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Head Out to River Legacy Parks for Arlington’s Food Truck Fridays Dinner Series

Looking to enjoy dinner outdoors? The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s fabulous Food Truck Fridays dinner series continues this week in north Arlington. This dinner series will take place from 5 p. m. to 10 p. m. every Friday night at the River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion, 701 N. W. Green Oaks Blvd., from…

Randol Mill, Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Centers Open This Weekend

Kick the summer off right by visiting Randol Mill or Bad Königshofen family aquatic centers this Memorial Day weekend. Get a jump start on the summer and spend time with family and friends. All six outdoor City pools open for the Summer 2018 season on Saturday, June 2. Our Splash pads…

Arlington’s Free Splash Pads Open Memorial Day Weekend

Splash pads across The American Dream City open Saturday, May 26 just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Splash pads are free, kid-friendly fountains and spray areas that are a great way to beat the summer heat. The splash pads are open every day through Labor Day (September 3rd) from 10 a. m. to…

Food Truck Fridays Lunch Series Wraps Up This Week in Downtown Arlington

Food Truck Fridays

Leave your leftovers and brown bag lunches at home. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s fantastic Food Truck Fridays lunch series wraps up in Downtown Arlington. This event will take place from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. Friday at Founders Plaza, 100 W. Abram St. The park is located next to the Levitt Pavilion,…

Arlington Named Finalist for 2018 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation

The Arlington Parks and Recreation department (APRD) has been named a finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management,  announced by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), on Thursday. Founded in…

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…