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News Flash

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 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 is available at all of A...

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Allen Community Ice Rink

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Just for the Health of It

Health Fair

Join Allen Senior Recreation Center for its 14th annual health event!

The "Just for the Health of It" Health and Wellness Fair is happening from 9 a.m. to noon on May 31 at Allen Senior Recreation Center.

Visit over 40 vendors who will provide scr...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center
Posted on: April 15, 2019

May/June 2019 Center-Link Newsletter

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The May/June 2019 edition of the Center-Link newsletter, which is Allen Senior Recreation Center’s events guide, is now available. 

The facility’s upcoming diverse programming includes educational opportunities, fun games and f...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 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 is available at all of A...

Read on...

Allen Senior Recreation Center
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Blues, Rock 'N' Roll, Elvis and Much More!

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Discover Tunica, Mississippi and experience Memphis, Tennessee on a 5-day, 4-night excursion with Allen Senior Recreation Center on May 20-24, 2019!

Included are guided tours of Memphis, the “Home of the Blues,” Sun Studio the Birthplac...

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Allen Senior Recreation Center

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Fire Station Expansion Moves Forward

Photo - FIre Station 1 Rendering

Central Fire Station’s $6.3 million renovation will begin this summer.

The current building, built in 2001 as a working firehouse and administrative offices, will be expanded and create a new fire house for first responders. The renovation will a...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Councilmember Chris Schulmeister Sworn In

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Allen City Council welcomed a new face on Tuesday.

Chris Schulmeister was sworn in as Councilmember Place 4 during the May 14 meeting. A longtime Allen resident and active member of the community, Schulmeister previously served on the Allen Economic Develo...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2019

City Water Tank, Tower to be Repainted

Photo of a City of Allen water tower

One of Allen’s most ambitious painting projects will kick off later this year.

The Bethany Water Tower, located off Bethany Drive and Malone Road, will get a new paint job for the first time in 15 years. A contractor will apply a new coat of epoxy paint bo...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Join Allen's Summer Swim Team!

City of Allen Swim Team (COAST)

Join Allen's summer swim team!

Online registration is currently open for the City of Allen Swim Team (COAST)!

For questions and more information, please visit the COAST webpage or contact Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium at 214.509.4700.


COAST Philosophy

COAST uses ...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 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 is available at all of A...

Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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Ford Pool

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Summer Kick-Off Bash

Ford Pool

Join us for a night of fun and a movie as we welcome summer at Ford Pool!

The Summer Kick-Off Bash is being held from 7:30-11:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7 at Ford Pool.

FREE to attend for those who pre-register online until June 6 (entrance will be $3 on the d...

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Ford Pool
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Join Allen's Summer Swim Team!

City of Allen Swim Team (COAST)

Join Allen's summer swim team!

Online registration is currently open for the City of Allen Swim Team (COAST)!

For questions and more information, please visit the COAST webpage or contact Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium at 214.509.4700.


COAST Philosophy

COAST uses ...

Read on...

Ford Pool
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 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 is available at all of A...

Read on...

Ford Pool

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2019

2019 Summer Sounds Concert Series

Summer Sounds Concert Series

What could be better after a long Monday than spending the evening with family over a picnic dinner outside of Joe Farmer Recreation Center, enjoying live music filtering through the evening air?

The 2019 Summer Sounds Concert Series will be held in the Jo...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: May 1, 2019

CANCELED - Family Night: Campout & Movie

Family Night: Campout & Movie

Announcement: This event has been canceled due to the forecast of inclement weather.

Families are invited to camp out under the stars and enjoy an evening full of nighttime fun with camp traditions right here in Allen!

The special "Family Night: Campou...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Call for Submissions: Art Extravaganza

2018 Art Extravaganza

Submit your work of art in a family-friendly juried competition!

Art submissions for the Art Extravaganza are being accepted now through June 4 at Joe Farmer Recreation Center.

Open to all Collin County students ages 6-18, there's a limit of two submission ...

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 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 is available at all of A...

Read on...

Joe Farmer Recreation Center

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News Flash

Posted on: May 10, 2019

Summer Reading Club 2019: A Universe of Stories

Summer Reading Club 2019: A Universe of Stories

Summer Reading club for kids, teens and adults begins on Friday, May 24.  Requirements can vary by age group.  Please see our Summer Reading Club page for official details or go to www.allenlibrary.org/SummerReading.

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Library - Main
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Library Closed for Memorial Day

Closed for Memorial Day

The Library will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.  For your convenience, no materials will be due while the Library is closed.  We will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.  

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Visit Allen News Library - Main
Posted on: May 18, 2019

What's coming to On Stage @ APL in June

Civic Auditorium

From history, to musical entertainment and much more!  You're sure to find something that fits your interests.

Here's what's coming to On Stage @ APL:

Friday, June 14 - Singapore Slingers

Saturday, June 15 - Swing Sisters

Tuesday, June 18 - Smith Bal...

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Visit Allen News Library - Main

News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2019

2019 Summer Sounds Concert Series

Summer Sounds Concert Series

What could be better after a long Monday than spending the evening with family over a picnic dinner outside of Joe Farmer Recreation Center, enjoying live music filtering through the evening air?

The 2019 Summer Sounds Concert Series will be held in the Jo...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Family Night: Campout & Movie

Family Night: Campout & Movie

Announcement: This event has been canceled due to the forecast of inclement weather.

Families are invited to camp out under the stars and enjoy an evening full of nighttime fun with camp traditions right here in Allen!

The special "Family Night: Campou...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Memorial Weekend Golf Tournament

Memorial Weekend Golf Tournament

A special Red, White & Blue Ribbon Roofing Memorial Weekend Golf Tournament is being held on Friday, May 24 at The Courses at Watters Creek!

This two-person scramble will be played on all three courses (6-hole, 9-hole and 18-hole) at The Course...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Public Input Meeting Presentations

Public Input Meeting

Allen Parks and Recreation held two public input meetings for the Exchange Parkway Recreation Center to receive thoughts and feedback from the community for Allen's newest recreation center.

The meeting presentations are available to view online:

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Just for the Health of It

Health Fair

Join Allen Senior Recreation Center for its 14th annual health event!

The "Just for the Health of It" Health and Wellness Fair is happening from 9 a.m. to noon on May 31 at Allen Senior Recreation Center.

Visit over 40 vendors who will pr...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Texas Scooter Showdown

Scooter Competition

A pro/amateur scooter competition is happening at The Edge Skate Park!

The Texas Scooter Showdown is happening from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at The Edge.

The cost is $35 for amateur (beginner/advanced), and $50 for professional.

Amateur competit...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Summer Kick-Off Bash

Ford Pool

Join us for a night of fun and a movie as we welcome summer at Ford Pool!

The Summer Kick-Off Bash is being held from 7:30-11:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7 at Ford Pool.

FREE to attend for those who pre-register online until June 6 (entrance will be $3 on the d...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Cattle Egret Prevention Efforts

Cattle Egret

In order to prevent cattle egrets from nesting in the City of Allen, predatory bird noise-making devices will be used beginning the week of March 4 at Celebration Park and Stacy Ridge Park.

The noise-making devices are used annually at the parks until the ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 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 is available at all of A...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Allen Event Center Employees Named 30|UNDER|30

Allen Event Center - 30 Under 30

Ross Girouard, assistant general manager of Allen Event Center, and Caitlin Sevener, event specialist at Allen Event Center, have been named members of the IAVM Foundation’s 30|UNDER|30 Class of 2019. Each year, the foundation honors 30 of the b...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 1, 2019

Texas Scooter Showdown

Scooter Competition

A pro/amateur scooter competition is happening at The Edge Skate Park!

The Texas Scooter Showdown is happening from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at The Edge.

The cost is $35 for amateur (beginner/advanced), and $50 for professional.

Amateur competit...

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The Edge Skate Park and Visitors Center
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 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 is available at all of A...

Read on...

The Edge Skate Park and Visitors Center

News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2019

Updated Water Conservation, Resource Management Plan Approved

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Allen is taking steps to protect its water supply through public education, rebate programs and irrigation guidelines.

Community Services Director Steve Massey presented the updated Water Conservation and Water Resource Management Plans to Allen City Counc...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. Water Conservation News