Arlington Parks and Recreation

Arlington Parks and Recreation • 73.8 acres • Bike / Hike trail (1.09 mi) • Eco-system restoration (20 acres) • Picnic areas • Wetland After receiving his medical training from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Mayor Cluck served in the U.S.

Air Force for two years during the Vietnam War as a general medical officer at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines. From 1971 to 1994, he served in private practice as an Arlington obstetrician-gynecologist. Cluck was elected to the office of Mayor of the City of Arlington in May 2003 after serving two terms on the City Council. This site welcomes family-friendly comments and posts. We reserve the right to immediately remove content that contains personal attacks, profanity and information unrelated to the topic. Comments posted to this page will be monitored. The City of Arlington, Texas reserves the right to remove inappropriate comments including those that have obscene language or sexual content, threaten or defame any person or organization, violate the legal ownership interest of another party, support or oppose political candidates or ballot propositions, promote illegal activity, promote commercial services or products or are not topically related to the particular posting.

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Even behind our masks, you can tell it was all smiles here today at Eunice Activity Center where staff served over 100 g...
11/12/2020

Even behind our masks, you can tell it was all smiles here today at Eunice Activity Center where staff served over 100 grab-and-go Italian lunches to residents, curbside style! Big thank you to Ventana Grille for providing these delicious meals 😊 #ArlingtonKindness

Here's some #FallFoliage for your feed 🌳💛 taken at Thora Hart ParkHave you spotted some beautiful fall colors in our par...
11/12/2020

Here's some #FallFoliage for your feed 🌳💛 taken at Thora Hart Park

Have you spotted some beautiful fall colors in our parks? Share your photos with us below!

Keep America Beautiful
11/12/2020
Keep America Beautiful

Keep America Beautiful

America Recycles Day is this Sunday, Nov. 15! This year, we encourage individuals to reduce, reuse, repurpose, and recycle throughout the year. Together, we can create lasting change. Click to read more.

Sponsors of this year’s America Recycles Day include Title Sponsor Cox Enterprises, as well as Bottled Water (International Bottled Water Association) and Michelob ULTRA.

City of Arlington Aquatics
11/11/2020

City of Arlington Aquatics

We LOVE our new pool! Come check it out!

Have social distancing practices taken a toll on your well-being? Texas Health offers these tips for staying physically ...
11/11/2020
Impact of Social Distancing on Well-Being - Are You a Well Being?

Have social distancing practices taken a toll on your well-being? Texas Health offers these tips for staying physically and mentally well while we have to stay six feet apart.

Many people are facing challenges at home. Here are some tips to help you maintain your well-being while social distancing.

11/11/2020
City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

We're live for the #ArlingtonTX #VeteransDay Observance Ceremony at Veterans Park in The #AmericanDreamCity!

City of Arlington, TX - City Hall
11/11/2020

City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

We want to thank all of our country's veterans for serving this great nation and for protecting our freedoms and the ability to pursue the American Dream. ❤

Please take the time today to honor all of the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Today and every day, we thank you! #VeteransDay

11/10/2020
East Library and Recreation Center

ICYMI: Want the latest buzz on all things East? Be sure to like and follow East Library and Recreation Center on Facebook! ⬇️

This collaborative facility between the Parks and Recreation and Libraries departments is the first of its kind in Arlington.

Whether you're looking to take a fitness class, host a pool party, browse the bookshelves or borrow a laptop to do some ...
11/10/2020
City Celebrates Opening of East Library and Recreation Center in East Arlington

Whether you're looking to take a fitness class, host a pool party, browse the bookshelves or borrow a laptop to do some work online, you'll find what you need at the newly opened East Library and Recreation Center!

Read more about this new co-located facility and the important role it will play in bringing accessible amenities and resources to residents of all ages: ⬇️

Fall calls for leaf hunting and turning them into something adorable! Design your own cute critter with our printable le...
11/10/2020

Fall calls for leaf hunting and turning them into something adorable! Design your own cute critter with our printable leaf hedgehog template. Gather colorful leaves that will serve as your hedgehog's quills and follow the instructions below! Share your hedgehog with us by tagging us and using #NaturallyFun 🍂🍁

11/10/2020
City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

The newly opened East Library and Recreation Center is a powerhouse of resources that the residents and leaders of Arlington could not be more excited about!

Whether you’re looking to take a fitness class, host a pool party, browse the bookshelves or borrow a laptop to work online, the newly opened East Library & Recreation Center offers a variety of programs, amenities and resources for residents of all ages! ➡️ ow.ly/LrA050Cg0kf

East Library and Recreation Center
11/09/2020

East Library and Recreation Center

The grand opening of the East Library and Recreation Center took place Monday, November 9, 2020 at 10 a.m. Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us in person and virtual!

The co-facility from Arlington Parks and Recreation and Arlington Public Library is located at 1817 New York Ave. Arlington, TX 76010.

There is something for everyone at this new state-of-the-art facility in The #AmericanDreamCity! ❤

11/09/2020
City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

City of Arlington, TX - City Hall

We're live for the grand opening of the East Library and Recreation Center! The co-facility from Arlington Parks and Recreation and Arlington Public Library is located at 1817 New York Ave. Arlington, TX 76010.

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is Bob Cooke Park! This park is filled to the brim with activities to keep the whole family ...
11/06/2020

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is Bob Cooke Park! This park is filled to the brim with activities to keep the whole family entertained for hours. There are tennis and basketball courts, playgrounds, a one-mile hike and bike trail, and plenty of open space for a weekend picnic.

Here you'll also find the newly constructed East Library and Recreation Center - take some time to relax and explore everything this park has to offer if you are attending The East Library & Recreation Center Grand Opening Celebration next week!

Location: 2025 Craig Hanking Dr, 76010

The countdown to East continues! Only THREE more days until the East Library & Recreation Center Grand Opening Celebrati...
11/06/2020

The countdown to East continues! Only THREE more days until the East Library & Recreation Center Grand Opening Celebration you won't want to miss.

Here's an inside peek at the East Library and Recreation Center conference room and locker room design! Unmatched effort was poured into every detail at this facility, and it shows. We can't wait for you to see it!

If you’re like most gardeners, spring has you springing to the garden center to grab new plants every year, but did you ...
11/05/2020
Tips on When and Where to Plant Trees and Shrubs

If you’re like most gardeners, spring has you springing to the garden center to grab new plants every year, but did you know fall is actually the best planting season? APRD’s Urban Forestry Land Manager, Wendy Pappas, outlines these tips for determining the best time and place to introduce trees and shrubs to your garden.

If you’re like most gardeners, spring has you springing to the garden center to grab new plants every year. It’s tempting to feel that first dose of fresh spring air and immediately begin planting new trees and shrubs, but as mentioned in our previous gardening article, planting trees and shrubs...

Now that's a beautiful gymnasium!Only FOUR more days until the East Library & Recreation Center Grand Opening Celebratio...
11/05/2020

Now that's a beautiful gymnasium!

Only FOUR more days until the East Library & Recreation Center Grand Opening Celebration! Come see this brand new facility in person with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, guest speakers, tours, light refreshments, and more.

When it comes to in-person physical therapy, it’s natural to have some apprehension about how safe hands-on guidance cou...
11/04/2020
Physical Therapy During COVID-19: Keeping You Safe, Mobile and Pain-Free

When it comes to in-person physical therapy, it’s natural to have some apprehension about how safe hands-on guidance could be right now. Texas Health outlines how your therapy appointment might look a little different, and why you shouldn't delay treatment.

If you need physical therapy right now, it’s natural to have some apprehension. We spoke with a physical therapist to discuss safety.

Get up and stretch your wings - it's #WildlifeWednesday! Did you know ducks have excellent vision? Since their eyes are ...
11/04/2020

Get up and stretch your wings - it's #WildlifeWednesday!

Did you know ducks have excellent vision? Since their eyes are on the sides of their heads, their field of vision spans nearly 340 degrees! Their eye shape also allows them to see objects near and far simultaneously.

Photo taken at Veterans Park pond

11/04/2020
East Library and Recreation Center

The page for East Library and Recreation Center is now LIVE! Go show our friends at East some love by following the page as we count down the days until the East Library & Recreation Center Grand Opening Celebration 🙌

This collaborative facility between the Parks and Recreation and Libraries departments is the first of its kind in Arlington.

Less than ONE week until the East Library & Recreation Center Grand Opening Celebration! In case you missed it, take a p...
11/03/2020
EAST LIBRARY AND RECREATION CENTER October 20

Less than ONE week until the East Library & Recreation Center Grand Opening Celebration! In case you missed it, take a peek inside the facility with this 360° virtual tour! We hope you are able to make it out and see the new center in person next Monday.

Virtual Tour | 360 Progression tour of our new EAST LIBRARY AND RECREATION CENTER. | 2018-0208 department plan smaller version

You may remember our Five Senses Scavenger Hunt from spring, and what a lovely fall day to try it out again and explore ...
11/03/2020

You may remember our Five Senses Scavenger Hunt from spring, and what a lovely fall day to try it out again and explore what the new season has to offer! This activity will encourage your little ones to use all of their senses to complete their hunt.

Leaves are falling, and autumn is calling! Have you spotted any colorful leaves lately? Share them with us by tagging us...
11/02/2020

Leaves are falling, and autumn is calling! Have you spotted any colorful leaves lately? Share them with us by tagging us and using #NaturallyFun 🍂🍃

Ready for another month of fun fitness classes? Check out the November fitness classes you can take part in at The Beaco...
10/30/2020

Ready for another month of fun fitness classes? Check out the November fitness classes you can take part in at The Beacon Recreation Center! 💪

Gold membership and registration are required for all classes, and virtual options are available for several classes. Come get fit with us in an engaging environment specifically designed to meet the needs of all skill levels!

Register online at bit.ly/BeaconFitness or call The Beacon at 817-575-8340

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is W.O. & Zeta Workman Park! This 9-acre neighborhood park is a wonderful place to spend som...
10/30/2020

Our featured #ParkOfTheWeek is W.O. & Zeta Workman Park! This 9-acre neighborhood park is a wonderful place to spend some time outdoors this weekend, whether you want to shoot some hoops, hike or jog on the paved trail, enjoy a picnic, or climb to new heights on the playground!
Location: 6701 Tabor Drive, 76002

Good eats and great views! Open to the public and located at Tierra Verde Golf Club.
10/30/2020

Good eats and great views! Open to the public and located at Tierra Verde Golf Club.

We're Back! Inside dining service has resumed at Ventana Grille under our social distancing/COVID-19 precautionary measures. Our open-air patio remains open as well. We will also continue curbside pickup and our express window for those who want to enjoy a more contactless experience. Please call (817) 548-5047 for more info.

Here's a sneak peek of the Kid's Club at the new East Library and Recreation Center! Are you and your kiddos excited to ...
10/30/2020

Here's a sneak peek of the Kid's Club at the new East Library and Recreation Center! Are you and your kiddos excited to join in on the fun? 🎉🎉

Wonder Woman, Minnie Mouse, and many more made an appearance at this years Tiny Tots Trail where they showed off their c...
10/29/2020

Wonder Woman, Minnie Mouse, and many more made an appearance at this years Tiny Tots Trail where they showed off their costumes, got their face painted, decorated pumpkins, and played games at Dottie Lynn Recreation Center. 🎃👻🍬

Wonder Woman, Minnie Mouse, and many more made an appearance at this years Tiny Tots Trail where they showed off their costumes, got their face painted, decorated pumpkins, and played games at Dottie Lynn Recreation Center.

Wonder Woman, Minnie Mouse, and many more made an appearance at this years Tiny Tots Trail where they showed off their c...
10/29/2020

Wonder Woman, Minnie Mouse, and many more made an appearance at this years Tiny Tots Trail where they showed off their costumes, got their face painted, decorated pumpkins, and played games at Dottie Lynn Recreation Center.

Wonder Woman, Minnie Mouse, and many more made an appearance at this years Tiny Tots Trail where they showed off their costumes, got their face painted, decorated pumpkins, and played games at Dottie Lynn Recreation Center.

FREE TREES! Italian Stone Pine, Lacy Oak, & Texas Rosebud Seedlings are available for pickup at Parks Admin - 717 W. Mai...
10/29/2020

FREE TREES! Italian Stone Pine, Lacy Oak, & Texas Rosebud Seedlings are available for pickup at Parks Admin - 717 W. Main St. Only 300 seedlings available. First come, first served.

The Beacon Recreation Center
10/28/2020

The Beacon Recreation Center

Looking for some specific fitness training for your kiddo? We have a team dedicated to building them in in a fun environment. 🏃‍♀️Try out Beacon Compete, free for Gold members. Call 817-575-8340 for more info.

UPDATE: Due to a delay in delivery of trees, tomorrow's giveaway (Thursday, October 29) will start in the afternoon inst...
10/28/2020
Fall Tree Giveaways - Oct. & Nov.

UPDATE: Due to a delay in delivery of trees, tomorrow's giveaway (Thursday, October 29) will start in the afternoon instead of at 9:00 am.

Planting trees is necessary to create a new generation of forests. The giveaways will have minimal or no staff presence to reduce interaction and guests are encouraged to practice social distancing.

When gyms opened again, many people had mixed feelings about returning to exercise in a public space after months of sta...
10/28/2020
A Dedication to Keeping You Safe at the Gym - Are You a Well Being?

When gyms opened again, many people had mixed feelings about returning to exercise in a public space after months of staying at home. Texas Health understands why people feel that way, so they suggest these tips and precautions for keeping yourself safe and healthy during your gym workout.

Ready to head back to the gym? Learn more about what Texas Health is doing to keep you safe at our Fitness Centers plus healthy tips.

10/28/2020
Arlington Parks and Recreation

If you are feeling cooped up on this rainy day, join us for a virtual hike through River Legacy Park.🌳✨

For today’s #WalkthroughWednesday join us for a virtual hike unlike any other in Arlington! River Legacy Park has over 10 miles of trail for hiking and biking where you can retreat into a natural landscape right in the heart of the Metroplex. Follow alongside the Trinity River in this highly diverse ecological haven that homes countless birds, fish, mammals, and native plants.

Looking for an activity to lift your spirits on this gloomy day? Leaf lanterns are an awesome autumn craft to teach your...
10/27/2020

Looking for an activity to lift your spirits on this gloomy day? Leaf lanterns are an awesome autumn craft to teach your little ones about the changing seasons and get them excited about a colorful outdoor adventure!

Check out our blog post for detailed instructions: bit.ly/LeafLanterns

Address

Dr. Robert Cluck Linear Park
Arlington, TX
76011

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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