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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Staff Connects with Residents through Virtual Programming

Employee is seated in a chair teaching an online fitness class using an iPad.

While COVID-19 has put much of the city’s facilities and personal interactions on lock-down, residents can now connect with staff through a number of virtual programming opportunities. The Parks and Recreation Department and the Irving Public Li...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Parks and Recreation, Library Announce Reopenings in June

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The City of Irving will open a limited number of library, park, recreational facilities beginning June 1, with more coming June 8. Facilities that serve Irving residents across the city and provide the safest structure for reopening were carefully selecte...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Explore Irving's Parks with a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Irving Parks and Rec Scavenger Hunt logo

So you think you know Irving’s parks? The Parks and Recreation Department challenges families and individuals to a Virtual Scavenger Hunt that will test their knowledge of the great features found right here in Irving. The hunt is family friendl...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

The Governor’s Order and Reopening Public Swimming Pools

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Governor Abbott’s Executive Order released on May 5 referenced the reopening of public swimming pools on May 8, if permitted by the local government. When city facilities closed in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Irving began...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Heritage Park Redevelopment Begins May 26

Architect rendering of the new Heritage Park stage facility.

Photo (right): Architectural rendering of the new Heritage Park entertainment stage building.

Redevelopment of Heritage Park begins May 26. Residents will see safety fencing spring up, and then demolition work and relocation of amenities will occur. Constr...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Two New Trails to Open in Irving

A view of the new Rock Island Trail in Irving, Texas.

In the months ahead, Irving will open two new trails. They will provide new opportunities for recreation - and connect to other trail systems across North Texas.The right lane of westbound Rock Island Road, at the intersection with Irby Road, will be clos...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

North Campion Parks, Trails Remain Closed

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

Parks and sections of north Campion Trail along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River remain closed due to flooding. City of Irving staff continue to monitor parks and trails to ensure the safety of all users.

Parks with closed areas and sections of the trail ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Jaycee Park

The pond and Delaware Creek running through Jaycee Park, Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving is expanding Jaycee Park pond and its dam.

The project is part of the Delaware Creek Drainage Improvements project between Cripple Creek Drive and State Highway 183. Excavation to make the pond wider has begun, and construction also is u...

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Explore Irving's Parks with a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Irving Parks and Rec Scavenger Hunt logo

So you think you know Irving’s parks? The Parks and Recreation Department challenges families and individuals to a Virtual Scavenger Hunt that will test their knowledge of the great features found right here in Irving. The hunt is family friendl...

Read on...

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