Let's Play! Recreation Enrichment Vehicle (REV)
Experience Allen's new 'fun on wheels'
Allen has a new set of wheels to help residents get active and have fun!
The Let’s Play! Recreation Enrichment Vehicle (REV) is packed full of activities to get you moving, from hula hoops and yoga mats to a portable volleyball net. Operated by Allen Parks and Recreation, the REV is described as a “recreation center on wheels” bringing events and programming to locations around Allen.
Call 214.509.4760 for more information or read our FAQs.
- Weather Note: Be weather watchful before heading out to a REV event! Our park activities may be canceled if there are rain or excessive heat advisories in effect.
- Registration and Drop-In Policy: REV events are drop-in to play, not drop-off to play. Parents/guardians must stay within the vicinity of the REV during the event.
WATCH: A new way to party and play!
- Who can use the Recreation Enrichment Vehicle (REV)?
Allen Parks and Recreation's REV program serves needs-based demographics in Allen through use of pop-up events and special programs. The REV serves but is not limited to the following demographics and programs:
- Areas with limited access to recreational facilities
- Disaster relief and community outreach
- Low-income households
- Minority demographics
- Special Needs and Adaptive Programs (SNAP)
- Pop-up special events
The REV works with a variety of groups and organizations to provide recreation programs and activities. Please contact The Edge if you're interested in booking dates for a pop-up program or activity.
The REV often travels in tandem with the Let’s Party! Neighborhood Block Party Trailer coordinated by the Community Enhancement Department. The REV is not available for public use; however, the Block Party Trailer can be reserved by neighborhood groups participating in the City's Neighborhood Partnership Program.
- Where can I participate in REV activities?
You can participate in REV activities at any City event where the vehicle is in use.
- What kinds of activities does the REV offer?
The REV arrives with all the equipment needed for an afternoon of sports, activities and games!
Included with the REV
- Arts and crafts: Easels, paint brushes
- Athletic equipment: Dodgeball, soccer ball and goals, kickball, jump ropes, portable volleyball net
- Yard games: Giant Checkers, Giant Connect Four, Giant Jenga, Giant Yard Pong, bocce ball
- Other equipment: Inflatable gaga ball pit, Slackline, Yoga mats, floor scooters, steps