News Flash

Posted on: May 6, 2021

Fri-YAY events at Ford Pool - all summer!

Young boy sliding down a water slide at Ford Pool

Ford Pool opens Saturday, May 29 at 1 p.m. for the Summer Season. During 10 new Fri-YAY theme nights, earn rewards for spending your Friday nights having fun at Ford!
Every five Fri-YAYs you attend will earn you five swim admissions to Don Rodenbaugh Natat...
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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Apply for a job at Allen Parks and Recreation

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Looking for a seasonal, part-time or full-time job? Allen Parks and Recreation is hiring across the board—from full-time crew leaders to seasonal lifeguards.

Check out the open positions below, or browse all open jobs at Allen Parks and Recreation.


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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Migratory bird nesting mitigation efforts

Allen Parks and Recreation has begun preventive measures, including surveillance of dense tree canopies and periodic noisemaking deterrents, to discourage migratory bird settlement at Celebration Park and Stacy Ridge Park.

If cattle egrets or night herons ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Operational changes and reopening plans

Allen Parks & Recreation offers information on department operations following COVID-19 outbreak

Allen Parks and Recreation facilities are open with practices in place to help keep visitors safe and healthy.

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Register for aerobics classes at the Natatorium

Register Online

Fitness fans of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium—mark your calendars! Opening dates for aerobics class registration through June 2021 are listed below, including a link to the full list of Natatorium fitness classes in ActiveNet.

Registration opens abou...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Lifeguards needed!

Female lifeguard standing near an outdoor swimming pool

Fast track your summer job!

The City of Allen is hiring 30-35 lifeguards to provide a save and fun environment for summer programing at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium and Ford Pool. These seasonal jobs are perfect for high school or college students in search o...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Challenge of the Year

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Establish consistency and a healthy routine during Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2021 Challenge of the Year! 

To participate in the Check In Challenge, complete at least 30 minutes of exercise three times a week for 40 weeks. Work outs can be comple...

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Parks & Recreation News