Parks and Recreation Projects

Hear the latest project updates in our new video series, Project Life! It's your go-to source for what's movin' and shakin' at Allen Parks and Recreation. Scroll below for information on completed and future projects.

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  1. Aquatics center waterslide installed 2023

    New waterslide at Don Rodenbaugh Aquatics Center

    The leisure pool area has a new waterslide to ride! This new addition will delight swimmers of all ages with twists, turns, fun sounds and colorful lighting. Read on...
  2. Allen Heritage Village welcome signage

    Restoration complete at Heritage Village

    Allen Heritage Village is completely restored and open for visits! The work included updates to new and existing structures as well as construction of a beautiful new pavilion. Read on...
  3. Aerial photo of trail winding through Bethany Lakes Park

    New loop trail at Bethany Lakes Park

    The new loop adds 0.8 miles to the current concrete trail. The loop will accommodate two-way pedestrian and bicycle traffic and meets Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards to provide better accessibility for visitors. Read on...

Parks Projects

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

Project NameProject StatusEstimated Completion*
Molsen TrailheadUnder constructionSpring 2024
Stephen G. Terrell Recreation CenterUnder constructionJanuary 2024
ADA Transition PlanFinal report in progress - Get updatesFall 2023
The Bark Yard (public dog park)Under constructionLate spring 2024
Ford Master PlanData analysis in progress - Get updatesLate spring 2024
Rowlett Creek Trail Expansion Design (Southern Section)In design; construction begins in 20252026
Rowlett Creek Trail Expansion Design (Northern Section)In design; construction begins in 20252026