Allen Parks and Recreation Department
With nearly 800 acres of developed park land, nearly 50 miles of hiking and nature trails and five recreation facilities, Allen is your ultimate destination for family fun! Get the complete listing of our parks and recreation facilities amenities.

Parks and Recreation Guide
This One.pngRegistration is now open to the public! Register on-line for classes programs today! Find out what’s going on around Allen with the new summer edition of the Allen Parks and Recreation guide.

Printed guides available at all recreation facilities. Not able to visit us in person? Call 214.509.4700 and we will be happy to mail one to you!

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REAL Customer Service
Allen Parks and Recreation is driven by a set of guiding principles – a customer service philosophy termed REAL. Allen Parks and Recreation strives to always deliver Remarkable service from Empowered employees. It is our goal to create Amazing experiences resulting in Lasting impressions! REAL Service is our commitment to you, our residents, valued customers and guests to provide a level of service that is unmatched by others.

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns National Gold Medal Finalist for Third Consecutive YearNRPA Gold Medal Finalist Allen Parks and Recreation.JPG
The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), named City of Allen’s Parks and Recreation Department a finalist for the third consecutive year for the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.

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Bring Your Event to Allen

Allen City Council has approved a development agreement for the construction of The Convention Center at Watters Creek. The $85 million, four-star facility will be built at Bethany Drive and North Central Expressway. It is projected to open in January 2017.

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