Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

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…

Meet Your 2019 Fitness Goals with Parks and Recreation Specials

Arlington Parks and Recreation can make a huge difference in keeping that New Year’s resolution to stay fit. With more than 90 parks across The American Dream City, numerous adult and youth sports programs, four recreation and athletic centers and two active adult centers, we are proud to play a…

Harris Road Park Now Open in Southeast Arlington

A new neighborhood park with a concrete loop hike and bike trail, nature-themed playground, picnic tables, benches and other amenities is now open in southeast Arlington. Harris Road Park, located at 907 W. Harris Road between Cooper Street and Matlock Road, also includes a lighted parking lot with automated access gate,…

Tickets on Sale Now for Arlington Parks’ Daddy/Daughter Dance

Tickets are on sale now for the Arlington Parks and Recreation’s 18th annual Daddy/Daughter Dance!This year’s theme is “The World Awaits.” The Bob Duncan Center, 2800 S. Center St., will be transformed into a world-class ballroom for dancing and making memories. Individual tickets include a corsage, refreshments, dessert, parting gift/keepsake for…

Parks’ Food Truck Fridays Lunch Continues in Downtown on Oct. 26, Nov. 2

Food Truck Fridays

Friday’s forecast calls for sunshine! We hope that means we’ll see you at the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s popular Food Truck Fridays series in Downtown this week. The Food Truck Friday Lunch events are held between 11 a. m. and 2 p. m. at Levitt Pavilion, 100 W. Abram St. The final two lunch…

Arlington Parks and Recreation Receives Three Regional Honors

Arlington Parks and Recreation was the recipient of three awards at the 2018 Texas Recreation & Park Society’s (TRAPS) North Region Conference, held on Friday, Oct. 19, in Rockwall. The department took home top honors in the Arts & Humanities Programming (Stars of Texas Project), Communications/Marketing (annual social media plan) and…

Arlington Wins 2018 National Gold Medal Award in Parks and Recreation

The Arlington Parks and Recreation department (APRD) won the 2018 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, announced by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), on Tuesday. Founded in 1965, the Gold Medal Awards…