Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

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…

CANCELLED: This Week’s Food Truck Fridays Dinner Features Oktoberfest Flair

Editor’s Note: The Food Truck Friday event for Friday, Sept. 21, was cancelled because of inclement weather. We hope to see at the next event!The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s popular Food Truck Fridays series will start back up this Friday, September 21 with an Oktoberfest theme!Please join us each…

Arlington Parks’ Food Truck Fridays Dinner Series Returns Sept. 21

Editor’s Note: Food Truck Fridays was originally set to begin Sept. 14 but the first event was cancelled due to inclement weather. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s popular Food Truck Fridays series will start back up this Friday, September 21!On Friday nights from September 21-October 5, join us between 5:30…

Ask Arlington: Hike & Bike Trails, Texas Rangers Golf Club and Other Parks 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 Parks and Recreation Director Lemuel Randolph, to answer your questions about the River Legacy trail extension, the opening of the recently renovated Texas Rangers Golf Club, progress on the…