Arlington Parks and Recreation

Arlington Parks and Recreation • 35 acres
• Bike / Hike trails (.59 mile)
• Picnic area Kelley Park was acquired in from the Arlington Independent School District. The multi-purpose trail connects with the Clarence Foster Park trail system and Rush Creek Linear Park.

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Operating as usual

02/13/2021
Light up the Night at Daddy Daughter Date Night in a Box!

✨It's almost here!✨ We are just ONE week away from the drive-thru event of the year you won't want to miss. Light Up The Night - Daddy Daughter Date Night In A Box is a special way to spend a memorable evening at home with your daughters, and Date Night tickets make the perfect Valentine's Day gift! ❤️

Spots are filling up fast - reserve your special date night box today: bit.ly/dddn2021

FACILITY UPDATE: All facilities will close at noon today, February 13. Stay safe warm & safe #ArlingtonTX! The Beacon Re...
02/13/2021

FACILITY UPDATE: All facilities will close at noon today, February 13. Stay safe warm & safe #ArlingtonTX!

The Beacon Recreation Center, Cliff Nelson Recreation Center, Dottie Lynn Recreation Center, Elzie Odom Athletic Center, East Library and Recreation Center

Need something to do with the kids while stuck inside during this chilly weekend?❄️ Check out our Virtual Resource Cente...
02/12/2021

Need something to do with the kids while stuck inside during this chilly weekend?❄️ Check out our Virtual Resource Center for tons of fun indoor crafts, DIY activities, workouts, and more!

One of our most-loved activities is the Animal Action Dice coloring page. Color the animals, then construct your dice to roll and see which animal to mimic. How many animal actions can you master? 🐘🦁🐰

Find this printable PDF and more at our Virtual Resource Center: https://arlingtontx.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=14481146&pageId=16648299

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is J.W. Dunlop Sports Center! This 52-acre community park features baseball and soccer field...
02/12/2021

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is J.W. Dunlop Sports Center! This 52-acre community park features baseball and soccer fields, a BMX trail, two playgrounds, pavilions, and picnic area with grills. It's the perfect spot for a game, a ride, or just a fun day outdoors!
Location: 1500 NW Green Oaks Blvd, 76012

These bare trees and freezing temps have us counting down the days until spring! Be sure to bundle up extra on your outd...
02/12/2021

These bare trees and freezing temps have us counting down the days until spring! Be sure to bundle up extra on your outdoor adventures this weekend ❄️

Photo taken at O.S. Gray Natural Area

FACILITY UPDATE: Due to the Winter Weather Advisory still in effect, all Centers will open at 8 a.m. tomorrow, February ...
02/12/2021

FACILITY UPDATE: Due to the Winter Weather Advisory still in effect, all Centers will open at 8 a.m. tomorrow, February 12th.

02/12/2021
City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

Please watch the latest COVID-19 Update with #ArlingtonTX Mayor Jeff Williams featuring the announcement of a Community Vaccination Center at AT&T Stadium. ➡️ arlingtontx.gov/coronavirus

ArlingtonTx Fire
02/12/2021

ArlingtonTx Fire

We administered approximately 2,000 first dose vaccines today at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center.

We will be open tomorrow, 9AM-4PM. We will be providing first doses on these days exclusively to those who have been scheduled to arrive by Tarrant County Public Health. Please arrive within your scheduled block of time.

FACILITY UPDATE: Due to the Winter Weather Advisory in effect, all programming and facilities will close at 6 p.m. tonig...
02/11/2021

FACILITY UPDATE: Due to the Winter Weather Advisory in effect, all programming and facilities will close at 6 p.m. tonight, February 11. Stay warm & safe #ArlingtonTX!

Cliff Nelson Recreation Center, Dottie Lynn Recreation Center, The Beacon Recreation Center, East Library and Recreation Center, Elzie Odom Athletic Center, Arlington Tennis Center & Arlington Golf

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, for Presidents' Day. Vi...
02/11/2021
2021 Presidents' Day Closures and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, for Presidents' Day. View the service schedule and full list of closings inside: ⬇️

Many local government administrative offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, for Presidents' Day. Regular hours will resume at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16.

PARK UPDATE: All park restrooms and water fountains are closed until further notice. We will update once reopening occur...
02/11/2021

PARK UPDATE: All park restrooms and water fountains are closed until further notice. We will update once reopening occurs.

FACILITY UPDATE: Due to the Winter Weather Advisory, all Centers that normally open at 6 a.m. will open at 8 a.m. tomorr...
02/11/2021

FACILITY UPDATE: Due to the Winter Weather Advisory, all Centers that normally open at 6 a.m. will open at 8 a.m. tomorrow, February 11th. Cliff Nelson Recreation Center, East Library and Recreation Center, Elzie Odom Athletic Center & The Beacon Recreation Center.

ArlingtonTx Fire
02/11/2021

ArlingtonTx Fire

We administered approximately 2,900 second dose vaccines today at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center.

We are currently scheduled to remain open Thursday and Friday. We will be providing first doses on these days exclusively to those who have been scheduled to arrive by Tarrant County Public Health.
Please arrive at any point within your scheduled block of time. Our hours of operation will once again be 9AM-4PM.

As freezing temps move into North Texas this week, it’s important to make sure your belongings and furry friends are saf...
02/10/2021
Prepare and Protect Your Home, Plants, and Pets Before Freezing Weather

As freezing temps move into North Texas this week, it’s important to make sure your belongings and furry friends are safe. Arlington Parks and Recreation has put together this list of steps you can take to protect your home, plants, and pets from freezing weather ❄️⬇️

As winter weather approaches and freezing temperatures move into North Texas this week, it’s important to take precautions and make sure your belongings and furry friends are safe from these frigid conditions. Arlington Parks and Recreation has put together this list of steps you can take to prote...

While Valentine's Day is a celebration of love, sometimes the holiday can make you feel anxious, frustrated, sad or lone...
02/10/2021
Give Yourself a Mental Health Break this Valentine’s Day

While Valentine's Day is a celebration of love, sometimes the holiday can make you feel anxious, frustrated, sad or lonely. Texas Health shares some tips on how to have a mentally healthy, happy and equally self-loving Valentine’s Day ❤️

While it has the potential to be a stressful holiday, we spoke with a mental health nurse practitioner to get some tips on how to have a mentally healthy Valentine’s Day.

One of the best things you can do to help your family stay safe is to enroll in age-appropriate swim lessons! City of Ar...
02/10/2021
Learn to Swim with Confidence with Arlington Aquatics

One of the best things you can do to help your family stay safe is to enroll in age-appropriate swim lessons! City of Arlington Aquatics offers a variety of swim lessons for ages six months to adult at East Library and Recreation Center Indoor Pool and will begin holding lessons at Arlington ISD Natatorium in March. Details inside: ⬇️

"There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them." - Jo WaltonE...
02/10/2021

"There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them." - Jo Walton

Enjoy this stunning sunset view over River Legacy Park! 🌅

Thank you ArlingtonTx Fire - 52,000+ vaccinations and counting!
02/09/2021

Thank you ArlingtonTx Fire - 52,000+ vaccinations and counting!

We administered approximately 2,800 second dose vaccines today at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center.

We hit the 50,000 vaccinations administered milestone today. In fact, we have now administered over 52,000 vaccinations (1st and 2nd doses).

We will continue administering second doses of the Moderna vaccine on Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be providing the second doses exclusively to those who received their first doses at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center, January 13th, 14th, or 15th. Those of you who received your first dose from us on either of these dates should have received notification of the appropriate time to arrive tomorrow. If you got your first dose from another provider, we will not be administering a second dose to you. Please arrive at any point within your scheduled block of time. Our hours of operation will once again be 9AM-4PM.

City of Arlington, TX - City Hall
02/09/2021

City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

The City’s website, arlingtontx.gov, has been restored. We appreciate your patience and apologize for the inconvenience. Please send us a message if you continue to experience any issues related to specific pages on our site.

City of Arlington Aquatics
02/09/2021

City of Arlington Aquatics

What are you doing this summer? Make a difference. Be apart of your community. No shoes required. 👣☀️💰

ArlingtonTx Fire
02/08/2021

ArlingtonTx Fire

We administered approximately 2,800 second dose vaccines today at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center.

We will continue administering second doses of the Moderna vaccine on Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be providing the second doses exclusively to those who received their first doses at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center, January 12th or 13th. Those of you who received your first dose from us on either of these dates should have received notification of the appropriate time to arrive tomorrow. If you got your first dose from another provider, we will not be administer a second dose to you. Please arrive at any point within your scheduled block of time. Our hours of operation will once again be 9AM-4PM.

02/08/2021
East Library and Recreation Center

East Library and Recreation Center is now hosting Virtual Zumba classes with morning and evening options, FREE for the month of February! Call 817-275-1351 to sign up or use the link below to register online:

https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/arlingtonparks/activity/search?onlineSiteId=0&activity_select_param=2&activity_keyword=zumba%20virtual&viewMode=list

We are excited to offer Virtual Zumba starting Wednesday, Feb. 3rd. Be sure to call 817-275-1351 to register and receive your on-line link for classes. Classes will be free for the month of February.

Happy Monday from Arlington Parks and Recreation - climb to new heights this week! 🌿Photo taken at Deaver Park
02/08/2021

Happy Monday from Arlington Parks and Recreation - climb to new heights this week! 🌿

Photo taken at Deaver Park

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is B.C. Barnes Park! This 9-acre neighborhood park in East Arlington offers a large playgrou...
02/05/2021

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is B.C. Barnes Park! This 9-acre neighborhood park in East Arlington offers a large playground, practice fields, pavilion, picnic area with grills, and a paved loop trail for hiking and biking.
Location: 3000 Daniel Dr, 76014

02/05/2021
Eunice Activity Center

Eunice Activity Center

Welcome the another fun Friday! My guest today is Cruz Enriquez, in charge of programs at the East Library and Recreation Center.

Our website may be down, but our registration site is still active and has not been impacted by this outage. Registratio...
02/05/2021

Our website may be down, but our registration site is still active and has not been impacted by this outage. Registration is open for fitness classes and programs! Here's the link: https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/arlingtonparks/home

We're still working to resolve the server issues impacting the City’s website, arlingtontx.gov. Our staff is working with the vendor to find a solution as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience and apologize for the inconvenience. The City's Action Center staff is available at 817.459.6777.

ArlingtonTx Fire
02/04/2021

ArlingtonTx Fire

We administered another 2,700 vaccines today at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center.

We will continue our operation tomorrow at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center. Once again, we are administering first shot vaccines only to those who are scheduled by Tarrant County Public Health. Please arrive at any point within your scheduled block of time. Our hours of operation will once again be 9AM-4PM.

We will soon be sending out notifications for those who are due their second doses next week.

City of Arlington, TX - City Hall
02/04/2021

City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

We're currently experiencing server issues on the City’s website, arlingtontx.gov. Our staff is working with the website vendor to resolve this as soon as possible and we appreciate your patience. The City's Action Center staff is available at 817.459.6777.

Take a look inside the clubhouse at Texas Rangers Golf Club and see the latest progress with our new 360° virtual tour! ...
02/04/2021
Texas Rangers Golf Club February 4

Take a look inside the clubhouse at Texas Rangers Golf Club and see the latest progress with our new 360° virtual tour! We are so excited for this facility to open later this spring ⛳️

Virtual Tour | Arlingtongolf.com/texas-rangers-golf-club | Texas Rangers Golf Club

ArlingtonTx Fire
02/04/2021

ArlingtonTx Fire

We administered approximately 2,700 vaccines today at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center.

Our on site registration system was down today at the Arlington Vaccination Site. This required us to promptly shift to manual on site registration. To ensure those who were scheduled received their vaccine, we remained open until 5PM. All traffic has cleared, and we have administered the vaccines to those who arrived today. We appreciate the patience of those who experienced any delays today. Our system has been restored and will be fully functional for tomorrow morning. We will continue our operation tomorrow at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center. Once agin, we are administering first shot vaccines only to those who are scheduled by Tarrant County Public Health. Please arrive at any point within your scheduled block of time. Our hours of operation will once again be 9AM-4PM.

With all of the information circulating about the COVID-19 vaccine, it can be hard to determine myth vs. fact. That's wh...
02/03/2021
Physician Debunks COVID-19 Vaccine Myths - Are You a Well Being?

With all of the information circulating about the COVID-19 vaccine, it can be hard to determine myth vs. fact. That's why Texas Health talked to Infectious Disease Specialist Allison Liddell, M.D., who debunked some common vaccine myths: ⬇️

As the COVID-19 vaccines roll out, there is the possibility of false information rolling out as well. We review some common myths circulating about the vaccine and clear up the confusion with reliable facts.

Black History Month is a chance to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of black Americans in #ArlingtonTX and aroun...
02/03/2021
Celebrate Black History Month in Arlington

Black History Month is a chance to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of black Americans in #ArlingtonTX and around the country! Arlington has a variety of programs and events taking place this February to acknowledge and celebrate these contributions: ⬇️

Every February since 1976, America has paid tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled and sacrificed to achieve their full place in society. Black History Month is also a chance to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of black Americans.

Address

Kelley Park - 4195 W Arkansas Ln
Arlington, TX
76013

Opening Hours

Monday 05:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 05:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 05:00 - 22:00
Thursday 05:00 - 22:00
Friday 05:00 - 22:00
Saturday 05:00 - 22:00
Sunday 05:00 - 22:00

Telephone

(817) 459-5474

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