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J.W. Dunlop Sports Center

 1500 NW Green Oaks Blvd., 76012   |    5:00 a.m. - Midnight

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J.W. Dunlop served Arlington as a member of the Arlington Fire Department from 1953 - 1982.
He was an avid Arlington historian and amassed a collection of over 1,000 historical photos. The
collection can be found in the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries Special Collections.
Additionally, he worked to preserve local cemeteries and the meaning of local street names. 

Taking pictures was simply a hobby for James William “J.W.” Dunlop. But for the man whose volunteer efforts in the Arlington Fire Department blossomed into a career that spanned four decades, his hobby of taking pictures to preserve Arlington’s history ultimately resulted in the city’s most extensive collection of images. After Dunlop retired from the Arlington Fire Department, he began a new career as the unofficial caretaker of the Arlington Cemetery, which dates back to 1875 and had been neglected for decades. Dunlop not only tended he grounds, he took the next 17 years pouring over city and county records to get the names to those who were buried in Arlington Cemetery in previously unmarked graves. JW Dunlop Sport Center features baseball and soccer fields, a BMX trail and two playgrounds. It also has two pavilions available for rent through the Arlington Parks Department via email or by calling 817-459-5473.

FEATURES / AMENITIES:
• 52 acres
• BMX trail
• Concession
• Formal baseball fields
• Formal soccer fields
• Natural area
• Playground: 2-5 and 5-12
• Picnic areas
• Restroom

PAVILION (2):
• Grill - 1 for each pavilion
• Picnic tables (4 per pavilion)
• Seats 25 per pavilion

 

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