About Us

  1. Allen Parks and Recreation
  2. Mission & Vision
  3. LIFE Guide

Allen Parks and Recreation Department


With nearly 800 acres of developed park land, more than 68 miles of hiking and nature trails and 67 parks and recreation facilities, Allen is your ultimate destination for family fun! Get the complete listing of our parks and recreation facilities amenities.

While everything we do is important, it’s why we do it that really drives us.

Stay Connected


Keep up-to-date on all of the latest programs and events going on around Allen by subscribing to the free Allen Parks and Recreation e-news!

Stay Connected


Keep up-to-date on all of the latest programs and events going on around Allen by subscribing to the free Allen Parks and Recreation e-news!


REAL Customer Service 

Allen Parks and Recreation is driven by a set of guiding principles - a customer service philosophy termed REAL. Allen Parks and Recreation strives to always deliver Remarkable service from Empowered employees. It is our goal to create Amazing experiences resulting in Lasting impressions! REAL Service is our commitment to you, our residents, valued customers and guests to provide a level of service that is unmatched by others.


Allen Wins Gold Medal Award for Parks and Recreation

Gold-Medal-Award-Logo-2016

Management!


The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced Allen Parks & Recreation as the winner for the 2016 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.
 

Citizen Assistance for Recreation Experiences (C.A.R.E.)


The City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers financial assistance for Allen residents. Financial assistance is available for recreational programs, classes and memberships offered at Joe Farmer Recreation Center, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, The Edge Visitor Center, Senior Recreation Center and athletic programs. To find out more about the program, qualification details and how to donate, please call 214.509.4700.



Stay Connected


Keep up-to-date on all of the latest programs and events going on around Allen by subscribing to the free Allen Parks and Recreation e-news!


REAL Customer Service 

Allen Parks and Recreation is driven by a set of guiding principles - a customer service philosophy termed REAL. Allen Parks and Recreation strives to always deliver Remarkable service from Empowered employees. It is our goal to create Amazing experiences resulting in Lasting impressions! REAL Service is our commitment to you, our residents, valued customers and guests to provide a level of service that is unmatched by others.


Allen Wins Gold Medal Award for Parks and Recreation

Gold-Medal-Award-Logo-2016

Management!


The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced Allen Parks & Recreation as the winner for the 2016 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.
 

Citizen Assistance for Recreation Experiences (C.A.R.E.)


The City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers financial assistance for Allen residents. Financial assistance is available for recreational programs, classes and memberships offered at Joe Farmer Recreation Center, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, The Edge Visitor Center, Senior Recreation Center and athletic programs. To find out more about the program, qualification details and how to donate, please call 214.509.4700.



Stay Connected


Keep up-to-date on all of the latest programs and events going on around Allen by subscribing to the free Allen Parks and Recreation e-news!


REAL Customer Service 

Allen Parks and Recreation is driven by a set of guiding principles - a customer service philosophy termed REAL. Allen Parks and Recreation strives to always deliver Remarkable service from Empowered employees. It is our goal to create Amazing experiences resulting in Lasting impressions! REAL Service is our commitment to you, our residents, valued customers and guests to provide a level of service that is unmatched by others.


Allen Wins Gold Medal Award for Parks and Recreation

Gold-Medal-Award-Logo-2016

Management!


The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced Allen Parks & Recreation as the winner for the 2016 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.
 

Citizen Assistance for Recreation Experiences (C.A.R.E.)


The City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers financial assistance for Allen residents. Financial assistance is available for recreational programs, classes and memberships offered at Joe Farmer Recreation Center, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, The Edge Visitor Center, Senior Recreation Center and athletic programs. To find out more about the program, qualification details and how to donate, please call 214.509.4700.



Stay Connected


Keep up-to-date on all of the latest programs and events going on around Allen by subscribing to the free Allen Parks and Recreation e-news!


REAL Customer Service 

Allen Parks and Recreation is driven by a set of guiding principles - a customer service philosophy termed REAL. Allen Parks and Recreation strives to always deliver Remarkable service from Empowered employees. It is our goal to create Amazing experiences resulting in Lasting impressions! REAL Service is our commitment to you, our residents, valued customers and guests to provide a level of service that is unmatched by others.


Allen Wins Gold Medal Award for Parks and Recreation

Gold-Medal-Award-Logo-2016

Management!


The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced Allen Parks & Recreation as the winner for the 2016 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.
 

Citizen Assistance for Recreation Experiences (C.A.R.E.)


The City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers financial assistance for Allen residents. Financial assistance is available for recreational programs, classes and memberships offered at Joe Farmer Recreation Center, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, The Edge Visitor Center, Senior Recreation Center and athletic programs. To find out more about the program, qualification details and how to donate, please call 214.509.4700.

REAL Customer Service

Allen Parks and Recreation is driven by a set of guiding principles - a customer service philosophy termed REAL. Allen Parks and Recreation strives to always deliver Remarkable service from Empowered employees. It is our goal to create Amazing experiences resulting in Lasting impressions! REAL Service is our commitment to you, our residents, valued customers and guests to provide a level of service that is unmatched by others.


Allen Wins Gold Medal Award for Parks and Recreation

Gold-Medal-Award-Logo-2016

Management!


The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced Allen Parks & Recreation as the winner for the 2016 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.
 

Citizen Assistance for Recreation Experiences (C.A.R.E.)


The City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers financial assistance for Allen residents. Financial assistance is available for recreational programs, classes and memberships offered at Joe Farmer Recreation Center, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, The Edge Visitor Center, Senior Recreation Center and athletic programs. To find out more about the program, qualification details and how to donate, please call 214.509.4700.