News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Water, Sewer Upgrades to Continue in Hillside Village

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A neighborhood-wide project to replace aging pipes in the Hillside Village subdivision will begin its second phase in February.

Contractors will replace aging and deteriorating water and sanitary sewer mains with resilient PVC on portions of Sunny Slope Dr...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Keep Help at Your Fingertips with MyAllen App

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Available in Google Play for Android and the App Store for iOS products, the MyAllen App helps residents report issues and find answers. The City’s mobile app allows users to submit non-emergency service requests, report concerns or browse the c...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates

News Flash

Posted on: December 31, 2018

Resolve to Defend Your Drains

Water splashing into a stainless steel sink and being flushed down a drain

Just because you can flush it down a drain doesn’t mean you should. This new year, make a resolution to protect our waterways by properly disposing of these common items.

Fats, oils and greaseThese culprits come from meats, butters, margarine, la...

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Learn more about defending your drains. Community Services
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Christmas Tree Disposal Options

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As you're cleaning up from holiday celebrations, take a moment to review your options for disposing of Christmas trees.

Option #1: Curbside Christmas Tree Collection 

Natural Christmas trees, up to six feet tall, will be picked up through January 1...

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Learn more about holiday trash collection. Community Services

News Flash

Posted on: January 3, 2019

Allen Fire Department Launches Free CPR Training

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Allen Fire Department is embarking on a lofty goal: train every capable Allen citizen in CPR. Through free monthly classes, group training and special events, they hope to empower each participant to act quickly and confidently in an emergency.

Free CPR Cl...

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See more educational opportunities with AFD. Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2019

DRN Aquatic Facilities Closed Friday

UIL Swim Meet

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s aquatic facilities, including the competition pool, leisure pool and spa, will be closed beginning at 10 a.m. through the end of the day this Friday, January 18 for a UIL swim meet.

The fitness facilities will remain a...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Volunteer Kick-Off Meeting

Volunteer Kick-Off Meeting

Learn how to become a volunteer, whether at a recreation center or park, an event or on-going activity, with a group or individually!

A Volunteer Kick-Off Meeting is being held from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, January 25 at Allen Senior Recreation Center.

Fr...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Homeschool Art Workshops

Homeschool Art Workshops

Homeschool students can amaze family members by creating beautiful oil, watercolor or acrylic paintings at fun art classes in Allen.

Three "Homeschool Art Workshops," open to ages 5-13, are being held at Joe Farmer Recreation Center.

Registration ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Duck Derby

Duck Derby at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

Decorated rubber ducks will soon race around the lazy river at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium to see which can cross the finish line first!

The annual Duck Derby is being held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium. 

Open to all age...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Valentine's Open Skate

Valentine's Skate Allen Community Ice Rink

Come join Allen Community Ice Rink for a special Valentine's Day skating event!

The Valentine's Open Skate will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, February 10 at Allen Community Ice Rink.

Open to all ages, entry is $5, and skate rentals are $3. (Entry will be...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Winter/Spring 2019 Recreation Guide

Winter/Spring 2019 LIFE Guide

The Winter/Spring 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and is available at a...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 19, 2018

And the winner is…YOU!

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The new year is finally here, and Allen Parks and Recreation is officially rolling out the red carpet at its recreation facilities (there really are red carpets!) by offering aggressive membership rates to help accomplish everyone's New Year's resolutions...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: January 2, 2019

Rape Aggression Defense Class begins January 22

RAD class

Allen Police Department is accepting applications for its next women’s Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course. The 4-session class is held weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Allen Heights Baptist Church (1309 Main Street).

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Police Department