Closures, Cancellations and Operational Changes

On March 16, 2020, the City of Allen initiated a local disaster declaration for public health emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in our community. Many city facilities have closed or modified operations in response to this declaration.

Closed with Modified Operations

Closures

Parks, Playgrounds and Athletic Courts

Playgrounds and athletic courts (including basketball and tennis courts) are closed until further notice. Signs will notify visitors of their closure. Restrooms are also closed and water fountains have been turned off. Parks and trails remain open to the public, though visitors must adhere to all local, state and federal orders by restricting group gatherings and maintaining social distance of six feet or more.

Facilties

The following facilities are closed until further notice. All activities and programs at these facilities are canceled during this time. These closures may be extended if conditions warrant.

Postponed & Canceled Events

No programs, activities or rentals will take place at impacted City facilities during closure periods listed above.

  • March 27 - Reed Elementary Neighborhood Block Party is canceled.
  • March 28 - Allen Public Library Neighborhood Block Party is canceled.
  • March 30 - AARP tax preparation appointments at Allen Senior Recreation Center are canceled.
  • March 30 - "Let’s Ketchup on Tomatoes" is canceled. This class is part of the Sustainable Landscape Series.
  • March 31 - Public Input Meeting at Rountree Elementary is canceled.
  • April 1 - Public Input Meeting at Boyd Elementary is canceled.
  • April 2 - Public Input Meeting at Reed Elementary is canceled.
  • April 3 - North Texas Food Bank pickup at Allen Senior Recreation Center is canceled.
  • April 4 - Earthfest Allen is canceled.
  • April 4 - Eggcellent Family Adventure is canceled.
  • April 6 - AARP tax preparation appointments at Allen Senior Recreation Center are canceled.
  • April 13 - AARP tax preparation appointments at Allen Senior Recreation Center are canceled.
  • April 18 - Great American Cleanup is canceled.
  • April 18 - DIY Rain Barrel Class is canceled. This class is part of the Sustainable Landscape Series.
  • April 22 - "Herb Your Enthusiasm: Herb Gardening" is canceled. This class is part of the Sustainable Landscape Series.
  • April 25-26 - Dallas Fuel Classic Weekend Homestand has been canceled by the Overwatch League. Details.

Adult and Youth Athletics

  • All Allen Parks and Recreation adult athletics, leagues and tournaments have been postponed until further notice.
  • Youth sports leagues organized by Allen Sports Association have been canceled until March 29.

Allen Americans Hockey Games

The ECHL has decided to suspend the remainder of the 2019-2020 season. Details.

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