The Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center is a 149,000 square-foot facility to be built on Exchange Parkway, south of Ridgeview Drive. This $54 million project is envisioned to be completed and opened in Spring 2023.
Allen citizens helped prioritize key features of the recreation center through public meetings, workshops and online surveys. Current facility plans include:
Two gymnasiums featuring 3 courts for recreation and up to 8 courts for competitive play (multiple sports and activities)
Indoor play spaces to engage younger users
An indoor walk/jog track with both flat and inclined/stair options
Group fitness areas for aerobics, dance and spin classes
Weights and cardio areas for independent fitness
Child watch area
Outdoor fitness deck
December 10, 2019 - Facility officially named "Stephen G. Terrell Park and Recreation Center" after longtime Allen Mayor Stephen Terrell
November 12, 2019 - Allen City Council approves a 72-page feasibility study outlining conceptual designs, suggested amenities and estimated project cost
October 3, 2019 - Staff and architectural team provide updates to the facility’s proposed features and programming opportunities at a community update meeting. View the presentation.