Tag Archives: Richard Simpson Park

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…

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…

Lake House Construction Under Way at Richard Simpson Park

The building layout for the new Lake House is starting to take shape as concrete pouring continues at Richard Simpson Park in west Arlington. Over the next 30 days, workers will continue constructing foundation concrete beams and begin forming for the building’s concrete floor. The current Lake House building is 1,288 square…

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,…

Arlington Announces Updated Hours for S.J. Stovall, Richard Simpson Parks

Arlington City Council approved the final reading of an ordinance amending the operating hours of S. J. Stovall and Richard Simpson parks. At both the Nov. 28 (first reading) and Dec. 5 (second reading) meetings, the Council voted unanimously in favor of changing the park closing time to 10 p. m. for…

Richard Simpson Park Improvements Underway Near Lake Arlington

Construction preparation on phase one improvements to Richard Simpson Park in West Arlington began late last month with the installation of a green wire construction fence and job trailer. Richard Simpson Park is a 9-acre city park on the shoreline of Lake Arlington. It is one of only two Arlington parks that provide…

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

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…

Spots Still Available for Arlington Bass Classic

One of the biggest fishing tournaments in the region is happening this weekend in The American Dream City. Register today for the City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s third annual Arlington Bass Classic at Lake Arlington on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The tournament start time is 7:00 am with angler check-in beginning…