – The playground is split into two separate areas; one area is specifically for toddlers with a sand box and a nice shaded area for adults to sit and relax while supervising their children and the other for the older children, not far away. There are several shaded areas around the playground and one with two picnic tables under a small pavilion. Reservation is required. Call for availability.
- A Swimming Pool – The pool is a full facility with restroom, water fountains, and showers, operated by the City of Tomball. The pool will be open on weekends and Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays during the regular school term (May, August, and September) and daily (except Mondays for cleaning and maintenance) during the school’s summer recess. The pool will close for the summer on the last weekend of September. For information about the pool, please click here.
- A Pee-Wee Baseball Field – This field is a small fenced area. It is not equipped with lighting, but a great field for a family baseball game. There is a small set of bleachers to watch a game from.
- Tennis Courts - There are 4 fenced tennis courts. The courts are lighted and are on a timer. Also, there are 6 benches inside the courts for convenience of watching matches or setting your belongings on them. Solicitation of, and or administering or receiving paid instructions, lessons, or therapy, and the sales of any merchandise at this public facility is strictly prohibited. Priority use of courts to be given by reservation. Tennis Courts reservation application.