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The most popular swimming program in the entire
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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!

Mommy & Son Night Out

Mommy & Son Night Out

Mommy & Son Night Out! Join us for a night of fun at Lark Community Center! Come out for an evening of games, dancing, dinner and dessert! Saturday, November 19th 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Mommy/Son Couple: $50.00 Additional Son: $10.00   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!  

Pickleball at the Pavilion

Pickleball at the Pavilion

Pickleball at the Pavilion Beginning on Monday, September 12, players will have the opportunity to visit our McAllen Sports Park Pavilion for pickleball open play! The pavilion will be open for pickleball Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Ages 18 & Up Fee: $1.00   We are...

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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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