McAllen Parks and Recreation Notice

Official statement regarding COVID-19. Effective Monday, March 16, all regularly scheduled McAllen Parks & Recreation Department programs will be suspended until further notice. In the meantime, department staff will remain prepared to welcome back all of our participants as soon as it is deemed appropriate. Please review statement on link below.
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The Summer brochure is here! We have over 400 classes that we are offering this Summer and are excited to see everyone! Plan out your Summer and register for programs on May 4th!
Register for programs here!


Register here!

Date: Saturday, May 8th 
Place: Las Palmas Park
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fee: $12.00 (Includes event T-Shirt & Lunch)
*The first 50 individuals who register will receive a T-shirt and lunch the day of the event!
Performances – Live Performances throughout the day
Capacity: 70 Cars
Vendor Fee - $125.00 (For more information on how to be a vendor call 956-681-3350)
Registration: All registrations must take place at the Las Palmas Community Center. For more information call 956-681-3350.
Trophy Categories:
Classic – Best Truck, Best Antique, Best Paint, Ladies Choice, Best Mustang, Best Engine
New – Best Club Presentation, Best Corvette, Best Lowrider, Best Display, Best Truck, Best Motorcycle, Best Mopar
Kid’s Category – Best Motorized Kid’s Car
Overall - Commissioner’s Choice, 2021 Best of Show

McAllen ISD and McAllen Parks and Recreation will offer After School Program! Campuses will offer ON CAMPUS after-school programming beginning November 9th for students attending face-to-face or combination learning. 
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Pools are now open for Lap Swimming!

Click on the register now link to be able to book your slot for lap swimming at either Municipal Pool or Boys Club Pool! Time slots at Municipal Pool are available from 7AM-10:45AM/ 4PM-8:45PM! 
Time slots for Boys Club Pool are from 7AM-10:45AM. All time slots are spaced out in 45 minute intervals and participants will be required to exit facility when time limit has been reached. Please be sure you reserve your spots as we have limited spaces per time and pool!

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#MakeTheMost of your downtime with the McAllen Parks and Recreation UNPLUGGED video series. Tune in for new home activities every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 3pm on @McAllenParks social media. 

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The Department strives to: Improve the quality of life through the provision of well-balanced, high-quality recreation programs for the residents of McAllen to enjoy during their leisure time. Facilitate wholesome and constructive programs with a measurable value to the community. Provide attractive and well-maintained major parks and recreation facilities in each sector of the city. These facilities should be within a reasonable distance of every surrounding neighborhood and offer safe opportunities for athletic competition, facility gatherings, and other passive and active recreation activities. Promote environmental conservation, eco and cultural tourism and socially oriented special events.

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The McAllen Parks & Recreation department strives to improve the quality of life of through the provision of well-balanced, high quality recreation programs for the residents of McAllen to enjoy during their leisure time.

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 McAllen Parks & Recreation Main Office 1000 S. Ware Rd.,McAllen, Tx. 78501

(956) 681-3333