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Parks and Recreation

Posted on: March 24, 2020

Irving Parks and Recreation Closures, Cancellations

City Hall, Irving, Texas

Dallas County has declared a disaster for public health, and on March 23, amended its order for public gatherings. As a result, the City of Irving is taking action regarding specific city-sponsored events and activities with 10 or greater participants, as well as other high-risk activities and areas. In addition, the county emphasizes the importance to maintain a social distance of 6 feet.

Until further notice, the following Irving Parks and Recreation closures, cancellations and other measures are in effect.


  • North Lake Natatorium and Heritage Aquatic Center are closed. 
  • All events, open swims, lessons and practices are canceled as a result.

Parks and Athletics

  • The Lively Park Skate Park is closed.
  • The Irving Dog Park is closed.
  • All playgrounds, park equipment and sports courts are closed until further notice. However, open space parks and trails remain open.
  • All athletic fields for practices, league play and tournaments are closed.


  • The Future ME Conference scheduled for March 28 is canceled.
  • The April 4 Citywide Egg Hunt is canceled.
  • All recreation centers, as well as the Heritage Senior Center and Lively Pointe Youth Center, are closed. All associated activities/events are canceled until further notice.
  • All City of Irving fitness facilities are closed.

Other City Events

Read the Dallas County Updated Order for March 23, 2020

Please note, the City of Irving may adjust these actions as the situation develops and Dallas County makes further recommendations.

Questions or concerns about Coronavirus and/or the disaster declaration should be directed by calling Dallas County at 211 option 6.

See more COVID-19 updates from the city
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