Arlington Parks and Recreation

Arlington Parks and Recreation • 149 acres
• Barrier Free Playground
• Fishing
• Family Aquatic Center
• 2 Playgrounds: 2-5 and 5-12
• Pavilion
• Skatepark
• Trails Robert A.

Randol came to Texas from Wi******er, Virginia in 1876 and purchased a working grain mill. According to the Texas Historical Commission, the original mill was built in 1856 by Archibald Leonard and served as a community center and county voting place. The original mill was burned to the ground in 1860, but reopened in 1862. The mill changed owners many times, but eventually was owned by Randol unt

Randol came to Texas from Wi******er, Virginia in 1876 and purchased a working grain mill. According to the Texas Historical Commission, the original mill was built in 1856 by Archibald Leonard and served as a community center and county voting place. The original mill was burned to the ground in 1860, but reopened in 1862. The mill changed owners many times, but eventually was owned by Randol unt

Arlington Tennis Center will host a Valentine's Tennis Social on Saturday, February 12! Mens, ladies, and mixed doubles ...
01/11/2022

Arlington Tennis Center will host a Valentine's Tennis Social on Saturday, February 12! Mens, ladies, and mixed doubles with refreshments and prizes available 🎾

Email [email protected] to register!

Arlington Tennis Center will host a Valentine's Tennis Social on Saturday, February 12! Mens, ladies, and mixed doubles with refreshments and prizes available 🎾

Email [email protected] to register!

Say hello to Nabaa from The Beacon Recreation Center! 👋
01/11/2022

Say hello to Nabaa from The Beacon Recreation Center! 👋

Staff Spotlight!

Meet Nabaa Ali, she is one of the customer service representatives, CSR, here at The Beacon. Nabaa assists customers that may have any questions about any of the class offerings or any rentals that might be going on in the facility. She enjoys photography, painting, yoga, and is majoring in Journalism at TCC. Her favorite quote is “Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.”

EVENT POSTPONED: Considering the recent rise of COVID-19 cases in Arlington and the surrounding areas, the 20th Annual G...
01/10/2022

EVENT POSTPONED: Considering the recent rise of COVID-19 cases in Arlington and the surrounding areas, the 20th Annual Glitz & Glamour – Daddy Daughter Dance has been postponed. The new date is Saturday, March 26, 2022 at the Bob Duncan Center.

EVENT POSTPONED: Considering the recent rise of COVID-19 cases in Arlington and the surrounding areas, the 20th Annual Glitz & Glamour – Daddy Daughter Dance has been postponed. The new date is Saturday, March 26, 2022 at the Bob Duncan Center.

Check out all the fun we have lined up for the next few months in the Spring 2022 Naturally Fun magazine! You'll find so...
01/10/2022

Check out all the fun we have lined up for the next few months in the Spring 2022 Naturally Fun magazine! You'll find some of your favorite traditions, as well as some new activities you'll love including full day camps, family activities, aquatic programs, and more! Spring into fun with Arlington Parks and Recreation and browse the interactive issue here: bit.ly/Spring2022NF

Check out all the fun we have lined up for the next few months in the Spring 2022 Naturally Fun magazine! You'll find some of your favorite traditions, as well as some new activities you'll love including full day camps, family activities, aquatic programs, and more! Spring into fun with Arlington Parks and Recreation and browse the interactive issue here: bit.ly/Spring2022NF

EVENT UPDATE: Due to the recent rise of COVID-19 cases in Arlington, The Beacon Recreation Center has decided to cancel ...
01/07/2022

EVENT UPDATE: Due to the recent rise of COVID-19 cases in Arlington, The Beacon Recreation Center has decided to cancel the ML1K walk event scheduled for January 15.

EVENT UPDATE: Due to the recent rise of COVID-19 cases in Arlington, The Beacon Recreation Center has decided to cancel the ML1K walk event scheduled for January 15.

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is Richard Greene Linear Park! Located in the heart of Arlington's Entertainment District, t...
01/07/2022

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is Richard Greene Linear Park! Located in the heart of Arlington's Entertainment District, this 41-acre linear park features a scenic lake, hike and bike trail, and ample green space. This park is also home to the Caelum Moor stone sculpture collection comprised of five unique stone monuments. Take a walk or ride through the greenway while you appreciate a one-of-a-kind collection of art, and take in the views of Arlington's most iconic attractions!
Location: 1601 E Randol Mill Rd, 76011

January offers new beginnings, and for many, it's a time to reflect and focus on health and fitness goals for the year a...
01/07/2022

January offers new beginnings, and for many, it's a time to reflect and focus on health and fitness goals for the year ahead. Each Friday for the month of January, we will feature one of Arlington Parks and Recreation's fitness programs that you can enjoy during the first month of this New Year and beyond!

This week's Fitness Feature is The Beacon Recreation Center's Fitness Play Day. Designed for kids ages 5-12, this monthly activity invites kids to come play fun interactive games with a focus on fitness. This month's Fitness Play Day is January 29. You can register online here: bit.ly/3zw4gOc

January offers new beginnings, and for many, it's a time to reflect and focus on health and fitness goals for the year ahead. Each Friday for the month of January, we will feature one of Arlington Parks and Recreation's fitness programs that you can enjoy during the first month of this New Year and beyond!

This week's Fitness Feature is The Beacon Recreation Center's Fitness Play Day. Designed for kids ages 5-12, this monthly activity invites kids to come play fun interactive games with a focus on fitness. This month's Fitness Play Day is January 29. You can register online here: bit.ly/3zw4gOc

Considering the recent rise of COVID -19 cases in Arlington and the surrounding areas, this year’s Arlington Martin Luth...
01/06/2022

Considering the recent rise of COVID -19 cases in Arlington and the surrounding areas, this year’s Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. "Advancing the Dream” Four-Day Celebration is postponed. The Arlington MLK Celebration Committee, Inc., made this decision after much consideration and concern for the health and wellbeing of our community. This annual celebration, scheduled for January 14-17, will be held at a later date.

The celebration was set to include the MLK Advancing the Dream Banquet on Jan. 14, Poetry Meets Jazz on Jan. 15, the Hubert Moss Ecumenical Service on Jan. 16, as well as the Zeb Strong Jr. MLK Day of Service, Day of Service Festival and Youth Extravaganza on Jan. 17. The board and committee will reschedule all events for a later date. These events bring together members of the community in honor of and to advance the dream inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“While we are disappointed that we are not able to come together on this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday weekend, we hope you will find other ways to celebrate and recognize the importance of the holiday with safe and healthy options. Visit our website at ArlingtonMLK.com for a listing of ways to participate in remembering and honoring everything Dr. King has accomplished. We hope you will make this a time to reflect, imagine and build the future for a greater Arlington community. I look forward to you joining us during the rescheduled weekend to Advance the Dream!” said Lisa Thompson, Board President Arlington Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee, Inc.

Purchased tickets to the MLK Advancing the Dream Banquet and the MLK Poetry Meets Jazz events will be automatically transferred to the new date. Please check your email, arlingtonmlk.com or Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for all updates, including when the events will be rescheduled.

We appreciate your understanding, and we look forward to bringing the community together, in-person and online, for a weekend filled with inspirational speakers, student performances, culture and art at a rescheduled date.

Residents are invited to learn more about the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, and significant moments in the Civil Rights movement through Tarrant County College’s virtual MLK Historical Timeline Exhibit.

About The Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee Inc.

Organized in 1989 and established as a nonprofit in 1990, the MLK Celebration Committee has been an active contributor to the community for over thirty years. The MLK Celebration Committee has given out scholarships to graduating students, donated time, and resources to the community while continuing to push forward the message and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The committee is supported by the following organizations:

-Arlington ISD
-Arlington Ministerial Association
-Tarrant County College Southeast Campus
-The City of Arlington
-University of Texas at Arlington

Considering the recent rise of COVID -19 cases in Arlington and the surrounding areas, this year’s Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. "Advancing the Dream” Four-Day Celebration is postponed. The Arlington MLK Celebration Committee, Inc., made this decision after much consideration and concern for the health and wellbeing of our community. This annual celebration, scheduled for January 14-17, will be held at a later date.

The celebration was set to include the MLK Advancing the Dream Banquet on Jan. 14, Poetry Meets Jazz on Jan. 15, the Hubert Moss Ecumenical Service on Jan. 16, as well as the Zeb Strong Jr. MLK Day of Service, Day of Service Festival and Youth Extravaganza on Jan. 17. The board and committee will reschedule all events for a later date. These events bring together members of the community in honor of and to advance the dream inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“While we are disappointed that we are not able to come together on this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday weekend, we hope you will find other ways to celebrate and recognize the importance of the holiday with safe and healthy options. Visit our website at ArlingtonMLK.com for a listing of ways to participate in remembering and honoring everything Dr. King has accomplished. We hope you will make this a time to reflect, imagine and build the future for a greater Arlington community. I look forward to you joining us during the rescheduled weekend to Advance the Dream!” said Lisa Thompson, Board President Arlington Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee, Inc.

Purchased tickets to the MLK Advancing the Dream Banquet and the MLK Poetry Meets Jazz events will be automatically transferred to the new date. Please check your email, arlingtonmlk.com or Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for all updates, including when the events will be rescheduled.

We appreciate your understanding, and we look forward to bringing the community together, in-person and online, for a weekend filled with inspirational speakers, student performances, culture and art at a rescheduled date.

Residents are invited to learn more about the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, and significant moments in the Civil Rights movement through Tarrant County College’s virtual MLK Historical Timeline Exhibit.

About The Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee Inc.

Organized in 1989 and established as a nonprofit in 1990, the MLK Celebration Committee has been an active contributor to the community for over thirty years. The MLK Celebration Committee has given out scholarships to graduating students, donated time, and resources to the community while continuing to push forward the message and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The committee is supported by the following organizations:

-Arlington ISD
-Arlington Ministerial Association
-Tarrant County College Southeast Campus
-The City of Arlington
-University of Texas at Arlington

Protect Your Pets, Plants and Pipes During Freezing Temperatures
01/06/2022
Protect Your Pets, Plants and Pipes During Freezing Temperatures

Protect Your Pets, Plants and Pipes During Freezing Temperatures

With freezing temperatures in this weekend's forecast, the City of Arlington wants to remind residents to be safe at home and on the road. Here's a handy check list on how to protect your property, pipes, plants and pets during these chilly days and nights. And help keep our streets free of ice by t...

Fritos on a burger? YES please 😋Try the Wagyu Frito Pie Burger all month at Ventana Grille!
01/06/2022

Fritos on a burger? YES please 😋
Try the Wagyu Frito Pie Burger all month at Ventana Grille!

Many seniors report that volunteering gives them a sense of purpose, satisfaction, and well-being in their retirement ye...
01/05/2022
Volunteering: Renewing Your Sense of Purpose in the New Year

Many seniors report that volunteering gives them a sense of purpose, satisfaction, and well-being in their retirement years, but COVID-19 has presented barriers to volunteerism for this special group of community helpers. Texas Health provides insight on the mental and physical benefits of volunteering, as well as opportunities to give back safely in the current pandemic climate. ⬇️

Learn more about volunteering and its effect on mental and physical health, as well as opportunities to give back safely during the pandemic.

Less than one month left to register for the 20th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance! Fasten on the pearls and polish your Oxfo...
01/04/2022

Less than one month left to register for the 20th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance! Fasten on the pearls and polish your Oxfords to Charleston your way through the glamorous night on February 5 at this year's Roaring Twenties Gala✨

Register at bit.ly/DDD2022

Less than one month left to register for the 20th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance! Fasten on the pearls and polish your Oxfords to Charleston your way through the glamorous night on February 5 at this year's Roaring Twenties Gala✨

Register at bit.ly/DDD2022

01/03/2022

Take your body weight squats to the next level with today's #MovementMonday resistance band exercise from The Beacon!

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is High Oak Park! This 12-acre neighborhood park is perfect for a short walk or run along th...
12/31/2021

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is High Oak Park! This 12-acre neighborhood park is perfect for a short walk or run along the half-mile concrete trail. There is also plenty of space to spread out for a picnic, or simply relax among the gorgeous oak trees that gave the park its name 🌳
Location: 2635 Wesley Drive, 76012

12/31/2021

REMINDER: The City offers FREE Christmas Tree 🎄 Recycling from Dec. 27. 2021 – Jan. 12, 2022. Bring your clean tree to one of the participating recycling locations. No flocked or artificial trees will be accepted. Make sure to remove all ornaments, lights, tree stands, and plastic bags before drop-off. ➡️ ow.ly/X5U550Hk1sX

Due to a shortage of available staff, the East Library and Recreation Center Indoor Pool will have modified hours of ope...
12/31/2021

Due to a shortage of available staff, the East Library and Recreation Center Indoor Pool will have modified hours of operation on Friday, Dec. 31. The pool will be open from 5:45-10:00 AM. We hope to return to our normal hours of operation after tomorrow.

Due to a shortage of available staff, the East Library and Recreation Center Indoor Pool will have modified hours of operation on Friday, Dec. 31. The pool will be open from 5:45-10:00 AM. We hope to return to our normal hours of operation after tomorrow.

Join us for a night filled with glitz and glamour at the 20th Annual Daddy Daughter Roaring Twenties Gala on February 5,...
12/30/2021
Tickets Available Now for Parks & Recreation's Daddy Daughter Roaring Twenties Gala

Join us for a night filled with glitz and glamour at the 20th Annual Daddy Daughter Roaring Twenties Gala on February 5, 2022! Click below for more details on all the fun we have planned for this year's dances, and visit bit.ly/DDD2022 to register✨

Regular registration price ends on January 16.

Fasten on the pearls and polish your Oxfords to Charleston your way through the glamorous night at Arlington Parks & Recreation's 20th Annual Daddy Daughter Roaring Twenties Gala.

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, and Jan. 1, 2022, in ob...
12/30/2021
2022 New Year’s Day Service Schedule and Closings in Arlington

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, and Jan. 1, 2022, in observance of the New Year's holiday. View the full list of closings inside:⬇️

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, and Jan. 1, 2022, in observance of the New Year's holiday.

As we navigate fall allergy season and prepare for cold and flu season, chances are seasonal illness may be on your mind...
12/29/2021
How to Differentiate Between a Cold, Flu and Allergies

As we navigate fall allergy season and prepare for cold and flu season, chances are seasonal illness may be on your mind. When you first start noticing a sore throat, congestion, and a runny nose, how do you know what you’re dealing with? Texas Health offers advice on how to recognize the telltale signs of a cold, the flu and allergies.

More time spent indoors due to lower temps means more togetherness, which also often leads to the spread of bacteria and viruses. When you first start noticing a sore throat, congestion and a runny nose, how do you know what you’re dealing with? Learn how to spot the differences between a cold, th...

After the holiday festivities are over, Arlington residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle their real Christma...
12/29/2021
Christmas Tree Recycling Available in Arlington Through Jan. 12, 2022

After the holiday festivities are over, Arlington residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle their real Christmas trees. Two free drop-off locations are available through January 12, 2022. Details inside: ⬇️

After the holiday festivities are over, Arlington residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle their real Christmas trees.

Say hello to Domonique, one of the friendly CSRs at The Beacon! 👋
12/29/2021

Say hello to Domonique, one of the friendly CSRs at The Beacon! 👋

Staff Spotlight!

Meet Domonique Reagan, she is one of the customer service representatives, CSR, here at The Beacon. Domonique assists customers that may have any questions about any of the class offerings or any rentals that might be going on in the facility. She enjoys hiking, reading, and has an Associates Degree in Business Administration. Her favorite quote is “Action is the key to success.”

The New Year is right around the corner, which means it's a great time to sign up for an Arlington Parks and Recreation ...
12/27/2021

The New Year is right around the corner, which means it's a great time to sign up for an Arlington Parks and Recreation fitness membership! Valid at all City of Arlington recreation centers, our membership tiers are designed to give you the most options so you can choose the membership best suited for your personal activity goals.

Visit apm.activecommunities.com/arlingtonparks/Membership to get started and treat yourself to all of our #NaturallyFun fitness programs and amenities!

Address

Randol Mill Park - 1901 W Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX
76012

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