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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Let’s Play Irving: Participate in the Online Survey

Irving Summer Splash Camp attendees enjoy an outing.

Irving’s parks and trails, pools, recreation centers and sporting venues are some of the most popular places around town for residents play and learn. The Parks and Recreation Department and Halff Associates continue to gather feedback about the...

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Posted on: January 21, 2015

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Programs

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Classes

Looking to join an exercise class or register your child for day camp? Recreation center patrons must register for programs online using ActiveNet. The new online registration service eliminates the need to stand in lines at recreation centers on registra...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Fritz Park Petting Zoo Open Through July 31

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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 — f...

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Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Bird’s Fort Trail River Bank Repair and Canoe Launch Project

Patrons enjoy Bird's Fort Trail Park in Irving, Texas.

River bank repair work and construction of a canoe launch has begun at Bird’s Fort Trail Park, 5756 Riverside Drive; the project is scheduled to be completed by the end of October, weather permitting. Located on the north side of the large pavil...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Scheduled for Summer

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The Heritage Aquatic Center will close for approximately eight weeks for pool renovations, beginning May 31. The Parks and Recreation Department is working with the City of Irving Building and Equipment Services Department on the $690,000 project.

The aqua...

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2018

North Campion Extension to Coppell

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

Work continues on north Campion Trail to connect to Coppell's trail system, as part of the region's planned bike/hike trail that will connect Irving to Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, crews are working at the north end of Sam Houston Trail Park. This ph...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 19, 2018

Calling All Comedians! Apply for the Laughs by the Lake Comedy Showcase by July 27

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The City of Irving’s annual Laughs by the Lake outdoor comedy show returns to the shores of Lake Carolyn on Friday, Aug. 31. This year, event organizers are searching again for the funniest stand-up comedians in North Texas to compete in a comed...

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Laughs by the Lake website Special Event Updates