Posted on: December 2, 2016

Dive-In Movie: Finding Dory


Grab your friends, swimsuit, noodle and towel and join us at Don Rondenbaugh Natatorium for a Dive-In Movie.

We'll be showing the Disney-Pixar hit "Finding Dory" at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 10.

While you and your friends swim and float in the pool,...

Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2016

Holiday Events Aplenty


This year's holiday season in Allen is full of excitement and activity! From a 5K to a 35-foot Christmas tree lighting, a diverse variety of festive events provides fun opportunities for everyone.


Letters to Santa

Children can wr...

Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2016

Holiday Arts & Craft Fair


The Holiday Arts & Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 10 at Joe Farmer Recreation Center will put everyone in the giving spirit with creative crafts and a festive atmosphere!

Free to attend, there will be over 40 vendors, ranging from:

  • P...
Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2016

Allen Senior Recreation Center Goes to Pigeon Forge


A group of 50 from Allen Senior Recreation Center departed on a 7-day, 6-night trip to Pigeon Forge, deep in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains, on Sunday, shortly before devastating wildfires started breaking out in the area.

The trip has been able to adjust i...

Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Experience LIFE in Allen


For years, Allen Parks and Recreation published an activities guide, which was called STUFF, three times annually. As the city has grown, STUFF became dated and didn't fully communicate all that Allen Parks and Recreation has to offer. So, Allen is leavin...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Recycling Grant Awarded for New Park


The City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department received a $29,385 grant from the North Central Texas Council of Governments through funding from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to begin a recycling program in its newest park located at th...

Read on...