Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

Arlington, Rangers Celebrate ‘Going to the World Series’ Statue Unveiling at North Plaza

City leaders, the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department, and the Texas Rangers celebrated the unveiling of the “Going to the World Series” statue in the North Plaza for the future Globe Life Field and the soon-to-open Texas Live! during a ceremony today in Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District. Former Rangers catcher…

2018 Swim Season Winding Down for City’s Outdoor Pools

You still have time to beat the heat at one of Arlington’s swimming pools. Friday, August 10 is the last day to enjoy Allen Bolden, Helen Wessler, Howard More and Woodland West pools. After Friday, these four pools will be closed for the 2018 season. Bad Königshofen and Randol Mill will remain open through Labor Day, but will be operating under new…

Bond Tracker: Deaver Park Improvements in Southwest Arlington

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the improvements set to begin soon at Deaver Park in southwest Arlington. The project…

Donate School Supplies, Receive Half Off Arlington Pool Admission

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 Monday, July 30 to Friday, August 10. 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…

Kindness Grows Here: Arlington’s Community Garden Supports Mission Arlington

Summer is the season of fresh fruits and vegetables. Many North Texans enjoy maintaining a backyard garden. Thanks to a collaboration between the City of Arlington and the University of Texas at Arlington, even those with a small  yard or no yard can also grow their own produce. Arlington Today recently…

Bridging the Gap: Arlington’s River Legacy Trail Extension on Pace for Fall Completion

Hikers, bikers and nature lovers in The American Dream City will soon have a longer trail to explore through Arlington’s beautiful River Legacy Parks. The City of Arlington recently completed installation of two pedestrian bridges that will help extend the popular 7-mile trail by another half-mile, stretching the path east to…

Arlington Parks Receives ‘Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider’ Designation

Arlington Parks and Recreation has been awarded the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation by the National Alliance for Youth Sports. Earning the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program designation demonstrates that Arlington Parks and Recreation has taken steps to ensure a safe, quality playing environment for children. Arlington…

Deaver Park Improvements to Begin Soon in Southwest Arlington

Renovations, which include a longer walking trail and new shaded playground equipment, will soon be under way at Deaver Park in southwest Arlington. The Arlington City Council approved a $411,000 contract in June with Schmoldt Construction, Inc. of Celina for the park’s extensive makeover, expected to be complete by early 2019.…