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The City of Arlington and the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail Steering Committee are accepting artwork on loan to be placed in Richard Greene Linear Park for a period of three (3) years. The committee will accept entries of small and large scale, free standing and interactive sculptures and welcomes all artists- professional, amateur and student. Each artist may submit up to three (3) pieces for consideration. All works must be of original design and execution and must be installed prior to August 31, 2015. Each piece of artwork must portray the theme “Celebrate Innovation & Creativity”. Arlington and the Entertainment…
Monday, 02 February 2015 00:00

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The Arlington, Texas, Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an individual with a passion for people and programming as the facility manager of Hugh Smith Recreation Center. Originally constructed as a YMCA in 1963 and turned over to the City of Arlington in 1970, this 25,000 square foot, two story facility serves the residents of east Arlington in numerous ways seven days a week. Amenities include a weight room, activity rooms, service counter, gymnasium, indoor pool and an attached senior adult center. Although currently functional, reconstruction of Hugh Smith is proposed as part of an upcoming bond issue. The ideal…
Friday, 11 July 2014 00:00

Park Project Manager II

Duties: This is a full-time position located in the Planning Division of the Parks and Recreation Department. Under general direction directs the activities of planning and design teams responsible for the acquisition, planning and design of park development projects, negotiates professional service agreements and supervises park construction activities, and manages complex park planning initiatives. Work schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm. Essential Job Duties: Ability to manage and supervise planning and design teams responsible for the acquisition, planning and design of park development projects to ensure the city's policies and standards are met. Ability to research and develop…
Sunday, 08 June 2014 00:00

Naturally Fun Marketing Plan

The current version of the City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department Marketing Plan can be viewed below. This is a working document. New versions will be posted as edits are made and new sections added. For a PDF version, please email Marketing & Enterprise Development Manager Phillip Rogers at phillip.rogers@arlingtontx.gov.  
Monday, 05 May 2014 00:00

Vision and Mission

Vision Arlington is a vibrant city that enjoys a high quality of life through great parks and exceptional recreational opportunities. These services provide a foundation for the physical, social, economic and environmental viability and well-being of the community. Mission The mission of the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is to provide quality facilities and services that are responsive to a diverse community and sustained with a focus on partnerships, innovation and environmental leadership.
Monday, 05 May 2014 00:00

Statement of Purpose

Statement of Purpose for Each Organizational ComponentCity of Arlington Parks and RecreationApril 2014 GENERAL FUNDThe General Fund business units are primarily supported through tax dollar appropriation in an annual budget process. AdministrationParks Administration provides general oversight of the entire department. This group typically called, Senior Staff, is broken in five major components; Director's Office, Enterprise Programs, Community Programs, Park Operations and Planning and Business Services. Senior Staff members include the Director, Assistant Director of Community Programs, Assistant Director of Park Operations, Assistant Director of Enterprise Programs, Business Services Manager, Park Planning Manager and the Marketing and Enterprise Development Manager. Business…
Monday, 05 May 2014 00:00

Public Information Statement

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is committed to informing the community of major events and activities involving the department. The department is committed to a thorough and transparent process where information is available to staff, the community and the media. Media are directed to contact the Marketing and Enterprise Development Manager for the Parks and Recreation Department for all inquiries involving recreation programs and events. Requests for records should be submitted through the Open Records Request portal at arlingtontx.gov. Other inquiries can be made by contacting the City of Arlington Office of Communication. All requests will be handled…
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