How We Began…
In 1979, Kevin and Tamma decided to get married after being high school sweetheart since sophomore year and they moved to Amarillo, Texas from Oklahoma to start their life together. In 1982, the couple moved to Santa Fe, Texas and began an installation business to help Tamma’s sister who owned BJ’s Park & Recreation Products at that time. They installed playground equipment, site amenities and shelters until Tamma’s sister decided to retire and sell her business to them in 1984. At that time, the company encompassed all of Texas and Oklahoma.
While their business grew, so did their family, and soon they were the proud parents of five children. After the challenges of balancing work and family, they decided to downsize the business to the south Texas region and become sole employees of the company. In 1991, as their oldest son was ready to start kindergarten, they moved the office to Magnolia, Texas, where it remains today.
The support of our colleges and family is what makes us so great at what we do. With decades of experience you know you can trust Bj’s on your next project.
We strive to do the best work and exceed our customer’s expectations. We, and our manufacturers, provide warranties on all our products and installations.
…Where we Are Now…
BJ’s Park & Recreation Products is still owned and operated by Kevin and Tamma Hanes. In fact, they are still the only employees as they like to keep things simple and easy to manage. The success of the company has seen the Hanes’ through the growth and education of their five children. The three oldest are successfully working in fields of their choice and the two youngest are finishing up college to soon pursue their dreams.
The oldest son and the third oldest and only daughter, have blessed the Hanes’ with three grandchildren whom they get to see and enjoy on a regular basis. The Hanes’ love spending time with family and friends and take family trips and vacations on a regular basis but NOT in their RV. They purchased a small RV for the sole purpose of getting away from time to time, just the two of them to recharge and refocus on what’s important in their lives; each other.
Our cooperatives give our clients the flexability of getting what they want without the hassel of the bidding process. We have a variety of coops to choose from, all of which will save you money!
BuyBoard – GoodBuy – eBuyOne – EPIC6
Just to name a few!
You can utilitze our certificates to show your support for small and disadvantaged businesses on your government projects. We are certified by the following professional organizations…
HUB – DBE – SBE – SCTRCA – WBE
Put us to work for you on your next endeavor!
…Looking to the Future.
The future is but a continuation of the journey that has given the Hanes’ so much in the way of family, prosperity and lasting relationships. They have been truly blessed with all that life has to offer and they look forward to their, and their families, future full of potential, possibilities, and adventures. They look to the past for guidance, but they focus on the future and where it can and will take them. For their philosophy is, “Life is a journey, not a destination, and it is what you make it”!
Some of Our Work
We take tremendous pride in the work that we provide to our customers. There is no project too big or too small that we can’t fulfill. Call us today to learn more about our services and how we can provide turn-key solutions for your next project.
Let’s Get Started
Your perfect solution awaits. Let’s get the ball rolling on your new BJs Park & Recreation project.