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.

Take a break from the same routine, and be a part of this ONE-TIME-ONLY event! Contestants will need to fill out a personal questionnaire, participate in a zoom interview call, and present a runway presentation in their very own driveway.  After you register online you will receive additional details regarding the personal questionnaire, interview, and driveway runway portions of the pageant.

Age Categories: 
Tiny Miss: 4yr – 6yr              
Little Miss: 7yr – 9yr           
Young Miss: 10yr – 12yr          
Junior Miss: 13yr – 15yr

Winners will be announced on October 1st, 2020

Questions? Please Contact:

Palm View Community Center
3401 Jordan Avenue
McAllen, TX 78501

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esports again

#MakeTheMost of your time and join us on our brand new e-sports league! Follow the steps on the graphic above in order to join the City of McAllen Parks and Recreation league. Click the link below for more information! If you have any questions, please email 

Audios Co. Streaming App

#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.

Contact Us

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

(956) 681-3333