Posted on: July 21, 2016

Vandalism Closes Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt Section

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Due to vandalism, Allen Parks and Recreation has temporarily closed a forested section of the Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt to promote vegetation growth in order to restore the natural space.

A fence is being placed around the vandalized greenbelt section...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

Have a Super-Powered July with Allen Parks & Recreation

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Get ready to discover your super powers this July with Allen Parks & Recreation and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. Created by NRPA, Park ...Read on...

Learn more about Park and Recreation month.
Posted on: July 7, 2016

Old Stone Dam Closed For Construction


The Old Stone Dam and Historic Water Station sites are closed to the public while construction in the area is underway. Signage and barriers currently mark the area that is closed. Construction is expected to be completed by August.

Construction includ...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Allen Parks & Recreation Announced as Finalist for National Award


The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has announced Allen Parks & Recreation as a finalist for the 2016 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Pa...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Ford Pool Set to Open 2017; DRN Expanding Hours, Summer Programming


After nearly 30 years of use, Ford Pool and the surrounding amenities are being updated. Currently closed for construction, Ford Pool will open for the 2017 summer season.

This summer, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium is expanding hours and programming, offe...Read on...