Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

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…

Arlington Seeking Artist Submissions for Entertainment District Sculpture Trail

Arlington Parks and Recreation is now accepting submissions to complete phase four of the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail at Richard Greene Linear Park. A budget has been set at $140,000 to fund up to three sculptures and associated foundations.Unity Arch, a key centerpiece, was dedicated on April 6, 2017, as the…

Arlington Aquatics Division’s “Make a Splash for Water Safety” Event June 17

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department, with the help of Mid-Cities Arlington Swim Team, is spreading the word about water safety by offering a morning of free water safety lessons and activities next weekend. So grab your swimsuit, towel, and bike and come out to the Make A Splash event, scheduled from 9…

Upcoming Food Truck Friday Features Live Music, Games and Delicious Dishes

Looking to enjoy dinner outdoors? The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays dinner series launches this week in north Arlington. This event will take place from 6 p. m. to 10 p. m. every Friday until June 16 at River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion, 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd. Live music starts…

Arlington’s Outdoor Swimming Pools Open Saturday

Are you ready to splash into summer?Starting Saturday, June 3, Arlington’s six outdoor public pools open for the swim season. Grab your towels and sunscreen – we’ll see you by the pool in The American Dream City!Allen Bolden Pool, 2800A South Center Street, 817-472-8950 (Closed on Mondays)Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center, 2800…

Pizza, Gourmet Hot Dogs and More! Food Truck Fridays Returns to River Legacy Parks

Looking to enjoy dinner outdoors? The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays dinner series launches this week in north Arlington. This event will take place from 6 p. m. to 10 p. m. every Friday until June 16 at River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion, 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd. Each Friday will feature…

Arlington Celebrates Opening of Julia Burgen Park along Johnson Creek

As young children laughed and played on the swings and slides nearby, more than 150 residents and community leaders gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the opening of the new Julia Burgen Park in central Arlington. The 66-acre linear park, located at 1008 Ruby Street, is a dream that has been years…

Food Truck Fridays Dinner Series Launches at River Legacy Parks This Week

Looking to enjoy dinner outdoors? The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays dinner series launches this week in north Arlington. This event will take place from 6 p. m. to 10 p. m. every Friday until June 16 at River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion, 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd. Each Friday will feature…