Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

Ask Arlington: Southeast and East Arlington Recreation Center Projects

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. This week’s show features Venera Flores-Stafford, Assistant Director for Arlington Parks and Recreation, to answer your questions about the Southeast Recreation Center and East Arlington Recreation Center and Library projects. Arlington Parks and Recreation…

City Celebrates Start of East Arlington Recreation Center and Library Construction

The City of Arlington celebrated the start of construction Friday for the new East Arlington Recreation Center and Library at Bob Cooke Park. This collaborative project between the Parks and Recreation and Libraries departments is the first of its kind in The American Dream City. The co-facility, located at 2025 Craig…

City to Break Ground March 1 on New East Arlington Library, Rec Center

The City of Arlington will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new East Arlington Recreation Center and Library at 2 p. m. Friday, March 1, 2019, at Bob Cooke Park, 2025 Craig Hanking Dr. This collaborative project between the Parks and Recreation and Libraries departments is the first of its kind in…

Arlington’s New Lake House Open for Event Rentals, Dedication Set for Thursday

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department will host a formal grand opening and building dedication for its new Lake House from 5:30 to 7:30 p. m. Thursday, Feb. 21. The building is located at 6021 W. Arkansas Ln., within Richard Simpson Park on the shoreline of Lake Arlington. The…

Arlington’s Texas Rangers Golf Club Opens Feb. 18, 2019

Texas Rangers Golf Club Photo Credit: Trey Kemp, Colligan Golf Design

Arlington Golf and the Texas Rangers have partnered to build the world’s only Major League Baseball-branded golf course — the Texas Rangers Golf Club — which will open to the public on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Tee times for the general public will open on Friday, Feb. 15. Residents of Arlington will receive a 20 percent…

Daniel McGrew Celebrates 102nd Birthday on Eunice Activity Center Dance Floor

 Daniel McGrew had no shortage of dance partners Friday night at Arlington’s Eunice Activity Center. The WWII veteran, who turns 102 today, was the center of attention during a special early birthday celebration organized by his friends and fellow dancers. McGrew enjoyed cake, birthday cheers and several turns around…

New Playground at Thora Hart Park Set to Open This Spring

A new playground at Thora Hart Park, located at 3150 W. Green Oaks Blvd., is set to tentatively open this spring. The new playground is located next to the existing parking lot at Quail Lane and Green Oaks Boulevard. The playground was relocated to provide easier access from parking. The new location was…