Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: July 21, 2015

Hillside Park has a Fresh New Look

Hillside Park

After a complete demolition, Hillside Park renovations are complete. The new park has a much larger playground that includes two bays of swings, a 2-5 play unit, and a 5-12 unit. Be sure to check out the Hot Wheels track on the 2-5 unit and climb your way...Read on...

Parks Directory
Posted on: July 17, 2015

The Fall Recreation Guide is Now Available

Fall Recreation Guide

Be sure to check out the new Fall Allen Parks and Recreation guide! Resident registration begins August 10 and non-resident registration begins August 12. Pick up a hard copy at your favorite recreation facility beginning July 27. Don't want to leave the ...Read on...

Fall Recreation Guide
Posted on: September 25, 2015

Show up. Speak up. Shape Allen.

Show up Speak Up Shape Allen

Join your neighbors beginning Thursday, October 1 to plan Allen's next big projects. Pick a subcommittee and participate in weekly workshops to identify and prioritize community needs and costs for public facilities, parks and recreation, public safety, a...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Annual Parks Maintance 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 projects as needed. Each facility ha...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2015

2016 Facility Holiday Closures

2016 Recreation Facility Closures

May 30, 2016 – Memorial Day
Closed: Joe Farmer Recreation Center, The Visitor Center, Allen Senior Recreation CenterOpen modified hours:
Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium 1 – 6 p.m.

Open: The Edge Skate Park
Ford Pool

June 25, 2016 – Market Street ...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Allen Parks and Recreation Among Top Finalists for the Gold Medal Award

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For the third consecutive year, the City of Allen’s Parks and Recreation Department was among the top four finalists for the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management awarded by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administ...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 family residential. The concept p...Read on...

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