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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Swim Lessons 2021

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Come Make a Splash!

Come make a splash with the Garland Aquatics team with our swim lessons for the 2021 season. Class size is limited; early registration is encouraged. The registration fee is $45 per course.  

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Garland Senior Centers now open!

Welcome back, seniors!

The City of Garland has now officially welcomed back our Seniors to both Carver Senior Center and Garland Senior Activity Center, as of May 3. Hours of operations will change slightly, so check out the schedule below. 

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Fields Recreation Center Closed for Renovations


Fields Recreation Center has now closed for renovations, as of April 30. This project will feature a facelift to the game room, multipurpose room, kitchen, gymnasium, and front desk area, including all new flooring and ce...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Summer Jobs - Apply Today!

Summer jobs with Garland Parks & Recreation

Need a little extra cash? Or perhaps you love working with children and love to swim?  Look no further than Garland Parks & Recreation summer jobs!! See details below.

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Trails Master Plan Completed

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The City of Garland has completed its Trails and Bikeways Master Plan. This plan serves as a framework for the development of on and off-street facilities, design standards and policies, and a prioritized implementation plan for the recommended trails and...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

The Body Shops

We have the equipment, all you have to do is put in the time!

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Stay & Play Virtual Recreation

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When you cannot come to us, we will come to you! Stay & Play virtual recreation is a way for us to engage with you virtually. The City of Garland Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department is committed to providing ways for you and your family t...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Staying Active through COVID-19

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We know you have read the alerts, the reports on the news, and the City of Garland’s disaster declaration on March 17 that resulted in closures of several City facilities. But, what you may not know is that Garland’s outdoor parks are ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Update on the Senior Meal Program

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Dallas County has authorized the City of Garland PRCAD to continue serving and delivering meals to currently registered seniors. 

Any new seniors wishing to participate in the meal program, please call Garland Senior Activity Center.  


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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Keeping a Safe Physical Distance in Parks and on Trails

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Remember folks, if you must go outside, please follow physical distancing guidelines in our parks and on trails. (link to National Recreation and Parks Association)

Below are a few recommendations to keep safe physical distancing w...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Recreation Centers

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Garland is home to six recreation centers. Each facility offers a variety of programs and services that are enjoyed by all.

Click on the image or the Recreation page link below. 

Find a Center near you!

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Cultural Arts Master Plan Survey

Garland Cultural Arts Master Plan

Everyone is creative! The City of Garland is working on an Arts and Culture Master Plan that finds ways that it can support the arts and creative expression for all residents. Please fill out this short survey to tell us about the kinds of arts and cultur...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Current Park Master Plans and Projects

Find out what we have been up to lately.

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