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Allen Community Ice Rink

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Posted on: May 20, 2015

Allen Community Ice Rink CLOSED June 22 - July17 for Annually Scheduled Maintenance

As part of the Allen Parks and Recreation Department’s annually scheduled maintenance, various facilities are closed throughout the year in order to work on equipment, deep clean, touch up paint and to complete various... Read on...


Allen Senior Recreation Center

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Posted on: June 16, 2015

Be a Vendor at This Year's Happy Fall Fest

Celebrate the upcoming fall season with a day of fun for the entire family at the Allen Senior Recreation Center. Stroll the grounds through a Classic Car Show hosted by the Morning Maniacs Car Club. Shop the craft and... Read on...


City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

City Facilities Closing for Independence Day

Many City facilities will close or observe limited hours during the Independence Day holiday. For questions about schedules not listed below, please contact the facility directly.

Allen Animal Shelter – Closed Saturday,... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

New Townhouse Project Coming to East Allen

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Council members approved a zoning change to accommodate a 91-unit townhouse development southeast of Main Street and Greenville Avenue. The townhouses will feature stone and brick exteriors with cedar garage doors and... Read on...

Posted on: May 28, 2015

Sprayground Closed June 24-July 1 in Preparation for Market Street Allen USA

The Sprayground will be closed June 24 - July 1 in preparation for this year's Market Street Allen USA Celebration. The spraygounds are expected to reopen on July 2.

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Posted on: June 25, 2015

Contractor Approved for New Fire Station #2

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Construction on Allen’s new Fire Station #2 will begin by the end of September. Council members approved the bid from Crossland Construction during the city council meeting on June 23. Allen has budgeted $5,596,000 for the... Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

TAPS Launches Airport Shuttle Service in Allen

Beginning June 15, The Airport Hop will transport Allen riders to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. The Airport Hop, operated by TAPS Public Transit, will depart from the south parking garage... Read on...


Fire Department

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Posted on: June 25, 2015

Contractor Approved for New Fire Station #2

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Construction on Allen’s new Fire Station #2 will begin by the end of September. Council members approved the bid from Crossland Construction during the city council meeting on June 23. Allen has budgeted $5,596,000 for the... Read on...


Library - Main

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

Library Closed for Independence Day

The library will be closed Friday, July 3, Saturday, July 4, and Sunday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen on Monday, July 6 at 10 am.


Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

July 4 Facility Closures and Adjusted Hours

Saturday, July 4:
Joe Farmer Recreation Center - ClosedAllen Senior Recreation Center - Closed
Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium - ClosedThe Edge Visitor Center - Closed
The Edge Skate Park - Open normal business hoursFord... Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

The Spraygrounds Will Reopen on June 30

The Spraygrounds at Celebration Park will reopen on June 30.

Posted on: March 27, 2015

Annual Parks Facility Closure Schedule

As part of the Allen Parks and Recreation Department’s annually scheduled maintenance, various facilities are closed throughout the year in order to work on equipment, deep clean, touch up paint and to complete various... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

10 Things to Know About Market Street Allen USA

Market Street Allen USA is Saturday, June 27! Check out these 10 things to know before you go.

1. When is it?
The Market Street Allen USA Celebration is this Saturday, June 27 at Celebration Park. The excitement will... Read on...

AllenUSA.org
Posted on: May 28, 2015

Sprayground Will Be Closed June 24-26 and June 28-29 in Preparation for Market Street Allen USA

The Sprayground will be closed June 24-26 in preparation for this year's Market Street Allen USA Celebration. Spraygounds will be turned on during Market Street Allen USA on June 27 and turned off June 28-29.

Posted on: April 6, 2015

Summer Sounds Concerts Lead Up to Market Street Allen USA Celebration

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It’s beginning to feel like summer. Soon, it will be sounding like summer too as the 18th annual Summer Sounds concert series is set to kick off on Monday, May 25. Taking place every Monday evening through June 22 leading up... Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2015

Migratory Birds Prevention Efforts at Stacy Ridge and Celebration Park

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Parks and Recreation staff continue to use noisemaking devices at Celebration Park and Stacy Ridge Park. Due to recent rains, high winds and thunderstorms, the egret activity is more scattered throughout the day requiring... Read on...

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns Four TRAPS Awards

ALLEN, TX – Nov 7, 2014 – The Allen Parks and Recreation Department was presented with four awards during the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) North Region conference held Nov. 7 in Grand Prairie, Texas. The... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Cattle Egret Sightings Prompt Use of Noisemakers

Parks and Recreation staff have begun using a variety of noisemakers to discourage migratory cattle egrets from settling in Allen parks and trails. The noisemakers were deployed after citizens reported egret sightings in... Read on...

Get the latest information about egrets in Allen
Posted on: March 25, 2015

Arbor Day Foundation Names Allen Tree City USA

Allen, TX has been named a 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. It marks the 12th consecutive year the City of Allen has earned the honor.

Allen... Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Orchards Park Construction Concept

Orchards Park is an undeveloped Neighborhood Park located east of Malone Road on Lake Travis Drive north of Bethany Drive and south of Main Street. The property is approximately six acres in size and is bordered by single... Read on...

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Road Construction Alerts

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Posted on: June 25, 2015

Right Lane Shut Down on SB Frontage Road Close to Bethany

The right lane on the US 75 southbound Frontage Road on approach to Bethany will be closed while work takes place to install a new right-hand turn lane at that intersection. The work will take approximately two weeks to... Read on...



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