Posted on: April 24, 2017

Five things you need to know about Plano Parks and Recreation for this week!

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April 24

#1 Dedication ceremony officially opens Jack Carter Park and all-abilities playground

Plano citizens and members of the media are invited to a special dedication ceremony at 1:30 p.m. at the new Jack Carter Park with Mayor Harry LaRosiliere, P...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Summer leisure catalog hits mailboxes this week, registration opens May 6

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Many residents have been asking when they can expect to see our summer leisure catalog and the wait is nearly over. If you have a Plano Parks and Recreation membership or have taken any of our classes in the past few years, you should be receiving our sea...

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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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Register for camps here
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 30, 2017

Large dog drinking fountain at Jack Carter Dog Park temporarily closed for repairs

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Our maintenance staff strives to ensure that Plano’s Jack Carter Dog Park is properly tended to and taken care of year round and recently they discovered some drainage issues at the large dog portion of the park. This was compounded by recent ra...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Class variety, innovative instructors make TMC a popular learning experience for kids

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Pictured: A girl learns about centrifugal force at Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center with a handmade model of a spinning ride.

Think all recreation centers are the same? Not in Plano! If you’re looking for something fun and unique to immerse your...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Nature walks, night hikes and more taking place at Oak Point Nature & Retreat Center

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Pictured: Kids learn the basics of GPS and how to use one to locate geocaches at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve.

Spring has indeed sprung across North Texas—bluebonnet sightings are in full effect, plants and trees have shaken off the winter grey in exch...

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Online Registration for Outdoor Classes
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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Site Plan
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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