Tag Archives: Lake Arlington

X-treme Teen Campers Enjoy Fishing, Kayaking and More at Lake Arlington

Campers participating in Arlington Parks and Recreation’s X-treme Teen Camps at the Dottie Lynn and Cliff Nelson recreation centers enjoyed fishing, kayaking, archery and more at Lake Arlington today. X-Treme Teen Camp is perfect for those too old for regular camp, but who still want to be have a structured, adventure-filled…

New Lake House at Richard Simpson Park Continues to Take Shape

Progress continues at Richard Simpson Park as the new Lake House structure really starts to take shape. The concrete building foundation is complete along with the installation of the vertical walls. The waterline cut across Arkansas Lane is also complete. The project as a whole is approximately 35 percent complete. Over…

Lake Arlington Boat Ramps at Richard Simpson Park Now Open

The boat ramps at Richard Simpson Park are now reopen. Come out this weekend and enjoy Lake Arlington!Boat access is also available at Bowman Springs Park, 7003 W. Poly Webb Road. Need a boat permit? Pick one up at the Lake House, Bob Duncan Center, or online at https://apm. activecommunities. com/arlingtonparks/Membership. To learn more about…

Inaugural Kayak Bass Classic at Lake Arlington Set for March 31

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department will host the Inaugural Kayak Bass Classic at Lake Arlington on March 31, 2018. The tournament start time is 7:30 a. m. with angler check-in beginning at 7 a. m. at Richard Simpson or Bowman Springs Boat Launch. The tournament will end at noon. Registration is $20. Prizes will be…

Lake Arlington Boat Access Limited During Richard Simpson Park Renovations

The boat ramps at Richard Simpson Park will be closed beginning February 19, 2018, until further notice due to ongoing park renovations. Limited access to the lake front and docks will remain during this phase of the project. Boat access to Lake Arlington is still available at Bowman Springs Park, 7003 W…

Learn More About 2018 Lake Arlington Permits and Fee Increases

Planning a day at Lake Arlington? 2018 Boat Permits are in and ready for pick up. As a reminder, no person shall place, operate, or keep any boat or other craft on Lake Arlington without first having obtained a permit. This includes all rowboats, canoes, kayaks, motorboats, sailboats, barges, personal watercrafts,…

City Urges Boaters to Help Prevent Introduction of Invasive Plants in Lake Arlington

Despite four months having passed since the initial confirmation of giant salvinia at Lake Fork, which lies roughly 90 miles east of Arlington, the battle continues with this invasive species. Since November, two herbicide treatments have been performed with another one scheduled sometime this April. During growing season, giant salvinia can…

Volunteers Sought for Upcoming Lake Arlington Cleanup

Want to help keep Arlington beautiful? Volunteer registration is underway for the annual Lake Arlington spring cleanup. The event is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 11:30 a. m. Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Richard Simpson Park, 6300 W. Arkansas Lane. The goal is to improve the appearance of Lake Arlington and increase public…