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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Market Street Allen USA Canceled for 2020

Market Street Allen USA Canceled for 2020

Allen’s annual summer bash won’t happen this year due to COVID-19 concerns.

Market Street Allen USA was set to celebrate its 25th year in 2020. The free community festival and fireworks show previously drew crowds of 65,000+ to Allen&am...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Reopening Plans for Allen Parks & Recreation Facilities

Photo - JFRC Fitness Area

Some Allen Parks & Recreation facilities, including outdoor athletic courts and indoor fitness floors, will reopen May 18-26 as the City of Allen works to safely expand services previously impacted by COVID-19. 

This phased return to operation...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2020

DRN, JFRC Open Fitness Floors for Member Reservations

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium and Joe Farmer Recreation Center will reopen their fitness floors to members only with limited hours on Tuesday, May 26. Reservations are required.

Making a Reservation 

To ensure fitness floors do not exceed capacity, mem...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Notice: Parks and Trails

Dayspring Nature Preserve

Allen parks (open spaces) and trails are currently open so you can stay active while avoiding large gatherings. Playgrounds and the Celebration Park sprayground are closed.

Tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts are open to four or fewer players. ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Appalachian Trail: Challenge of the Year

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The Appalachian Trail - all 2,200 miles of it - is the focus of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2020 Challenge of the Year. And, since the facility is closed temporarily, we are moving this challenge to where you are - home!

All you have to do to joi...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 23, 2020

LIFE at Home

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Three facts we know:1. Recreation facilities and Allen Public Library are temporarily closed.2. Social distancing is at the front of your mind.  3. Incredible LIFE in Allen Parks, Recreation and Library Programming is still happening...at HOME!

LI...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Operational Changes and Reopening Plans

Allen Parks & Recreation offers information on department operations following COVID-19 outbreak

Allen Parks & Recreation is planning a phased return to operations to align with state guidelines and protect the health of both citizens and staff.

Now Open

The following facilities are now open. Some limitations or occupancy restrictions may be in eff...

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Parks & Recreation