10 Ways to Enjoy Labor Day Weekend in the American Dream City

Labor Day is more than just a three day weekend, in Arlington you can make the most of the holiday by spending time with family while getting active. Here are 10 ways to enjoy Labor Day in the American Dream City.

Swimming Pools

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This weekend is the last chance to enjoy Bad Königshofen and Randol Mill Family Aquatic Centers for the 2016 season. Both pools will be open through Labor Day weekend, for hours and pricing click here.

Splash Pads

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Splash pads are free, kid-friendly fountains and spray areas that are a great way to beat the summer heat. Splash pads are located at multiple locations around Arlington. After Labor Day, splash pads are open weekends only through the end of September. Click here for locations and more information.


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FootGolf is a combination of soccer and golf and is played on the Meadowbrook Park course. However, instead of golf clubs and balls, the game is played with a soccer ball and a 21-inch cup. FootGolf is fun for all ages and a great way to spend Labor Day weekend. Click here for pricing and more information.


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Arlington Tennis Center is an award-winning, public facility with numerous recognitions at both the state and national level. Arlington Tennis Center has everything you need to get some practice in and spend time with friends and family. Click here for pricing and more information.

Rentals at Lake Arlington

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Jet Skis, Kayaks, Canoes, Stand Up Paddle Boards and a Pontoon boat are available to rent and use on Lake Arlington. Click here for pricing and more information.

Explore a New Park

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Spend the extra day off work exploring an Arlington park. With more than 92 parks, there’s something for everyone! Click here to find a park near you.


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All municipal golf courses will be operating under regular hours during Labor Day weekend. Beginners and seasoned players can enjoy one of our four courses. Click here for locations and pricing information.


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Relax by the water this Labor Day weekend at Lake Arlington or Randol Mill Park. Click here for information about Lake Arlington permits and more information. Fishing is allowed at Randol Mill Park, click here for more information.

Disc Golf

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Veterans Park is home to Arlington’s own 18-hole disc golf course. Instead of a ball and clubs, players use a flying disc or Frisbee. The natural elements of the park provide a beautiful backdrop for all types of players. It’s free to play disc golf at Veterans Park however players must bring their own supplies. Click here for more information.

Bike Rides

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There are riding trails and paths at many Arlington parks, perfect for bike rides with the whole family. Enjoy being active outdoors this Labor Day. Click here for more information about bike paths at various parks.­­