Parks and Recreation

Ray Cerda, Director of Parks and Recreation
Joe Moses, Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation
825 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving, Texas 75060
Tel: (972) 721-2501
Fax: (972) 721-2658

The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to offer a variety of innovative programs to the community. There is a senior activity center, gazebos that can be reserved, picnic shelters, and buildings available for club and private use. Seasonal pools and a year-round natatorium provide aquatic opportunities. 

Over 2,000 acres of park land awaits exploration through amenities such as picnicking, fishing, hiking/biking trails, disc golf and playgrounds. Special events, athletic fields, tennis and basketball courts provide even more opportunities for you to fill your every recreational need. 

Also: Common Questions: Graffiti Removal and Park Vandalism

James Smith, Recreation Services Manager

For information on recreational opportunities in the City of Irving, please visit the Recreation homepage. There you will find more information on the various recreation centers and what activities are offered. For additional information, please contact your local recreation center at the number listed or call the Parks and Recreation Department main office at (972) 721-2501.

Mike Griffith, Parks Superintendant
Scott Crossnoe, Park Services Manager
Austin Owen, Parks Supervisor
John Page, Parks Supervisor

There are currently 43 parks with over 2000 acres of  land maintained by the City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department. Activities available include picnicing, hiking/biking trails, sports of all kinds, fishing, swimming, recreation centers, canoeing and boating. For more information on any of the local parks, please click on the links to the left.

Anita Story, Aquatics Coordinator (HAC)
Lynn Harper, Aquatics Coordinator (CFAC and NL)

The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department maintains three seasonal pools (Lee, Lively and Senter), two seasonal aquatic centers (Cimarron Family Aquatic Center and West Irving Aquatic Center), two year-round indoor facilities (Northlake and Heritage) and two splash parks (Northwest Park and Southwest Park). The seasonal facilities open with a free splash day for the first open day of the season and remain open until Labor Day. For more information, visit the Aquatics page or call (972) 721-2501.

Contract Management
Chuck Majors, Park Operations Manager

Vector Control Coordinator
Tom Dickens