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Carl Knox, Jr. Park Features New Playground Equipment

Carl Knox, Jr. Park in central Arlington now features a new, upgraded playground area for small children. The equipment replaces a section of the playground at 1200 Susan Drive that was destroyed last December after being set on fire by vandals.  The playground area designed for children ages 5 to 12…

Arlington’s Splash Pads Open Through September

Pools may be closing soon for the 2017 season, but splash pads around the city are open through September. Arlington’s public 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 from 10 a. m. to 8 p. m.…

Southeast Recreation Center Design Begins

Planners have begun the design phase of the new Southeast Recreation Center that will be located at Webb Community Park. Funding for the project is provided by the 2014 Bond Funds and will serve the southeast Arlington community.“The new recreation center in southeast Arlington is an amenity that the community has…

Bob Findlay Linear Park Trail Substantially Complete

The construction of the new and improved trail at Bob Findlay Linear Park in North Arlington is now substantially complete and open for public use. Over the next four to six weeks, the contractor will continue to repair, clean up and establish all disturbed areas. All areas affected because of construction activity…

Arlington Tennis Center Set For Next Event After Successful USTA Tournament

The Arlington Tennis Center successfully hosted another USTA Zone Team Championships Boys’ & Girls’ 14s tournament late last month. The nearly week-long tournament began at check in on Wednesday, July 26 with around 300 players and guests arriving in Arlington. This marked the eighth year that Tournament Director Sheryl Osborn and…

Register Now for Arlington City Open Junior Championship

Juniors, get ready to tee up! Boys and girls ages 6-18 will have the opportunity to test their skills against their fellow junior golfers in this year’s Arlington City Open Junior Championship on August 14-15 at the award-winning Tierra Verde Golf Club, Lake Arlington Golf Course, or Meadowbrook Park Golf…

Get Half Price Pool Admission with Donated School Supply Item July 31-August 13

Make a splash in your local community by donating a new school supply item and get half price admission at any Arlington outdoor pool from July 31  to August 13. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department sets out collection buckets at each of the City’s six outdoor pools to collect supplies for Mission Arlington. The Parks Department’s school supply…

Senior Wellness Equipment Available at Clarence Foster, Wimbledon Parks

Arlington seniors can now enjoy, laugh and play their way to enhanced health at the City’s two new NTSP Senior Wellness Plazas. The North Texas Specialty Physicians (NTSP) Charitable Fund donated $60,000 worth of Xccent fitness equipment to Clarence Foster and Wimbledon parks in an effort to reduce falls, provide additional…

Electric Bike Rentals Coming to River Legacy Parks

A new adventure is right around the corner for River Legacy Parks’ visitors!Arlington Parks and Recreation granted Adventure Electric Bicycles, LLC a permit to rent electric bicycles from River Legacy Park. River Legacy Parks, a 1,300-acre park with more than 10 miles of hard surface trails, is one of Arlington’s most visited…

Arlington Parks and Recreation to Extend Trail Along Trinity River

Construction of Arlington’s portion of the trail linking Dallas to Fort Worth along the Trinity River is expected to begin late this year. A contract to build the estimated $1 million trail connection, which will take about a year to complete, could be awarded by the Arlington City Council as soon as…