Posted on: May 26, 2017

Meet your Urban Forester: Angela Kralik

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Angela Kralik is mother of three, but you could also say she is a mother to about 1.7 million public and private trees in Plano as well. Our urban forester takes great care when it comes to making sure these renewable resources live full and healthy lives...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Things to know from Plano Parks & Rec, May 29-June 3

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#1 Memorial Day closings

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29, the following Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed or have special hours:

Administrative offices, Carpenter Park Recreation Center, Plano Senior Recreation Cente...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Our guide to Plano Parks & Recreation Summer Camps

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Summer is officially upon us, and if you are still looking for ways to keep the kiddos occupied over the next couple of months Plano Parks and Recreation has plenty of summer camp options to choose from.

Camp registration closes the Friday before each camp...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Free Play in the Park program kicks off June 7 at Willowcreek Park

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Looking for something fun for the kids to do without breaking the budget? Sometimes the best method for making lasting memories is through the simplest of activities. For us, that consists of giving children the gift of play in the great outdoors. That&am...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

5 things to know/do from Plano Parks and Rec

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From paying tribute to our lost brothers and sisters in arms to fireflies and summer plans, May continues to heat up with many fun things to see and do with the help of Plano Parks and Recreation. Here’s what we have going on for this week:

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Summer swimming roundup—your guide to Plano’s pools

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Our pools open for Memorial Day weekend (Saturday and Sunday hours vary by pool) including Monday, from 1-6 p.m. at all pools. Summer daily hours begin June 5. 

All of our aquatic facilities also offer rental options for parties. Click here for more i...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Summer camp sneak peek: GoApe and FlowRider added to outdoor activities

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Our exploration of summer camp fun in Plano continues with a look at our outdoor recreation camps. Featuring a mix of everything, our weeklong Sports Camp and Scramble Ramble are sure to thrill any child age 10 to 16 who likes to stay on the move. We&...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Busy parents count on Camp Connections for flexible summer hours

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For most kids, summer break means letting loose and sleeping in, but for busy parents it can be a real source of anxiety. These days it’s an all too common conundrum: how do you ensure a fun-filled summer for your kids without breaking the budge...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve improvements could bring Plano’s first destination playground

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Since its creation in 2009, this preserve has become an ideal escape for runners, hikers, cyclists and photographers alike.  Its abundant wildlife and picturesque views make Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve the pride of Plano.

But Oak Point Park &...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Coyote Creek Park cleanup yields 1,160 pounds of trash

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Organized by Live Green in Plano—the volunteer arm of Plano’s Sustainability and Environmental Education Department—cleanup volunteers were able to collect more than 1,100 pounds of refuse in two hours!

Volunteer projects like these are v...

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Watch a video of the cleanup
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Paddle up: Liberty Recreation Center now offers Pickleball open play

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Now, thanks to the staff at Liberty Recreation Center, Plano will have one more place to paddle up with friends. Located at 2601 Glencliff Drive, the center will begin offering new open play hours for this fun and fast-paced sport on Tuesdays and Thursday...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Stand apart, save a life—be a lifeguard for Plano Parks and Recreation

  

It may look like an easy task on the surface, but being a lifeguard for Plano Parks and Recreation is one of the most rewarding positions on our team. These highly trained employees are a critical component for providing a fun and safe aquatic...

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