News Flash

Posted on: August 5, 2022

New Swim Teachers Needed in Allen – WATER you waiting for?

Swim instructor demonstrates a swim technique as children watch and imitate her movements

Did you know life-saving swimming lessons are taught year-round in Allen Parks and Recreation? And, it’s easy to apply as a swim teaching assistant and earn the required certification to become a Water Safety Instructor (WSI)!

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: August 4, 2022

City to purchase 16 acres of property from Allen ISD

A property once home to one of Allen’s last working farms will now be fully owned and cared for by Allen Parks and Recreation.

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Golf course and service closures Aug. 15-16

man in athletic clothing swinging a golf club while two men in background observe

The Courses at Watters Creek will perform scheduled aerification on Aug. 15-16. Course availability will vary on the following days:

  • Monday, Aug. 15 - Traditions Course closed all day; all other facilities remain open
  • Tuesday, Aug. 16 - Players Course and F...
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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Allen is planning its first public dog park

Plans are moving along for a new dog park at Jupiter Park. Once a bid is approved, construction is expected to take 9 to 12 months with expected opening in spring 2023.

Parks & Recreation News