Posted on: September 28, 2017

Allen Pumpkin Derby

Pumpkin Derby

Think your pumpkin has what it takes to outrace the competition?!

The Allen Pumpkin Derby will take place from noon-2:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 28 at The Edge Skate Park and Visitor Center.

This is a fun-spirited event with side-by-side races fe...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Athletic Fields Closing for Overseeding

Overseed Field Allen

The City of Allen’s athletic fields will be temporarily closed for overseeding in preparation of the fall season.

Allen’s sports fields that are used for late fall and early spring sports are overseeded with ryegrass, so when the bermud...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 11, 2017

Now Hiring: Water Safety Instructors

Swim Instruction at DRN

Open positions are currently available for Water Safety Instructors and Swim Teaching Assistants at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium!

In order to teach as a Water Safety Instructor (starting pay: $10.71 per hour), you must first attend all classes within the Wate...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash

Dogs

Dress up your dog and come have a HOWL of a good time!

The Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash is free to attend and being held from 1-3 p.m. on October 28 at Bethany Lakes Park behind Joe Farmer Recreation Center.

You and your furry friends will be treated to contest...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Arbor Day Celebration

Tree Planting

Arbor Day is a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

Join Allen Parks and Recreation for our annual Arbor Day Celebration from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 28 at Twin Creeks Park.

Tree plantings and educational arts...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2017 Recreation Guide

Recreation Guide

The Fall 2017 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and will be available at all o...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Halloween Skate

Ice Skating

Get in the spirit of Halloween at Allen Community Ice Rink!

A special "Halloween Skate" will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on October 28 at the rink.

There will be candy, raffles and much more! Open to all ages, all on-ice participants must...

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