Brooks and beyond

Brooks is proud to be part of the one-of-a-kind South Side San Antonio community

Those who live, work, attend school, or visit Brooks have the benefit of enjoying the wider South Side community, outside of the Brooks boundaries. Our neighbors to the north, south, east, and west are continuously contributing to the vibrant culture and rich history of San Antonio’s South Side community. There’s much to do to enrich your life and have some fun, and the list is growing every day.

Get outdoors

300 days of sunshine each year

San Antonio’s South Side boasts gorgeous sights and incredible walkable areas. In addition to The Greenline at Brooks, this part of the city is home to the Mission Reach TrailBrooks Park, and Mitchell Lake Audubon.

Discover the culinary scene

Stay hungry, South Siders

Local Mexican food? Check. National favorite spots? Check. Unique, artisan offerings? Check. If you’re craving it, the South Side has it. Culinary staples like Chaba Thai, 1917 Restaurant and Bar, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Bubba’s 33, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, 54th Street Grill, and Texas Roadhouse are popular spots, while local favorites La Gloria and El Machito (coming soon) have joined the Brooks community.

Stay fit, live happy

A healthy lifestyle made easier

Every fitness level and every budget is welcome on the South Side, with fitness establishments like MixFit SA and Ohana Academy located at Brooks, as well as national names like Gold’s Gym and Anytime Fitness. The local Camp Gladiator workout will keep you on your toes, while The Greenline offers a serene setting for South Siders to take a jog. Take care of yourself with a rejuvenating visit to eforea Spa at Embassy Suites Hotel.

Immerse yourself in history

San Antonio’s South Side is where legacies become action

Brooks is the home of the former Brooks Air Force Base and the greater South Side neighborhood encompasses some of the San Antonio Missions, which are treasured UNESCO World Heritage Sites. To the north you’ll find the ruins of Hot Wells, a spa and bathhouse from the late 1800s, and to the west, the Texas Air Museum at Stinson Field.

Shop your heart out

From electronics and jewelry to crafts and hardware

If you spend much time at Brooks, you’ll find that nearly everything you need is right there in the neighborhood. Find a gift for a loved one at James Avery Jewelers, grab your groceries at H-E-B, gather everything you need for a home renovation at Home Depot or Lowe’s, and discover the latest styles from Target — all on the South Side.

Connecting a community

A state-of-the-art facility showcasing technology and innovation

VIA’s Brooks Transit Center is your connection to all the exciting growth happening at Brooks, a dynamic community with a rich history and new opportunities. The state-of-the-art facility showcases technology and innovation for a better customer experience. People can connect to more places beyond Brooks on several routes including frequent service on Prímo 102 and Route 552. Whether you’re going Downtown or around town, the Brooks Transit Center is your way to go.