Parks and Recreation Projects

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Scroll below for information on completed projects and future projects.

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  1. Playground shade structure at Orchards Park

    New shade structures at Allen parks

    New playground shade structures are ready for play at Orchards, Dayspring and Spirit parks. These structures are the latest to be added at Allen parks. Shade structures were added at Bethany Lakes, Greenville Heights and Twin Creeks parks in 2020-2021. Read on...
  2. Trees and signage at Rolling Hills Park

    Rolling Hills Parks now open with new amenities

    Now spanning three acres, the new park offers an upgraded playground, loop trail, pavilion area, pollinator garden, sport court and open play area. Construction started in summer 2022 and the park reopened to the public in January. Read on...
  3. Front cover of Parks and Open Space Master Plan

    2021-2031 Master Plan approved by City Council

    The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan serves as a guide for future parks and recreation planning in Allen. The Plan was developed by Allen Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with MHS Planning & Design and PROS Consulting. Read on...

Parks Projects

Completion dates are subject to change due to weather, funding and contract adjustments.

Project NameProject StatusEstimated Completion*
Stephen G. Terrell Recreation CenterUnder constructionLate summer 2023
Bethany Lakes Loop TrailUnder constructionSpring 2023
Rowlett Creek Trail Expansion Design (Southern Section)In design; construction to begin in 20252026
Rowlett Creek Trail Expansion Design (Northern Section)In design; construction to begin in 20252026
Heritage Village RestorationConstruction documents in reviewFall 2023
The Bark Yard (public dog park)Design underwayFall 2023