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Allen Community Ice Rink

1 Story
Posted on: August 18, 2014

Congratulations to the Snow Jobs in Their Win Against the Tapeworms

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The stage was set, the ice was ready and the Snow Jobs were ready to take on the Tapeworms for the coveted Dentler Cup.

The Tapeworms immediately felt the pressure against the Snow Jobs as soon as the puck hit the ice.... Read on...

City of Allen - Headline Updates

3 Stories
Posted on: December 15, 2014

Christmas Tree Disposal Options

Wondering what to do with your not-so-freshly-cut Christmas tree? The City of Allen gives you several options.

Community Waste Disposal (CWD) will collect clean, natural Christmas trees from your usual collection point... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: December 15, 2014

City Recruits Neighbors for Block Leader Program

Are you passionate about conservation? Looking for a way to get to know your neighbors? Then you're a perfect fit for the City of Allen's Block Leader program!

The Block Leader program is an initiative by the City... Read on...
Posted on: December 15, 2014

Stormwater Protection Begins at Home

When storm water washes off our roads and lawns it picks up a lot of "people pollution." This includes fertilizers, pesticides, motor oil, anti-freeze, pet waste, chlorinated pool backwash, trash and litter. Add it all... Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

1 Story
Posted on: November 14, 2014

November-January Closure Dates

Swim Meet Dates:
November 14 – COMP and LEISURE Pools closedDecember 3 – COMP pool closes at 2:30 p.m.
December 9 – COMP pool closes at 2:30 p.m.January 9 – COMP pool closes 2:30 p.m.

Holiday Closures:
Closed... Read on...

Joe Farmer Recreation Center

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Posted on: December 3, 2014

December Gym Closures at Joe Farmer Recreation Center

Dec 2 - Gym closed 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Dec 3 - Gym closed 5 - 9:50 p.m.Dec 6 - Gym closed 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dec 9 - Gym closed 9:30 - 11 a.m.Dec 10 - Gym closed 5 - 9:50 p.m.
Dec 12 - Gym closed 2 - 9 p.m,Dec 13 - Gym... Read on...

Library - Main

4 Stories
Posted on: November 17, 2014

Check out our Adult Programs.

Check out our new website page for "Adult Programs" for the latest in current and upcoming adult programs!

Adult Programs
Posted on: November 19, 2014

On Stage @ APL

We now have a webpage featuring current and upcoming library programs in our Auditorium.

What's on Stage @ APL
Posted on: December 1, 2014

Library closed for Christmas

The library will be closed in observance of Christmas beginning at 6pm Tuesday, December 23 through Thursday, December 25. We will reopen at 10am Friday, December 26.

Posted on: December 8, 2014

Library closed for New Year's

The library will be closed beginning at 6pm Wednesday, December 31 through Thursday, January 1 for New Year's. We will reopen Friday, January 2 at 10am.

Parks & Recreation

8 Stories
Posted on: December 8, 2014

Rudolph Run Race Results

Rudolph Run race results have been posted. Get them online by visiting or get the PDF version at

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Orchards Park Construction Concept

Orchards Park is an undeveloped Neighborhood Park located east of Malone Road on Lake Travis Drive north of Bethany Drive and south of Main Street. The property is approximately six acres in size and is bordered by single... Read on...

Images of Concept
Posted on: November 10, 2014

Parks Drinking Fountains Will Be Shut Down Due to the Onset of Freezing Temperatures

Due to the onset of colder weather and the threat of freezing temperatures all of the drinking fountains in the parks will be shut down until warmer temperatures return. The process will start today November 10, 2014 and by... Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns Four TRAPS Awards

ALLEN, TX – Nov 7, 2014 – The Allen Parks and Recreation Department was presented with four awards during the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) North Region conference held Nov. 7 in Grand Prairie, Texas. The... Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns National Gold Medal Finalist for Second Consecutive Year

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ALLEN, TX, May 27, 2014 – The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has announced that the City of Allen’s Parks and... Read on...

NRPA Website
Posted on: August 1, 2014

Allen Senior Recreation Center Weekend Hours of Operation Change

Through a comprehensive evaluation of operations at the Allen Senior Recreation Center, findings have revealed that utilization by members is extremely low on Saturdays. To ensure that operations are appropriately staffed in... Read on...

Allen Senior Recreation Center website
Posted on: May 23, 2014

Rowlett Creek Trail Underpass Temporarily Closed May 29


The US 75 Trail Underpass at Rowlett Creek will be closed beginning May 29, for the US 75 widening project. The closure is expected to last several months.

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Pentatonix Headline Market Street Allen USA Celebration


Vocal sensations and winners of season three of NBC's The Sing-Off, Pentatonix, will headline this year's Market Street Allen USA Celebration presented by Texas Health Presbyterian Allen, set for Saturday, June 28, at... Read on...

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