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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Photoshoots at Spirit Park Playground

Spirit Park - The Hideout

Photoshoots will be held on Nov. 19-20 at The Hideout playground at Spirit Park to showcase the facility!

The playground will remain open during the photoshoot, but consent forms will need to be signed by anyone in the pictures.

For questions, please call A...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Rudolph Run & Donner Dash

Rudolph Run 5K

An annual Allen tradition, the 5K Rudolph Run is back, along with a .5K Donner Dash, to help ring in the holiday season!

The Rudolph Run is 5K run that is USATF registered. The Donner Dash is 0.5K (long spring/short walk) with a cup of hot cocoa.

Online reg...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Holly Jolly Celebration

2018 Holly Jolly Celebration

The Holly Jolly Celebration featuring the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is happening from 5-10 p.m. on Friday, November 30 in the circle at North Allen Drive and St. Mary Drive.

The celebration will feature a diverse variety of live entertainment, Candy C...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours and Closures

Thanksgiving Hours

Many of Allen's recreation facilities will close or observe limited hours during the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Allen Community Ice Rink
    • Monday, November 19
      • Freestyle: 6:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
      • Open Skate: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
      • Stick Time: 5:45 p.m. &am...
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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 12, 2018

The Annual Great Turkey Skate

Great Turkey Skate

Join the fun on the ice for various Thanksgiving-themed, on-ice games and activities!

The Annual Great Turkey Skate is happening from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 24 at Allen Community Ice Rink!

The entrance fee is $5, and skate rentals are $3.

All o...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 12, 2018

"Holidays On Ice" Show

2018 Holidays On Ice

Celebrate the holidays by watching a fun show on the ice!

Join Allen Community Ice Rink as they present the annual "Holidays on Ice" show from 4-6 p.m. on December 2 in Allen Event Center. 

The show will feature the Allen Academy of Skati...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Recreation Professional of the Year

TRAPS Award Joey Ramos

Allen Parks and Recreation's Joey Ramos, Athletic Program Supervisor, was honored with the distinguished 2018 Recreation Professional of the Year Award for Class I from the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) North Region.

The Recreation Professional...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2018 Recreation Guide

Life-in-Allen-Fall-2018-Guide-Website-Photo

The Fall 2018 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

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

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

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Parks & Recreation