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Posted on: June 16, 2019

Mustang Summer Camp Relocated to Cimarron Rec Center

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Mustang Recreation Center sustained roof damage on Sunday, June 16 during the storm. City staff are currently assessing the damage and scope of repairs.

As a result, summer day camp at Mustang will be temporarily relocated to Cimarron Recreation Center, 20...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

City of Irving Requests Resident Input on Parks Master Plan

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The City of Irving wants to invest in its parks and recreation properties. Along with Halff Associates, the city has drawn up a master plan, called “Let’s Play Irving, Parks Master Plan.” However, before the plan is finalized, the city encourages resident...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Join the 2019 World’s Largest Swim Lesson June 20

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Irving residents of all ages are invited to join thousands from around the globe as West Irving Aquatic Center hosts the World’s Largest Swim Lesson (WLSL) from 1 to 3 p.m. June 20.

Created by the World Waterpark Association, this global event serves as a ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Dragon Boat, Kite, Lantern Festival June 23

Workers display Chinese dragon during DFW Dragon Boat, Kite, Lantern Festival in Irving, Texas.

Celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander heritage in the United States. Irving residents can enjoy an opportunity to celebrate Asian culture during the annual DFW Dragon Boat, Kite and Lantern Festival at the Las Colinas Urban Center along the shores of Lake ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Summer Swim Lessons Save Lives

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Learn great skills to get ready for trips to the beach, a day on the water at a lake or to keep children safe. Irving has great neighborhood pools and welcoming aquatics staff. Fun for the whole family — learning to swim is an investment that lasts a life...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

2019 Summer Games Bring Out the Competitors

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Youth, ages 11-17, will enjoy competing in this two-week, Olympic-style Summer Games. From water volleyball to basketball, and team sports to one-on-one activities, there is a competition for everyone. During practices, participants will learn various spo...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Celebrate Children’s Day at the Theater with Free Performances

Marionette puppets depicting Disney princesses.

Le Theatre de Marionette presents “Happily Ever After.” It’s a Princess-Palooza in this fun and interactive show that features all the storybook princesses including Cinderella, Belle and the Beast, Jasmine and Aladdin, Tiana...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Summer Lunch Program

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Irving’s Parks and Recreation Department will provide healthy meal options to complement the schedule of exciting summer camp activities at four recreation centers (Georgia Farrow, Lee Park, Northwest Park and Senter Park). The program is offere...

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Learn more about Summer Splash Camp Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Teen Summer Field Trip Series Offers a Summer of Memories

Teens stand with a statue of Mario at the National Video Game Museum.

Youth and teens can enjoy area attractions by registering for one of the weekly field trips hosted by Lively Pointe Youth Center. With a variety of trip options, teens can learn about the history of video gaming, cheer on the Texas Rangers or discover the...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Free Summer Fun at Fritz Park Petting Farm

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The Fritz Park Petting Farm offers an ideal setting for people of all ages to learn about farming and farm animals. For more than 30 years, Fritz Park has been the place to experience farm life, including hands-on contact with an assortment of animals &am...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Summer Pool Parties Planned for Teens

Teens play volleyball in the pool at West Irving Aquatic Center.

Middle and high school students are invited to create fun memories with friends at Poolside Teen Jam events planned this summer. Hosted by Lively Pointe Youth Center, the Teen Jams combine music, food, friends and water into a party atmosphere. Admission ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 15, 2019

One-Act Play Tournament Returns to Irving Arts Center

Children acting in a play on stage at the Irving Arts Center.

Blossoming young actors and actresses can showcase their talents by participating in the One-Act Play Tournament at 7 p.m. July 19 at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.

One-Act Play classes for youth, ages 7-17, are held throughout the summer ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Campion Trail, Park Closures Due to Flooding

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Campion Trail and various city parks currently are closed due to flooding, especially along the West and Elm Forks of the Trinity River. City of Irving staff continue to monitor parks and trails to ensure the safety of all users. Park closures include:

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