Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

Arlington’s New Lake House Open for Event Rentals, Dedication Set for Thursday

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department will host a formal grand opening and building dedication for its new Lake House from 5:30 to 7:30 p. m. Thursday, Feb. 21. The building is located at 6021 W. Arkansas Ln., within Richard Simpson Park on the shoreline of Lake Arlington. The…

Arlington’s Texas Rangers Golf Club Opens Feb. 18, 2019

Texas Rangers Golf Club Photo Credit: Trey Kemp, Colligan Golf Design

Arlington Golf and the Texas Rangers have partnered to build the world’s only Major League Baseball-branded golf course — the Texas Rangers Golf Club — which will open to the public on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Tee times for the general public will open on Friday, Feb. 15. Residents of Arlington will receive a 20 percent…

Daniel McGrew Celebrates 102nd Birthday on Eunice Activity Center Dance Floor

 Daniel McGrew had no shortage of dance partners Friday night at Arlington’s Eunice Activity Center. The WWII veteran, who turns 102 today, was the center of attention during a special early birthday celebration organized by his friends and fellow dancers. McGrew enjoyed cake, birthday cheers and several turns around…

New Playground at Thora Hart Park Set to Open This Spring

A new playground at Thora Hart Park, located at 3150 W. Green Oaks Blvd., is set to tentatively open this spring. The new playground is located next to the existing parking lot at Quail Lane and Green Oaks Boulevard. The playground was relocated to provide easier access from parking. The new location was…

City Breaks Ground on Recreation Center in Southeast Arlington

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation department officially broke ground Friday on a new recreation center to be located at Webb Community Park in Southeast Arlington. Ceremony speakers included Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams, District 3 Councilmember Roxanne Thalman and Parks Board Chair Peggy James. The groundbreaking ceremony also included City…

Arlington Parks to Host ‘My Little Gentleman Etiquette Class’ Feb. 23

Dress in your Sunday best and join the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department for its upcoming boys-only etiquette class, scheduled from 9 a. m. to 10:30 a. m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at Cliff Nelson Recreation Center. Participants ages 5-12 will learn good manners and etiquette for any formal occasion. The My Little Gentleman…

Arlington Parks and Recreation to Offer Free Tree Seedlings Feb. 15-16

Want to add shade to your property and help grow the tree canopy in The American Dream City? Arlington Parks and Recreation will host a seedling giveaway on Friday, Feb. 15 and Saturday, Feb. 16. More than 2,000 free shade tree seedlings will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis starting at…

Splash Into 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 through Jan. 31, 2019. Splash in the New You Discounts and Promos 15 percent off annual swim passes…