Posted on: December 12, 2017

Carpenter Park update: Plano’s first skate park starting to take shape

It’s hard not to notice all the dirt being moved around at Carpenter Park lately as work to renovate its athletic fields and construct the city’s first skate park is taking place. While this project may not look like much right now, th...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

PARD shortlist: 16 ways to combat cabin fever over the holiday season

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Many people feel lost when it comes to staying in shape as winter approaches. With family dinners, holiday parties and gift giving, there are plenty of distractions out there that can keep us from focusing on our health the way we should. But don&rsqu...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

7 tips to follow while you're on the trail

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The City of Plano offers an abundance of fabulous trails (80 miles to be exact) throughout the community for walking, jogging, hiking, cycling, and skating. As more and more Planoites flock to these trails for fitness and fun, the need has grown to remind...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Bluebonnet Trail repair project to include new pedestrian signal

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A project to rebuild and widen a mile long section of the Bluebonnet Trail from Blue Ridge Trail to Alma Drive will officially begin on Monday, Oct. 30. The 8-month-long project will widen the concrete hike-and-bike trail from 8-feet to 12-feet, bringing ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Instructors needed for new Growing Older Always Learning program

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Here at Plano Parks and Recreation, one of our most important goals is to help older adults live happy, healthy lives while having fun in the process. What we’ve discovered is there is a tremendous desire for continuing education opportunities wi...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Russell Creek Drive repair project underway

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Starting this week, Plano Parks and Recreation will be working with the city’s Engineering Department along the Russell Creek Greenbelt to install retaining walls along Russell Creek Drive between Independence Parkway and Sutherland Lane. The wa...

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