News Flash

Posted on: May 28, 2020

Lifeguards and Camp Counselors Needed: All Training Provided!

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Our goal is to reopen pools and camps as soon as possible – but we can’t do it without YOU!

Allen is hiring 30-35 lifeguards and camp counselors to help us safely bring back treasured summer programs and teach life-saving swim lessons. ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Market Street Allen USA Canceled for 2020

Market Street Allen USA Canceled for 2020

Allen’s annual summer bash won’t happen this year due to COVID-19 concerns.

Market Street Allen USA was set to celebrate its 25th year in 2020. The free community festival and fireworks show previously drew crowds of 65,000+ to Allen&am...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Operational Changes and Reopening Plans

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

Allen Parks & Recreation is planning a phased return to operations to align with state guidelines and protect the health of both citizens and staff.

Now Open

The following facilities are now open. Some limitations or occupancy restrictions may be in eff...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Appalachian Trail: Challenge of the Year

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The Appalachian Trail - all 2,200 miles of it - is the focus of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2020 Challenge of the Year. And, since the facility is closed temporarily, we are moving this challenge to where you are - home!

All you have to do to joi...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 23, 2020

LIFE at Home

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Three facts we know:1. Recreation facilities and Allen Public Library are temporarily closed.2. Social distancing is at the front of your mind.  3. Incredible LIFE in Allen Parks, Recreation and Library Programming is still happening...at HOME!

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Parks & Recreation