Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

Register Now for Sports Leagues

Spring is just around the corner and February is the month to register for Arlington’s sports leagues. Get ready to hit the field as youth leagues start for Coach Pitch Baseball, Kickball, T-Ball and Soccer. Leagues start March 24 and all players receive an award at the end of the season. Game…

Let’s Go Fly a Kite! Event CANCELED due to weather

Kick off a new year of Naturally Fun Neighborhood (NFN) programs with us on Saturday March 10 at River Legacy Parks with the 5th Annual Kite Festival at River Legacy Parks. This family fun event, planned in partnership with the River Legacy Foundation, includes kite building workshops, stunt demonstrations and contests for kites of…

Community Meeting Provides Feedback

Sixty-two area residents attended a community meeting on Jan. 31 to discuss the High Oak Terrace project. The High Oak Terrace Apartments, built in 1970 to provide housing to low-income residents, became a magnet for drugs, prostitution, and other crime. With the help of federal grant funding, the apartments were demolished…

Arlington Hosts US Open National Playoffs Qualifying Tournament

Singles, mixed doubles players 14 & older can earn berth into 2012 US OpenThe USTA Texas Section announced today that the Arlington Tennis Center will host the US Open National Playoffs USTA Texas Sectional Qualifying Tournament, June 18-23, 2012. The USTA created the US Open National Playoffs to expand the footprint…

Vacant Lot Could Become City Park

For years, High Oak Terrace Apartments sunk into disrepair. Built in 1970 to provide housing to low-income residents, the 132-unit apartment became a magnet for drugs, prostitution, and other crime. With the help of federal grant funding, the apartments were demolished in 2005 with plans to build single-family homes on the…

Keep Arlington Beautiful Advisory Board Envisioned

Officials from the Parks and Recreation Department on Tuesday, January 3 presented the Mayor and City Council with their vision for a community-led advisory board to help create programs and initiatives to enhance beautification projects throughout the City. Officials told the Council that they hope the Keep Arlington Beautiful (KAB) Friends…