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Arlington Parks & Recreation’s Summer Camps Fill Your Days with Fun

School’s (ALMOST) out for summer! The Arlington Parks & Recreation Department is gearing up for a great summer to help fill those weeks with fun. Registration is now under way for full-day summer camps at all our recreation centers. We also have an excellent X-Treme Teen and Elevate Camps for those older campers, as…

Arlington Continues Tree Plantings to Beautify Green Oaks Boulevard

Over the winter, Arlington’s Parks and Recreation Department continued beautification efforts for its Green the Oaks initiative. As part of the project, 82 trees were planted along a 1.2-mile stretch of Green Oak Boulevard between Kelly Elliott Road and Overridge Drive in southwest Arlington. An additional 76 trees were planted on…

Design for Arlington’s New Active Adult Center Begins in 2019

Arlington voters approved general obligation bonds in the amount of $45 million in a special election on May 6, 2017, to build an Active Adult Center. Current plans call for the facility to be across the street from the West Police Station, and located on the southwest corner of the…

Lake Arlington Boat Ramps at Richard Simpson Park Now Open

The boat ramps at Richard Simpson Park are now reopen. Come out this weekend and enjoy Lake Arlington!Boat access is also available at Bowman Springs Park, 7003 W. Poly Webb Road. Need a boat permit? Pick one up at the Lake House, Bob Duncan Center, or online at https://apm. activecommunities. com/arlingtonparks/Membership. To learn more about…

Register Now for Egg-Cellent Easter Party at Hugh Smith Recreation Center

Make plans to hop over to Hugh Smith Recreation Center on Saturday, March 31 for the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Egg-Cellent Easter Party. This children’s event, set from 10:30 a. m. to noon, will feature games, activities, a small egg hunt and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. Parents should stay and bring a camera…

Arlington Parks and Recreation Receives State Award

Arlington Parks and Recreation was selected as the award recipient of the Texas Recreation and Park Society’s (TRAPS) Promotional Marketing and Excellence Award, announced at the state conference on Thursday, March 2, 2018, in Waco, Texas. The five-member APRD marketing team is responsible for management of the department website NaturallyFun. org, six sub-sites, all graphic design,…

Nathan Lowe Pocket Park Opening this Spring in South Arlington

Families in south Arlington will have a new pocket park development to enjoy this spring. The Arlington City Council approved a construction agreement with Northstar Construction LLC for Nathan Lowe Park Development in the amount of $233,500 on August 22, 2017. Nathan Lowe Park is a 12.09-acre property located along the Fish…

March Volunteer of the Month: Floyd Wine

Arlington Parks and Recreation would like to spotlight Floyd Wine, a guest services assistant at both Tierra Verde Golf Club and Lake Arlington Golf Course. Wine began volunteering with the City of Arlington in early 2008, after retiring from his 38-year career with Bell Helicopter.  Very active in the community, Wine’s…