Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

Register Now for New EngAGE Weekly Walking Program at Elzie Odom Athletic Center

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Come launch engAGE Arlington‘s weekly walking program on Elzie Odom Athletic Center’s indoor track with an evening of health and wellness! The kickoff is Thursday, February 23 from 6 to 8 p. m.. This event is FREE and for adults 21+. Elzie Odom is located at 1601 NE Green Oaks Blvd, 76006. Pre-Registration…

Registration Open for Asian Olympic Games at UTA

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Registration is open for this year’s Asian Olympic Games, scheduled for March 18 at the University of Texas at Arlington. This multi-sport tournament for Asian Americans is a Texas tradition that began in 1980 at the University of Texas in Austin. The games rotate between UT Austin, UT Arlington and Texas A&M.  The…

Arlington to Host 5th Annual Bass Tournament with $25,000 in Grand Prizes

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The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department will host the 5th annual Arlington Bass Classic at Lake Arlington on April 8, 2017. The tournament start time is 7 a. m. with angler check-in beginning at 5:30 a. m. at the Lake Office in Richard Simpson Park. The Bass Classic will end at 3…

Renovations Underway at Chester W. Ditto Golf Course in North Arlington

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A total course renovation, under the direction of famed course architect John Colligan, commenced at Chester W. Ditto Golf Course in mid-December 2016. The total redesign is expected to take approximately 10 months to complete, with a an anticipated re-opening date scheduled for late fall 2017. The renovation will include a…

Unity Arch is Newest Addition to Entertainment District Sculpture Trail

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Unity Arch, the newest addition to Arlington’s Entertainment District Sculpture Trail, glitters in the sunlight from its hill overlooking Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium. The stainless steel infinity sculpture, installed this week in Richard Greene Linear Park, stands nearly 14 feet tall and 25 feet wide and is covered with a mesh made…

New Filtration System to Help With Water Clarity at Bad Königshofen Pool

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A new filtration system set to be installed at the Bad Königshofen pool early next week is expected to help with water clarity issues at the popular swimming location. Due to a steady increase in pool attendance, the Bad Königshofen pool has struggled with water clarity issues. In order to ensure the…

Hugh Smith Rec Center Visitors Encouraged to Plan Ahead Because of Road Construction

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Swim lessons started this week at Hugh Smith Indoor Pool. In order for participants to keep on schedule, please plan ahead to account for construction traffic on New York Avenue. Also, be mindful of winter weather, pack warm clothes to change into as well as extra towels!Arlington Aquatics offers swim lessons…