Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

Live Music, Pet Contests, Food Trucks and More at 3rd Annual Yappy Hour Dog Social

Bone Appetit! What better way to spend time with your favorite canine pal than with live music, local beer and dog-themed food?Dog owners and dog lovers are invited to engAGE Arlington’s 3rd annual Yappy Hour Dog Social, scheduled from 5:30 p. m. to 8:30 p. m. on Saturday, April 7 at the Rush…

Lake Arlington Boat Access Limited During Richard Simpson Park Renovations

The boat ramps at Richard Simpson Park will be closed beginning February 19, 2018, until further notice due to ongoing park renovations. Limited access to the lake front and docks will remain during this phase of the project. Boat access to Lake Arlington is still available at Bowman Springs Park, 7003 W…

Throw Your Pooch a Party at Rush Creek Dog Park

Calling all dog moms and dads! Arlington’s newest park, Rush Creek Dog Park, will soon be offering park rentals for dog parties, dog weddings and more. This park is the perfect place to have your dog’s next birthday party or social gathering! Let your dogs run free in the safe…

Lake House Construction Under Way at Richard Simpson Park

The building layout for the new Lake House is starting to take shape as concrete pouring continues at Richard Simpson Park in west Arlington. Over the next 30 days, workers will continue constructing foundation concrete beams and begin forming for the building’s concrete floor. The current Lake House building is 1,288 square…

Arlington Eats: Enjoy a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner at Ventana Grille

Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Ventana Grille, located at Tierra Verde Golf Club, 7005 Golf Club Dr, Arlington, TX 76001. Arlington Parks and Recreation invites residents and visitors…

Arlington Tree Seedling Giveaway Set for February 24

Arlington Parks and Recreation is excited to announce a L. E. A. F. Program seedling giveaway on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Approximately 1,500 seedlings will be available on a first come, first serve basis. The giveaway is scheduled between 9 a. m. and 11 a. m. at Harold Patterson Park, at the corner of W. Bardin…

Arlington Parks to Host ‘My Little Gentleman Etiquette Class’ This Saturday

Join the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department for its first boys-only etiquette class, scheduled from 9:30 a. m. to 11:30 a. m. Saturday, February 3 at Cliff Nelson Recreation Center. Participants ages 5-12 will learn good manners and etiquette for any formal occasion. This class will help you start creating habits of good…

Arlington’s River Legacy Parks Hike and Bike Trail Extension Soon Under Way

Construction of Arlington’s portion of the hike and bike trail linking Dallas to Fort Worth along the Trinity River will soon be under way. The $1.3 million, half-mile trail connection, expected to be complete by mid-September, will fill in one of the gaps in what will eventually become a 60-mile-long trail…

Design Chosen for Future East Arlington Recreation Center and Library Project

The City of Arlington is proud to announce the selection of a design for the future East Arlington Recreation Center and East Arlington Branch Library. The project, which is a collaborative effort between the Parks and Recreation, Libraries, and Public Works and Transportation Departments, is the first of its kind in…

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,…