Intersected by a major roadway and located next door to Lackland Air Force Base, the community of Springvale is a busy place to live. Homes at the heart of the community sit within walking distance of a variety of shops and eating establishments.
Springvale is located in zip code 78227. The Interstate 410 Freeway runs through the community, San Antonio lies to the northeast, and Lackland Air Force Base sits along the neighborhood’s eastern border.
Of the many appealing aspects of living in Springvale is Lackland Terrace Park, which lies just outside of the community to the north. This 7.2-acre site features a playground, athletic fields, picnic areas, a hiking and biking trail, and the Virginia Gill Community Center, which offers a variety of programs for children and adults.
Royal Gate Park is another popular spot to the southeast. This park has a track, small forest, tennis court, basketball court, and picnic area. Pearsall Park is located to the east of Springvale. This 240-acre park offers miles of hiking trails through forested land.
The Lackland Air Force Base is operated by the Air Education and Training Command. It is a training facility, and has a collection of vintage military aircraft on display.
Residents interested in history enjoy taking a trip to downtown San Antonio and visiting the San Antonio Museum of Art. The facility houses a variety of collections, including American Art, Asian Art, Contemporary Art, and Oceanic Art. The museum offers a variety of programs to the community, such as their “Meditation in the Japanese Galleries,” and their “Artist Conversations.”