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Monday, 18 August 2014 00:00

Vandergriff Park Construction Continues

Vandergiff Park is once again under construction; adding to a list of recent projects to renovate this beloved City park. In spring 2014, constuction was completed at Vandergriff Skatepark which was unveiled during a highly-anticipated grand opening ceremony. In addition,…
Friday, 15 August 2014 00:00

Phase One: Julia Burgen Park Master Plan

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department has been working on updating the master plan and producing construction documents for phase I development of Julia Burgen Park in Central Arlington. This linear park, which runs along a section of…
Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00

Clarence Foster Park Gets a Facelift

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department recently began a renovation project at Clarence Foster Park in west Arlington. The 15-acre park, named after the former Arlington City Council member and Water Commissioner when Lake Arlington was built, is…
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 00:00

Upcoming Improvements to Vandergriff Park

The name 'Vandergriff' in Arlington is synonymous with another word: 'transformation.' As mayor, Tom Vandergriff helped to transform Arlington from a small community of 8,000 people to a vibrant city of nearly 400,000 that's home to the University of Texas…
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 00:00

Rush Creek Flood Mitigation Project

The City of Arlington unveiled plans in 2011 to acquire weather-damaged homes near the Rush Creek area, and transform the lots into public park land. Chronic flooding from Hurricane Hermine in 2010 presented an opportunity for the City of Arlington…
Vandergriff Park is home to a new 21,000 square foot community-wide skate park located in the heart of Arlington. The skatepark will be dedicated on April 5, 2014, from 11 AM - 1 PM, at Vandergriff Park in Arlington, Texas.…
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