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Friendswood, TX

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Getting Around in Friendswood, TX

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"Somewhat Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Friendswood is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.01%
  • 14.82%
  • 2.59%

Education in Friendsw

Galveston County children that live in Friendswood attend Friendswood Independent School District (FISD), and students in Harris County usually attend Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD). FISD includes two public elementary schools and two public middle schools. CCISD includes three elementary schools and one middle school that serve the Friendswood area. All Friendswood teens that attend public school finish their secondary education at Friendswood High School. Graduates have a number of fine options for continuing their education, most of which are located in nearby Houston. Options include the University of Houston, Baylor College of Medicine, North Harris College, and Rice University.

Friendswood Parks and

Friendswood is an excellent location for families who enjoy outdoor recreation, especially those who love spending time in parks. You can find three major popular parks right in the Friendswood city limits, including Stevenson Park just off South Friendswood Drive, Centennial Park along South Friendswood Drive, and Randolph Park just off East Edgewood Avenue. Friendswood Sports Park is a popular location for young athletes and families to come together and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities at the corner of Moore Road and West Parkwood Avenue. Other favorite outdoor locations include Friendswood City Park, Renwick Park, and Henry Winston Stadium.

Entertainment in Frie

Friendswood is a close-knit community that offers a wide variety of events and programs throughout each year. Adults can participate in any number of community-sponsored fitness classes, as well as sports groups and tournaments, including football, soccer, softball, and the Spookfest Adult Softball Tournament, held every year around Halloween. During the holiday season, the city hosts its annual Holiday Hustle 5k Fun Run and Walk, which is divided into various age groups for the entire family. If you have active kiddos, send them to Friendswood's Summer Day Camp, a program that offers a number of indoor and outdoor activities, including sports, swimming, and scavenger hunts.