Posted on: August 24, 2016

'Farewell to Summer' Concert at Allen Civic Plaza


Allen is bidding adieu to another great summer by hosting a special Summer Sounds Concert Series event.

The Allen Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Chorus will be putting on a "Farewell to Summer" performance followed by a fireworks finale ...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2016

Parks and Recreation Department Wins State Event Awards


The City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department received three first-place and two second-place honors during the marketing awards competition at the annual Texas Festivals and Events Association (TFEA) Conference in Corpus Christi on Saturday, July 23,...Read on...

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

Allen Parks & Recreation Announced as Finalist for National Award


The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has announced Allen Parks & Recreation as a finalist for the 2016 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence i...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Ford Pool Set to Open 2017; DRN Expanding Hours, Summer Programming


After nearly 30 years of use, Ford Pool and the surrounding amenities are being updated. Currently closed for construction, Ford Pool will open for the 2017 summer season.

This summer, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium is expanding hours and programming, offe...Read on...