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Allen Community Ice Rink

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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

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Posted on: January 30, 2015

Weekend Lane Closures at US-75 and Bethany Drive

Various lanes of Bethany Drive will be closed at the US-75 intersection this weekend. Closures will occur through the night, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Work will begin either Friday, Jan. 30, or Sunday, Feb. 1, depending on... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Renovations Coming to Ford Pool

Allen’s outdoor community pool will soon get an upgrade. On Jan. 27, Allen City Council approved $186,500 for design services to renovate Ford Pool. Renovation or reconstruction of the pool will include many improvements... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Watters Branch Community Park Moves to Design Phase

City Council has approved the design budget for the first phase of Allen’s next community park. Watters Branch Community Park will feature softball fields, lighted practice fields, a large playground, restrooms and parking.... Read on...

Read more about Allen's park projects here.
Posted on: January 29, 2015

Citizens Recognized for Saving Driver's Life

Shining Star Award

The City of Allen honored three people for acts of heroism during the City Council meeting on Jan. 27. Kim Whatley, Mike Whatley and Thomas Hinkle were presented with the Shining Star Award for saving a woman from a burning... Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

Lane Closures on Stacy Road

Ridgeview Drive Project

Drivers will notice various lane closures on Stacy Road now through early March. Contractors are installing storm sewer lines for the Ridgeview Drive extension, just south of Sam Rayburn Tollway. Lane closures will take... Read on...

Allen Road Construction Projects

Library - Main

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Posted on: January 5, 2015

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: December 30, 2014

Save 15% on Memberships in the Month of January

Kick off the New Year with a new you in 2015! Save 15% on all City of Allen facility memberships when paid in full during the month of January. Save up to $50 on memberships at Joe Farmer Recreation Center, Don Rodenbaugh... Read on...

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...

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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...

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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: April 3, 2014

Pentatonix Headline Market Street Allen USA Celebration

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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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