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Learn More About 2018 Lake Arlington Permits and Fee Increases

Planning a day at Lake Arlington? 2018 Boat Permits are in and ready for pick up. As a reminder, no person shall place, operate, or keep any boat or other craft on Lake Arlington without first having obtained a permit. This includes all rowboats, canoes, kayaks, motorboats, sailboats, barges, personal watercrafts,…

Splash in the New You: Great Deals on Indoor Swim Passes Available

Splash into the New Year with savings this entire month! The Arlington Parks and Recreation’s Aquatics division is offering great deals on annual indoor swim passes at the Hugh Smith Recreation Center. Splash in the New You Discounts and Promos 15 percent off annual swim passes Buy 2 months, get 1…

Arlington to Light Up City Green for Christmas Season, Dec. 24-25

Happy Holidays! Arlington will light up the City green this Sunday and Monday, December 24 and 25, 2017, in celebration of the Christmas holiday season. Signage within the Entertainment District and Interstate 30 will change from white to green on December 24.  One of Arlington’s newest landmarks, the Interstate 30 gateway…

Harris Road Park Under Construction in South Arlington

Construction on the Harris Road Park is under way in South Arlington. This future neighborhood park, located at 907 W. Harris Road, will feature an 8-foot-wide concrete loop hike/bike trail and shaded playground areas for play equipment designed for children ages 2 through 5 and 5 through 12.  In addition, the…

Arlington Announces Updated Hours for S.J. Stovall, Richard Simpson Parks

Arlington City Council approved the final reading of an ordinance amending the operating hours of S. J. Stovall and Richard Simpson parks. At both the Nov. 28 (first reading) and Dec. 5 (second reading) meetings, the Council voted unanimously in favor of changing the park closing time to 10 p. m. for…

Save the Date: Arlington’s Annual Aging Well Expo Set for March 21

If you are an adult who wants to learn more about health, wellness, volunteering, and housing in Arlington, the Aging Well Expo is for you!  Mayor Jeff Williams and Commissioner Andy Nguyen invite you to learn more about the services, professionals and programs available in Arlington and beyond. Save the date! The 2018…

November 30, 2017 Public Meeting: Rush Creek Trail Extension

Make your voice heard! Please join the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department for an upcoming public meeting Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 p. m. at the West Arlington Police Station (2060 W. Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76013). The purpose of this meeting is to solicit public feedback and to provide information about extending the…

Save on Hugh Smith Pool Admission Through ‘Two Can Swim’ Canned Food Drive

Join Arlington Aquatics for “Two Can Swim,” a canned food drive being held this month to benefit Mission Arlington. Every Friday throughout the month of November, bring two canned food items and receive two pool admissions for the price of one during family swim. Family Swim is from 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. …