Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

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…

Welcome to Arlington! City Celebrates New Interstate 30 Gateway Monument Sign

Welcome to The American Dream City! On Thursday morning, city and community leaders celebrated the dedication of the City of Arlington’s first Gateway Monument sign on Interstate 30. The monument, located north of Randol Mill Park near the Fielder Road exit, stands 20 feet tall and reflects the City of Arlington’s star…

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…

Rush Creek Dog Park Set to Open September 9

Pup parents, rejoice! The City of Arlington’s second public dog park will officially open later this summer. The Rush Creek Dog Park, set to open Sept. 9, is located at 1900 Valleywood Drive off West Pioneer Parkway near Green Oaks Boulevard. The seven-acre park features drinking water fountains,  shaded seating areas with…