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Tarrant County Recreation Programs


16 park districts and recreation departments offer recreation activities, including sports and special events, for Tarrant County residents. One recreation overview of a Tarrant County community appears on this page, others are available off-line from Metro Profiles. Note: Metro Profiles references recreation department websites to compile recreation overviews.



Arlington Parks & Recreation Dept. 717 W. Main St Arlington TX 76013 817-459-5474

Recreation facilities in Arlington include 7 Indoor & Outdoor Swimming Pools, 3 Golf Courses, a Tennis Center, Lake Arlington, 7 Recreation Centers, 3 Sports Centers, 2 Senior Recreation Centers (Eunice & New York) and several dozen developed and undeveloped parks. The parks collectively feature playgrounds for older children and for toddlers, picnic areas, grills, nature areas, league play sports fields (soccer, baseball/softball, football), sports practice fields, basketball, volleyball & tennis courts, fitness courses, handicapped accessibility, bike/hike trails, pavilions/shelters, facility lighting, fishing, water play, boating/lake access, horseshoes, historical markers and restrooms. Veterans Parks houses a disc golf facility, equestrian trails and 2 gardens (Wildscape & Xeriscape). Hugh Smith Indoor Pool (inside Hugh Smith Recreation Center), 1815 New York Ave, 817-275-0513 features a 25 yard pool with 1M diving board, changing room and restroom facilities, and offers swim programs for all ages. J.W. Dunlop Sports Center features a BMX Track. River Legacy Parks houses a Living Science Center. Lake Arlington offers opportunities for fishing and boating, with facilities such as boat launches, picnic areas, BBQ grills and restrooms located at the 2 parks adjoining the lake. Arlington's recreation centers collectively offer gyms, fitness rooms, and multi-purpose rooms. Recreation classes/programs that meet at the centers include fitness, sports, martial arts, dance, gymnastics, music, cheerleading, arts & crafts, preschool and day camp (ages 5-12). Dottie Lynn Recreation Center offers babysitting during specified hours. Elzie Odom Recreation Center also features a rock climbing wall (classes, private instruction and rental) and a sports arena (skating, indoor soccer, & hockey lessons/rentals, in-line hockey leagues, open & family skate nights). Hugh Smith Recreation Center also houses a computer lab and teen room, and personal trainers are available for adults at this center. Meadowbrook Recreation Center features a 9-hole golf course and its program offerings focus on structured athletic activities. Both Senior Recreation Centers are multi-purpose facilities for adults 50 years of age and older that offer weekday social, recreational and educational activities; SRC- New York also houses a nutritional (lunch) program (through the Senior Citizen Services of Greater Tarrant County, Inc. & the City of Arlington, which also offers transportation using "Handitran").




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