News Flash

Posted on: November 29, 2021

Rainbow trout restocking at Horseshoe Pond

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The annual rainbow trout restocking at Bethany Lake's Horseshoe Pond takes place on Friday, Dec. 10.

Before you grab your rod and reel, please note our partner hatchery, Texas Parks and Wildlife, is experiencing feed supply shortages which have slowed the ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Roof replacement, pool maintenance to impact operations at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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Temporary closures are required while Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium receives a new roof and other maintenance, including repairs in the aquatics area and deep cleaning of pools.

Construction is scheduled from November 8 to December 20. A detailed closure sched...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Dog park project funding approved by CDC

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Plans for a new dog park at Jupiter Park will move forward following funding approval from the Allen Community Development Corporation (CDC).

The initial design phase has been completed and a public hearing is scheduled for the November 15 Allen CDC meetin...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

No Crackers For Quackers - Help keep waterfowl healthy

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Wild ducks and geese are beloved parts of our Allen parks, but they prefer to be admired from afar. In fact, sharing crackers, bread, chips and other human snacks can cause ducks and geese to develop serious health problems! Human food also disrupts their...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Challenge of the Year

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Establish consistency and a healthy routine during Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2021 Challenge of the Year! 

To participate in the Check In Challenge, complete at least 30 minutes of exercise three times a week for 40 weeks. Work outs can be comple...

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