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TAAF Programs

Join “TAAF Team McAllen”! Spend your summer working toward
regional and state competition within Region 2 of the
Texas Amateur Athletic Federation.

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The most popular swimming program in the entire
Rio Grande Valley is back! Join us to learn important
water safety skills. Advanced registration is required.

McAllen Parks & Recreation

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TAAF Adult Volleyball Tournament
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TAAF Adult Volleyball Tournament

The City of McAllen’s Parks & Recreation Athletics Division will host the 2023 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Co-Ed Adult Volleyball on March 2-4, 2023 at the Palm View Community Center. The tournament is open to individuals 18 & Over. A $125 Fee is set per team. Interested teams can...

Golden Age Olympics
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Golden Age Olympics

Golden Age Olympics 2023 Registration for the Golden Age Olympics is here! Participate in over 35 events from January 9th to February 25th! Be sure to stop by for our sign up event taking place as Las Palmas Community Center (1921 N 25th St, McAllen, TX 78501) on Tuesday, January 3rd from 9:00 AM...

Reindeer Dash 2K

Reindeer Dash 2K

The Reindeer Dash 2K at Palm View Community Center is almost here! Don't miss out on the games, music, arts & crafts and more! Fee: $18.00Ages: 2 - 8   8:00 AM to 12:00 PMRace begins at 8:30 AM     CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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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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