Posted on: May 5, 2017

Art Extravaganza

Art Competition

Artists can submit works of art in a family-friendly juried competition being held in Allen.

Art Extravaganza gives artists the opportunity to display their work publicly from June 9-11 at Joe Farmer Recreation Center.

The art will be free for the public to...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Memorial Day Facility Schedules

American Flag

Several of Allen’s recreation facilities will be closed or have modified hours in observance of Memorial Day.

Monday, May 29

  • Closed: Allen Community Ice Rink, Allen Senior Recreation Center, Joe Farmer Recreation Center, The Edge Visitor Center
  • Modifie...
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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Step Up to Health Festival

Health Fair at JFRC

Learn about the many health and wellness programs offered in Allen!

Fun for the whole family, the Step Up to Health Festival will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on June 19 in the gym at Joe Farmer Recreation Center.

Enjoy a variety of activities, including vendor...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Summer Sounds Concert Series

Concert Series

What could be better after a long Monday than spending the evening with family and friends over a picnic dinner on the lush fresh grass of the Joe Farmer Recreation Center Amphitheatre, enjoying live music filtering through the evening air?

The Summer Soun...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Watch a Movie from the Pool

Pool Movie

Celebrate the end of the school year with a Dive-In Movie!

Grab your friends, swimsuit and towel, and come watch "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" from the pool at 8:30 p.m. on June 9 at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium.

While you swim and float in the pool, you&...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Rental Spaces Available for Graduation

ASRC Rental Room

Graduation is just around the corner for high school and college students, and Allen Parks and Recreation has a variety of rental locations available to celebrate the life milestone.

Whether you are looking to host a small gathering or a large group, Allen...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Sprayground at Celebration Park


Children can now have a splash outdoors in Allen, as the sprayground at Celebration Park is officially open for the 2017 season.

The facility is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily but closed on Wednesdays for weekly maintenance. 

The sprayground is open ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Recycling Grant Awarded for New Park


The City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department received a $29,385 grant from the North Central Texas Council of Governments through funding from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to begin a recycling program in its newest park located at th...

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