News Flash

Posted on: May 23, 2023

Modified business hours on Memorial Day: Monday, May 29

City facilities will close or modify hours on Monday, May 29. Trash collection slides to the next day for all routes.

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Dealing with storm debris?

Strong winds can knock down tree limbs, fence panels and trash bins. If you're dealing with the aftermath of a Texas-size storm, here’s what you need to know to clean up.

Trash and recycling bins

Bins can be blown over or pushed away from...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Migratory bird nesting mitigation efforts

Allen Parks and Recreation has begun preventive measures, including surveillance of dense tree canopies and periodic noisemaking deterrents, to discourage migratory bird settlement at Celebration Park and Stacy Ridge Park.

If cattle egrets or night herons ...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: January 5, 2023

Join the 2023 Challenge of the Year at Don Rodenbaugh Aquatics Center

Woman in workout clothing sitting next to a kettle bell and water bottle

Build strength and consistency in 2023 by participating in Don Rodenbaugh Aquatics Center (DRAC) Challenge of the Year.

Visit the Fitness Center at DRAC to participate in the seasonal challenges, including:

  • The Climb (January-April): Use the rope t...
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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Spring closure at Don Rodenbaugh pools will bring new waterslide, HVAC improvements

Photo of a large pool with a red waterslide

Pool areas at Don Rodenbaugh Aquatics Center are closed March 15 to June 15 while crews perform a major HVAC overhaul and demolish the existing waterslide. A new waterslide will be installed later in the summer.

Other areas of the facility, including the f...

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Parks and Recreation News